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Get free income-tax help at MCC-Maple Woods

IRS-certified counselors who also happen to be college students will be on hand at  Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods to provide free income-tax help for those who qualify. Maple Woods’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site is in partnership with NextStepKC. The free tax preparation (federal and state electronic filing) is for most people with incomes …

MCC-Maple Woods annual Storytelling Celebration begins Nov. 8

The 18th Annual Storytelling Celebration, sponsored by Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods is nearly here! The celebration takes place Nov. 8-11.  Attendees can enjoy lively stories, anecdotes, myths, legends and lessons.  It celebrates the time honored tradition of storytelling and will be held in dozens of sites across the Kansas City metro area. Our featured tellers …

Photo gallery: Meeting the chancellor at MCC-Maple Woods breakfast

MCC Chancellor Kimberly Beatty was on hand Sept. 5 at MCC-Maple Woods for a free grab-and-go breakfast. Students and employees were treated to bagels, pastries, fruit and juice. The paper sacks holding the bagels included a message urging students to visit their instructors during office hours. Outside-of-class interaction with faculty is the week’s theme, part …

MCC-Maple Woods presents ‘Day of Remembrance: Remembering the Holocaust Through Music and Art’

For the past thirteen years, Jim Murray has coordinated a cultural tribute at Metropolitan Community College that honors those who were lost and those who survived the Holocaust. Murray, the music program coordinator at MCC-Maple Woods, is pleased to announce the program for the 14th anniversary event. “Day of Remembrance: Remembering the Holocaust Through Music …

MCC-Maple Woods ‘Common Read’ events feature robotics instructor, who helped change lives

This semester, several classes at Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods have been reading, discussing and writing about “Spare Parts” by Joshua Davis. The book, which is the campus’ 2017 “Common Read” selection,  is a non-fiction account about an underdog high school robotics team from Phoenix, Ariz. who won a prestigious national competition, defeating college teams like Massachusetts Institute …