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MCC-Business and Technology launches apprenticeship program

Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology has developed a modern apprenticeship program designed to address the growing skills gap and meet the needs of changing industries. According to the 2015 Manufacturing Institute Report, 60 percent of the 3.4 million manufacturing jobs will go unfilled by 2025. The MCC-Business & Technology degree-seeking registered apprenticeship program will help …

Institute for Workforce Innovation workshop highlights benefits of Missouri Works program

The Institute for Workforce Innovation (IWI) at Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology recently hosted and conducted a workshop on the Missouri Works Customized Training (MCT) program to assist local companies interested in applying for state funds. IWI invited current and potential clients to the workshop, which included discussions on funding eligibility, allowable training costs, details …

New Business & Technology grad wins a new tool box

When Jakob McCoy saw the message on his telephone that he had won a tool box, he assumed that it was for his pickup truck. Imagine his surprise when he realized it was a 41-inch, 11-drawer tool chest made by Grainger. “It was pretty exciting when I saw that it was a full-size tool box,” …

#MCCGrads2017: A big step for newest MCC-Business & Technology alums

Beaming smiles and tassels were plentiful as dozens of Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology students became alumni Wednesday during the college’s commencement at Municipal Auditorium. “This is a tremendous achievement for our students as they take the next step in their careers or the first step toward a rewarding career,” said Dr. Jackie Gill, president …

Students highlight of annual awards ceremony at MCC-Business & Technology

More than 20 individuals and three businesses were honored Thursday during the annual awards ceremony at the Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology campus. With nearly 100 people in attendance, 13 students were recognized as Student of the Year in their respective programs. Students receiving this prestigious honor were: Anthony Crane, Industrial Technology Amanda Ellsworth, Construction …

MCC-Business & Technology showcases programs at iBuild

Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology faculty and staff visited with hundreds of prospective students Thursday during the 2017 iBuild Showcase at Bartle Hall. Hosted by the National Institute for Construction Excellence (NICE), iBuild is an annual exposition bringing students kindergarten through 12th grade together to connect with industry professionals. At the MCC-Business & Technology display, …

OSHA Lunch and Learn highlights importance of workplace safety

More than 40 people attended Thursday’s Lunch and Learn event hosted by the Metropolitan Community College Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) Training Institute Education Center. Held in the Exhibition Hall on the MCC-Business & Technology campus, the Institute for Workforce Innovation (IWI) event was held in conjunction with the 2017 National Safety Stand-Down (May …