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Energy assistance program visits MCC-Blue River

United Services Community Action Agency visited the MCC-Blue River campus on Feb. 24.  A number of students applied for assistance with gas and electric bills through LIHEAP, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. The federally funded initiative helps low-income households meet their immediate home energy needs. LIHEAP consists of two programs: energy assistance, which …

Popcorn with the president at MCC-Blue River

Dr. Michael Banks and MCC-Blue River students enjoyed fresh-popped popcorn and lively conversation in the Campus Center lounge area on Feb. 19. This is one of many events the campus administration hosts, providing a chance for casual interaction between campus administrators and students. “The popcorn drew the students but the lively, informative conversations kept them,” …

It’s National Data Privacy Day

Have you checked your privacy settings lately?  That’s always a really good question to ask yourself, but especially so today.  Today, January 28th, is National Data Privacy Day.  It is a good time to ensure you are taking the best steps to keep your personal information safe. This marks what is now an annual event …

MCC-Business & Technology hosts 1,300 eighth-graders, dozens of counselors for career fair

Race cars, ambulances, tractor-trailers, Harvey-Davidson motorcycles, welding tools and robots. More than 1,300 eighth-graders had access to that and much more during the North Kansas City Career Education Fair Nov. 20 at Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology. “Students have access to so many unique opportunities, and they have to decide early which path they’re interested …

Video: MCC celebrates 100th birthday with parties on each campus

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: On Tuesday, September 8, 2015, the MCC family celebrated the College’s Centennial on each campus with cake, punch and festivities that included “selfie stations” with props such as party hats. Students, employees and members of the Board of Trustees joined in the revelry. The many birthday cakes were provided by the MCC Foundation. Proclamations …