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MCC’s Holocaust Day of Remembrance program presented for 13th year

Update: It was a memorable evening April 25, orchestrated by MCC-Maple Woods music coordinator Jim Murray and students for the 13th annual “Day of Remembrance: Remembering the Holocaust Through Music and Art.” Here are some scenes from the event (no flash photography to protect the integrity of the performances).   Original story from April 21, …

MCC-Maple Woods harnesses academic know-how at Scholar Bowl on March 1

In a longstanding tradition, more than 100 students are taking part in the annual Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods Scholar Bowl this year. Marking the 32nd anniversary of the event, judges will test the knowledge and acumen of 20 teams of high school students from across the greater Kansas City area on March 1. Scholar Bowl …

MCC-Business & Technology hosts 1,300 eighth-graders, dozens of counselors for career fair

Race cars, ambulances, tractor-trailers, Harvey-Davidson motorcycles, welding tools and robots. More than 1,300 eighth-graders had access to that and much more during the North Kansas City Career Education Fair Nov. 20 at Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology. “Students have access to so many unique opportunities, and they have to decide early which path they’re interested …

MCC’s 16th annual KC Storytelling Celebration kicks off Nov. 4

If it’s autumn in Kansas City, it’s time to gather around and hear a good story. Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods will present its 16th annual Kansas City Storytelling Celebration Nov. 4-7 at locations around Kansas City, including several libraries. More than 20 public events will entertain a variety of audiences, including senior citizens, schoolchildren and …

MCC-Maple Woods students declare: ‘I will’

100 Years, 100 Stories When journalist and author Antonio Neves spoke at MCC-Maple Woods recently, part of his program on “How to Create Your Own Luck” involved asking students to articulate their goals: “I Will …” Here’s a look at some of the students and some of their goals. Our thanks to Micaela Church, First …

Video: MCC celebrates 100th birthday with parties on each campus

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: On Tuesday, September 8, 2015, the MCC family celebrated the College’s Centennial on each campus with cake, punch and festivities that included “selfie stations” with props such as party hats. Students, employees and members of the Board of Trustees joined in the revelry. The many birthday cakes were provided by the MCC Foundation. Proclamations …

Linscomb scholarships support MCC-Maple Woods students

NeVada Linscomb

100 Years, 100 Stories In August 2012, MCC received a $100,000 pledge payable over a four-year period from the Irven and NeVada Linscomb Foundation to support student scholarships. The gift provides funding for “Linscomb Scholars,” continuing an existing scholarship fund, the Irven E. Linscomb Scholarship Program, that was established by the Linscomb Foundation in 2000 …

Second MNU alum joins Maple Woods coaching staff

Oumar Seck, former assistant coach for Johnson County Community College and a recent graduate of Mid-America Nazarene University, has joined MCC-Maple Woods as head coach for the Monarchs. Seck played one season at JCCC before transferring to play at Mid-America Nazarene for three years. Seck earned a degree in sports management from MNU with a …

MCC Spring 2015 Dean’s List

Dean's List Honor Roll

Nearly 16 percent of Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City students earned Dean’s List honors from the College during the spring 2015 semester.  To qualify for the honor, a student must be enrolled in at least six credit hours and must maintain a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Depending on their area of study, …

Video: MCC graduates earn prestigious honor

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Thousands were on hand at the Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium to commemorate and honor the 900 plus Metropolitan Community College students who earned the opportunity to graduate and officially enter the MCC alumni community.  The 2015  Commencement marks an impressive historical milestone for the College.  Students who participated in this year’s …