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MCC, Northwest Missouri State officially launch new FastTracks partnership

Carlos Peñaloza, Metropolitan Community College’s vice chancellor for academic affairs, now has a Ph.D. by his name, but he’s a community college graduate — and he still remembers finishing with 28 credit hours he didn’t need. Fortunately, he ended up being able to apply some of them toward his bachelor’s degree. Keeping students on track …

MCC, Northwest Missouri State work together to save students time, money

Metropolitan Community College and Northwest Missouri State University will launch a pilot program in Fall 2017 that, through a concurrent enrollment model, meets a joint goal of increasing the number of students completing associate and bachelor’s degrees in an accelerated format. The partnership will provide students with an opportunity to complete both an Associate of …

MCC names new vice chancellor for academic affairs

Metropolitan Community College has named Carlos G. Peñaloza, Ph.D., its new vice chancellor for academic affairs. Peñaloza’s appointment was approved by the college’s Board of Trustees June 23. Peñaloza, who is expected to start at MCC on Aug. 1, comes to Kansas City from Schenectady County Community College, part of the State University of New …