Assault reported at MCC-Longview

This morning around 11:00, the MCC Police Department received a report  of an assault at MCC-Longview. The alleged assault occurred inside the MCC-Longview Cultural Arts building. The suspect is described as a male, 5’8”, wearing a dark hoodie and gloves, and having a deep voice. He was reported to be carrying an unknown weapon. The suspect …

MCC in the news: All for the Children draws hundreds

Despite a dicey weather forecast, more than 200 children and parents attended MCC-Blue River’s All for the Children event on Saturday, March 23, including representatives from a handful of metro-area media outlets. The child-abuse awareness event was featured on KCTV 5, KMBC 9 and KSHB 41 newscasts and on the front page of the Independence Examiner. All for the …

Hunt family to be honored at MCC Foundation Five Star Gala

The Lamar Hunt family will receive the Five Star Award from Metropolitan Community College at the 2013 MCC Foundation Five Star Gala, to be held April 21 at the Kansas City Convention Center. The family will be honored for their significant contributions to Greater Kansas City. The Hunt family and MCC share a unique connection: …

MCC in the news: Penn Valley Scouts on KCTV5

  The MCC-Penn Valley Scouts men’s basketball team is doing great in the NJCAA tournament, having beaten the #1 team in the country last night to advance to the next round. Tune in to KCTV5’s 6:00 news tonight for a mention of last night’s victory. Tomorrow night’s 6:30 game against Brown Mackie College will be streamed live on the web. Watch the …

MCC-Penn Valley Scouts upset #1 team to advance in NJCAA tourney

The MCC-Penn Valley Scouts men’s basketball team has had a strong showing at this week’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II national championships, last night beating Louisburg College (NC), the number 1 team in the country. The final score of the David-and-Goliath battle was 88-86. Penn Valley’s season record was 17-12; Louisburg’s record was 32-1. …

YRC Freight Donates Over $18,000 in Equipment to MCC Transportation Programs

YRC Freight, ranked one of the top-rated transportation employers in the Kansas City area by the Kansas City Business Journal, donated over $18,000 in equipment to support MCC’s commercial driver’s license (CDL) and warehousing and logistics programs in February.  Donated equipment includes a tractor, two trailers, a forklift and a connector. Committed to supporting industry training …

Join Maple Woods for (high school) Junior Day

Do you know any high school juniors who are interested in taking classes at MCC-Maple Woods? Tell them to sign up for Junior Day! What: Junior Day at MCC-Maple Woods When: March 29, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Where: MCC-Maple Woods Campus Center, arbor room Why: To learn about admission, financial aid and opportunities at …

All hail the kings – Scouts headed to national tourney!

  Let’s hear it for the Scouts! The men’s team beat North Arkansas Community College 92-88 in overtime Saturday.  They’re now headed for the NJCAA National Championships in Danville, IL!   March Madness is here. Scout pride is in the air. Look for more announcements on game dates, times and live web stream info. In …