Speed interviews prepare students for hiring process at HVAC companies

Speed interviews can be stressful, but they also provide value experience and networking opportunities. That was the case for several Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology students on Tuesday. Twelve students in the HVAC program interviewed with 11 businesses for 10 minutes each, hoping to jump-start their careers in the industry. “It’s kind of nerve-racking, but …

MCC students learn the value of networking at Burns & McDonnell events

MCC students experienced the power of networking March 23-24 during two events with Burns & McDonnell representatives at the Business & Technology campus. The visit included a presentation from Burns & McDonnell employees, as well as an opportunity to speak with individuals from several departments at the full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions …

MCC is ‘cutting red tape’ to help Missouri workers, businesses

At a March 22 MCC event focused on a new statewide community college partnership, job one was talking about Missouri jobs. But it was also a chance to thank and honor some of the College’s workforce partners. In a machine lab at MCC-Business & Technology, with Honeywell employees working just feet away, campus president Jackie …

MCC faculty art show opens March 23

The Metropolitan Community College-Longview Cultural Arts Center Gallery opens a new exhibit showcasing the works of MCC’s talented art  faculty on Thursday, March 23. An opening reception on the 23rd will be held from 4-7 p.m. The exhibit runs through Saturday, April 15. Exhibiting artists: Kim Lindaberry — MCC-Longview Mary Beth Moley — MCC-Penn Valley Daniel …

Student Art Show & Sale April 6-20 at MCC-Penn Valley

The Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Carter Art Center Gallery is celebrating its fourteenth year and is excited to announce the details of its annual Student Art Show & Sale. “It’s an opportunity for us to not only spotlight our successful history, but to also look forward to the dynamic programming we have underway,” says Bernadette …

MCC-Longview’s Keet Kopecky honored for Excellence in Teaching

Biology instructor Keet Kopecky has been named MCC-Longview’s recipient of the 2017 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. The annual accolade goes to instructors from each community college campus in Missouri. “I am very humbled to have received this recognition, because it represents the consensus of my fellow faculty members, all of whom are truly amazing educators,” …

Photo gallery: MCC athletes continue to make good on volunteer promise

A promise made is a promise kept by the athletes on the Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods sports teams. Due to weather concerns, Metropolitan Community College canceled its MLK Day of Service activities on Jan. 16. Since then, all of the MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs teams have completed the service acts they had originally committed to perform. …

MCC-Penn Valley presents Jazz Ensembles & Guests, March 27

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley invites the MCC family and the general public to hear its outstanding music students. About 20 students and faculty will perform in jazz ensembles on Monday, March 27, from 7-9 p.m. at the Phoenix, 302 W 8th St., Kansas City. Featured will be familiar standards and the campus’ big band, combo …