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Join the ‘Good Food Revolution’ and read along with MCC-Longview

  Are you looking for a new book to read? You can join the MCC-Longview community and read Will Allen’s “The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities” along with MCC faculty, staff, students and community members . A committee of MCC-Longview faculty chose the book for this year’s campus and community-wide read. The …

Video interview with MCC Chancellor Mark James on ‘What’s Up Kansas City’

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Chancellor Mark James talks to the web series “What’s Up Kansas City” about the importance of community colleges along with the history, current challenges and goals  for Metropolitan Community College. “What’s Up Kansas City” was launched in July 2012.  The Internet-based company was created to facilitate honest and constructive conversations concerning …

Video: MCC celebrates 100th birthday with parties on each campus

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: On Tuesday, September 8, 2015, the MCC family celebrated the College’s Centennial on each campus with cake, punch and festivities that included “selfie stations” with props such as party hats. Students, employees and members of the Board of Trustees joined in the revelry. The many birthday cakes were provided by the MCC Foundation. Proclamations …

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will visit MCC

Metropolitan Community College is pleased to announce that U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will visit the MCC-Business & Technology campus on Tuesday, Aug. 18. WHO: Thomas E. Perez, sworn in July 23, 2013, is the nation’s 26th secretary of labor. WHAT: Secretary Perez is stopping by MCC to see firsthand the results of …

Video: MCC Centennial Celebration sets records

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: A celebration 100 years in the making – the Metropolitan Community College Centennial Celebration – occurred on Saturday, April 18 and set new records for the college in attendance and fundraising. Nearly 800 guests gathered inside the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center and enjoyed an evening filled …

MCC-Maple Woods presents 12th Annual Remembrance Day Concert: Remembering the Holocaust through Music and Art

The tragedy of the Holocaust still echoes through every decade, with its haunting images and stories of both the strength and mortality of millions persecuted. Each year, MCC-Maple Woods honors holocaust victims and survivors with Day of Remembrance, a concert featuring the works of interred composers. This year’s 12th Annual Day of Remembrance – Remembering …

MCC- Blue River honors community children

100 Years, 100 Stories MCC-Blue River hosted an event, All for the Children, Saturday, March 21. The annual event began in 2011 as a response to the increase in child violence that continues to occur in the region. MCC-Blue River now partners with Little Blue Elementary producing a shift in the focus of the event: the …