1,000-plus sixth-graders visit MCC for Kids2College

Over three days recently, the average age of students at one Metropolitan Community College campus dropped by several years: Every sixth-grader in Kansas City Public Schools attended college for a couple of hours thanks to a program called Kids2College. The idea behind national initiative Kids2College is to inspire a “college-going culture” at a young age, …

MCC joins the 2018 KC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Metropolitan Community College enjoyed rolling along with the 46th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday, March 17. Members of College leadership joined in the fun aboard a truck decked out in green for the holiday. The yearly event has historically staged outside the front doors of the MCC Administrative Center, and this year was …

Kids2College March 20-22 will bring 1,000 sixth-graders to MCC-Penn Valley

Every sixth-grader in Kansas City Public Schools is about to get a taste of college life. About 1,000 KCPS sixth-grade students will visit the Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley campus Tuesday-Thursday, March 20-22, as part of Kids2College, a national initiative to inspire a “college-going culture” among young people. The two-hour visits — either 9-11 a.m. or noon-2 …

MCC’s AIDS Walk Kansas City 2018 team is on the move!

The annual AIDS Walk Kansas City is just a few weeks away and the Metropolitan Community College team is on the move to make it their best year yet! MCC team captain Nancy Harrington has been leading the momentum for the College’s walkers since 2005. Harrington, chair of the science, math & engineering division at MCC-Penn …

St. Patrick’s Day Parade: MCC traffic and parking message

In order to ensure Metropolitan Community College students, employees and college patrons have a safe St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday, March 17, a traffic and parking message from the MCC Police Department follows. There are some changes from previous years as the parade is taking place on a Saturday, so please read carefully. The 46th …