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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.

#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 …

MCC to launch early-college construction program with NKC Schools, JE Dunn

Northland students interested in construction careers can graduate from high school and college simultaneously, thanks to a new program that will launch this fall. The Kansas City Construction Career Academy is a partnership of Metropolitan Community College, North Kansas City Schools and JE Dunn Construction. A ceremony to celebrate the new venture will be held …

Eight MCC students honored with spots on 2018 All-Missouri Academic Team

Eight Metropolitan Community College students have been named to the 2018 All-Missouri Academic Team by Phi Theta Kappa and the Missouri Community College Association. Forty-seven community college students from across the state received the honor. In years past, 40 were named, but this year seven students who plan to join the workforce after completing a …

1,000-plus sixth-graders visit MCC for Kids2College

Over three days recently, the average age of students at one Metropolitan Community College campus dropped by several years: Every sixth-grader in Kansas City Public Schools attended college for a couple of hours thanks to a program called Kids2College. The idea behind national initiative Kids2College is to inspire a “college-going culture” at a young age, …