Tag «Kirk Nooks»

An MCC scholarship helped her become a police officer

The Grandview Police Department is always looking for ways for its police force to mirror the community. Metropolitan Community College wants to help with that mission and place graduates of its police academy. Those goals come together with MCC’s Move Toward the Badge scholarship, the first of which was awarded in January to Kaitlyn (Kate) …

MCC-Longview’s Kirk Nooks to speak at MLK tribute Jan. 14

Update, Jan. 13: This event was called off due to concerns about the weather. It has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25, same time and location. Kirk Nooks, Ed.D., president of MCC-Longview in Lee’s Summit, will be the guest speaker at a Martin Luther King musical tribute Saturday, Jan. 14. The 13th annual event, sponsored …

MCC-Longview president shares his thoughts on helping students

MCC-Longview President Dr. Kirk Nooks joined a national conversation about youthful community college presidents and chancellors. Nooks, part of Generation X, was one of four officials interviewed in a recent article in Community College Daily, an online publication of the American Association of Community Colleges. Nooks talked about his sense of urgency. Being in Generation X “gives me a …