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MCC FEMA Shelter Provides a Safe Place During the Storm

The MCC Police Department is reporting that we provided shelter to more than 200 people on the MCC-Longview Campus during tonight’s severe weather. MCC Officers report providing a safe space for a total of 84 people in the FEMA shelter located in the Cultural Arts Center on the MCC-Longview Campus, 22 people took shelter in the …

The MCC Foundation Welcomes New Board of Directors

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Bret Bonge of Kansas City Power and Light, Michael D. Pospisil of Edgar Law Firm LLC and Darin N. Shank of Merrill Lynch have joined the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board of directors.   Bret Bonge is the Director of Employee Relations and Staffing at Kansas City Power and Light. Bonge brings more than 20 …

Second MNU alum joins Maple Woods coaching staff

Oumar Seck, former assistant coach for Johnson County Community College and a recent graduate of Mid-America Nazarene University, has joined MCC-Maple Woods as head coach for the Monarchs. Seck played one season at JCCC before transferring to play at Mid-America Nazarene for three years. Seck earned a degree in sports management from MNU with a …

Video: Idris Raoufi, MCC alumnus, gives back to KC

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100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Idris Raoufi, KCMO transportation planner at the engineering firm Wilson and Company, started the Bicycle Collective in 2008 with a group of friends and volunteers. His passions for his professional and personal life have the same people and end game in mind. While his philanthropic work literally puts people on …

Missouri’s community colleges now engage nearly 230 employers across the state

  MISSOURI’S COMMUNITY COLLEGES RELEASE FINDINGS ON EMPLOYER ENGAGEMENT May 18, 2015 – Jefferson City, MO Missouri’s twelve community colleges and State Technical College of Missouri recently released an employer engagement whitepaper, highlighting significant accomplishments in education and workforce training programs.  The white paper is available electronically on MCCA’s website. For several years Missouri’s community …

Bernadette Esperanza Torres: art faculty and community artist

100 Years, 100 Stories Bernadette Torres is a fine arts instructor and director of the Carter Art Center gallery at MCC-Penn Valley. Torres is also a working artist who has had exhibitions across the Midwest. Her solo ceramic art exhibition “Blooming Dreams and Fading Memories” is on view at the University of Houston, Clear Lake, …

MCC-Maple Woods’ baseball hits career milestone: 500 wins

100 Years, 100 Stories After starting his coaching career as an assistant coach at Metropolitan Community College 25 years ago, Marty Kilgore has reached yet another milestone with the Monarchs: his 500th win. With Kilgore in the dugout, the MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs coasted to an easy 12-2 home win over conference rival St. Charles Community …