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MCC bids farewell to campus president Utpal Goswami

Friends and colleagues gathered Dec. 12 to say goodbye to Metropolitan Community College-Longview President Utpal Goswami, who will become superintendent/president of Santa Barbara City College in California. He will begin his new role in January. Goswami spoke briefly at the event, stating that it is bittersweet to leave MCC at a time when so many positive initiatives …

Ed Gordon, Willie Lanier, Mayor Lucas to speak at Friday’s MLK luncheon

Veteran journalist and TV personality Ed Gordon will be the featured panelist at the Metropolitan Community College Chancellor’s Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon, to be held Friday, Jan. 17, at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown, 200 W. 12th St. The event is sold out. About 800 guests will be in attendance. Former Kansas City Chiefs …

MCC celebrates opening of St. Joseph site with ribbon cutting

Metropolitan Community College celebrated the opening of its new site at Hillyard Technical Center in St. Joseph with a ribbon cutting Sept. 18. MCC, in partnership with St. Joseph School District, is offering expanded education and training opportunities at Hillyard under the name MCC-Maple Woods | St. Joseph. The first MCC programs being offered at …

MCC and UMKC to sign agreement launching ‘RooMentum’ transfer programs

Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Kimberly Beatty and UMKC Chancellor C. Mauli Agrawal will sign an agreement establishing a new inter-institutional transfer program called RooMentum at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at MCC’s Administrative Center, 3200 Broadway. This signing of the memorandum of understanding will create three RooMentum programs: The RooMentum “On Track” Program (starting this …