Category «Preparing students»

Crystal Lenhart: a medical assistant in training

100 Years, 100 Stories 21 year old Crystal Lenhart will be the first in her family to graduate from college. Encouraged by her parents, she is a determined MCC- Penn Valley student who, after taking anatomy, began to see a new direction. Her goal is to work as a radiologist. Right now she is enrolled …

MCC students pledge to take a stand against domestic violence

The MCC-Penn Valley Counseling Center and Campus Life & Leadership departments get students’ attention with free donuts, while also sharing important information about domestic violence and sexual abuse.  It’s part of a two day awareness event called the “NO MORE Campaign.” Representatives from Metropolitan Organization to Counter Sexual Assault ( MOCSA)    are on hand …

Health Care programs provide much needed training

Tour of MCC Health Science Institute

Metropolitan Community College is one of 13 Missouri colleges that worked with the Missouri Community College Association to help 4,251 students statewide access training and gain the skills needed to enter the health care industry. Through the MoHealthWINs program, Metropolitan Community College received $3.1 million of a $19.9 million federal grant managed by the Missouri …

Video interview with MCC Chancellor Mark James on ‘What’s Up Kansas City’

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Chancellor Mark James talks to the web series “What’s Up Kansas City” about the importance of community colleges along with the history, current challenges and goals  for Metropolitan Community College. “What’s Up Kansas City” was launched in July 2012.  The Internet-based company was created to facilitate honest and constructive conversations concerning …

Partners involved with the Missouri Innovation Campus celebrate success

Chancellor Mark James at MIC Luncheon

Partners of the Missouri Innovation Campus  recently gathered to discuss the success and the strong collaboration during am   appreciation luncheon hosted by Kauffman Foundation. Cindy Herbert, Cindy Latta and Matthew Heck proudly represented MCC-Longview along with Chancellor Mark James. This is the third year Metropolitan Community College has been a part of the Missouri …

MCC-Maple Woods students declare: ‘I will’

100 Years, 100 Stories When journalist and author Antonio Neves spoke at MCC-Maple Woods recently, part of his program on “How to Create Your Own Luck” involved asking students to articulate their goals: “I Will …” Here’s a look at some of the students and some of their goals. Our thanks to Micaela Church, First …