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Dr. Bill Worley provides historical context for KC politics

The history professor, who teaches at MCC – Blue River, was quoted in the St. Louis Public Radio article that examines President Truman and Tom Pendergast. In the classroom, it’s not uncommon to find him dressed as historical figures. He enjoys making education memorable and interesting and sees teaching as mutually beneficial. His personal philosophy …

MCC helps lure national marketing firm to establish headquarters in KC

Targeted Metrics, a national marketing company, will set up its headquarters and sales operation center in Kansas City. This decision is expected to create 535 jobs over the next two years. Metropolitan Community College has worked to support Targeted Metrics from the beginning of their site selection helping them understand the education, training and consulting …

MCC’s Faculty and Staff provide support for the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

Metropolitan Community College Faculty and Staff have been intricately involved in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference This week thousands of students from across the country are competing in the SkillsUSA 50th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference to showcase career and technical education students. Six thousand students, all state champions in their particular …

MCC: A path to the big leagues

In six decades of Division I and Division II athletics at MCC, many student athletes have gone on to play for professional sports teams. In the summer of 2013,  MCC-Longview Lakers first baseman Brandon Dulin joined those ranks when the Kansas City Royals drafted him in the 12th round of the Major League Baseball draft, making …