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Photo gallery: MCC’s honorees at Missouri Community College Association event

The Missouri Community College Association recently published its photo album from this spring’s annual awards luncheon. Enjoy these photos of the MCC family. (Read about our award-winners here: blogs.mcckc.edu/newsroom/2016/04/12/mcc-instructors-and-ptk-students-receive-top-annual-awards/.) MCCA held the Phi Theta Kappa All-Missouri Team and Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony April 13 at Old Tinderhook at the Lake of Ozarks. To see all …

MCC’s employee wellness programs earn recognition awards

Two area organizations, the American Heart Association and Healthy KC, a partnership of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City and a number of regional health and wellness leaders, are recognizing Metropolitan Community College for employee wellness programs. Laura Jackson, MCC Wellness Coordinator, creates and implements healthy …

From the archives: MCC-Longview Lakers win national title

100 Years, 100 Stories Eight years ago, this clipping from The Kansas City Star, appeared in the paper June 9, 2007. The MCC-Longview Lakers baseball team pulled out a win to take the NJCAA division II national championship title.   —————————————————————————————————————————— MCC- Longview Lakers Win National Title Cole Young, The Kansas City Star, June 9, 2007, LS16. When …

2015 Graduates receive a special letter from Congressman Cleaver

100 Years, 100 Stories 2015 Project Success graduates received a special letter from Congressman Cleaver to commemorate the important achievement.   Project Success is a Student Support Services Program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. In May of 2015, 34 students graduated from the Project Success program on MCC-Penn Valley’s campus. It gives a …

MCC Spring 2015 Dean’s List

Dean's List Honor Roll

Nearly 16 percent of Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City students earned Dean’s List honors from the College during the spring 2015 semester.  To qualify for the honor, a student must be enrolled in at least six credit hours and must maintain a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Depending on their area of study, …

MCC instructor excellence recognized

Excellence in Teaching Award

100 Years, 100 Stories MCCA celebrated esteemed instructors and students at a luncheon on April 8, 2015. MCC is proud to have five instructors, one from each campus, honored with the Missouri Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. The annual award is presented to educators who demonstrate effective teaching and advising, are dedicated in their …

Video: MCC Centennial Celebration sets records

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: A celebration 100 years in the making – the Metropolitan Community College Centennial Celebration – occurred on Saturday, April 18 and set new records for the college in attendance and fundraising. Nearly 800 guests gathered inside the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center and enjoyed an evening filled …

MCC-Maple Woods’ baseball hits career milestone: 500 wins

100 Years, 100 Stories After starting his coaching career as an assistant coach at Metropolitan Community College 25 years ago, Marty Kilgore has reached yet another milestone with the Monarchs: his 500th win. With Kilgore in the dugout, the MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs coasted to an easy 12-2 home win over conference rival St. Charles Community …

Dr. Banks awarded for commitment to music

Dr. Michael Banks, President of Metropolitan Community College-Blue River was recently honored with an Award of Appreciation for his commitment to music from the Heritage Philharmonic. Dr. Banks has a solid background in fine arts holding a Ph.D. in American Studies from St. Louis University, a Master of Fine Arts in design and technical theatre …