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MCC’s 2018 commencement ceremony in quotes and pictures

Metropolitan Community College’s Class of 2018 got a big sendoff complete with wise words and warm wishes May 17 at Municipal Auditorium. The 910 participating graduates heard their names announced as they walked across the commencement stage. All told, about 2,600 students applied for graduation in 2017-18. Here’s a look back at the night in …

2,500+ are candidates for graduation; #MCCGrads2018 ceremony May 17

Metropolitan Community College’s 2018 commencement exercises will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at Municipal Auditorium downtown (301 W. 13th St., Kansas City, MO 64105). More than 900 students are expected to “walk,” and with family and friends on hand, total attendance should exceed 4,000. This year, more than 2,500 MCC students applied …

#MCCGrads2018: Who’d we spot wearing a commencement button?

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s now May, and on the Metropolitan Community College campuses, commencement buttons are popping up like tulips. The royal-blue buttons made their first appearance on Tuesday, May 1. You probably saw them worn by commencement committee members and assorted faculty and staff to remind everyone, including students, that this is …

#MCCGrads2018: Student speaker candidates sought for commencement

Metropolitan Community College’s 2018 commencement ceremony in May will feature a student speaker in addition to the keynote speaker. A student commencement speaker will be a first in MCC’s seven-year history of one ceremony for all five campuses, which started in 2012. Before that, each campus held its own graduation. The 2018 student speaker must …

#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 …