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MCC baseball players, staff volunteer in memory of fallen alum

  It was once again a great turnout by Metropolitan Community College volunteers as they came out to serve and participate in an annual event honoring an MCC alum who gave his life in the line of duty. The seventh Matt Mason Memorial Cowboy-Up! Triathlon took place at Smithville Lake on Sunday, August 5, with a …

MCC releases Dean’s List for Spring 2018

Metropolitan Community College has released its Dean’s List for the Spring  2018 semester. Across MCC’s five campuses, nearly 20 percent of students earned the academic distinction. To qualify, students must earn a semester grade-point average of 3.5 or higher and be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours. Earning Dean’s List recognition is an …

Dr. Dreand Johnson named associate vice chancellor for academic affairs

Metropolitan Community College has named Dr. Dreand Johnson the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs. He starts July 1. Johnson was most recently at Iowa Central Community College as vice president of academic affairs. Prior to that he served as dean of academic affairs at Tarrant County College, Trinity River Campus. While at Iowa Central …

Dr. Donald Chrusciel named vice chancellor of administrative services, CFO

Metropolitan Community College has announced its new vice chancellor of administrative services and chief financial officer. Dr. Donald Chrusciel officially joins the College on June 25. He comes to MCC from Bakersfield College in California, where he served as vice president of finance and administrative services. Prior to that, he served in a similar role …

#MCCGrads2018: The list

Here’s a running slide show of names of Metropolitan Community College’s Class of 2018 (all students graduating in 2017-18).  Please note the list is alphabetical, first by campus, then by last name. Congratulations to you, #MCCGrads2018! We are #MCCProud of you and your accomplishments and wish you the best in your future endeavors!

Join MCC for the annual Green Commute Challenge!

      Join us and help make a “green” difference! You can again marshal your energy to collaborate with fellow MCC employees and students this summer in the annual Green Commute Challenge. It’s a chance to get outside, save money and help save the environment.  You’ll be eligible to win prizes as well! The …

Adjunct Recruitment Fair on April 21

Metropolitan Community College is hosting a district-wide Adjunct Recruitment Fair on April 21 for all five campuses. Location and time: MCC-Penn Valley Campus Education Center 3201 SW Trafficway Kansas City, MO 64111 9 a.m.-Noon Bring copies of: Résumés / Vitae Unofficial Transcripts Licenses / Certifications Division chairs and faculty will be present to speak with …

A common read for everyone

Three Metropolitan Community College campuses are pleased to present Common Read events this spring. Each author and book being spotlighted will offer the College community and the surrounding cities an opportunity to grow their cultural awareness. The goal is to create connections among members of the college campus and to create intentional dialogue around these themes. …

MCC-Maple Woods’ vet tech annual pet adoption underway

It’s that time of the semester, when the Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods Veterinary Technology program works to find forever homes for the animals its students have been caring for during their coursework. Natalie Short, veterinary technology lab specialist, says, “We have three amazing cats left that need homes. All of them have been spayed, neutered, …

MCC celebrates Community College Month

We are putting the community in Community College Month. Throughout the month of April, Metropolitan Community College is working to showcase how it is making a difference in the lives of its students and how its impact is felt beyond the College’s five campuses. Look for MCC’s highlights online and on social media as students, …