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David German named one of top 14 HVAC instructors in U.S.

David German, MCC-BT HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) instructor, was recently named one of the top 14 HVAC instructors in the country by a website for HVAC instructors and students.  David’s accolade is based on his commitment to student success, academic achievement, and more than 30 years experience as an instructor. Read more about …

LEGO Robotics Camp Coming to MCC-Business & Technology

FIRST Robotics, Team Up Next, is offering a LEGO summer camp opportunity the week of July 14-18, 8:30-3:30 pm at the Metropolitan Community College- Business & Technology Campus (off I-435 & Front Street). CAMP LEGO is for kids ages 10-14.  Camp activities are hands-on and engaging. Students will learn how to design, build, and program …

2nd Annual Android App Camp coming to MCC-BT

FIRST Robotics Team 3528, Team UpNext, is hosting their second Android App Programming Camp at MCC- Business and Technology (room CC213), July 14-18, 2014. App Camp is a week-long camp where students ranging from 7thgrade to high school seniors spend Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm learning to develop their own applications for Android platform …

Introducing MCC-BT President, Dr. Hasan Naima

Please join us in welcoming Hasan Naima, Ph.D., the new president of MCC-Business and Technology. Naima comes to MCC from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in Salisbury, North Carolina, where he served as dean of engineering and business technologies.  There, he was responsible for more than 100 full- and part-time faculty and staff in 15 programs of study. In …

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 …

MCC-BT in round two application for $1million Aspen Prize

Highlighting the critical importance of improving student success in America’s community colleges, the Aspen Institute  invited Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology to submit a second round application for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.  The institution that wins the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence will be awarded one million dollars in prize …

Boy Scouts expected to earn 100+ merit badges during one-day workshop at MCC-BT

Boy Scouts from 27 Kansas City area troops will visit Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology (MCC-BT) Saturday, February 8 for the third annual Boy Scout Merit Badge Round-Up.  This one-day workshop offers Boy Scouts the opportunity to earn merit badges in several areas including: welding, computers, drafting, metal work, electronics, geocaching, nuclear science, radio, robotics, …

MCC-Business & Technology ranked in top 150 community colleges, for the second time

Highlighting the critical importance of improving student success in America’s community colleges, the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program this week named Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology as one of the nation’s top 150 community colleges. This is the second time MCC-Business & Technology has been acknowledged by the Aspen Institute and invited to apply for …