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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 students honored for academics, leadership at MCCA luncheon

Thirteen Metropolitan Community College students were honored April 25 for their academic success and campus leadership at the Missouri Community College Association’s PTK and Student Leadership Luncheon. The event was in Jefferson City. (Note: We’ll be adding photos from the luncheon as we get them.) Five students received Phi Theta Kappa student leadership awards: Lacy …

Three MCC students win AAUW reentry scholarships

Three Metropolitan Community College students were awarded Reentry Scholarships from the Kansas City branch of the American Association of University Women at an April 21 brunch. The $600 scholarships are bestowed upon “outstanding women who returned to the college classroom after an absence of five or more years.” Seven students from area colleges received reentry …

MCC, KU sign agreement to make transferring easier

Metropolitan Community College students wishing to transfer to the University of Kansas will now find “a straight pathway and not lose one credit as they pursue a baccalaureate degree,” MCC Chancellor Kimberly Beatty said at an April 23 ceremony. Under an agreement signed by Dr. Beatty and KU Chancellor Doug Girod, an MCC associate in …

MCC campuses to hold open houses Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m. to noon

The five Metropolitan Community College campuses will celebrate MCC Community College Day on Saturday, April 28, with open houses from 9 a.m. to noon. Prospective students and their families can learn about the many MCC transfer and career programs and take campus tours. Activities will vary by campus. At MCC-Longview, visitors can attend presentations on …

Three new members join MCC Board of Trustees

At its April 17 meeting, the Metropolitan Community College Board of Trustees welcomed three new members and said farewell to three members who are stepping off the board. TheĀ  board certified the results of the April 3 trustees election. One incumbent trustee and the three newcomers were sworn in. President Trent Skaggs (Subdistrict 1) was …

#MCCWolves: Now we know what the new mascot looks like

Now we know what the MCC Wolves mascot looks like! Reveal parties at each campus are just wrapping up. #MCCWolves @marawilliamskc @MCCATweet pic.twitter.com/S0glL6Ozbj — MCC Kansas City (@MCCKansasCity) April 16, 2018 Metropolitan Community College’s new mascot was revealed to be “The Wolves” last December. Now we can put a face to the name. At campus …