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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 …

The stories behind the student gifts presented to Dr. Beatty at inauguration

Two books, a plaque, a three-sided sculptural piece and a painting — those were the gifts presented to Dr. Kimberly Beatty at her inauguration as Metropolitan Community College’s eighth chancellor Aug. 24. At the ceremony, the presidents of the five MCC campuses introduced videos spotlighting people or programs that contribute to MCC’s mission of “Preparing …

New scholarship for MCC student veterans announced at inauguration

A new scholarship for Metropolitan Community College student veterans pays tribute to the military service of Chancellor Kimberly Beatty’s father, Reggie Helms, who died in 2017. Carolyn Watley, an MCC Foundation director, announced the scholarship and its first recipient at the inauguration of Dr. Beatty. The program was Aug. 24 at the Music Hall downtown. …

New program helps students get their academic careers back on track

Metropolitan Community College, Kansas City Public Schools and the Full Employment Council officially launched the Middle College Program on Feb. 9. The new program puts high school dropouts on a path toward a diploma and post-secondary education. The ceremony and press conference at the Student Success Center at MCC-Penn Valley included remarks by MCC Chancellor …

Chancellor Beatty honored at KC Chamber breakfast

Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Kimberly Beatty was among six Kansas Citians recognized for their leadership at the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Recognition Breakfast in January. The executives introduced themselves and shared personal tidbits, observations of the community, and worldview and passions. One of the honorees was Ramin Cherafat, CEO of McCownGordon Construction, …