Students experience One Homeless Day at MCC-Blue River

To better understand the plight of the homeless who live among us, a group of MCC-Blue River students recently spent a day living as homeless people might live. One Homeless Day event raises awareness of the growing issue of youth homelessness in our area. The event is planned in conjunction with Synergy Services, a nonprofit agency that serves homeless and …

Experience World Cultures at MCC-Maple Woods

MCC-Maple Woods would like to invite you to stop by the Student Center any day next week between 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., where you’ll have an opportunity to experience a different culture you might not know much about. The following days will feature snacks and info about four different cultures: Monday: Kurdish Tuesday: Sudanese …

MCC-Maple Woods student vet embraces entrepreneurship

Five years ago, Trisha Hartman began a project that has since turned into her passion – making molded soaps in her home and selling the results of her hobby to friends and church members. Today, she has steered her hobby into a successful local business, and plans to continue to grow it through the business …

MCC receives $1.25 million grant to serve military veterans

Metropolitan Community College has been awarded a $1.25 million grant to provide veterans with intensive academic and support services necessary to achieve success in college. The funding, which will be paid out over five years, comes from the U.S. Department of Education in the form of a Veterans Upward Bound grant. The primary goal is to …

Comets tickets to support Trail Blazer soccer

Come support the MCC-Blue River men’s and women’s Trail Blazer soccer teams with a special ticket and t-shirt fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:35 p.m. at the Independence Events Center Ticket and t-shirt price: $15 dollars Gets you one ticket and one MCC-Blue River Soccer T-shirt T-shirt colors are charcoal grey, pink or light blue.  Sizes …