Finance Training Opportunity

Do you need Metropolitan Community College travel or finance system training?  Or maybe just a refresher?  The accounting department is excited to offer a districtwide financial services training. The training program will be held during two sessions over two days and will include the following topics:  Session 1. From A to Z Travel Training This …

Vice president candidate forums July 11-12 at three campuses

From Human Resources: Candidates for the Vice President of Instruction and Student Services for the Maple Woods, Blue River, and Longview campuses will be on-site this week for the finalist stages of the hiring process. There are six finalists that will visit all three campuses on Wednesday, July 11, and Thursday, July 12. Their schedule …

MCC welcomes new employees, June 2018

Metropolitan Community College would like to welcome the most recent additions to the MCC family. Some tidbits about these new employees: Randy Ellis, campus police officer, MCC-Business & Technology and MCC-Maple Woods He was a police officer for 35 years, retiring in 2016.  He’s excited to start a new career in college law enforcement. Favorite …

MCC Innovation Summit: Find your inner superhero!

As part of the continuing initiative to grow momentum and creative spirit at Metropolitan Community College, more than 50 faculty and staff participated in the first MCC Innovation Summit on June 22. A four-hour program included a presentation by Jon Kohrs of the KC Social Innovation Center, who detailed concepts about creative design thinking. Chancellor …

Chancellor shares results of MCC strategic location and programmatic study

Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Kimberly Beatty discussed findings of a recently completed strategic location and programmatic study at the June 21 Board of Trustees work session. The College had engaged the services of Paulien & Associates, based in Denver, to undertake the study of the five-campus MCC system. Researchers Frank Markley, Ph.D., and Marty Mahler, …

Inauguration FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Metropolitan Community College will install its eighth chancellor, Dr. Kimberly Beatty, in an Aug. 24 ceremony at the Music Hall downtown. MCC campuses and the Administrative Center will close at 1 p.m. that day so employees can attend the 2:30 p.m. Inauguration ceremony. Following the ceremony, a reception for employees will be held in the …

MCC welcomes new employees, May 2018

Metropolitan Community College would like to welcome the most recent additions to the MCC family. Some tidbits about these new employees: Erika Marshall, MCC Administrative Center, Information Center specialist She is excited to join the MCC family because “everyone here is so nice and supportive.” Fun fact: “I have four cats!” Shonda Atwater, MCC-Business & Technology, …

Cultural competency training for MCC employees begins

At the Chancellor’s Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon in January, MCC Chancellor Kimberly Beatty said she’d like everyone at the College to take part in cultural sensitivity training. That has started happening. A lunch-and-learn session on cultural competency was offered June 6 for Administrative Center and Broadway Plaza employees, led by Robert Page, executive …

Innovation Summit set for June 22

You are invited to the first Innovation Summit on June 22. Metropolitan Community College’s Innovation Council has done good work to get us started, but if we are to foster a rich culture of innovation, it takes the whole MCC community!   As the flyer shows, please RSVP to Sarah McClark as soon as possible …

Gallagher Compensation Study Results Presentation

Metropolitan Community College has concluded its work on the compensation study with the Arthur J. Gallagher company. Following their initial visit to MCC several months ago, Principal Consultant Mike Verdoorn is returning to each of MCC’s campuses to present Gallagher’s results of how Metropolitan Community College’s classification and compensation structures compare to industry and local …