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MCC-Longview Lady Volleyball Lakers wrap season with 25-15 record

Story postscript:  Great season, Lady Volleyball Lakers! The team lost in finals play on Nov. 18. Final score at the NJCAA tourney was a loss to Johnson County Community College 3-0. They finish with a 25-15 record, which is a season high for a Coach Rob Kaleikau MCC-Longview team. The group of young women represented MCC well …

MCC-Longview hosts ‘Silents Night’ on Nov. 3

Metropolitan Community College-Longview is excited to host its fifth annual Silents Night on Thursday, Nov. 3, featuring Harold Lloyd in the 1923 silent film classic “Safety Last!” The image of Lloyd hanging from the hands of a skyscraper’s clock, high above a city street teeming with traffic, is an iconic one in the world of …

MCC-Longview PTK chapter collecting water for Flint, Mich.

The Metropolitan Community College-Longview Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) chapter has launched a community service project to help a community that continues to be in the national headlines. From Aug. 29-Sept. 1, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., the PTK students will be collecting water for Flint, Mich. The collection station is in the MCC-Longview Campus Center cafeteria. The …

MCC-Longview president shares his thoughts on helping students

MCC-Longview President Dr. Kirk Nooks joined a national conversation about youthful community college presidents and chancellors. Nooks, part of Generation X, was one of four officials interviewed in a recent article in Community College Daily, an online publication of the American Association of Community Colleges. Nooks talked about his sense of urgency. Being in Generation X “gives me a …

#MCCGrads2016: For Bell family, three kids and three MCC diplomas

The email read: “Thank you to the Longview Administration, Faculty and Staff for being such an important part of our children’s educational journey! We are so grateful for the investment you made in each of their lives.” It was signed “The Bell Family.” After May 12, three Bell children will have walked across the stage …

New MCC-Longview grad plans to become a U.S. senator

This year he was Gordon Adolphson, student government president at MCC-Longview. A few years down the road: Gordon Adolphson, U.S. senator? That’s his plan, and if Phase 1 was the two years he served in MCC-Longview’s Student Government Association (first as a senator), Phase 2 will be this summer. The day after picking up his …

Photo album: 2016 Flights of Fancy kite fest at MCC-Longview

Wow! Organizers of the 2016 Flights of Fancy Mega Kite Festival at MCC-Longview in Lee’s Summit estimated attendance (based on car counts) of 36,000 people. That’s substantially more than the 24,000 who came to the last kite festival in 2014. It was a beautiful day, though: Cloudy much of the time, but the sun burst …