Category «Preparing students»

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 …

All hail the kings – Scouts headed to national tourney!

  Let’s hear it for the Scouts! The men’s team beat North Arkansas Community College 92-88 in overtime Saturday.  They’re now headed for the NJCAA National Championships in Danville, IL!   March Madness is here. Scout pride is in the air. Look for more announcements on game dates, times and live web stream info. In …

MCC-Maple Woods welcomes new Phi Theta Kappa members

A new group of students has reached their goals of being inducted into Phi Theta Kappa, the honor fraternity celebrating academic achievement at two-year institutions. To be inducted, students must complete at least 12 hours of credit that can be applied to an associate’s degree while maintaining a 3.5 GPA. Congratulations to the following students: …

Seven MCC students earn statewide honor

Seven MCC students were honored by the Missouri Community College Association yesterday in Jefferson City when they were named to the All-Missouri Academic Team. The honor, which recognizes the state’s top community college students, was bestowed on the following students: Chad Blosser of MCC-Blue River Amy Holmes of MCC-Blue River Mark Buergler of MCC-Longview Britni …