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 …

MCC-Maple Woods welcomes new Phi Theta Kappa members

A new group of students has reached their goals of being inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the honor fraternity celebrating academic achievement at two-year institutions. To be inducted, students must complete at least 12 hours of credit that can be applied to an associate’s degree while maintaining a 3.5 GPA. Congratulations to the following students: …

Five MCC instructors receive Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to five outstanding MCC faculty members who have been honored with the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. The honorees are: Lynn Canaday of MCC-Blue River Linda Bell of MCC-Penn Valley Andrea Vorwark of MCC-Maple Woods John Church of MCC-Longview Kimball Marsh of MCC-Business & Technology The award, which was presented by the Missouri Community College Association …

Seven MCC students earn statewide honor

Seven MCC students were honored by the Missouri Community College Association yesterday in Jefferson City when they were named to the All-Missouri Academic Team. The honor, which recognizes the state’s top community college students, was bestowed on the following students: Chad Blosser of MCC-Blue River Amy Holmes of MCC-Blue River Mark Buergler of MCC-Longview Britni …

Area high school students compete at 29th Annual Scholar Bowl

MCC-Maple Woods has been hosting the Scholar Bowl, an academic contest for local high school students, for nearly three decades. The competition was started by former instructors to encourage high school students to embrace challenging material. 12-14 teams from area high schools compete each year for academic supremacy, including Excelsior Springs, Fort Osage, Lawson, Liberty, …