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MCC may offer a scholarship just for you

If you’ll be a student at Metropolitan Community College next year (2017-18), now is the time to start researching scholarship opportunities. Did you know that some scholarships are designed just for students at certain MCC campuses? It’s true. Here are some examples: MCC-Blue River: The Jeremiah Dawson Nail Memorial Scholarship, which covers in-district tuition and …

On Giving Tuesday, consider supporting MCC student success

You know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But have you heard of Giving Tuesday? Giving Tuesday is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving — this year, Nov. 29. Organizers call it “a global day of giving” and the kickoff of the charitable season, when many people make holiday and end-of-the-year charitable donations. Metropolitan Community College hopes …

Christopher Lipp, Robin Stubenhofer join MCC Foundation board

Christopher Lipp of Prairie Village and Robin Stubenhofer of Kansas City have joined the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board of directors. Their nominations were approved Aug. 18 by the MCC Board of Trustees. Jessica Ramirez, MCC associate vice chancellor of advancement, is excited to welcome Lipp and Stubenhofer.  “Their high level of expertise in their …

MCC announces new associate vice chancellor of advancement

Jessica Ramirez has been appointed associate vice chancellor of advancement for Metropolitan Community College. Ramirez joins MCC after having served as senior development director for St. Luke’s East Hospital in Lee’s Summit for the past five years. There, Ramirez led annual fundraising and major-gift solicitation and established special events aimed at increasing donor giving. Prior …

‘Movers and shakers’ with MCC connections named to Power 100 list

Three co-chairs of the Metropolitan Community College capital campaign and four members of the MCC Foundation board of directors made the Kansas City Business Journal’s Power 100 list for 2016. Business Journal editors describe the “admittedly subjective list” as including “people who are deemed powerful because of the titles or offices they hold, the money …

MCC faculty members join the MCC Foundation board of directors

Two MCC faculty members are joining the Foundation Board of Directors as faculty liaisons. The two faculty appointed to the three-year, ex-officio (nonvoting) positions are Crystal Johnson, division chair of social sciences and business on the MCC-Maple Woods campus, and Katherine Ellis, program coordinator of the computer science and information systems department on the MCC-Business & Technology …