Category «Preparing students»

MCC-Maple Woods awards standout students

Each year, MCC-Maple Woods recognizes students who stand out, both with academic success and leadership abilities. Recognition is given to students who go above and beyond in their studies and who impact the learning environment in a positive way for their fellow students. Individual Academic Honors: Engineering – Tony Powers Engineering – Andrew Griffin Engineering …

Student athletes honored at Penn Valley athletic banquet

Tuesday’s Athletic Banquet at MCC-Penn Valley was a great success for the student athletes. Many of the students received awards for both academic and non-academic achievements. Mike Cann: 2012-2013 Member of the National Tournament Team Elite Eight -Team Captain William Louis:Member of the National Tournament Team Elite Eight-Most Improved Erin Jones: Team Division 2, National  Junior …

Honors for MCC-Longview PTK students, advisors, President Grogan

Scholar students from the MCC-Longview chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, Kappa Tau, traveled across the state for the regional PTK convention in St. Charles, Mo. and came away with several accolades. The chapter earned two prestigious chapter awards: the Five Star Chapter Development Award, the highest recognition for a chapter fulfilling scholarship, leadership, and service requirements; and …

MCC in the news: service learning class gets down and dirty

When Keet Kopecky lists “pick up trash” as an assignment on the syllabus for his biology class at MCC-Longview, he’s not joking. Each year, Kopecky’s class joins Project Blue River Rescue to clean up trash from the river. On a recent Saturday, the students gathered with other volunteers to rid Blue River of refuse that is both unsightly and harmful to …

MCC in the news: All for the Children draws hundreds

Despite a dicey weather forecast, more than 200 children and parents attended MCC-Blue River’s All for the Children event on Saturday, March 23, including representatives from a handful of metro-area media outlets. The child-abuse awareness event was featured on KCTV 5, KMBC 9 and KSHB 41 newscasts and on the front page of the Independence Examiner. All for the …