Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition set for May 16

Metropolitan Community College is once again giving business owners an opportunity to connect with other businesses to grow their work. The 5th Annual Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition takes place Wednesday, May 16, at MCC-Business & Technology campus. It runs from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is designed for minority-owned, women-owned, LGBTQ-owned, veteran-owned, service-disabled …

MCC students honored for academics, leadership at MCCA luncheon

Thirteen Metropolitan Community College students were honored April 25 for their academic success and campus leadership at the Missouri Community College Association’s PTK and Student Leadership Luncheon. The event was in Jefferson City. (Note: We’ll be adding photos from the luncheon as we get them.) Five students received Phi Theta Kappa student leadership awards: Lacy …

Three MCC students win AAUW reentry scholarships

Three Metropolitan Community College students were awarded Reentry Scholarships from the Kansas City branch of the American Association of University Women at an April 21 brunch. The $600 scholarships are bestowed upon “outstanding women who returned to the college classroom after an absence of five or more years.” Seven students from area colleges received reentry …

MCC, KU sign agreement to make transferring easier

Metropolitan Community College students wishing to transfer to the University of Kansas will now find “a straight pathway and not lose one credit as they pursue a baccalaureate degree,” MCC Chancellor Kimberly Beatty said at an April 23 ceremony. Under an agreement signed by Dr. Beatty and KU Chancellor Doug Girod, an MCC associate in …

MCC campuses to hold open houses Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m. to noon

The five Metropolitan Community College campuses will celebrate MCC Community College Day on Saturday, April 28, with open houses from 9 a.m. to noon. Prospective students and their families can learn about the many MCC transfer and career programs and take campus tours. Activities will vary by campus. At MCC-Longview, visitors can attend presentations on …

Three new members join MCC Board of Trustees

At its April 17 meeting, the Metropolitan Community College Board of Trustees welcomed three new members and said farewell to three members who are stepping off the board. The  board certified the results of the April 3 trustees election. One incumbent trustee and the three newcomers were sworn in. President Trent Skaggs (Subdistrict 1) was …

Adjunct Recruitment Fair on April 21

Metropolitan Community College is hosting a district-wide Adjunct Recruitment Fair on April 21 for all five campuses. Location and time: MCC-Penn Valley Campus Education Center 3201 SW Trafficway Kansas City, MO 64111 9 a.m.-Noon Bring copies of: Résumés / Vitae Unofficial Transcripts Licenses / Certifications Division chairs and faculty will be present to speak with …

Latino students learn to build opportunities through education

Latino high school students gathered at Metropolitan Community College’s Penn Valley campus April 6 to learn about building opportunities for their future through education. They were also inspired by local leaders who have overcome difficult circumstances. The Mi Familia, Mi Camino y Mi Futuro Leadership Day included workshops on personal leadership, navigating a career pathway …