Category «Events»

Former Monarch Albert Pujols meets fans at MCC-Maple Woods

Youth baseball players and baseball enthusiasts of all ages packed the Maple Woods Sports Training Center on Feb. 1, drawn by the opportunity to meet Albert Pujols, World Series champion and former player for the MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs. The autograph session and hitting clinic was sponsored by Millhouse AEP, a youth baseball training program headed by …

Russian History & Culture at MCC-Longview

Two professors from Kostroma State Technological University Kostroma, Russia are visiting Metropolitan Community College and delivering guest lectures in Intercultural Communication classes at MCC-Longview, MCC-Maple Woods and MCC-Blue River. Angelina Kondratyeva and Iana Asatkina  (Кондратьева А.В and Асаткина Я.А) have visited MCC-Longview and MCC-Maple Woods classes already and were extremely engaging and informative.  They have additional …

2nd Annual Boy Scout Merit Badge Round-Up coming to MCC-BT

Ninety Boy Scouts from the Kansas City area will take part in MCC Boy Scout Merit Badge Round-Up Saturday, February 9.  This year’s all-day event at MCC-Business & Technology will offer Scouts the opportunity to earn badges in: -Computers -Geocaching -Metalwork -Scholarship –Welding Approximately 190 merit badges will be earned during the event.  Lunch will …

Fine Arts Challenge Features High School Art Talent

MCC-Longview’s Cultural Arts Center will be presenting its fourth annual high school fine arts competition and exhibit, “The Lee’s Summit Fine Arts Challenge,” featuring the works of fine arts students at the three Lee’s Summit high schools.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners. The opening reception will be …

MCC hosts soldering industry event at Southland Center

On Friday, Dec. 7, the MCC Institute for Workforce Innovation (IWI) hosted a soldering industry roundtable discussion at the MCC Southland Training Center.  Twelve representatives from area manufacturers were in attendance, including Current Electronics, SOR Inc., Honeywell, Labconco, Avatar Engineering, and Ultrax Aerospace.  Visitors were given a tour of MCC’s state-of-the-art soldering lab.  IWI facilitated …

IWI Recognizes LINCWorks Students’ Achievement

On Friday, the Metropolitan Community College Institute for Workforce Innovation honored over forty students who have successfully completed job training through the LINCWorks program. Over 100 people, among them friends, family, instructors, and caseworkers, gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of students who have earned GEDs and technical certifications.  MCC-Penn Valley President Dr. Joe Seabrooks, was …

Celebrate the holidays with the Northland Symphony Orchestra

Join the Northland Symphony Orchestra, conducted by MCC-Maple Woods music instructor Jim Murray, for a traditional holiday sing-along concert Dec. 16 at 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. at Park Hill South High School. This event is free and open to the public, and donations are appreciated. The concerts will feature performances of traditional favorites – …

Holiday Concert at MCC-Longview

The holiday harmony of MCC-Longview’s Community Choir can be heard at the Winter Celebration Concert this Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m in the Cultural Arts Center on the Longview campus. Donations of non-perishable food will be gathered for Harvesters. Admission to the concert is free.