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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,(…)

Southern Christian Leadership Conference Honors MCC-Longview President

Southern Christian Leadership Conference Honors MCC-Longview President

The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) of Greater Kansas City honored MCC-Longview President Kirk Nooks on Jan. 16 with the 2014 Black Achievers in Business and Industry Award. Nooks also presented the keynote address at the SCLC’s annual Scholarship Prayer Breakfast on Jan. 18. “The entire college is honored when an employee earns an award(…)

Major area manufacturer turns to MCC for their higher education needs

Major area manufacturer turns to MCC for their higher education needs

Church & Dwight Co., Inc. appreciates the value of a well-educated workforce.  This fall, the Harrisonville manufacturer partnered with Metropolitan Community College to enroll 45 of their 250 employees in the Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree program for business management.  The first group of students, consisting of plant workers and administrative staff, started this(…)

On Veterans’ Day, a salute to those who have served

On Veterans’ Day, a salute to those who have served

A Veterans’ Day greeting from MCC Chancellor Mark James: Today, Veterans’ Day, is a time for all of us at MCC to stand up and salute the women and men who serve and have served our country, risking their lives to protect the freedom that characterizes our great nation. We appreciate the selflessness of these(…)

Five MCC students earn honors at state-wide convention

Five MCC students earn honors at state-wide convention

Five standout MCC students received leadership awards Friday in St. Louis at an honors ceremony that was part of the annual convention of the Missouri Community College Association. The students, each representing a different MCC campus, each received the 2013 Student Leadership Award. Here are their stories:   Jessica Brand is an active member of the MCC-Maple Woods(…)