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MCC in the News: Standout player brings skills to U.S., Blue River

Brazilian-born soccer player Paulo Novo had an outstanding first season as a player for MCC-Blue River’s Trail Blazers men’s soccer team. Novo scored in every single match of the season, leading all NJCAA Division I players with 32 goals and 70 points. He had nine multi-goal games, including an MCC-Blue River record-setting seven-score game against Wentworth Military Academy. The Independence Examiner reported the details …

Students experience One Homeless Day at MCC-Blue River

To better understand the plight of the homeless who live among us, a group of MCC-Blue River students recently spent a day living as homeless people might live. One Homeless Day event raises awareness of the growing issue of youth homelessness in our area. The event is planned in conjunction with Synergy Services, a nonprofit agency that serves homeless and …

Comets tickets to support Trail Blazer soccer

Come support the MCC-Blue River men’s and women’s Trail Blazer soccer teams with a special ticket and t-shirt fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 2 at 7:35 p.m. at the Independence Events Center Ticket and t-shirt price: $15 dollars Gets you one ticket and one MCC-Blue River Soccer T-shirt T-shirt colors are charcoal grey, pink or light blue.  Sizes …

MCC in the news: Metropolitan Chorale in the Examiner

The Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City, based at MCC-Blue River, took pride in performing the music of Pulitzer Prize winning composer Zhou Long as well as the works of other KC area composers in attendance last weekend. The Independence Examiner reported the story: Metropolitan Chorale perfoming this weekend with UMKC Conservatory of Music

Pulitzer Prize winning music this weekend from Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City

This weekend the Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City (the Metropolitan Community College district’s premiere singing group, based at MCC-Blue River in Independence, Mo.) shares the stage with UMKC’s Conservatory of Music and Central Seminary’s Institute of Sacred Arts to present music of living Kansas City composers, including  Pulitzer Prize winner Zhou Long. Three ensembles will perform …