Category «Creating opportunities»

Missouri’s A+ Scholarship funding situation improves

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Popular program will cover tuition for all but one credit hour Students who participate in Missouri’s A+ Scholarship Program will receive tuition reimbursement for all but one credit hour for the Spring 2015 semester, the Department of Higher Education announced December 22, 2014 . Chancellor Mark James has been working with lawmakers since he was …

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Metropolitan Community College has a proud tradition of providing a high quality, affordable education to students in the Greater Kansas City region and beyond.  The college was first founded as the Kansas City Polytechnic Institute in 1915 and opened with 200 students.  This year (2014-2015) marks Metropolitan Community College’s 100th academic year. Today, MCC has …

Chancellor Mark James Gives Keynote Address at Greater KC Workforce and Education Summit

This year, the Mid-America Regional Council’s fifth annual Greater KC Workforce and Education Summit focused on efforts to foster a talented and highly educated workforce through post-secondary attainment in high-demand fields. During the summit, regional education and workforce leaders shared information about strategies to improve college and career readiness, college retention and adult learning programs. …

MCC signs agreement with Southwestern College

  MCC Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs and Technology, Paul Long, and SC’s Academic Dean for Professional Studies, Amy Esau, announce an agreement easing the way for MCC graduates to transfer to Southwestern College. Metropolitan Community College and Southwestern College announced today the signing of an articulation agreement that provides a smooth curriculum transition for students, allowing …

MCC receives 3 year grant to train Community Health Workers

Over the next few years, MCC will offer grant funded training to increase the pool of educated and trained Community Health Workers that serve at-risk children, adolescents, and transitional-age youth in behavioral-health related fields. MCC will receive $299,712 for the next three years. That totals nearly $ 900,000 over the span of the next three …

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We are always looking for new ways to uphold our mission; preparing students, serving our communities and creating opportunities. We are continuing to see great success both inside and outside of the classrooms. While we want to share exciting news with you, we also want you to share important updates with us.  One of the best ways to …

MCC graduates now eligible for a tuition discount from WGU

As part of the Missouri Community College Association, Metropolitan Community College graduates are now eligible for a 5 percent tuition discount when taking Western Governors University classes online. For more information you can read the article below or click here. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri’s community colleges have a new tuition agreement with an …