Tag «Student success»

In addition to degree, one lucky BT student wins $2k toolbox

Through a generous donation from Grainger, MCC-BT is able to raffle a huge red toolbox at the end of every semester to one lucky student earning a degree or certificate.  Alex Brettman is the winner of our Fall 2014 Grainger Toolbox Giveaway. “This toolbox is HUGE,” said Alex after getting a closeup look at his …

Metropolitan Community College Students Receive Student Leadership Award

Five Metropolitan Community College students were recognized on the state level for their student leadership. The awards were presented during MCCA’s fiftieth annual convention.  The Missouri Community College Association is a statewide organization through which Missouri’s community colleges work together. MCC-BLUE RIVER’S LEAVER RECEIVES STUDENT LEADERSHIP AWARD MCC-Blue River student Ashley Leaver received the Missouri Community …

MCC Welcomes New Employees

  MCC welcomes new employees who will be serving students across the greater Kansas City Region. Thanks for joining the team and we are glad you have chosen to work at MCC.   Andrea Henderson – Student Services Specialist – MCC -Longview Stephanie Schoening – Counselor – MCC – Business and Technology Abbey Williams – …

Biden announces national apprenticeship consortium; MCC already has model program in place

When Vice President Joe Biden announced this month that the U.S. Department of Labor has established the Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium (RACC), Metropolitan Community College enthusiastically embraced the creation of a national structure for a program MCC has already been offering for 15 years. In his announcement during the American Association of Community Colleges’ annual convention …

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 …

Got a great idea? IWI would love to hear it!

MCC Colleagues: do you have an idea for a job training program that MCC does not currently offer?  If so, then submit it to the MCC Institute for Workforce Innovation! We have a new process in place to evaluate ideas (see below).  The IWI team does extensive job market research and interacts constantly with local …