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MCC Student Leadership Summit seeking presenters

The Metropolitan Community College Campus Life and Leadership offices will host their third annual Student Leadership Summit on Friday, March 24, which will be open and free to all MCC students. Organizers are seeking MCC students and employees who would be interested in facilitating 30-minute breakout sessions at the summit. The theme is “Cultivating and …

MCC’s MLK Day of Service, two citywide MLK events called off

MCC’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 16, has been canceled because of concerns about the predicted ice storm. Officials announced Friday morning that all MCC campuses and locations would close as of 1 p.m. Friday and would remain closed over the weekend and Monday. The cancellation includes any scheduled events, …

Jan. 21 MLK event for scholars headlined by MCC’s Jackie Gill

Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology President Jackie Gill, Ed.D., will be part of a several-day celebration honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Kansas City’s King Holiday Celebration was scheduled to conclude Jan. 19, but bad winter weather intervened. Gill is the keynote speaker for the …

MCC-Longview’s Kirk Nooks to speak at MLK tribute Jan. 14

Update, Jan. 13: This event was called off due to concerns about the weather. It has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25, same time and location. Kirk Nooks, Ed.D., president of MCC-Longview in Lee’s Summit, will be the guest speaker at a Martin Luther King musical tribute Saturday, Jan. 14. The 13th annual event, sponsored …

MLK Day of Service Jan. 16: More than a day off

Update, Jan. 13: Due to the forecast for inclement weather, all scheduled activities and events for Monday, Jan. 16, have been canceled. This includes Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service volunteer activities. Each year, around 500 Metropolitan Community College students, faculty, staff and community members make it a “Day On” instead of a Day …

MCC offers special sessions for Title IX training required for enrollment

Metropolitan Community College is offering sessions to help students complete mandatory Title IX training, required to complete the enrollment process. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities and extends to employment and admission to institutions that receive federal financial assistance. The U.S. Department …

Social Justice Institute draws faculty, staff from across MCC

Metropolitan Community College’s Office of Inclusion and Engagement hosted more than 40 staff and faculty members Nov. 30 for an event that continued the conversation about social justice programming collegewide. The Social Justice Institute was held on the MCC-Penn Valley campus. The guest speaker was Santos Nunez. Nunez, an academic advisor in the College of …

MCC employees honored for service, new college degrees

Here’s the complete list of MCC employees who were honored Nov. 22 at MCC’s annual in-service event. Employee Service Recognition 25-Year Service Honorees Cindy Johnson launched her MCC career in 1991 in the financial aid office at MCC-Longview. She later worked as administrative assistant in the student development dean’s office; as assistant to the Longview …

Veterans Day events planned across the MCC campuses

Metropolitan Community College will host events collegewide in honor of Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, 2016. MCC-Blue River Date and time:  Wednesday, Nov. 9-Friday, Nov. 11, times vary per event Locations:  vary per event Event:  Free green light bulb giveaway.  Green Light a Vet – green is the color of hope, renewal and well-being. This is …