Category «Events»

MCC faculty art show opens March 23

The Metropolitan Community College-Longview Cultural Arts Center Gallery opens a new exhibit showcasing the works of MCC’s talented art  faculty on Thursday, March 23. An opening reception on the 23rd will be held from 4-7 p.m. The exhibit runs through Saturday, April 15. Exhibiting artists: Kim Lindaberry — MCC-Longview Mary Beth Moley — MCC-Penn Valley Daniel …

Student Art Show & Sale April 6-20 at MCC-Penn Valley

The Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Carter Art Center Gallery is celebrating its fourteenth year and is excited to announce the details of its annual Student Art Show & Sale. “It’s an opportunity for us to not only spotlight our successful history, but to also look forward to the dynamic programming we have underway,” says Bernadette …

MCC-Penn Valley presents Jazz Ensembles & Guests, March 27

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley invites the MCC family and the general public to hear its outstanding music students. About 20 students and faculty will perform in jazz ensembles on Monday, March 27, from 7-9 p.m. at the Phoenix, 302 W 8th St., Kansas City. Featured will be familiar standards and the campus’ big band, combo …

All for the Children family fun and resource fair April 8 at MCC-Blue River

Metropolitan Community College-Blue River’s All for the Children family fun and resource fair, an event designed to celebrate childhood, will be Saturday, April 8, at the campus in Independence. The sixth annual fair, which runs from 10 to 11:30 a.m., will feature all kinds of free, fun activities — including an egg hunt and the …

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: MCC traffic and parking message

In order to ensure Metropolitan Community College students, employees and college patrons have a safe St. Patrick’s Day on Friday, March 17, a traffic and parking message from the MCC Police Department follows. The 45th Kansas City St. Patrick’s Day Parade flows on Broadway right by the MCC Administrative Center, the MCC offices at Broadway …

Missouri’s community colleges join forces to expand the number of skilled workers

Metropolitan Community College has joined Missouri’s 11 other community colleges to create a workforce training network that will share resources and eliminate “geographic and procedural barriers.” Chancellors and presidents of the 12 college systems signed off on the Missouri Community College Workforce Development Network at a ceremony March 9 in the Capitol Rotunda in Jefferson …

Robot-building a way of life for these MCC early college students

Competing in robotics is just a way of life for Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology students Valerie Titalangha and Marco Cano. They enjoy it so much that they fit it into hectic schedules that include taking courses in the Early College Program. “For me, it’s a tradition,” said Titalangha, 16, a junior at Ruskin High …

MCC makes connections at forum for diverse business owners

2017 marks the fifth year Metropolitan Community College is hosting an event that helps the Kansas City area community grow stronger, as it provides a unique opportunity for local businesses and organizations to make diverse connections. On Tuesday, March 14, the Human Resource and Purchasing Department of Metropolitan Community College, in partnership with DST, Hallmark, …

Photo gallery: Education and business leaders talk workforce development

Metropolitan Community College-Longview was the stage Thursday, Feb. 23 for schools, colleges and employers to meet and discuss Kansas City’s growing workforce development needs. The South Kansas City Alliance organized an Education Summit, which was attended by more than 100 people. KSHB 41 Action News covered the event:  In an interview with Ebony Bowman, program coordinator …

Make the perfect job connection March 8 at MCC-Longview Job Fair

Nearly 60 top employers will attend Metropolitan Community College-Longview’s Spring Job Fair on Wednesday, March 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the MCC-Longview Recreation Center, 500 S.W. Longview Road in Lee’s Summit. The event is free and open to MCC students and the public. Career services coordinator Linda Anderson says she’s excited to welcome …