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Moving Beyond Complacency is theme of Social Justice Conference

More than 150 education and leadership professionals gathered at Metropolitan Community College for the institution’s annual Social Justice Conference. The event, which took place at the MCC-Penn Valley campus Nov. 10, included both College faculty and staff, but grew this year to also host representatives from 12 outside entities. The goal of the conference is …

Photo gallery: Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition 2017

Metropolitan Community College experienced another rewarding gathering for this year’s Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition. The free event on May 10 at the MCC-Business and Technology campus provided a great networking opportunity for dozens of diverse business owners and vendors, as they seek to answer procurement needs. Supplier Diversity Program Coordinator Chris Kelly shared her photos …

Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition set for May 10

Metropolitan Community College is again honored to work with several community partners to bring together procurement and supplier diversity representatives. The Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition 2017 is free and will provide a¬†great opportunity for area professionals to meet diverse vendors. The Exposition was created in 2014 to provide diverse business owners with a venue to …

MCC forum for diverse business owners makes hundreds of successful connections

More than 50 companies and organizations made connections with more than 150 diverse business owners at Metropolitan Community College during its annual procurement event. On Tuesday, March 14, the Human Resource and Purchasing Department of MCC, in partnership with DST, Hallmark, JE Dunn, Kiewit, the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority, Kansas City Power and Light …

MCC makes connections at forum for diverse business owners

2017 marks the fifth year Metropolitan Community College is hosting an event that helps the Kansas City area community grow stronger, as it provides a unique opportunity for local businesses and organizations to make diverse connections. On Tuesday, March 14, the Human Resource and Purchasing Department of Metropolitan Community College, in partnership with DST, Hallmark, …

Photo gallery: Diversity supplier expo at MCC-Business & Technology

Thanks to everyone who participated! It was a successful day with strong turnout. Here are some pictures from the event. (Photos by Ernie Webb and Chris Kelly) The third annual “Relationships to Partnerships” Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition brought together minority- and women-owned businesses to showcase their products and services. The event was May 18 at …