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MCC-Longview PTK chapter collecting water for Flint, Mich.

The Metropolitan Community College-Longview Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter has launched a community service project to help a community that continues to be in the national headlines. From Aug. 29-Sept. 1, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the PTK students will be collecting water for Flint, Mich. The collection station is in the MCC-Longview Campus Center cafeteria. The …

Drury University artists to be featured in exhibit at MCC-Longview

  Something exciting and new is happening at the Metropolitan Community College-Longview Cultural Arts Center gallery this school year: an exhibit of higher learning collaboration. The gallery will be presenting work of artists from Drury University’s Summer Institute for Visual Arts. The exhibition runs Aug. 25-Sept. 24 with an opening reception Thursday, Aug. 25, from …

MCC spotlight: NAEP supplier diversity event

Professional development leaders at Metropolitan Community College played a key role at a summer conference, focusing on procuring the best and most diverse resources for higher education. MCC Chancellor Mark James was the welcome speaker for the 2016 National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) Supplier Diversity Institute, held at the Embassy Suites in Kansas City July …

New Student Orientation sessions scheduled for each MCC campus

New Student Orientations are set collegewide for Metropolitan Community College students enrolled for Fall 2016. Here is the schedule, with the earliest orientation July 15 on the MCC-Penn Valley campus. MCC-Blue River:  July 25, Aug. 1, Aug. 13 and Aug. 17, all at 8:30 a.m. MCC-Business & Technology:  Aug. 18 at 3 p.m. and 4:30 …

MCC student athletes take NJCAA top academic honors

Student athletes from across the Metropolitan Community College campuses are part of a record number of honorees recognized for academic excellence by the National Junior College Athletic Association for the 2015-16 school year. Seventeen individual MCC students made the list of NJCAA Academic Student-Athlete Awards announced July 5. And the MCC-Longview women’s cross country team received …

MCC automotive student brings home the silver … and a Corvette

UPDATE: On July 14, Jonathan Robertson accepted a Corvette Stingray, gifted to the Metropolitan Community College for Robertson’s SkillsUSA win. Enjoy the photos. Our original story, posted on June 28, 2016: It’s been a sweet ride for a recent Metropolitan Community College graduate. Not only has Jonathan Robertson brought home the silver for MCC, he is …