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Honors for MCC-Longview PTK students, advisors, President Grogan

Scholar students from the MCC-Longview chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Kappa Tau, traveled across the state for the regional PTK convention in St. Charles, Mo. and came away with several accolades. The chapter earned two prestigious chapter awards: the Five Star Chapter Development Award, the highest recognition for a chapter fulfilling scholarship, leadership, and service requirements; and …

Look To the Skies at MCC-Longview Flights of Fancy

Kites will be soaring in the skies over MCC-Longview at the Flights of Fancy kite festival, presented by Farmers Insurance, Saturday, April 20, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. This will be the seventh annual kite festival held on the MCC-Longview campus at 500 SW Longview Road in Lee’s Summit. The free, family-friendly event features dazzling …

MCC-Longview nominated for Lee’s Summit Chamber award

MCC-Longview has been nominated for the Lee’s Summit Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Res in Motus (Business in Motion) Business of the Year award. The campus is in the running for the award in the Magnus category (more than 20 employees) alongside two local businesses, Metcalf Bank and Hawthorn Bank. The candidates were announced at the Chamber …

MCC in the news: Mo. Innovation Campus spotlighted by Lee’s Summit School District

The Lee’s Summit School District recently published an article about the benefits of the Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) program. The article, featured in the February issue of the district’s “Our Schools” newsletter, can be found on the district’s website. The MIC is a partnership between Metropolitan Community College, the University of Central Missouri, the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District and several business …

Russian History & Culture at MCC-Longview

Two professors from Kostroma State Technological University Kostroma, Russia are visiting Metropolitan Community College and delivering guest lectures in Intercultural Communication classes at MCC-Longview, MCC-Maple Woods and MCC-Blue River. Angelina Kondratyeva and Iana Asatkina  (Кондратьева А.В and Асаткина Я.А) have visited MCC-Longview and MCC-Maple Woods classes already and were extremely engaging and informative.  They have additional …

Fine Arts Challenge Features High School Art Talent

MCC-Longview’s Cultural Arts Center will be presenting its fourth annual high school fine arts competition and exhibit, “The Lee’s Summit Fine Arts Challenge,” featuring the works of fine arts students at the three Lee’s Summit high schools.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners. The opening reception will be …

Holiday Concert at MCC-Longview

The holiday harmony of MCC-Longview’s Community Choir can be heard at the Winter Celebration Concert this Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m in the Cultural Arts Center on the Longview campus. Donations of non-perishable food will be gathered for Harvesters. Admission to the concert is free.  

MCC-Longview English Instructor Published

Getting published is something college faculty members strive for and those at MCC are no exception. MCC-Longview English instructor Jan Rog was recently published in The 2011 Conference Proceedings of MIDTESOL (Mid-America Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages). Rog collaborated on the article, “Engaging and Empowering Non-TESOL Educators: Applying Principles of Joinfostering in …

MCC-Longview Student Art Exhibit Now Open

MCC-Longview’s art department is home to some very talented students. We invite you to experience for yourself their original works at the End of Semester Student Exhibit, now open through December 8. The artwork can be viewed in the Gallery at the MCC-Longview Cultural Arts Center. The Gallery is open Wednesday – Saturday, noon-4 p.m. …

MCC-Longview Celebrates the Silent Film Era

Share in the nostalgia as MCC-Longview revisits the golden age of cinema at the second annual “Silents Night,” an evening of silent film comedy shorts, on Friday, Nov. 16. Doors to the Cultural Arts Center open at 6 p.m. The films will be shown at 7 p.m., but the fun begins earlier! Be on the …