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MCC-Maple Woods presents ‘Day of Remembrance: Remembering the Holocaust Through Music and Art’

For the past thirteen years, Jim Murray has coordinated a cultural tribute at Metropolitan Community College that honors those who were lost and those who survived the Holocaust. Murray, the music program coordinator at MCC-Maple Woods, is pleased to announce the program for the 14th anniversary event. “Day of Remembrance: Remembering the Holocaust Through Music …

MCC-Maple Woods ‘Common Read’ events feature robotics instructor, who helped change lives

This semester, several classes at Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods have been reading, discussing and writing about “Spare Parts” by Joshua Davis. The book, which is the campus’ 2017 “Common Read” selection,  is a non-fiction account about an underdog high school robotics team from Phoenix, Ariz. who won a prestigious national competition, defeating college teams like Massachusetts Institute …

#MCCProud of the 2017 MCC-Maple Woods Scholar Bowl winners

How smart are they? Smart enough to answer tough questions ranging from quantum physics to pop culture and anything in between. Who are they? They are winning teams of students who competed in the annual Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods Scholar Bowl on Tuesday, March 7. 19 Kansas City metro area high schools squared off in what’s …

Random Acts of Kindness squad surprises MCC-Maple Woods students

It’s a lovely thing to be on the receiving end of kindness, and students at Metropolitan Community College had a nice surprise in store when a team of kindness-bearers beamed their goodness on the MCC-Maple Woods campus Feb. 17. The kindness recipients soon realized the folks from the Primrose Retirement Community of Kansas City, North, were a …

They wrote the book on the early history of MCC-Maple Woods

You have to really like the place you work to write a book about it, especially if you’ve already retired from that place. John Leheney and Chris Yannitelli, longtime counselors at the MCC-Maple Woods campus, came up with the idea over lunch several years ago. “He said, ‘I think we should write about Maple Woods, …