Photo gallery: ‘Kin Killin’ Kin’ artist James Pate’s daylong visit

Metropolitan Community College was honored to host Ohio artist James Pate Feb. 2 on the MCC-Penn Valley campus. Pate, who was here as part of a two-week exhibition of his traveling series “Kin Killin’ Kin,” spoke to social justice and art students at the Carter Art Center Gallery in the morning. He wrapped up his …

Get free income tax help at three MCC campuses

Once again this year, Metropolitan Community College, in partnership with Next Step KC, is hosting IRS-certified counselors from Voluntary Income Tax Assistance for those who qualify for free aid in doing their taxes. Tax services (federal and state electronic e-filing) for individuals with a household income of less than $54,000 are available on three MCC …

MCC campuses celebrate Black History Month with art shows, films and more

Metropolitan Community College honors the contributions of its students, faculty, staff and alumni as we enter Black History Month. Events are taking place collegewide celebrating the annual observance in February, which highlights the rich cultural diversity of the MCC family. Here are Black History Month happenings at the five campuses: MCC-Blue River All month long, …

MCC Transfer Fair Week coming up Feb. 6-9

Dozens of colleges and universities are coming to the five campuses of Metropolitan Community College for Transfer Week 2017. Students can explore the process of taking credits from MCC and transferring them to another school. The week spans Monday, Feb. 6,  to Thursday, Feb 9. Here are the dates per campus: MCC-Blue River Campus Center …

Deadline for state’s largest student financial aid program approaching

Students must file a FAFSA by Feb. 1 to meet new Access Missouri priority deadline The new priority deadline for the Access Missouri Grant Program – the state’s largest student financial aid program – is quickly approaching. Students must complete the Free Application for Student Financial Aid, commonly known as the FAFSA, by Feb. 1 …

MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center presents 8th annual Longview Fine Arts Challenge

The Metropolitan Community College-Longview Cultural Arts Center has several wonderful exhibits and performances in store for the Spring 2017 semester. The gallery opens the season with the 8th Annual Longview Fine Arts Challenge. This show is a high school juried arts exhibition. The challenge is open to high school art students in the southeastern Jackson County …

MCC-Penn Valley Carter Art Center Gallery presents ‘Kin Killin’ Kin’

MCC-Penn Valley Carter Art Center Gallery is presenting a special show that has headlined premier locations around the country. “Kin Killin’ Kin,” James Pate’s traveling art exhibition, includes 13 charcoal drawings and one oil painting on Plexiglas. The pieces, which depict critical issues currently facing our community, will be on display from Monday, Jan. 23, …

MCC-Penn Valley Carter Art Center Gallery presents ‘Arte: Harmony’

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Carter Art Center Gallery presents Arte: Harmony Monday, Jan. 23-Friday, March 10. Arte: Harmony is a multi-cultural exchange of ideas through mentorships featuring emerging and professional artists exhibiting paintings, drawings, ceramics, sugar skulls and Native American glass bead work. First Friday receptions will be held Friday, Feb. 3 and Friday, March …