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Tim Engle works in MCC's Communications and Public Relations office. Have a story idea? Call him at 816.604.1338 or email Tim.Engle@mcckc.edu.

MCC-Blue River math team wins national problem-solving competition

Mathematics students from the MCC-Blue River campus won the grand prize in a national competition through the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC). Joshua Gray, Mikayla Hoyle and Patience Mitchell competed as a team in the first Student Research League. The team was mentored by Sherri Peister, a learning specialist in Blue River’s Academic …

Nine MCC students named to 2019 All-Missouri Academic Team

Nine Metropolitan Community College students have been named to the 2019 All-Missouri Academic Team by Phi Theta Kappa and the Missouri Community College Association. Students are selected for the 40-member All-Missouri team by Phi Theta Kappa, an international academic honor society for community college students. Students are nominated by their campus’ PTK adviser and must …

MCC-Penn Valley student art show and sale April 4-20

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley’s annual student art show and sale will run April 4-20 at Carter Art Center on campus, 3201 Southwest Trafficway. The event opens with a scholarship awards reception from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, April 4. Four art class scholarships and other art department honors will be announced. This year’s scholarship judge is Kansas …

MCC-Longview Job Fair is Tuesday, April 2; open to students and public

About 50 employers will be on hand to meet job-seeking Metropolitan Community College students and members of the public at MCC-Longview’s annual Job Fair. It will be 1-3 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the Longview Community Center (formerly known as the Longview Recreation Center) on the MCC-Longview campus, 500 S.W. Longview Road in Lee’s Summit. …

Project Success students celebrate National TRIO Day

Students in MCC-Penn Valley’s Project Success program celebrated National TRIO Day on Saturday, Feb. 23, with activities including a potluck lunch and a canned food drive to help others in the community. The eight Federal TRIO Programs, grants administered by the U.S. Department of Education, include an initiative called Student Support Services. TRIO’s mission is …