Metropolitan Community College is celebrating 100 years. To honor MCC’s history the MCC Foundation is working to raise funds to underwrite 100 associate degrees for 100 students.
Jason Dalen, MCC Foundation Event Co-Chair, and Carolyn Watley, MCC Foundation Board Chair, were featured on KCTV5’s This Morning Sunday Edition.
One of the hundreds of thousands of students whose lives were enriched by an MCC education was Ewing Kauffman. In fact, MCC was the only college Mr. K attended. He earned an associate degree in 1936 and went on to transform our community like few have done, before or since.
In the spirit of philanthropy and Mr. K’s conviction that high potential, financially disadvantaged students can realize their full potential through a quality education.
For this special year, we endeavor to unite as a community to achieve “100 for 100” – to raise support through event proceeds to underwrite 100 associate degrees in honor of MCC’s 100th anniversary. We hope raising enough funds will make the dream of a college education a reality for more worthy students – perhaps even the next “Mr. K.
To learn more about the Centennial Celebration occurring on April 18th, 2015 at the grand ballroom in the Kansas City Convention Center click on the link below.