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MCC’s workforce training a win-win-win, Foundation board officer Josh Maxfield says

100 Years, 100 Stories This is one in a series of stories about the leadership of the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board. MCC Foundation directors serve as ambassadors for the college, advocate in the community on its behalf, and raise money to support student scholarships and special campus initiatives. JOSH MAXFIELD, treasurer of the Foundation’s 25-member …

MCC Foundation chair Jason Dalen: ‘Our alums are everywhere you look’

100 Years, 100 Stories This is one in a series of stories about the leadership of the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board. MCC Foundation directors serve as ambassadors for the college, advocate in the community on its behalf, and raise money to support student scholarships and special campus initiatives across the district. JASON DALEN, chair …

Two new directors named to MCC Foundation board

Ramin Cherafat and Susan B. Hare have joined the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board of directors. Their nominations were approved June 11 by the college’s Board of Trustees. Ramin Cherafat is chief operating officer of McCownGordon Construction, one of Kansas City’s largest general contractors.  Cherafat has worked as a project manager, project executive and vice president for …

The MCC Foundation Welcomes New Board of Directors

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Bret Bonge of Kansas City Power and Light, Michael D. Pospisil of Edgar Law Firm LLC and Darin N. Shank of Merrill Lynch have joined the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board of directors.   Bret Bonge is the Director of Employee Relations and Staffing at Kansas City Power and Light. Bonge brings more than 20 …

Metropolitan Community College’s story from the beginning….

100 Years, 100 Stories Celebrating 100 years: 1915-2015 In the spring of 1915, a representative of the University of Missouri was invited to introduce a two year college plan in Kansas City. The Kansas City school board seized the opportunity to experiment with innovations in post-secondary education. The board’s action was in response to a …

MCC Recognizes Gene Sands for his Dedication and Service

At the December 11th Board of Trustees meeting Gene Sands of Davis, Sands & Collins, P.C was recognized and thanked for his dedicated and distinguished service to Metropolitan Community College and the Board of Trustees. Sands, who has served as MCC’s general counsel since 1974, is retiring. The Board of Trustees approved a Commendation Resolution to congratulate …

Shipman and Westerhaus join the MCC Foundation Board of Directors

  Jamison Shipman, Partner at Lathrop & Gage, has joined the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board of directors. Shipman has significant experience in rendering tax advice with respect to structuring and negotiating mergers and acquisitions.  He has worked with Lathrop & Gage since 2003. Shipman was selected as one of the  Missouri/Kansas Super Lawyers “Rising …

Welcome Mark Larrabee to the MCC Foundation board of directors

The MCC Foundation and the and Alumni Association welcomes Mark R.  Larrabee to the board of directors   Mark R. Larrabee has joined the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board of directors. Larrabee has been president and CEO for Arvest Bank in Kansas City since 2009,  when Arvest acquired Harrington Bank. He has held leadership positions …