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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.

Bleachers are a gift from MCC client Harley-Davidson

Metropolitan Community College has a new set of collapsible bleachers, courtesy of Harley-Davidson. The bleachers were a gift from the motorcycle maker, which has been a longtime client of MCC’s. Harley-Davidson has also donated stationary training motorcycles that are used in various assessments — for instance, building handlebars — during training of Harley employees at …

Congratulations, #MCCGrads2016! (+ photos and video!)

Congratulations and best wishes to our new alumni, all the #MCCGrads2016. MCC’s thanks and appreciation go to everyone who helped pull off a successful commencement ceremony May 12 — as well as everyone at home, school and elsewhere who contributed to each graduate’s success story. More than 900 students from all five MCC campuses walked …

New MCC-Longview grad plans to become a U.S. senator

This year he was Gordon Adolphson, student government president at MCC-Longview. A few years down the road: Gordon Adolphson, U.S. senator? That’s his plan, and if Phase 1 was the two years he served in MCC-Longview’s Student Government Association (first as a senator), Phase 2 will be this summer. The day after picking up his …

KSHB-TV’s Cynthia Newsome to be MCC commencement speaker

Cynthia Newsome, midday anchor for “41 Action News” on KSHB-TV and founder of a mentoring program for young people, will be the featured speaker at Metropolitan Community College’s 2016 commencement ceremony. MCC’s commencement for graduates from all five campuses will be held Thursday, May 12, at Municipal Auditorium downtown. “Graduation is a glorious time, and …

Photo gallery: Diversity supplier expo at MCC-Business & Technology

Thanks to everyone who participated! It was a successful day with strong turnout. Here are some pictures from the event. (Photos by Ernie Webb and Chris Kelly) The third annual “Relationships to Partnerships” Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition brought together minority- and women-owned businesses to showcase their products and services. The event was May 18 at …

MCC’s 2016 commencement exercises May 12 at Municipal Auditorium

MCC’s 2016 commencement will be Thursday, May 12, at Municipal Auditorium, 301 W. 13th St. Doors open at 5 p.m.; program starts at 7. No tickets required. General information | Downtown parking map   Metropolitan Community College will hold its 2016 commencement exercises Thursday, May 12, at Municipal Auditorium downtown. About 1,000 students are expected …