Welcome Mark Larrabee to the MCC Foundation board of directors

The MCC Foundation and the and Alumni Association welcomes Mark R.  Larrabee to the board of directors   Mark R. Larrabee has joined the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board of directors. Larrabee has been president and CEO for Arvest Bank in Kansas City since 2009,  when Arvest acquired Harrington Bank. He has held leadership positions …

Video: From MCC to MIT – A student’s inspiring story

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Cynthia Odu graduated from Kansas City Public School’s Lincoln College Preparatory Academy with a high school diploma. Days later she accepted her associate’s degree from Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley as part of the Early College Academy.   The program is a partnership between MCC–Penn Valley and the Kansas City Public Schools. …

MCC-Maple Woods hires head softball coach

When the Monarchs gather at MCC-Maple Woods for practice this semester, it will be with a new head coach at the helm: Kary Kankey, who was previously an assistant coach at MidAmerica Nazarene University, will take over the head coaching duties. Kankey brings more than 14 years of head coaching experience at the college level, …

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We are always looking for new ways to uphold our mission; preparing students, serving our communities and creating opportunities. We are continuing to see great success both inside and outside of the classrooms. While we want to share exciting news with you, we also want you to share important updates with us.  One of the best ways to …

MCC graduates now eligible for a tuition discount from WGU

As part of the Missouri Community College Association, Metropolitan Community College graduates are now eligible for a 5 percent tuition discount when taking Western Governors University classes online. For more information you can read the article below or click here. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri’s community colleges have a new tuition agreement with an …

From MCC Biology To Alaska And Much More

Andrea Johnson spends her work day as a Park Naturalist at the Ernie Miller Nature Center in Olathe holding creatures like the rose hair tarantula. She enjoys learning about nature and sharing that knowledge with those around her including the young children who visit the Johnson County Park. “My passion is to teach people about …

Dr. Bill Worley provides historical context for KC politics

The history professor, who teaches at MCC – Blue River, was quoted in the St. Louis Public Radio article that examines President Truman and Tom Pendergast. In the classroom, it’s not uncommon to find him dressed as historical figures. He enjoys making education memorable and interesting and sees teaching as mutually beneficial. His personal philosophy …