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‘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 …

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 …