Category «In the news»

T-shirts share inspirational messages during Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Metropolitan Community College is wrapping up April, known nationally as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, with several successful campaigns across the campuses, including the Clothesline Project and Denim Day. The Clothesline Project is a movement that started several years ago and many institutions across the country have adopted the concept. The Clothesline Project is an artistic, …

MCCA report: Community colleges uncover the problems with Missouri’s workforce

As one of the 12 community colleges that make up the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA), Metropolitan Community College is sharing this important announcement about the findings of a key report that uncovers problems with Missouri’s workforce. News release from the MCCA follows. Click here to read the referenced report. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Missouri Community College …

MCC-Longview student brings home the gold from SkillsUSA

Three Metropolitan Community College- Longview automotive students attended the SkillsUSA Missouri state conference in April, once again coming home with top honors. The SkillsUSA Championships are a series of competitive events showcasing the finest career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels. MCC-Longview’s General …

Photo gallery: Hundreds attend MCC-Longview Common Read event with author Wes Moore

Hundreds lined up to get author Wes Moore’s autograph after a successful evening, capping off Metropolitan Community College-Longview’s annual community-wide Common Read. Moore’s book “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates” was the semester’s featured reading. It is the third year, the campus has partnered with various community groups to present a spring convocation, featuring a …

MCC and Northwest Missouri State launch FastTracks

Metropolitan Community College and Northwest Missouri State University are excited to announce an update to their new joint enrollment pilot program with the first students enrolling in the FastTracks program for the fall 2017 semester. Click here to enroll in the program. FastTracks is designed to improve access and affordability, giving students the chance to save time …

Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition set for May 10

Metropolitan Community College is again honored to work with several community partners to bring together procurement and supplier diversity representatives. The Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition 2017 is free and will provide a great opportunity for area professionals to meet diverse vendors. The Exposition was created in 2014 to provide diverse business owners with a venue to …

A day in pictures: MCC-Longview’s Flights of Fancy kite festival

Thousands of visitors (about 35,000!) turned their eyes to the skies for Metropolitan Community College-Longview’s Flights of Fancy Mega Kite Festival on Saturday, April 15. It was a pretty gusty day, with sustained winds between 20-30 miles per hour, but the sun was shining and patrons were wowed by the kites and the classic cars …

Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City presents ‘Sunny Days’ – April 22

The Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City is ready to inspire with a benefit concert this spring. The Chorale, based out of the Metropolitan Communty College-Blue River campus, is pleased to present  “Sunny Days Ahead,” a benefit for Alex’s Lemonade Stand. “Sunny Days” Date and time: Saturday, April 22, 7:30 p.m. Location: Beacon Heights Community of Christ, 19402 …