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 …

MCC forum for diverse business owners makes hundreds of successful connections

More than 50 companies and organizations made connections with more than 150 diverse business owners at Metropolitan Community College during its annual procurement event. On Tuesday, March 14, the Human Resource and Purchasing Department of MCC, in partnership with DST, Hallmark, JE Dunn, Kiewit, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, Kansas City Power and Light …

All for the Children family fun and resource fair April 8 at MCC-Blue River

Metropolitan Community College-Blue River’s All for the Children family fun and resource fair, an event designed to celebrate childhood, will be Saturday, April 8, at the campus in Independence. The sixth annual fair, which runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m., will feature all kinds of free, fun activities — including an egg hunt and the …

MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs step up to help tornado victims

The Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods softball team is hosting a donation drive for residents of Oak Grove affected by a tornado on March 6. Kary Kankey, head Monarchs softball coach, says the tornado devastation has had a direct impact on the team, as three of the current players (Allison Collier, Jenelle Mausbach and Samantha Minnick) …