Category «Preparing students»

Next at 10, MCC students react to the Clinton-Trump debate

  Metropolitan Community College students Cole Kazmier and Chandler Templeton recently received a rare opportunity: They were asked to watch the first 2016 U.S. presidential debate with “41 Action News” anchor Mike Marusarz in studio and then offer live commentary on KSHB’s 10 p.m. news. Both students were excited about the experience, which highlighted how important young voters are …

MCC theater students create magic, help Harvesters and explore world of film

It is a theater class that is three in one (Theater  120-Acting I, Theater  121-Elements of Play Production, and Theater 220-Acting II)  at Metropolitan Community College, but the experience is about much more than the action on the classroom stage. It’s also about learning the value of service to the community. Anne Mahoney’s Fall 2016 acting students at …

Why a middle school teacher came to MCC to become an EMT

Stacy Williamson admits feeling a rush whenever she spots the flashing lights, hears the siren. “Every time an ambulance goes by,” she says, “my heart goes pitter-patter. I’m like, ooh, where are they going?” It’s been that way since she was a kid. She always wanted to be an EMT — emergency medical technician — …

MCC Dean’s List honorees announced for Spring 2016

Metropolitan Community College has released its Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester. MCC is pleased to announce that more than 17 percent of the students enrolled made the list. To make the Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while being enrolled in six or more credit hours. …

New MCC-Longview grad plans to become a U.S. senator

This year he was Gordon Adolphson, student government president at MCC-Longview. A few years down the road: Gordon Adolphson, U.S. senator? That’s his plan, and if Phase 1 was the two years he served in MCC-Longview’s Student Government Association (first as a senator), Phase 2 will be this summer. The day after picking up his …

MCC signs transfer agreement with Cleveland University-Kansas City

Metropolitan Community College and Cleveland University-Kansas City have signed an academic cooperation agreement that will allow MCC students to easily transfer credits toward Cleveland’s bachelor’s degree program. The agreement, the first between the two institutions, provides for MCC graduates in three programs — associate in arts, associate in science in biology, and associate in science …

Summer and fall enrollment starts Monday, April 11

April 11 is the day MCC students can start enrolling for Summer and Fall 2016 classes. In order to ensure a successful class schedule, here are a couple of tips: + Make sure you are “more than” prepared by checking in with an academic advisor on campus. An advisor can be your champion and help …