FastTracks, MCC partnership with Northwest Missouri State, on track for Fall ’18 launch

FastTracks — a program that lets students earn a Metropolitan Community College associate degree and a Northwest Missouri State bachelor’s degree in four years without leaving the Kansas City area — is enrolling students and will launch in August. “We’re excited about FastTracks,” says Andy Minor, enrollment manager at MCC-Maple Woods. “We’re looking to get …

Big turnout for fifth annual Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition

The fifth annual Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition yielded a big turnout May 16 at the MCC-Business & Technology campus. A total of 305 people turned out to see 120 exhibitor booths. The event is designed for minority-owned, women-owned, LGBTQ-owned, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran owned and Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUB Zone) enterprises to showcase their products …

Dr. Dreand Johnson named associate vice chancellor for academic affairs

Metropolitan Community College has named Dr. Dreand Johnson the associate vice chancellor for academic affairs. He starts July 1. Johnson was most recently at Iowa Central Community College as vice president of academic affairs. Prior to that he served as dean of academic affairs at Tarrant County College, Trinity River Campus. While at Iowa Central …

Dr. Donald Chrusciel named vice chancellor of administrative services, CFO

Metropolitan Community College has announced its new vice chancellor of administrative services and chief financial officer. Dr. Donald Chrusciel officially joins the College on June 25. He comes to MCC from Bakersfield College in California, where he served as vice president of finance and administrative services. Prior to that, he served in a similar role …

Video: MCC’s 2018 commencement ceremony (plus quotes, pictures)

Metropolitan Community College’s Class of 2018 got a big sendoff complete with wise words and warm wishes May 17 at Municipal Auditorium. The 910 participating graduates heard their names announced as they walked across the commencement stage. All told, about 2,600 students applied for graduation in 2017-18. Here’s a look back at the night in …

#MCCGrads2018: The list

Here’s a running slide show of names of Metropolitan Community College’s Class of 2018 (all students graduating in 2017-18).  Please note the list is alphabetical, first by campus, then by last name. Congratulations to you, #MCCGrads2018! We are #MCCProud of you and your accomplishments and wish you the best in your future endeavors!

Every grad has a story. Here are just a few from MCC’s Class of 2018

More than 2,500 students make up Metropolitan Community College’s Class of 2018 (commencement is at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at Municipal Auditorium). Among them: Brandon Baker Baker’s goal is to become an immigration attorney, and the first step is graduating with his associate in arts transfer degree from MCC-Longview. He plans to study Spanish …

Join MCC for the annual Green Commute Challenge!

      Join us and help make a “green” difference! You can again marshal your energy to collaborate with fellow MCC employees and students this summer in the annual Green Commute Challenge. It’s a chance to get outside, save money and help save the environment.  You’ll be eligible to win prizes as well! The …