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MCC-Longview Automotive Students Succeed at SkillsUSA

Congratulations to MCC-Longview automotive students Eric Romines and Greg Hansen for their success at the Missouri State SkillsUSA competition earlier this month at Linn State Technical College. Eric and Greg placed first and third, respectively, in the automotive service technology contest. As a first place winner, Eric qualifies to compete at the national championship June …

MCC-Longview Says Goodbye to Grogan

MCC-Longview will soon say farewell to President Fred Grogan. A retirement reception was held in his honor yesterday on the campus. Grogan will officially retire June 28 after 15 years as president of MCC-Longview and 28 years of service to MCC. Guests joined in a rousing rendition of “Ain’t No Sunshine When He’s Gone” and …

Final Weekend of “The Exonerated”

Be sure to catch one of the two remaining performances of “The Exonerated” at MCC-Longview this weekend. Where: MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center Theater When: April 26 and 27 Doors open at 7 p.m. Performance begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $8 in advance or $10 at the door   Purchase advance tickets at: mccexonerated.brownpapertickets.com A description …

Opportunity to Register as Bone Marrow Donor

Reflect MCC’s mission of serving communities in your life – register as a bone marrow donor to help save lives. You will have the opportunity to register at this Saturday’s Flights of Fancy kite festival at MCC-Longview. It only takes about 10 minutes and a quick swab of your mouth. You must be between the …

Honors for MCC-Longview’s Kappa Tau chapter and President Grogan

The MCC-Longview chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Kappa Tau, attended the regional PTK convention in St. Charles, Missouri earlier this spring and came away with several accolades. The chapter was awarded the Five Star Chapter Development Award, the highest recognition for a chapter performing required Scholarship, Leadership, and Service. Kappa Tau was also one of …

Classroom Lessons Connect to Real Life

Little did Keet Kopecky’s students at MCC-Longview know that “pick up trash” listed on the syllabus was an actual assignment. Each year Kopecky’s service learning biology class joins “Project Blue River Rescue” to clean up trash from the river. Last Saturday they gathered with other like-minded groups to rid Blue River of refuse that is …

Flights of Fancy Needs You!

Set your sights on volunteering at MCC-Longview’s 7th Annual Flights of Fancy kite festival. Volunteers are needed to greet visitors, hand out programs, supervise the candy drop and help keep things running smoothly. We offer lunch for those who volunteer at the event. Many students and employees have volunteered in the past and their support …

MCC-Longview Nominated for Lee’s Summit Chamber Award

MCC-Longview has been nominated for the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce 2013 Res in Motus (Business in Motion) Business of the Year award in the Magnus category (more than 20 employees). The campus is in the running for the award with two other local businesses, Metcalf Bank and Hawthorn Bank. The candidates from each category …

Book Fair to Benefit MCC-Longview Flower Fund

The MCC-Longview Staff Association will be hosting a book fair next Monday and Tuesday, April 1 and 2, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the MCC-Longview Campus Center lobby. This fair is open to all faculty, staff, students, and visitors. All proceeds will be donated to the MCC-Longview Flower Fund. This fund pays for gifts of flowers …

Successful End to Debate Team Season

MCC-Longview Debate Team coach John Mikolajcik is very proud of his team and he has good reason to be. The team’s final tournament, the Pi Kappa Delta 100th Anniversary National Tournament in St. Louis, Mo., March 13-16, was a successful cap to the season. The PKD tournament is the oldest national tournament in the United …