Scouts & Lady Scouts set for final home game

The Scouts and Lady Scouts made us proud last night with back-to-back blow out games Tuesday . The Lady Scouts beat Cottey Community College 88-47. Check out game highlights http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGgq0E-H00o . Then the Scouts beat Westminster 84-51. Watch game highlights http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cN5D0Av_oc .   There’s one more chance to check out both teams this season. The …

MCC in the news: Mo. Innovation Campus spotlighted by Lee’s Summit School District

The Lee’s Summit School District recently published an article about the benefits of the Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) program. The article, featured in the February issue of the district’s “Our Schools” newsletter, can be found on the district’s website. The MIC is a partnership between Metropolitan Community College, the University of Central Missouri, the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District and several business …

MCC in the news: HSI featured on cover of KC Nursing News

The MCC-Penn Valley Health Science Institute was the subject of the cover story in a recent edition of The Kansas City Nursing News. The article highlights the Health Science Institute’s participation in the National Simulation Study, a study sponsored by the National Council State Boards of Nursing that is examining the effectiveness of clinical simulation. Click here …

Looking for a new (furry) best friend?

Look no further than the MCC-Maple Woods Vet Tech facility! The Vet Tech program takes in about 20 animals each year from local shelters and houses them at the facility. Students work with the animals on a daily basis, learning how to draw blood, give medicine, wrap broken limbs and more. At the end of …

Boy Scouts earn badges, learn skills at MCC-Business & Technology

  MCC-Business & Technology hosted the second annual Boy Scouts Merit Badge Round-Up on Saturday, February 9. Forty-seven Boy Scouts earned a total of 76 merit badges in welding, geocaching, metal work, computers, and scholarship. Materials were donated by R&D Leverage, MeadWesvaco Calmar Inc, and KC Structural Steel.  Seven counselors, 17 adult leaders and two coordinators volunteered …

Free tax prep help at all MCC campuses

Metropolitan Community College will once again host free tax preparation services at all five MCC campuses. Offered in partnership with the KC C.A.S.H. VITA program, this free service is available to most individuals earning $51,000 or less. Volunteer tax preparers are trained and certified through the IRS to provide the services, including e-filing federal, Missouri and Kansas …

Former Monarch Albert Pujols meets fans at MCC-Maple Woods

Youth baseball players and baseball enthusiasts of all ages packed the Maple Woods Sports Training Center on Feb. 1, drawn by the opportunity to meet Albert Pujols, World Series champion and former player for the MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs. The autograph session and hitting clinic was sponsored by Millhouse AEP, a youth baseball training program headed by …

MCC earns high ranking among regional colleges

MCC has been named among the top colleges and universities by Ingram’s Magazine for 2013. The college earned the number 4 slot on the magazine’s list of the Top 25 Public Colleges & Universities for Missouri & Kansas. The list is devised based on undergraduate enrollment for the fall 2012 semester. For MCC, that enrollment figure was 20,151. Mizzou, St. …

Russian History & Culture at MCC-Longview

Two professors from Kostroma State Technological University Kostroma, Russia are visiting Metropolitan Community College and delivering guest lectures in Intercultural Communication classes at MCC-Longview, MCC-Maple Woods and MCC-Blue River. Angelina Kondratyeva and Iana Asatkina  (Кондратьева А.В and Асаткина Я.А) have visited MCC-Longview and MCC-Maple Woods classes already and were extremely engaging and informative.  They have additional …

Russell named executive director of Institute for Workforce Innovation

Nancy Russell has been promoted to executive director of the MCC Institute for Workforce Innovation. Russell has served as dean of instructional services at MCC-Longview since June, 2012. She will transition to her new post in July, 2013. Russell replaces Margaret Boyd, who has served as executive director of the Institute for Workforce Innovation since …