Thank you, Adele

The MCC community mourns the loss of one of Kansas City’s greatest philanthropists, Adele Hall. Beyond her civic and philanthropic commitments, which were countless, Adele’s most lasting legacy will be that she was extraordinarily caring and kind-hearted. Indeed, she was very kind to MCC. Adele and her husband, Don, served as honorary co-chairs of MCC’s …

2nd Annual Boy Scout Merit Badge Round-Up coming to MCC-BT

Ninety Boy Scouts from the Kansas City area will take part in MCC Boy Scout Merit Badge Round-Up Saturday, February 9.  This year’s all-day event at MCC-Business & Technology will offer Scouts the opportunity to earn badges in: -Computers -Geocaching -Metalwork -Scholarship –Welding Approximately 190 merit badges will be earned during the event.  Lunch will …

MCC bids farewell to OSHA Training Institute Director

Please join us in saying good-bye to Annette Braam, Director of the OSHA Institute Training Education Center, Region VII.  Braam has accepted a position with the Directorate of Training and Education for OSHA in Arlington Heights, Ill., where she will be program manager for the OSHA Training Institute Education Centers. We are grateful for all …

MCC workforce video receives national honor

MCC has been awarded a Paragon Award by the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) for a short animated film about the regional workforce for the digital storytelling industry. The film, entitled Alice’s Adventure in Workforce Development, was created by the MCC Institute for Workforce Innovation (IWI), in conjunction with the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC), …

Public Computer Centers partner with Cass County Public Library

The MCC Public Computer Centers have partnered with the Cass County Public Library to bring course offerings to the southland.  Remote classes are scheduled at two Cass County Public Library locations. As of Jan. 17, classes will be held at the Harrisonville branch every other Thursday.   Starting on Feb. 6, classes will be held at …

Free tax assistance starting next week at Pioneer

The MCC Public Computer Centers have partnered with the University of Missouri Extension to provide free tax preparation services beginning next Monday, Jan. 28 at the MCC-Penn Valley Pioneer location. The Pioneer campus is located at 2700 E. 18th Street, Kansas City, MO 64127.  Free tax services are open to the community, and will be …

Fine Arts Challenge Features High School Art Talent

MCC-Longview’s Cultural Arts Center will be presenting its fourth annual high school fine arts competition and exhibit, “The Lee’s Summit Fine Arts Challenge,” featuring the works of fine arts students at the three Lee’s Summit high schools.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the first, second and third place winners. The opening reception will be …