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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: Quentin Savwoir goes from MCC to City Hall

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Quentin Savwoir grew up in Kansas City.  He graduated from the Paseo Academy, which is part of the Kansas City Public School District. Now he works for the city in Mayor Sly James’ office. “My title is Special Assistant for Public Policy. I work in the areas of public health, transportation …

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’ 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 …

Members of the Missouri Senate congratulate MCC on its 100th Anniversary

100 Years, 100 Stories Senator Ryan Silvey presented an official resolution to Chancellor Mark James on behalf of the Missouri State Senate congratulating the College as it celebrates 100 years of service. “Members of the Missouri Senate, Ninety-eighth General Assembly, join in congratulating Metropolitan Community College on its One Hundredth Anniversary of providing education excellence …

Snell honored for 5 years of service to Missouri Stream Team

As drought conditions worsen for many states, efforts to preserve and improve local water systems have ramped up, including work by the Missouri Stream Team – a group made up largely of volunteers who monitor and work to improve or protect Missouri’s 100,000 miles of waterways. Ken Snell, a biology instructor at Metropolitan Community College …

David German named one of top 14 HVAC instructors in U.S.

David German, MCC-BT HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) instructor, was recently named one of the top 14 HVAC instructors in the country by a website for HVAC instructors and students.  David’s accolade is based on his commitment to student success, academic achievement, and more than 30 years experience as an instructor. Read more about …

Four MCC students earn statewide honor

Four MCC students were honored by the Missouri Community College Association yesterday in Jefferson City when they were named to the All-Missouri Academic Team. The honor, which recognizes the state’s top community college students, was bestowed on the following students: Heather Jochens (MCC‐Longview). Ms. Jochens is pursuing a degree in psychology. In addition to her …