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Hunt family to be honored at MCC Foundation Five Star Gala

The Lamar Hunt family will receive the Five Star Award from Metropolitan Community College at the 2013 MCC Foundation Five Star Gala, to be held April 21 at the Kansas City Convention Center. The family will be honored for their significant contributions to Greater Kansas City. The Hunt family and MCC share a unique connection: …

MCC in the news: Penn Valley Scouts on KCTV5

  The MCC-Penn Valley Scouts men’s basketball team is doing great in the NJCAA tournament, having beaten the #1 team in the country last night to advance to the next round. Tune in to KCTV5’s 6:00 news tonight for a mention of last night’s victory. Tomorrow night’s 6:30 game against Brown Mackie College will be streamed live on the web. Watch the …

MCC-Penn Valley Scouts upset #1 team to advance in NJCAA tourney

The MCC-Penn Valley Scouts men’s basketball team has had a strong showing at this week’s National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II national championships, last night beating Louisburg College (NC), the number 1 team in the country. The final score of the David-and-Goliath battle was 88-86. Penn Valley’s season record was 17-12; Louisburg’s record was 32-1. …

MCC-Blue River Acting Students Present “A Tribute to Neil Simon”

“A Tribute to Neil Simon” will be presented by Acting I & II students at Metropolitan Community College-Blue River on Thursday, Feb. 28, in Arts & Sciences room 124. Two performances are scheduled, beginning at 12:45 and 7 p.m. The showcase of short scenes from Simon’s plays will be directed by Anne Mahoney, communications/theatre instructor …

Scouts & Lady Scouts set for final home game

The Scouts and Lady Scouts made us proud last night with back-to-back blow out games Tuesday . The Lady Scouts beat Cottey Community College 88-47. Check out game highlights http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGgq0E-H00o . Then the Scouts beat Westminster 84-51. Watch game highlights http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5cN5D0Av_oc .   There’s one more chance to check out both teams this season. The …

Boy Scouts earn badges, learn skills at MCC-Business & Technology

  MCC-Business & Technology hosted the second annual Boy Scouts Merit Badge Round-Up on Saturday, February 9. Forty-seven Boy Scouts earned a total of 76 merit badges in welding, geocaching, metal work, computers, and scholarship. Materials were donated by R&D Leverage, MeadWesvaco Calmar Inc, and KC Structural Steel.  Seven counselors, 17 adult leaders and two coordinators volunteered …

Free tax prep help at all MCC campuses

Metropolitan Community College will once again host free tax preparation services at all five MCC campuses. Offered in partnership with the KC C.A.S.H. VITA program, this free service is available to most individuals earning $51,000 or less. Volunteer tax preparers are trained and certified through the IRS to provide the services, including e-filing federal, Missouri and Kansas …