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‘1,000 Footsteps’ series uses art, conversation to tell KC refugee stories

“1,000 Footsteps Tell the Story: Refugees’ Journeys Through Art and Conversation” opens with a reception from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2, at Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley’s Carter Art Center, 3201 Southwest Trafficway. The art exhibit and series of accompanying programs focus on the refugees who now call Greater Kansas City home. The art exhibit includes …

Special Saturday hours help hundreds of students enroll

Nearly 500 students took advantage of extended enrollment hours Saturday, Jan. 13, across Metropolitan Community College’s five campuses. Spring semester classes started Jan. 16. Radio station Hot 103 Jamz did a remote broadcast at the MCC-Longview campus to promote the Saturday hours. Personality Julee Jonez interviewed MCC Chancellor Dr. Kimberly Beatty and Vice Chancellor Dr. Kathrine …

Storytelling certificate program now available at MCC-Maple Woods campus

People looking to further their education in storytelling can now do so through Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods’ storytelling certificate program.  The program, offered in conjunction with Mid-Continent Public Library’s Story Center, is made possible by funding from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. The program is available to writers and storytellers of all skill levels.  A …