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Video: MCC celebrates 100th birthday with parties on each campus

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: On Tuesday, September 8, 2015, the MCC family celebrated the College’s Centennial on each campus with cake, punch and festivities that included “selfie stations” with props such as party hats. Students, employees and members of the Board of Trustees joined in the revelry. The many birthday cakes were provided by the MCC Foundation. Proclamations …

Linscomb scholarships support MCC-Maple Woods students

NeVada Linscomb

100 Years, 100 Stories In August 2012, MCC received a $100,000 pledge payable over a four-year period from the Irven and NeVada Linscomb Foundation to support student scholarships. The gift provides funding for “Linscomb Scholars,” continuing an existing scholarship fund, the Irven E. Linscomb Scholarship Program, that was established by the Linscomb Foundation in 2000 …

Video: KC Police Chief and MCC alumnus Darryl Forte

Chief Darryl Forte

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Darryl Forte graduated from Metropolitan Community College in 1985. He is now Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte. He’d wanted to become a police officer since he was 12 years old. As a kid he met a police officer at 76th and Monroe in Kansas City. The officer was so nice and spent two hours …

MCC-Business & Technology’s Susan Blaser joins ‘Inspiring Women in STEM’ honorees

100 Years, 100 Stories Susan Blaser, instructor of the Electric Utility Line Technician Program at MCC-Business & Technology, has been selected as a recipient of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 100 Inspiring Women in STEM award. The award is presented to 100 women whose work and achievements not only encourage others in their individual STEM — science, technology, engineering …

MCC scholarship honors fallen hero, alumnus

100 Years, 100 Stories A Kearney, MO, native and Navy SEAL’s name lives on through a scholarship for Metropolitan Community College students. In remembrance of athlete and national hero Matt Mason, the MCC Foundation, along with Matt’s friends and family, established a scholarship to be awarded to future baseball players who exhibit the navy SEAL’s …