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FastTracks, MCC partnership with Northwest Missouri State, on track for Fall ’18 launch

FastTracks — a program that lets students earn a Metropolitan Community College associate degree and a Northwest Missouri State bachelor’s degree in four years without leaving the Kansas City area — is enrolling students and will launch in August. “We’re excited about FastTracks,” says Andy Minor, enrollment manager at MCC-Maple Woods. “We’re looking to get …

MCC-Maple Woods baseball player named Player of the Week

Hard work has paid off for a baseball player at Metropolitan Community College’s Maple Woods campus. Right fielder Tyler Cox was recognized as Player of the Week for Division I baseball by the National Junior College Athletic Association. Awards are announced weekly for the top athletes across the country. Cox was recognized for play from …

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 …