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Students, instructor provide feedback for author … and get thanked in print

For six students in an MCC-Longview class last year, reviewing an author’s unpublished manuscript might have been just another assignment. Now, however, the book is  out — and the six students and their instructor received thanks in print. The book is “Global Discontent: The Mosaic of Cultural Diversity” by Manouchehr (Manny) Pedram, Ph.D., a retired …

MCC-Longview’s Kirk Nooks to speak at MLK tribute Jan. 14

Update, Jan. 13: This event was called off due to concerns about the weather. It has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25, same time and location. Kirk Nooks, Ed.D., president of MCC-Longview in Lee’s Summit, will be the guest speaker at a Martin Luther King musical tribute Saturday, Jan. 14. The 13th annual event, sponsored …

MCC alumnus works to mentor and prepare more students for college

Kansas City’s Fox 4 highlighted a local mentoring program that is helping more students succeed in college.  The reporter spoke to Joel Langford, who will graduate with an associate degree from the MCC-Longview campus next spring. High Aspirations was founded in 2004 to serve the social, emotional, academic and spiritual needs of African-American males ages 8 …

MCC-Longview Lady Volleyball Lakers wrap season with 25-15 record

Story postscript:  Great season, Lady Volleyball Lakers! The team lost in finals play on Nov. 18. Final score at the NJCAA tourney was a loss to Johnson County Community College 3-0. They finish with a 25-15 record, which is a season high for a Coach Rob Kaleikau MCC-Longview team. The group of young women represented MCC well …

MCC-Longview hosts ‘Silents Night’ on Nov. 3

Metropolitan Community College-Longview is excited to host its fifth annual Silents Night on Thursday, Nov. 3, featuring Harold Lloyd in the 1923 silent film classic “Safety Last!” The image of Lloyd hanging from the hands of a skyscraper’s clock, high above a city street teeming with traffic, is an iconic one in the world of …

MCC-Longview PTK chapter collecting water for Flint, Mich.

The Metropolitan Community College-Longview Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter has launched a community service project to help a community that continues to be in the national headlines. From Aug. 29-Sept. 1, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the PTK students will be collecting water for Flint, Mich. The collection station is in the MCC-Longview Campus Center cafeteria. The …

New MCC grad’s advice: Apply for scholarships, and get involved

  Annalise Padgett, who graduated from MCC-Longview in May, is now heading off to Chicago to complete her undergraduate degree in communications at Loyola University. At MCC she earned an associate of arts in communications with a focus on advocacy and social policy. Her goal is to work as a liaison between nonprofit organizations and …

MCC-Longview president shares his thoughts on helping students

MCC-Longview President Dr. Kirk Nooks joined a national conversation about youthful community college presidents and chancellors. Nooks, part of Generation X, was one of four officials interviewed in a recent article in Community College Daily, an online publication of the American Association of Community Colleges. Nooks talked about his sense of urgency. Being in Generation X “gives me a …

#MCCGrads2016: For Bell family, three kids and three MCC diplomas

The email read: “Thank you to the Longview Administration, Faculty and Staff for being such an important part of our children’s educational journey! We are so grateful for the investment you made in each of their lives.” It was signed “The Bell Family.” After May 12, three Bell children will have walked across the stage …