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MCC-Longview president Utpal Goswami accepts position in California

Dr. Utpal Goswami, president of Metropolitan Community College’s Longview campus in Lee’s Summit, has accepted a position as superintendent/president of Santa Barbara City College in California. He will begin his new role in January. The Santa Barbara City College Board of Trustees announced the selection Oct. 26. At MCC “Dr. Goswami provided steady leadership at …

Catalytic converter thieves, beware: Free engraving Oct. 4 at MCC-Longview

The Metropolitan Community College Police Department and automotive technology program are teaming up to deter would-be thieves of catalytic converters on vehicles. At the “Etch and Catch” event — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at MCC-Longview in Lee’s Summit — car owners can get their catalytic converters engraved with the vehicle identification …

MCC student wins $1,000 Phi Theta Kappa scholarship

Metropolitan Community College student and Phi Theta Kappa member Amy Teghtmeyer of Blue Springs has been awarded a $1,000 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholarship. Teghtmeyer is on track to graduate from MCC in Spring 2020 with an associate of arts degree. She’s planning to transfer to the University of Missouri to pursue a bachelor’s degree …

Photo gallery: First week of MCC fall semester classes

Metropolitan Community College kicked off its 105th academic year on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Here are some first-week scenes from our five campuses. You’ll see lots of smiles, helpful faculty and staff, a book or two, and one gregarious Wolf. Welcome (and welcome back) to MCC! Photos by Clay Bussey, Andrew Ryan and Mary Beth Hope/MCC …

‘Agent of change’ who brings hope to others honored with national fellowship

It’s an honor that Crystal Rhodes didn’t see coming. The Metropolitan Community College-Longview student has been awarded a Newman Civic Fellowship. Rhodes says she didn’t know the fellowship even existed or that she was being considered. The Newman Civic Fellowship supports students’ personal, professional and civic development. That includes resources to help fuel their passion and …

‘Etch and Catch’ catalytic converter event April 26 at MCC-Longview

The Metropolitan Community College Police Department and automotive technology program are teaming up to deter would-be thieves of catalytic converters on vehicles. At the “Etch and Catch” event — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 26, at MCC-Longview in Lee’s Summit — car owners can get their catalytic converters engraved with the vehicle identification …