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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 …

MCC Foundation directors help share the MCC story

More than 25 community leaders generously volunteer their time, talent and resources by serving on the MCC Foundation Board of Directors. The group works to advance the mission of the College through philanthropy, advocacy and volunteerism. Carolyn Watley, president of benefits and insurance for the Kansas City office of CBIZ, is one of the gracious …

Brian Hutchin of UMB joins MCC Foundation board

Brian Hutchin of Lee’s Summit has joined the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board of directors. His nomination was approved Oct. 20 by the MCC Board of Trustees. Hutchin is a senior vice president at UMB, where he’s worked since 2007. He is director of commercial client solution sales in UMB’s commercial banking division. “I’m looking …

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 …