Category «Serving communities»

MCC-Longview’s seventh annual Fine Arts Challenge runs through Feb. 27th

Nearly 200 pieces of artwork created by high school students from around the greater Kansas City metropolitan area vied for coveted attention at a special art showing at Metropolitan Community College-Longview. You can check out the winners of MCC-Longview’s Seventh Annual Fine Arts Challenge starting tonight at The Cultural Arts Center Gallery on the Longview campus. This …

Businesswoman and author Marquita Miller joins MCC Foundation board

Marquita Miller has joined the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board of directors. Her nomination was approved Dec. 17 by the MCC Board of Trustees. Miller owns and operates Five Star Tax & Business Solutions in Kansas City. She started her own small business in 2005 after years of working as an accountant for Fortune 500 …

MCC Foundation board reaching ‘further out into the community,’ at-large officer Kathy Achelpohl says

100 Years, 100 Stories This is one in a series of stories about the leadership of the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board. MCC Foundation directors serve as ambassadors for the College, advocate in the community on its behalf, and raise money to support student scholarships and special campus initiatives across the district. KATHY ACHELPOHL, an …

Enroll now for the spring semester

Remember to enroll for the spring semester. Classes are filling up quickly. The first day of class is Monday, Jan. 11, 2016.  Enrollment staff and advisors are now available for current student assistance. Please check www.mcckc.edu/hours for office hours on your campus. You can also enroll online through your myMCCKC account. Use your Academic Advising Report to see …

MCC-Penn Valley hosts International Festival

More than 200 MCC students participated in this year’s International Festival, which represented 47 countries. The Applied Language Institute that works with English as a Second Language (ESL) students has been hosting similar festivals since 1998 on the MCC-Penn Valley campus. The students performed for one another, brought in displays to symbolize their unique culture and …

Missouri Innovation Campus again a finalist for national award

For a second year, the Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit has been named a finalist for a prestigious national award that recognizes community college innovation in workforce development programs. The University of Florida’s Community College Futures Assembly presents Bellwether Awards in three categories: workforce development; instructional programs and services; and planning, governance and finance. …