Category «Serving communities»

Photo gallery: MCC-Maple Woods celebrates Student Center renovation

Metropolitan Community College’s Maple Woods campus held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 30 to mark a “refresh” of the Student Center building, including the student dining area and lounge, Campus Life & Leadership office and student organizations meeting space. Maple Woods president Tyjaun Lee described the remodeled Student Center as a “shining jewel” of the campus. …

MCC Wolves Golf Classic is Sept. 23 at Shoal Creek Golf Course

The Metropolitan Community College Athletics Department will hold its annual MCC Wolves Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 23, at the Shoal Creek Golf Course, 8905 Shoal Creek Parkway, Kansas City. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., with tee-off at 9 a.m. This annual fundraiser supports MCC athletes by providing equipment, scholarships and travel expenses. “At MCC …

SkillUP training can ‘break those walls down,’ lead to a good job

Amy Mattingly’s plans are simple. Keep fighting and keep moving forward. She says it was the SkillUP program offered through Metropolitan Community College that helped give her momentum. Mattingly, 36, is an overcomer. She says she has survived physical and sexual abuse. She lost both of her parents and is raising three children on her …

‘Agent of change’ who brings hope to others honored with national fellowship

It’s an honor that Crystal Rhodes didn’t see coming. The Metropolitan Community College-Longview student has been awarded a Newman Civic Fellowship. Rhodes says she didn’t know the fellowship even existed or that she was being considered. The Newman Civic Fellowship supports students’ personal, professional and civic development. That includes resources to help fuel their passion and …