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MCC in the news: FabLab featured on KCUR

The MCC-Business & Technology FabLab was the subject of a feature story today on KCUR 89.3 FM, Kansas City’s National Public Radio station. The story, by KCUR reporter Maria Carter, highlighted the FabLab’s innovative approach to providing high-tech design tools for MCC students and the community. The FabLab provides members access to tools to help design and prototype …

Boy Scouts earn badges, learn skills at MCC-Business & Technology

  MCC-Business & Technology hosted the second annual Boy Scouts Merit Badge Round-Up on Saturday, February 9. Forty-seven Boy Scouts earned a total of 76 merit badges in welding, geocaching, metal work, computers, and scholarship. Materials were donated by R&D Leverage, MeadWesvaco Calmar Inc, and KC Structural Steel.  Seven counselors, 17 adult leaders and two coordinators volunteered …

2nd Annual Boy Scout Merit Badge Round-Up coming to MCC-BT

Ninety Boy Scouts from the Kansas City area will take part in MCC Boy Scout Merit Badge Round-Up Saturday, February 9.  This year’s all-day event at MCC-Business & Technology will offer Scouts the opportunity to earn badges in: -Computers -Geocaching -Metalwork -Scholarship –Welding Approximately 190 merit badges will be earned during the event.  Lunch will …

Legislative luncheons school elected officials about MCC

A series of luncheon meetings this fall brought elected officials from across Missouri to MCC’s campuses to learn about the district’s legislative priorities. The legislative luncheons, which were held on each campus, were intended to ensure the officials are familiar with MCC, the campuses and the campus leadership. Some newer legislators were introduced to the college …

MCC’s OSHA Training Institute Education Center Receives Reauthorization

The MCC OSHA Training Institute Education Center has much to celebrate.  In addition to reaching their twentieth year in providing safety education, OTIEC has just been reauthorized by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health office to continue providing training to workers and employers through 2018.     Out of the forty-one organizations that …

MCC-Business & Technology apprenticeship program gets national honor

MCC-Business & Technology has been named by the U.S. Department of Labor as a 21st Century Registered Apprenticeship Trailblazer and Innovator, a national honor recognizing the campus’s work with regional union leaders to award college credit for apprenticeship training. MCC-Business & Technology has developed Apprenticeship Degree Completion options that award 30-42 college credits for skills …

Goodall to lead state-wide community college association

Debbie Goodall, president of MCC-Business & Technology, will serve as the chair of the Missouri Community College Association’s Presidents and Chancellors Council for 2012-2013. The chair provides leadership for the association and represents community colleges in meetings with legislators, members of the executive branch, and other key groups. In this position, Goodall plans to emphasize community …