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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 …

Northland siblings cross the MCC commencement stage together

Jennifer Briceno was excited to graduate from MCC, an occasion that was doubly special for the Briceno family: She was planning to walk across the graduation stage right after her big brother Ivan. The Bricenos hail from the Northland. Both are graduates of Platte County High School, Ivan in 2009 and Jennifer in 2013. They …

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 …