Tag «MCC-Business & Technology»

MCC-Business & Technology testing center now open Saturdays

Preparing students and serving the community are cornerstones of the mission of Metropolitan Community College. By adding Saturday hours in the testing center at the Business & Technology campus, the college is accomplishing both. Since late March, the center has been open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., offering testing and tutors by appointment. “When …

Business & Technology Phi Theta Kappa chapter inducts 13 students

Thirteen individuals were inducted into the Beta Tau Kappa chapter of Phi Theta Kappa during a ceremony Wednesday night at the Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology campus. Ten MCC-Business & Technology students attended the event, receiving certificates and flowers. Guest speakers included Dr. Jackie Gill, president of the campus. “We have so many wonderful students …

Speed interviews prepare students for hiring process at HVAC companies

Speed interviews can be stressful, but they also provide value experience and networking opportunities. That was the case for several Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology students on Tuesday. Twelve students in the HVAC program interviewed with 11 businesses for 10 minutes each, hoping to jump-start their careers in the industry. “It’s kind of nerve-racking, but …

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 …