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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 Night at the K: What’s a little rain?

Yes, those dark-blue clouds did end up making some rain, and despite a promising start the Royals lost to the Oakland A’s 5-4. Still, from all appearances, a good time was had at MCC Night at the K on Sept. 13. The MCC Foundation tailgate dinner — brisket, turkey and fixings from Jack Stack Barbecue …

MCC medical assistant program is helping this student improve her life

Ti’eara Monroe’s job as a home-health certified nursing assistant is challenging work, and her 12-hour shifts — evenings, overnights and weekends — aren’t on a set schedule. Meanwhile, the 22-year-old is also raising a toddler son, Aiden. On top of all that, the 2012 Raytown South High School grad is a full-time Metropolitan Community College …

Now students and alumni can order MCC e-transcripts

Students and alumni who need an official transcript of their MCC coursework — for another college, a scholarship application, an employer or maybe Mom — have a speedy new option. MCC has just started offering electronic transcripts. The e-transcripts are available through the National Student Clearinghouse for $3.50 each. A transcript can be ordered anytime …

MCC Cares: An easy way to share concerns about student behavior

A new initiative makes it easy for anyone with concerns about a student’s behavior to get that information to MCC officials who can check on the student. On the MCC Cares web page, there’s an online form to report concerns including sudden declines in a student’s academic performance, disruptive or violent behavior, verbal or written threatening comments, bullying, …

Photo gallery: Welcome to a new school year at MCC!

Monday, Aug. 22, marked the start of Metropolitan Community College’s 102nd academic year. A big welcome and welcome back to everyone! Here are some first-day-of-school scenes from around our five campuses. If you’re thinking everything looks normal in the lobby of MCC-Penn Valley’s Health Science Institute at 3444 Broadway, that’s a good thing. A water …

Chancellor emeritus Jacqueline Snyder named a Park University trustee

Jacqueline Snyder, Ed.D., MCC’s chancellor from 2005 to 2010, has been elected by the Park University Board of Trustees to a spot on the board. Before being named chancellor, Snyder served as president of MCC-Penn Valley for 6-1/2 years, and before that she was vice chancellor of economic and resource development. She worked here 15 …