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#MCCGrads2017: A big step for newest MCC-Business & Technology alums

Beaming smiles and tassels were plentiful as dozens of Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology students became alumni Wednesday during the college’s commencement at Municipal Auditorium. “This is a tremendous achievement for our students as they take the next step in their careers or the first step toward a rewarding career,” said Dr. Jackie Gill, president …

#MCCGrads2017, congrats on a job well done (with social media posts)

It was a night of selfies, funny-looking hats, cheers and shout-outs, pomp and circumstance. It was, of course, graduation. MCC’s commencement celebration for its 102nd graduating class, May 17 at Municipal Auditorium, was also the last one to be presided over by Mark James, the College’s chancellor since 2010. That fact made the night “a …

Congratulations, #MCCGrads2016! (+ photos and video!)

Congratulations and best wishes to our new alumni, all the #MCCGrads2016. MCC’s thanks and appreciation go to everyone who helped pull off a successful commencement ceremony May 12 — as well as everyone at home, school and elsewhere who contributed to each graduate’s success story. More than 900 students from all five MCC campuses walked …

Law school is the dream for new MCC-Penn Valley grad

  One of the members of Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley’s graduating class of 2016 has set her sights on law school, but for a moment there, she almost changed her mind. Katie Walker, 23, came to the Kansas City area when her father moved here from Michigan for work. She enrolled at MCC in 2014 …

MCC’s 2016 commencement exercises May 12 at Municipal Auditorium

MCC’s 2016 commencement will be Thursday, May 12, at Municipal Auditorium, 301 W. 13th St. Doors open at 5 p.m.; program starts at 7. No tickets required. General information | Downtown parking map   Metropolitan Community College will hold its 2016 commencement exercises Thursday, May 12, at Municipal Auditorium downtown. About 1,000 students are expected …

820 shine at five-campus graduation, many ‘with honors’

Nearly 820 students donned flowy black robes and square-topped hats on May 16 to cross the stage to receive their diplomas at MCC’s district-wide commencement ceremony. Many of those graduating did so with honors. The ceremony, held at Municipal Auditorium in downtown Kansas City, Mo., marks the second year that students from all five of MCC’s campuses have …