MCC-Penn Valley dedicates new enrollment center in honor of late college leader

The college enrollment process can be daunting for a new student. But MCC-Penn Valley has just made the process a little easier with the opening of the Malcolm T. Wilson Enrollment Center, a one-stop-shop designed to help students navigate enrollment processes with ease. The enrollment center, named for former MCC leader Malcolm Wilson, brings together the offices of admissions, advising, …

MCC-Longview Debate Team to Host Tournament

MCC-Longview Debate and Forensics team will host the Central States Invitational Forensics Swing next weekend, Friday-Sunday, Oct. 26-28, on the Longview campus in Lee’s Summit, Mo. NPDA debate will begin on Friday and conclude on Saturday. Two complete individual events tournaments will be offered on Saturday and Sunday. So far, teams such as Wiley College, …

MCC in the news: Metropolitan Chorale in the Examiner

The Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City, based at MCC-Blue River, took pride in performing the music of Pulitzer Prize winning composer Zhou Long as well as the works of other KC area composers in attendance last weekend. The Independence Examiner reported the story: Metropolitan Chorale perfoming this weekend with UMKC Conservatory of Music

Celebrate Free Speech

The MCC-Longview social science department is hosting a presidential election forum on Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 7-9:15 p.m. in the Mel Aytes Education Center (connected to the Business Building). This free event is open to the public. Panelists will be Longview faculty members John Shively and Katherine Cochran (Political Science), Hossein Bahmaie (Economics),  and Elliott …

MCC-Maple Woods partners with NKCSD for successful college fair

Each year, MCC-Maple Woods partners with the North Kansas City School District to offer its students and opportunity to meet with more than 100 colleges from Kansas City and the surrounding areas. This one-stop-shopping approach aims to help students discover what area colleges, universities, technical schools and more have to offer, without the hassle of …

New MCC Public Computer Center to co-host open house event

The new MCC Public Computer Center in Kearney, Mo. will be co-hosting an open house with the Firehouse Center for Creative Excellence on Nov. 8, 2012.   This event is free and open to the public. Visitors will have a chance to find out about upcoming educational programs for all ages, meet volunteers and instructors, and be the …

MCC receives $2.6M grant to fund nursing scholarships

Metropolitan Community College has been awarded a $2.6 million grant to provide scholarships for disadvantaged students looking to train for a career in nursing. The grant, which will be paid out over four years, comes from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. All funds will go …