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MCC instructor interviewed on La X – en español

Manuel Solano, MCC performance manager and instructor with the MoWINs program, was interviewed on Monday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. on the Spanish radio channel La X 1250 AM. Solano discussed programs that have a high demand for Spanish-speaking students including service-related fields, healthcare and advanced manufacturing.  Many jobs students can receive training for are considered …

College Connections Center (C3) coming in June

This summer, the Missouri College Advising Corps (MCAC) will be opening the College Connections Center (C3) at the MCC-Penn Valley campus.  C3 is a no-cost service for Kansas City metro area students transitioning from high school to college. When most high school students graduate, they have every intention of attending college.  But something happens between …

Northwest, MCC partner to provide A+ opportunities in St. Joseph

College-bound students in St. Joseph will soon have the opportunity to use their A+ scholarship money locally. Northwest Missouri State University and MCC today announce a new partnership with the St. Joseph School District to provide space and resources that will assist St. Joseph high school students who are eligible for A+. MCC will utilize …

MCC hosts fourth annual RCCA conference

MCC will host the fourth annual Regional Community College Assessment Conference at the Penn Valley campus.  Staff, faculty and administrators from 22 colleges across the Midwest are meeting today in Kansas City to talk about ways to improve the capture of student data as a means to improving student learning. Representatives from colleges in Kansas, …

National organization recognizes medical interpreter courses

Nine MCC medical interpreter courses have been recognized by the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID), a national organization that promotes excellence in sign language services. The courses approved by RID include: Advanced Interpreting Technique Advanced Medical Interpreting Skills Women’s Health, Labor and Delivery Pediatrics Mental Health Cultural Competency for Interpreters Understanding Medical Interpreter …

Attention, businesses! Attend a FREE MO Customized Training workshop

The MCC Institute for Workforce Innovation is offering free workshops for companies interested in learning more about Missouri Customized Training Program, a program that can help your company with the cost of training new and existing employees. Workshops will be held: Thursday, March 27, 8:30 – 10 a.m. at the MCC Business & Technology Campus, …

MCC signs agreement with WGU

MCC Chancellor Mark James shakes hands with WGU Missouri Chancellor Angie Besendorfer as they announce an agreement easing the way for MCC grads to achieve their goal of a bachelor’s degree with WGU Missouri.   Metropolitan Community College and WGU Missouri  announced today the signing of an articulation agreement that allows MCC graduates and staff …

March Robot Madness!

See action-packed, fast-paced matches between student-operated robots at the Greater Kansas City Regional FIRST® Robotics Competition, March 13 – 15 at MCC-Business & Technology, 1775 Universal Ave, Kansas City, MO. The public is encouraged to attend and catch the excitement of this intense competition. Admission is free. More than 1,100 high school students representing 58 …