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MCC-Longview mocktail hour is a stop on Chancellor Engagement Tour

A “mocktail hour” Sept. 18 at MCC-Longview was another chance for Chancellor Kimberly Beatty to meet students as part of her Engagement Tour.  At the noon-hour event, guests could sample fruity, alcohol-free concoctions with names like “Woo Woo.” They could also peruse a display on the effects of alcohol. That included a collection of real-looking …

Missouri Innovation Campus, called a national model, celebrates grand opening

Hundreds gathered, including Missouri’s governor, to celebrate the opening of a collaborative educational facility that aims to help solve the country’s workforce problems by providing strong technical programming for students starting in high school. The Sept. 5 grand opening of the Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit resonated with thank-yous for great community partnerships. The …

MCC-Longview student brings home the gold from SkillsUSA

Three Metropolitan Community College- Longview automotive students attended the SkillsUSA Missouri state conference in April, once again coming home with top honors. The SkillsUSA Championships are a series of competitive events showcasing the finest career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels. MCC-Longview’s General …

Photo gallery: Hundreds attend MCC-Longview Common Read event with author Wes Moore

Hundreds lined up to get author Wes Moore’s autograph after a successful evening, capping off Metropolitan Community College-Longview’s annual community-wide Common Read. Moore’s book “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates” was the semester’s featured reading. It is the third year, the campus has partnered with various community groups to present a spring convocation, featuring a …

A day in pictures: MCC-Longview’s Flights of Fancy kite festival

Thousands of visitors (about 35,000!) turned their eyes to the skies for Metropolitan Community College-Longview’s Flights of Fancy Mega Kite Festival on Saturday, April 15. It was a pretty gusty day, with sustained winds between 20-30 miles per hour, but the sun was shining and patrons were wowed by the kites and the classic cars …

‘Automotive Experience’ draws high school students to MCC-Longview

MCC-Longview’s Automotive Experience had something for every car enthusiast. But the March 31 event was aimed at a specific audience: high school students who might be interested in Longview’s automotive technology program. Automotive program coordinator David Patience said 200-250 students from seven high schools and career centers attended. This was the third year of Automotive …

Former MCC student succeeds in the world of competitive gaming

A former Metropolitan Community College-Longview student was featured recently in a Kansas City Star article about his success in eSports.   Ian Alexander transferred to Columbia College, after receiving an eSports scholarship. The Star’s report says three other Missouri colleges — Maryville University, Southwest Baptist and Missouri Baptist — currently offer eSports scholarships. Click here …

Acclaimed author Wes Moore headlines MCC-Longview Homecoming event

Oprah Winfrey says, “When you hear this story, it’s going to turn the way you think about free will and fate upside down,” (quote from www.oprah.com) and now Metropolitan Community College-Longview is honored to invite the public to hear Wes Moore’s story firsthand at its spring convocation, Tuesday, April 18.  The free public event, to …