Tag «MCC-Business & Technology»

Busy OSHA training center at MCC gets a new name

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) training center at Metropolitan Community College’s Business & Technology campus has a new name, as of Oct. 1. The new name is Great Plains OSHA Education Center. It was previously known as Region VII OSHA Training Institute Education Center. The center at MCC will serve as the lead …

This MCC/AT&T technology event was all about the girls

About 300 young women in grades 6 through 12 got hands-on with technology Sept. 27 at an event at MCC’s Business & Technology campus. “You are in the right place at the right time,” campus president Dr. Jackie Gill told the middle school and high school girls. “There are high-in-demand jobs, and females should be represented. …

MCC will hit the road with new Gold Collar Jobs trailer

Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology is working on a new student recruiting tool that will be hard to miss. The brightly colored Gold Collar Jobs on the Go trailer will be rolling out soon. The trailer will be equipped with the newest technology related to the career and technical programs MCC offers. “Gold collar jobs” …

Video: MCC-Business and Technology presents new apprenticeship program to KC City Council

Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology representatives were pleased to have the opportunity to tell a Kansas City Council committee about the College’s new apprenticeship program. A four-member team — Shonda Atwater, apprenticeship outreach director; Joseph Roche, dean of instruction; Lou Tobin, division chair for industrial technology; and Roy Konkey, apprenticeship regional director, U.S. Department of Labor …

MCC-Business and Technology launches apprenticeship program

Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology has developed a modern apprenticeship program designed to address the growing skills gap and meet the needs of changing industries. According to the 2015 Manufacturing Institute Report, 60 percent of the 3.4 million manufacturing jobs will go unfilled by 2025. The MCC-Business & Technology degree-seeking registered apprenticeship program will help …

#MCCGrads2017: A big step for newest MCC-Business & Technology alums

Beaming smiles and tassels were plentiful as dozens of Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology students became alumni Wednesday during the college’s commencement at Municipal Auditorium. “This is a tremendous achievement for our students as they take the next step in their careers or the first step toward a rewarding career,” said Dr. Jackie Gill, president …

Students highlight of annual awards ceremony at MCC-Business & Technology

More than 20 individuals and three businesses were honored Thursday during the annual awards ceremony at the Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology campus. With nearly 100 people in attendance, 13 students were recognized as Student of the Year in their respective programs. Students receiving this prestigious honor were: Anthony Crane, Industrial Technology Amanda Ellsworth, Construction …

#MCCGrads2017: Hero to a little boy and a two-time MCC grad

David Valdez is famous on the Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology campus for designing a device that allowed a little boy born without a left hand to ride a bike for the first time. Actually, his fame goes beyond the campus — that feel-good story made headlines locally and even around the country. “I’m extremely …