MCC-Maple Woods music instructor Jim Murray honored by NRCC

Jim Murray, music instructor at MCC-Maple Woods and conductor of the Northland Symphony Orchestra, was recently rewarded for his efforts at the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual Excellence in Education banquet. The banquet honors outstanding teachers and students who contribute to education in the Northland each year. Murray, who has been at MCC for …

Biden announces national apprenticeship consortium; MCC already has model program in place

When Vice President Joe Biden announced this month that the U.S. Department of Labor has established the Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium (RACC), Metropolitan Community College enthusiastically embraced the creation of a national structure for a program MCC has already been offering for 15 years. In his announcement during the American Association of Community Colleges’ annual convention …

MCC instructor interviewed on La X – en español

Manuel Solano, MCC performance manager and instructor with the MoWINs program, was interviewed on Monday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. on the Spanish radio channel La X 1250 AM. Solano discussed programs that have a high demand for Spanish-speaking students including service-related fields, healthcare and advanced manufacturing.  Many jobs students can receive training for are considered …

College Connections Center (C3) coming in June

This summer, the Missouri College Advising Corps (MCAC) will be opening the College Connections Center (C3) at the MCC-Penn Valley campus.  C3 is a no-cost service for Kansas City metro area students transitioning from high school to college. When most high school students graduate, they have every intention of attending college.  But something happens between …

Northwest, MCC partner to provide A+ opportunities in St. Joseph

College-bound students in St. Joseph will soon have the opportunity to use their A+ scholarship money locally. Northwest Missouri State University and MCC today announce a new partnership with the St. Joseph School District to provide space and resources that will assist St. Joseph high school students who are eligible for A+. MCC will utilize …