Category «Preparing students»

MCC instructor blazes the way for area linemen and women

To say Susan Blaser and the lineman program at MCC-Business & Technology are having a good year in the media might be a bit of an understatement. Just a few months after being honored by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine as a recipient of the 100 Inspiring Women in STEM Award, Blaser recently was featured in …

Video: The MCC evolution

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Metropolitan Community College began as the Kansas City Polytechnic Institute and was established by the Kansas City Board of Education on May 29th, 1915 as the first public institution of higher education in Kansas City.  Classes began on September 7, 1915 with 200 students.  The Institute used a downtown Kansas …

Video: MCC alumni you may know

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Looking through the long list of students who chose an Metropolitan Community College education, you can see MCC alumni create the fabric of our community. Since the first graduating class in 1915, our alumni have distinguished themselves in many fields.  These are just a few of the many stars launched from …

Kansas City and MCC host the National Learning Communities Conference

The 20th annual National Learning Communities Conference will be in Kansas City this year. The three-day event will take place Thursday, Nov. 12, through Saturday, Nov. 14, at the Westin Crown Center hotel. You can learn more about the event and still register at http://nlcconference.org. The National Learning Communities Conference (NLCC) was founded in 1995 and …

Four Metropolitan Community College employees receive statewide honors

Four Metropolitan Community College employees received statewide honors recently as hundreds of community college leaders from across the state gathered for the Missouri Community College Association’s 51st annual convention. The convention, held at Lake of the Ozarks this year, is the largest professional development opportunity in Missouri solely focused on community colleges. MCCA is a statewide organization …

Metropolitan Community College students receive statewide recognition

This week hundreds of community college leaders from across the state are meeting at the Lake Ozark for The Missouri Community College Association’s annual convention. It is the largest professional development opportunity in Missouri solely focused on community colleges. The Missouri Community College Association is a statewide organization through which Missouri’s 13 community colleges work together …

Jumpstart Your College Experience at MCC and get a free Kansas City Royals T-Shirt

Metropolitan Community College is the right choice for students who want a quality academic experience and a jumpstart on their career. With more than 120 programs and five campuses spread throughout Greater Kansas City, MCC offers something for everyone–right in your community. MCC also provides a high return on your college investment. We’re more than simply a low-cost option. …

MCC students pick up tips on resumes and interviews during Lunch and Learn event

Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology students enjoyed two treats Wednesday: food and tips on building a resume and interviewing. About 40 students attended a Lunch and Learn employer panel hosted by Career Services at MCC-BT. The panelists were Reno Moreno, managing partner at Integrity Staffing Specialists LLC, and Chuck Grantham, owner and president of Rudroff …

Joe Limata: An MCC graduate who loves his profession

100 Years, 100 Stories MCC’s Computer Integrated Machining and Manufacturing (CIMM) program works to train high-skill employees for the manufacturing industry. Students in the program spend 10 weeks in the lab and classroom mastering the basics of machining, and the last six weeks as a paid intern at one of 43 local companies. This new model …

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 …