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Building a business community

MCC’s Chris Kelly is tirelessly working to support KC’s minority- and women-owned businesses. The office of procurement and purchasing for an organization like Metropolitan Community College involves more than just buying pencils and papers. For supplier diversity coordinator Chris Kelly, the office offers endless opportunities to give back to a community that has supported the …

Laker Dylan Farrell named NJCAA Player of the Week

After leading the MCC-Longview Laker baseball team to victory in its opening weekend, sophomore right fielder Dylan Farrell was named the NJCAA player of the week. “(Farrell) may be one of the most talented players that have ever come through our program,” Coach Clint Culbertson said. “He is learning how to use all his tools …

Tiffani Ohmer: learning early about the value of community service.

As a hospital volunteer, Tiffani Ohmer expected to chat with patients. But, the MCC-Blue River student didn’t know life lessons would spring from such informal encounters. “You wouldn’t think going and putting Band-Aids in someone’s room would have much effect,” Ohmer said. Ohmer volunteers weekly, re-stocking medical supplies in patient rooms at Centerpoint Medical Center …

Southern Christian Leadership Conference Honors MCC-Longview President

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The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) of Greater Kansas City honored MCC-Longview President Kirk Nooks on Jan. 16 with the 2014 Black Achievers in Business and Industry Award. Nooks also presented the keynote address at the SCLC’s annual Scholarship Prayer Breakfast on Jan. 18. “The entire college is honored when an employee earns an award …

VIDEO: Serving Communities — Turning a day off into a day on.

Hundreds of Metropolitan Community College students and employees spent their day off helping various not-for-profit organizations throughout Kansas City. Embodying the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, MCC once again hosted the MLK Day of Service where volunteers were invited to help give back to the Kansas City community through a number of charitable …

MCC in the news: KC Smart Port recognizes CDL training program

Did you know Metropolitan Community College has one of the largest CDL training schools in the Kansas City region? For many looking to start a career in the trucking and hauling industry, MCC remains the top choice to learn valuable skills and acquire the trainning necessary to obtain a commercial drivers licence. KC Smart Port, which focuses …

Statement from Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City

A sexual assault was reported at the Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (MCC) campus earlier this evening. The MCC Police Department is cooperating with the Kansas City Police Department in the ongoing investigation. MCC students, staff and faculty were notified of the incident via our emergency notification system. Please be alert and aware of your surroundings …

A note from the Chancellor

The fall semester is always an exciting season at Metropolitan Community College (MCC)—with fresh, new students embarking on their academic path and seasoned, familiar students preparing for graduation next spring. Each of them is making a deliberate effort to achieve their  educational and career goals and we, the employees of MCC, are rejuvenated by their …