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Group of international businesswomen visits MCC as part of U.S. tour

“I’m just thrilled to be in a room with international women leaders!” Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Kimberly Beatty said Sept. 19 as she welcomed eight W-GDP delegates who are on a tour of the United States. W-GDP is the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, and MCC was one stop for this W-GDP group over …

MCC and UMKC to sign agreement launching ‘RooMentum’ transfer programs

Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Kimberly Beatty and UMKC Chancellor C. Mauli Agrawal will sign an agreement establishing a new inter-institutional transfer program called RooMentum at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at MCC’s Administrative Center, 3200 Broadway. This signing of the memorandum of understanding will create three RooMentum programs: The RooMentum “On Track” Program (starting this …

FastTracks program: Another way to remove barriers to a college degree

Students will now find it easier to jump on the FastTracks, and have more paths to take once they’re on board. Metropolitan Community College and Northwest Missouri State University marked the expansion of the FastTracks program with a signing ceremony Feb. 14 at the Northwest-Kansas City campus in Gladstone. FastTracks aims to provide a speedy, …

Photo gallery: MCC’s Dr. Beatty, Dr. Lee honored as Black Achievers

Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Dr. Kimberly Beatty and campus president Dr. Tyjaun Lee were among 15 new inductees of the Black Achievers Society of Greater Kansas City. The Black Achievers Class of 2019 was honored at a dinner Jan. 17. Some scenes from the evening (photos by Chris Kelly/MCC): Related: MCC chancellor, campus president to …

MCC chancellor, campus president to be honored as 2019 Black Achievers

Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Dr. Kimberly Beatty and campus president Dr. Tyjaun Lee have been selected to join the Black Achievers Society of Greater Kansas City. Fifteen new inductees will be honored at a dinner Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. The Black Achievers Class of 2019 includes representatives of …

Chancellor Kimberly Beatty honored with award from Urban Ranger Corps

A contingent of Metropolitan Community College employees and students was on hand to watch Chancellor Kimberly Beatty receive a Community Service Award from the Urban Ranger Corps. The group’s annual dinner, Urban Rendezvous X, was Oct. 25 at the College Basketball Experience at Sprint Center. Dr. Beatty was honored for her commitment “to ensure that …

Raising a glass to MCC and Chancellor Beatty at ‘Beer Hour’

Chancellor Kimberly Beatty shared some of her life story and discussed challenges and opportunities at Metropolitan Community College during a recent Facebook Live show produced by The Kansas City Star. The “Beer Hour” series is broadcast live from the Boulevard Brewing Co. Tours & Recreation Center. Kansas City Star education reporter Mara’ Rose Williams hosted …

Photo gallery: Chancellor and mascot hit the ‘Wolf Trail’

MCC Chancellor Kimberly Beatty visited each of the five campuses Aug. 27-31, the first full week of fall classes. She was joined on the “Wolf Trail” by, naturally, the MCC Wolf mascot. The visits marked the Wolf’s first official campus appearances. We became the #MCCWolves starting this semester. MCC-Business & Technology Dr. Beatty and the …