Category «Preparing students»

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 …

New requirements announced for A+ scholarship students

The Missouri Department of Higher Education has adopted new requirements for students who receive A+ scholarships. The goal is to avoid a state budget shortfall for the scholarship program. To be eligible for an A+ scholarship, Missouri high school students must graduate with at least a 2.5 GPA, have at least a 95 percent attendance …

Linscomb scholarships support MCC-Maple Woods students

NeVada Linscomb

100 Years, 100 Stories In August 2012, MCC received a $100,000 pledge payable over a four-year period from the Irven and NeVada Linscomb Foundation to support student scholarships. The gift provides funding for “Linscomb Scholars,” continuing an existing scholarship fund, the Irven E. Linscomb Scholarship Program, that was established by the Linscomb Foundation in 2000 …