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MCC instructors and students receive statewide recognition

It happens every spring, and like with the burst of color popping from the trees and plants, the brilliant shine that comes with school awards season bring many a smile. And there are good reasons this year to grin from ear to ear for Metropolitan Community College, thanks to the annual nods from the Missouri …

Summer and fall enrollment starts Monday, April 11

April 11 is the day MCC students can start enrolling for Summer and Fall 2016 classes. In order to ensure a successful class schedule, here are a couple of tips: + Make sure you are “more than” prepared by checking in with an academic advisor on campus. An advisor can be your champion and help …

MCC-Penn Valley student art for sale

It is an opportunity to support Metropolitan Community College students and perhaps introduce a new spot of culture into your home. 179 original pieces of student artwork, crafted by the gifted scholars at MCC-Penn Valley go on sale to the public, starting April 1. Many amazing one of a kind pieces are available, starting at $20. 100 …

Two EMS instructors honored for their ‘Great Save’

It’s called a “Great Save.” And while they’d tell you it’s all in a day’s work, two Metropolitan Community College employees were honored to take part in a reunion with a man whose life they may have saved. Chad Wright, EMS education program coordinator, and Kevin Corr, part-time EMS instructor, were among a group of …

Relay the Way #TeamMCC is in place for opening day. Go Royals!

#TeamMCC #GoRoyals #RelayTheWay @MCCKansasCity. That was the message, and the response to our social media contest was a strong affirmation that pride in the Boys in Blue is alive and well across all five campuses of Metropolitan Community College. MCC issued a call to students and employees to be part of the Kansas City Royals’ …

MCC-Penn Valley Coach Betty Lennox is Examiner’s Woman of the Year

Not just a Woman of Distinction, but also Woman of the Year. Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley women’s basketball Coach Betty Lennox can add both those titles to an already impressive list of achievements. Lennox was named the Woman of the Year at the 2016 Women of Distinction Awards luncheon March 24 in Independence. The event, held …

MCC showcases ceramic art as part of national attraction, March 18

Metropolitan Community College is honored to bring you two opportunities March 18 as part of a national showcase happening in Kansas City. The National Council of the Education of Ceramic Arts (NCECA) Conference is taking place March 16-19 at the Kansas City Convention Center, 301 West 13th Street, Kansas City, Mo., 64105. Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley …

It’s Severe Weather Awareness Week; statewide tornado drill March 17

If you hear tornado sirens sounding Thursday, March 17, don’t worry: It’s a drill. Missouri state emergency management and the National Weather Service will conduct an annual statewide severe weather tornado drill at 1:30 p.m. The drill is part of Severe Weather Awareness Week, which runs March 14-18 to promote severe weather safety. The National …