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Acclaimed author Wes Moore headlines MCC-Longview Homecoming event

Oprah Winfrey says, “When you hear this story, it’s going to turn the way you think about free will and fate upside down,” (quote from www.oprah.com) and now Metropolitan Community College-Longview is honored to invite the public to hear Wes Moore’s story firsthand at its spring convocation, Tuesday, April 18.  The free public event, to …

MCC-Longview’s Keet Kopecky honored for Excellence in Teaching

Biology instructor Keet Kopecky has been named MCC-Longview’s recipient of the 2017 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. The annual accolade goes to instructors from each community college campus in Missouri. “I am very humbled to have received this recognition, because it represents the consensus of my fellow faculty members, all of whom are truly amazing educators,” …

Students, instructor provide feedback for author … and get thanked in print

For six students in an MCC-Longview class last year, reviewing an author’s unpublished manuscript might have been just another assignment. Now, however, the book is  out — and the six students and their instructor received thanks in print. The book is “Global Discontent: The Mosaic of Cultural Diversity” by Manouchehr (Manny) Pedram, Ph.D., a retired …

MCC-Longview’s Kirk Nooks to speak at MLK tribute Jan. 14

Update, Jan. 13: This event was called off due to concerns about the weather. It has been rescheduled for Saturday, Feb. 25, same time and location. Kirk Nooks, Ed.D., president of MCC-Longview in Lee’s Summit, will be the guest speaker at a Martin Luther King musical tribute Saturday, Jan. 14. The 13th annual event, sponsored …

MCC alumnus works to mentor and prepare more students for college

Kansas City’s Fox 4 highlighted a local mentoring program that is helping more students succeed in college.  The reporter spoke to Joel Langford, who will graduate with an associate degree from the MCC-Longview campus next spring. High Aspirations was founded in 2004 to serve the social, emotional, academic and spiritual needs of African-American males ages 8 …

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 …