MCC receives $2.6M grant to fund nursing scholarships

Metropolitan Community College has been awarded a $2.6 million grant to provide scholarships for disadvantaged students looking to train for a career in nursing. The grant, which will be paid out over four years, comes from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. All funds will go …

Explore MCC-Longview

MCC-Longview admissions office is hosting a college and career showcase on Thursday, Oct. 25 in the Cultural Arts Center. Registration begins at 6 p.m. for this free event. Longview staff will present information on transfer and degree programs, financial aid and admissions. Faculty will be on hand to answer questions about specific departments. Campus tours …

MCC in the news: Preparados graduation featured in Dos Mundos

Preparados en Salud, MCC’s bilingual pre-practical nursing program, was featured in this week’s edition of Dos Mundos for the opportunities it is providing for the Hispanic community.  Click here to see the latest edition of Dos Mundos.  The Preparados article is on section 6A.   Preparados not only gives bilingual students the chance to pursue a career …

Pulitzer Prize winning music this weekend from Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City

This weekend the Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City (the Metropolitan Community College district’s premiere singing group, based at MCC-Blue River in Independence, Mo.) shares the stage with UMKC’s Conservatory of Music and Central Seminary’s Institute of Sacred Arts to present music of living Kansas City composers, including  Pulitzer Prize winner Zhou Long. Three ensembles will perform …

MCC’s OSHA Training Institute Education Center Receives Reauthorization

The MCC OSHA Training Institute Education Center has much to celebrate.  In addition to reaching their twentieth year in providing safety education, OTIEC has just been reauthorized by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health office to continue providing training to workers and employers through 2018.     Out of the forty-one organizations that …

Penn Valley’s Criminal Justice Association Takes Issues Straight to Airwaves

Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 marked the significant beginning of MCC students taking community issues to an exciting new level. Working in collaboration with M.C. Richardson of KKFI 90.1 FM Community Radio, students from MCC – Penn Valley’s criminal justice association took time to discuss issues related directly to their coursework. The topic at hand: Pros and Cons Related …

Exhibit Opening at MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center

MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center invites you to the opening of a new exhibit by Los Angeles based artist Daniel Cummings on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 5-8 p.m. Cummings’ collection of colorful gesture paintings and drawings are quick and immediate while at the same time measured and pulsing. He creates his works with a great appreciation …