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MCC – Longview Student Evelyn Crosby is hired at Disney World

MCC – Longview Student Evelyn Crosby is hired at Disney World

Imagine all of the standard jobs for college students, then imagine working at Disney World! MCC-Longview student Evelyn Crosby will have the experience of a lifetime as she moves from her home in Grandview, Mo., to Disneyworld for the spring 2015 semester. She will be greeting guests at one of the resorts, living in a(…)

Missouri Innovation Campus Collaboration Receives National Recognition

Missouri Innovation Campus Collaboration Receives National Recognition

                                                 The Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) – a collaborative program between the Metropolitan Community College (MCC), the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District, and the University of Central Missouri (UCM) – received acknowledgement(…)

MCC Students and Employees Donate hundreds of hours of community service during the MLK Day of Service 2015

MCC Students and Employees Donate hundreds of hours of community service during the MLK Day of Service 2015

As part of its 100th Year Centennial Celebration, MCC set a goal of providing 100 hours of community service during the MLK Day of Service 2015 Centennial event. MCC students and employees from all five campuses pitched in to reach that goal and give back to our community on this special day. MCC-Maple Woods provided(…)

Metropolitan Community College’s Story From the Beginning….

Metropolitan Community College’s Story From the Beginning….

Celebrating 100 years: 1915-2015 In the spring of 1915, a representative of the University of Missouri was invited to introduce a two year college plan in Kansas City.  The Kansas City School board seized the opportunity to experiment with innovations in post-secondary education.  The board’s action was in response to a trend that had been(…)

MCC-Longview Lakers Volleyball Team Heads to National Tournament

MCC-Longview Lakers Volleyball Team Heads to National Tournament

Saturday, Nov. 8, MCC-Longview won the Regional Volleyball Tournament at East Central College in Union, Mo., to capture the 2014, NJCAA Division II, Region 16, District O (Missouri/Oklahoma region), crown. The Longview Lady Lakers defeated Wentworth Military College in three straight sets, and then downed Northeast Oklahoma A&M in the Finals, also in straight sets,(…)

MCC celebrates 900 new graduates

Airhorns sounded. Caps flew. A crowd of more than 5,000 erupted into a celebratory roar that filled Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium. Metropolitan Community College’s third annual five-campus graduation was a resounding success for the 900+ students who moved their tassels and headed off into the night as graduates. MCC Chancellor Mark James offered his congratulations(…)

Four MCC students earn statewide honor

Four MCC students were honored by the Missouri Community College Association yesterday in Jefferson City when they were named to the All-Missouri Academic Team. The honor, which recognizes the state’s top community college students, was bestowed on the following students: Heather Jochens (MCC‐Longview). Ms. Jochens is pursuing a degree in psychology. In addition to her(…)

Five MCC instructors receive Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to five outstanding MCC instructors who have received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.  The honorees included: Becky Schuering, mathematics instructor, MCC-Blue River David Grady, machine tool instructor, MCC-Business & Technology Rory Perrodin, automotive technology instructor, MCC-Longview Dr. Chris Morrow, veterinary technology instructor, MCC-Maple Woods Greg Sanford, history instructor, MCC-Penn Valley The award,(…)