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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

Update, June 2017: John Leheney and Christine Yannitelli’s book will be sold by the Maple Woods Staff Association at various MCC events. Or to buy a copy now, send a check for $20 (payable to the MW Staff Association) to Lee Ann Zech in the Maple Woods president’s office. — You have to really like the …

MCC students spark more RideKC routes in the Northland

MCC students are using the new student benefit called U-Pass so much that the Kansas City Area Transportation Authority expanded bus service in the Northland. Starting this school year, all credit students enrolled at one of the five Metropolitan Community College campuses can use their student ID as a free RideKC bus pass. The U-Pass …

Story time! MCC’s annual Storytelling Celebration is Nov. 2-5 around KC

The Kansas City Storytelling Celebration, hosted by Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods, launches its 17th season with something for everyone. Anecdotes, myths, legends and lessons will honor the timeless tradition of tale weaving with events held at more than 100 sites across the Kansas City metro area. This year’s celebration runs from Nov. 2 to Nov. …

MCC-Maple Woods student honored as Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise scholar

They are called Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars, and Metropolitan Community College is proud to have another student receive the title. Jennifer Elpert, a second-year student at MCC-Maple Woods, says she was “incredibly excited” to learn of the award. The North Kansas City High school graduate will complete her MCC associate degree in biology in …