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Institute for Workforce Innovation workshop highlights benefits of Missouri Works program

The Institute for Workforce Innovation (IWI) at Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology recently hosted and conducted a workshop on the Missouri Works Customized Training (MCT) program to assist local companies interested in applying for state funds. IWI invited current and potential clients to the workshop, which included discussions on funding eligibility, allowable training costs, details …

OSHA Lunch and Learn highlights importance of workplace safety

More than 40 people attended Thursday’s Lunch and Learn event hosted by the Metropolitan Community College Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) Training Institute Education Center. Held in the Exhibition Hall on the MCC-Business & Technology campus, the Institute for Workforce Innovation (IWI) event was held in conjunction with the 2017 National Safety Stand-Down (May …

Commercial driver’s license program gives student a second chance

After a stretch during which he was “gone from pretty much June 2001 to September of last year,” all George Dittmar was looking for was an opportunity. Thanks to Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology and a local risk reduction center, the Kansas City resident got a second chance in the form of the Commercial Driver’s …

MCC’s connection to the KC Animal Health Corridor

The Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, anchored by Manhattan, Kansas and Columbia, Missouri, is a 250 mile-long region that represent 56 percent of total worldwide animal health, diagnostics and pet food sales.   The region is now home to more than 300 animal health companies. Recently, Metropolitan Community College has been invited to work with the …

MCC- Business and Technology President Participates in National Workforce Development Conference

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) hosted their Annual Workforce Development Institute Conference (WDI) titled Workforce Remix. The conference aligned key goals and recommendations from AACC’s 21st-Century Commission. Dr. Hasan A.Naima, President of MCC- Business and Technology, attended the meeting. During the conference, the focus was to move community college leaders across the nation …

MCC’s Innovative Partnership with Northland CAPS earns Governor Jay Nixon’s Praise

MCC, Northwest, Northland CAPS, Northland schools and area businesses celebrate innovation partnership designation and are awarded a new grant Representatives of the Northland Center for Advanced Professional Studies (Northland CAPS), which includes Kansas City area businesses and six Northland school districts, as well as Metropolitan Community College (MCC) and Northwest Missouri State University gathered at …

MCC & SAMUEL U. ROGERS HEALTH CENTER RECIEVE MoWINS PARTNERSHIP AWARD

Metropolitan Community College (MCC) and Samuel U. Rogers Health Center (SURHC)  have been awarded the Missouri Community College Association’s MoWINs Partnership Award.  The award was given in recognition of the college’s partnership to maximize the impact of the MoHealthWINs program. MoHealthWINs is part of a statewide grant funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and …