Tag «Business & Technology»

March Madness with robots

100 Years, 100 Stories MCC had a chance to engage with the region’s next generation of engineers, scientists, and innovators as the College hosted the First Robotics annual competition at the MCC-Business Technology Campus. More than 1,000 high school students representing 54 teams from around the Kansas City region and surrounding states had the opportunity to showcase their original …

MCC receives 3 year grant to train Community Health Workers

Over the next few years, MCC will offer grant funded training to increase the pool of educated and trained Community Health Workers that serve at-risk children, adolescents, and transitional-age youth in behavioral-health related fields. MCC will receive $299,712 for the next three years. That totals nearly $ 900,000 over the span of the next three …

David German named one of top 14 HVAC instructors in U.S.

David German, MCC-BT HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) instructor, was recently named one of the top 14 HVAC instructors in the country by a website for HVAC instructors and students.  David’s accolade is based on his commitment to student success, academic achievement, and more than 30 years experience as an instructor. Read more about …

2nd Annual Android App Camp coming to MCC-BT

FIRST Robotics Team 3528, Team UpNext, is hosting their second Android App Programming Camp at MCC- Business and Technology (room CC213), July 14-18, 2014. App Camp is a week-long camp where students ranging from 7thgrade to high school seniors spend Monday-Friday, 8:30 am – 3:30 pm learning to develop their own applications for Android platform …

Introducing MCC-BT President, Dr. Hasan Naima

Please join us in welcoming Hasan Naima, Ph.D., the new president of MCC-Business and Technology. Naima comes to MCC from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College in Salisbury, North Carolina, where he served as dean of engineering and business technologies.  There, he was responsible for more than 100 full- and part-time faculty and staff in 15 programs of study. In …

Biden announces national apprenticeship consortium; MCC already has model program in place

When Vice President Joe Biden announced this month that the U.S. Department of Labor has established the Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium (RACC), Metropolitan Community College enthusiastically embraced the creation of a national structure for a program MCC has already been offering for 15 years. In his announcement during the American Association of Community Colleges’ annual convention …

MCC-BT in round two application for $1million Aspen Prize

Highlighting the critical importance of improving student success in America’s community colleges, the Aspen Institute  invited Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology to submit a second round application for the Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.  The institution that wins the 2015 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence will be awarded one million dollars in prize …

March Robot Madness!

See action-packed, fast-paced matches between student-operated robots at the Greater Kansas City Regional FIRST® Robotics Competition, March 13 – 15 at MCC-Business & Technology, 1775 Universal Ave, Kansas City, MO. The public is encouraged to attend and catch the excitement of this intense competition. Admission is free. More than 1,100 high school students representing 58 …