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She puts the ‘art’ in ‘industrial arts’: How Jennifer Dec added twinkle to the Five Star Gala in 10 not-so-easy steps

FabLab

The lab is buzzing loudly with the sounds of high-tech machines doing high-tech things. A few students are standing at work tables, heads down and focusing diligently on class projects. We’re in the MCC-Business & Technology FabLab. The ceilings are high and the lights are low, and the smell of chemicals suggests something fancy is …

Got plans this weekend? Spend time with MCC!

  MCC will be bustling this weekend. Come have fun with us!   THURSDAY: Panache fashion show at MCC-Penn Valley We’re kicking the weekend off early with this high-energy runway show, featuring the fashion designs of some ultra-talented graduating design students. The show also features high school design stars competing for a scholarship to Penn Valley’s apparel and …

Patrons Party honors gala sponsors, volunteers

Sponsors and other supporters of the 2013 Five Star Gala gathered on Thursday to meet this year’s honorees, the Lamar Hunt family, at a pre-gala Patrons Party hosted by UMB Financial Corporation. The reception, held at UMB’s downtown Kansas City office, recognized the gala committee, sponsors, and Honorary Chairs Jean and Bill Dunn, Sr. Guests enjoyed the UMB …

Hunt family to be honored at MCC Foundation Five Star Gala

The Lamar Hunt family will receive the Five Star Award from Metropolitan Community College at the 2013 MCC Foundation Five Star Gala, to be held April 21 at the Kansas City Convention Center. The family will be honored for their significant contributions to Greater Kansas City. The Hunt family and MCC share a unique connection: …

Rojas named as chair for 2013 Five Star Gala

CiCi Rojas, vice president of community engagement for Truman Medical Centers, has just been announced as the chairperson for MCC’s 2013 Five Star Gala. Rojas serves on the board of the MCC Foundation, the college’s nonprofit arm that raises money for student scholarships and other student-support initiatives. In her role as chairperson of the Five …