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Photo gallery: MCC Day at the K, June 23

Metropolitan Community College honored the old Negro Leagues at MCC Day at the K on Sunday, June 23. There was a lot going on: An employee threw out a ceremonial first pitch. The MCC Wolf was there (and made lots of new friends).  The MCC Foundation and Royals Charities presented two students with scholarships worth …

MCC instructor Sam Beckett featured in KCPT ode to backyard baseball

MCC-Penn Valley instructor Sam Beckett’s own field of dreams is featured in a new KCPT online series, “Call of the Sandlot.” It can also be seen on TV, debuting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24, on the public television station (Channel 19). In 1998, Beckett and his wife, Ana, turned a kind-of-overgrown “pie-shaped wedge” of …

He heard about MCC from the Kansas City Royals (kind of)

Leave it to a Kansas City Royals superfan like Brett Winningham to notice the name of a certain college on the royal-blue background of manager Ned Yost’s post-game press conferences. Living in Lamar, Mo., a town of about 4,500 north of Joplin, the 23-year-old had been thinking about college. He’d never heard of Metropolitan Community …

MCC and Kansas City Royals renew partnership

Metropolitan Community College is pleased to announce it is continuing a partnership with the Kansas City Royals. The agreement provides the College with an opportunity to spread the word about the high-quality academic and career programs MCC provides the Greater Kansas City region. The partnership began in 2014. The new three-year agreement, which runs through …

MCC Night at the K: What’s a little rain?

Yes, those dark-blue clouds did end up making some rain, and despite a promising start the Royals lost to the Oakland A’s 5-4. Still, from all appearances, a good time was had at MCC Night at the K on Sept. 13. The MCC Foundation tailgate dinner — brisket, turkey and fixings from Jack Stack Barbecue …

#TeamMCC pictures from Relay the Way on Royals’ opening day

Metropolitan Community College is so proud of #TeamMCC: Our “players” did a terrific job on Sunday morning, April 3, as part of Relay the Way, the longest “first pitch” in Kansas City Royals history. Team MCC’s 20 members covered the territory at 18th Street and Grand Boulevard as the baseball made the turn from Grand …