Tag «MCC-Business & Technology»

#MCCGrads2017: Hero to a little boy and a two-time MCC grad

David Valdez is famous on the Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology campus for designing a device that allowed a little boy born without a left hand to ride a bike for the first time. Actually, his fame goes beyond the campus — that feel-good story made headlines locally and even around the country. “I’m extremely …

MCC-Business & Technology showcases programs at iBuild

Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology faculty and staff visited with hundreds of prospective students Thursday during the 2017 iBuild Showcase at Bartle Hall. Hosted by the National Institute for Construction Excellence (NICE), iBuild is an annual exposition bringing students kindergarten through 12th grade together to connect with industry professionals. At the MCC-Business & Technology display, …

MCC-Business & Technology testing center now open Saturdays

Preparing students and serving the community are cornerstones of the mission of Metropolitan Community College. By adding Saturday hours in the testing center at the Business & Technology campus, the college is accomplishing both. Since late March, the center has been open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., offering testing and tutors by appointment. “When …

Business & Technology Phi Theta Kappa chapter inducts 13 students

Thirteen individuals were inducted into the Beta Tau Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa during a ceremony Wednesday night at the Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology campus. Ten MCC-Business & Technology students attended the event, receiving certificates and flowers. Guest speakers included Dr. Jackie Gill, president of the campus. “We have so many wonderful students …

Speed interviews prepare students for hiring process at HVAC companies

Speed interviews can be stressful, but they also provide value experience and networking opportunities. That was the case for several Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology students on Tuesday. Twelve students in the HVAC program interviewed with 11 businesses for 10 minutes each, hoping to jump-start their careers in the industry. “It’s kind of nerve-racking, but …