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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 …

MCC faculty member Lynette Jachowicz honored by Northland chamber

A familiar face at Metropolitan Community College joins the ranks of other educators honored by the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce. Lynette Jachowicz, division chair for humanities at MCC-Maple Woods and a speech and drama instructor, is the proud winner of an Excellence in Higher Education award from the chamber. “I’m both honored and humbled to …

MCC Police host regional campus law enforcement officers

There were a few more police officers than normal for a Friday on the Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley campus, but their presence was simply part of an ongoing initiative to improve safety measures. The MCC Police Department hosted the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Kansas City Division, and 10 regional campus law enforcement agencies May 20 …

#MCCProud: Congrats to the Monarchs and Lakers on season well-played

Metropolitan Community College is proud of the 2016 baseball season played by its two home teams. Both the MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs and MCC-Longview Lakers men’s baseball teams didn’t let rain-soaked delays dampen their spirits though regional postseason play. Alas, neither of the teams, who were each their division champions for Region XVI, will be making …

MCC Dean’s List honorees announced for Spring 2016

Metropolitan Community College has released its Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester. MCC is pleased to announce that more than 17 percent of the students enrolled made the list. To make the Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while being enrolled in six or more credit hours. …