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Geography instructor taking a deep dive into Poland this summer

A Metropolitan Community College-Longview instructor is spending part of the summer in Poland to “explore the relationship between the United States and Poland and delve into politics, national security, culture and economics.” Geography instructor Victor Meledge-Ade was chosen to participate in the 2018 Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad program. It provides short-term study and travel seminars abroad …

#MCCGrads2018: Student commencement speaker ready for ‘exciting night’

At Metropolitan Community College’s commencement ceremony May 17, Justin Kelleher will be receiving his associate in computer science degree … three days after graduating from high school. But he’ll be doing more than walking across the MCC stage that night. Kelleher will also be the student speaker — the first student commencement speaker in the …

MCC-Longview president Kirk Nooks to lead Gordon State College in Georgia

Dr. Kirk Nooks, president of the Metropolitan Community College-Longview campus since July 2013, has been named president of Gordon State College in Barnesville, Georgia. He will start his new position June 1. The University System of Georgia Board of Regents made the announcement Feb. 13. MCC Chancellor Kimberly Beatty, in a message to employees, said …

Special Saturday hours help hundreds of students enroll

Nearly 500 students took advantage of extended enrollment hours Saturday, Jan. 13, across Metropolitan Community College’s five campuses. Spring semester classes started Jan. 16. Radio station Hot 103 Jamz did a remote broadcast at the MCC-Longview campus to promote the Saturday hours. Personality Julee Jonez interviewed MCC Chancellor Dr. Kimberly Beatty and Vice Chancellor Dr. Kathrine …

MCC Foundation board honors alumnus Charlie Shields

Charlie Shields, a Metropolitan Community College alumnus and former member of the MCC Foundation board of directors, was recently honored by the board for his staunch support of MCC and its students. Shields, president and CEO of Truman Medical Centers, was presented with the Missouri Community College Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award by MCC Chancellor Kimberly …

MCC-Longview students take career road trips

Students from Metropolitan Community College-Longview had the chance to visit St. Luke’s Hospital and State Street Corp. for a chance to peer into what could be potential careers. At St. Luke’s, 22 students listened to a series of professionals talk about their jobs. They included representatives from the Surgical Services, Outpatient and Inpatient Rehabilitation, Outpatient …