Tag «MCC-Business & Technology»

MCC students learn the value of networking at Burns & McDonnell events

MCC students experienced the power of networking March 23-24 during two events with Burns & McDonnell representatives at the Business & Technology campus. The visit included a presentation from Burns & McDonnell employees, as well as an opportunity to speak with individuals from several departments at the full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting solutions …

KCPS sixth-graders check out college life at MCC

Kansas City Public Schools sixth-graders from 19 schools recently turned into college students, at least for a couple of hours. About 900 students were expected on the MCC-Penn Valley and MCC-Business & Technology campuses Feb. 28 and March 1. The groups were split into morning and afternoon sessions both days. Kids2College is a national initiative …

MCC students aim high to capture Al Roker’s attention

Students at Metropolitan Community College in Kansas City are going to great heights to get “Today” show weatherman Al Roker to come to this “neck of the woods.” MCC has officially invited the NBC personality to the MCC-Business & Technology campus for his upcoming 50-state “Rokerthon” tour. In a Facebook video posted Feb. 24, MCC students and …

MCC-Business & Technology campus hosts Lego robotics regional championship

More than 400 students in fourth through eighth grades will come together Saturday, Feb. 25, to compete in the FIRST Lego League Regional Championship at MCC’s Business & Technology Campus. The opening ceremony and parade of 46 teams begins at 11:45 a.m. and is free and open to the public. Participation has skyrocketed in this …

‘Tis the season for helping students in need at MCC-Business & Technology

Several students at Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology have a little more cheer this holiday season because of an initiative to give back. The “Better Than Expected Christmas 2016” project was a campus-wide charitable effort to offer a gift to students in need, including food and gift cards allowing the recipients to buy their own …

MCC student, campus president talk workforce education in Colorado

It was the first plane ride for a Metropolitan Community College student, and his destination, Colorado, brought him to the table for a very important conversation: the status of workforce education in the United States. Gary Duffey is an MCC Board of Trustees scholarship recipient and a nontraditional student who will graduate in December with …

MCC offers assistance to displaced ITT Tech students

In light of the nationwide discontinuation of classes by ITT Technical Educational Services, Metropolitan Community College is working with students displaced by ITT as they search for options to fulfill their academic goals. ITT announced immediate suspension of its classes Tuesday, Sept. 6. It operated one campus in Kansas City and another in Overland Park. …

MCC alumna plays a major role in this summer’s Olympics in Rio

It has been more than 10 years since Terin Humphrey earned her Olympic medals, but she will play a major role in this summer’s Olympic Games for Team USA. The two-silver-medals winner from the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece, is on the selection committee for the women’s gymnastics team. She was elected to serve as the athletes’ representative on the …

Speed interviews at MCC-Business & Technology: Quick path to a career

After five years of seasonal work, Judith Burnam wanted a career that offered more security and stability. A semester in the Computer Integrated Machining and Manufacturing (CIMM) program is the first step toward that goal. Burnam, 63, took another step Tuesday during CIMM speed interviews with several companies at the MCC-Business & Technology campus. Those …