Category «Preparing students»

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 …

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 …