Category «Preparing students»

Summer and fall enrollment starts Monday, April 11

April 11 is the day MCC students can start enrolling for Summer and Fall 2016 classes. In order to ensure a successful class schedule, here are a couple of tips: + Make sure you are “more than” prepared by checking in with an academic advisor on campus. An advisor can be your champion and help …

Employer panel stresses professionalism, networking for job seekers

“Don’t send me a resume with an email like ‘bigsexyman’ in your email address.” That was one of many pieces of advice from Reno Moreno and four other panelists Wednesday during an employer panel luncheon at Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology. “When I look at a resume, I’m looking to see if it’s professional, because …

Documentary based on MCC instructor’s exploration of his family’s history to premiere at MCC-Penn Valley Feb. 23

“The family is a person’s first stage of community.” This is the message from Lyle Gibson that resonates in the new documentary film on the history of his multiracial (African-American, American Indian and white) family.  Metropolitan Community College will host the public premiere of “Black Tie White Tie” with two free screenings Feb. 23 on …

Build a resume, build a career in MCC-BT writing workshops

Tatia Shelton with Dylan Williams

Dylan Williams enjoyed his experience at Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology so much that he chose to pursue certificates in two programs. Williams, who has a certificate in Computer Integrated Machining and Manufacturing, is working toward a job-ready certificate in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. “I found that what I learned in the machining …

Simulation programs at MCC’s Virtual Hospital reaccredited for five years

Metropolitan Community College’s Virtual Hospital — a 10,000-square-foot facility that lets health-care students learn by working in a simulated hospital environment that includes a birthing model — has been reaccredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Virtual Hospital is part of MCC’s Health Science Institute at 3444 Broadway. The Virtual Hospital’s accreditation, in …

MCC-Blue River holds fall graduation reception

The MCC-Blue River campus honored 134 graduates at a reception Dec. 15 for students who completed a degree or certificate program during the fall semester. Of those honored, 16 were graduates of the Blue River Police Academy (that ceremony was Dec. 16) and 23 were graduates of the Blue River Fire Academy (Nov. 30 ceremony). …