MCC joins the 2018 KC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Metropolitan Community College enjoyed rolling along with the 46th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 17. Members of College leadership joined in the fun aboard a truck decked out in green for the holiday. The yearly event has historically staged outside the front doors of the MCC Administrative Center, and this year was …

Kids2College March 20-22 will bring 1,000 sixth-graders to MCC-Penn Valley

Every sixth-grader in Kansas City Public Schools is about to get a taste of college life. About 1,000 KCPS sixth-grade students will visit the Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley campus Tuesday-Thursday, March 20-22, as part of Kids2College, a national initiative to inspire a “college-going culture” among young people. The two-hour visits — either 9-11 a.m. or noon-2 …

MCC’s AIDS Walk Kansas City 2018 team is on the move!

The annual AIDS Walk Kansas City is just a few weeks away and the Metropolitan Community College team is on the move to make it their best year yet! MCC team captain Nancy Harrington has been leading the momentum for the College’s walkers since 2005. Harrington, chair of the science, math & engineering division at MCC-Penn …

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: MCC traffic and parking message

In order to ensure Metropolitan Community College students, employees and college patrons have a safe St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 17, a traffic and parking message from the MCC Police Department follows. There are some changes from previous years as the parade is taking place on a Saturday, so please read carefully. The 46th …

MCC Wolves design to be revealed April 16 at all campuses

Starting this fall, we’ll be the Metropolitan Community College Wolves. As for what the new mascot will look like — ferocious? cuddly? something in between? — that’s been a closely guarded secret. But all will be revealed Monday, April 16, when each MCC campus will simultaneously unveil the winning mascot design and announce the winner …

MCC chancellor part of the conversation on #InternationalWomensDay

Conversations about the status of women happened across the globe on Thursday, March 8. This year’s International Women’s Day sparked events including one in Kansas City in which Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Dr. Kimberly Beatty took part. Dr. Beatty joined a panel including Angela Hurt, CEO and founder of Veracity, a technology company; Jackie DeSouza, CEO of Research …

Machining/manufacturing alums return to hire more MCC students

Here’s one sign your workforce program is working: when the employers who recruit at your campus are alumni of your program. MCC-Business & Technology’s March 6 “speed interview” event for students in the computer-integrated machining and manufacturing program involved representatives of a dozen local companies. They conducted 10-minute interviews with CIMM students that could lead …