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MCCA report: Community colleges uncover the problems with Missouri’s workforce

As one of the 12 community colleges that make up the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA), Metropolitan Community College is sharing this important announcement about the findings of a key report that uncovers problems with Missouri’s workforce. News release from the MCCA follows. Click here to read the referenced report. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Missouri Community College …

Alumnus Rafael Garcia, MCC partner John Knox Village honored at MCCA convention

At the Missouri Community College Association’s Nov. 2-4 convention in Branson, MCC Foundation board member Rafael Garcia was honored as a distinguished MCC alumnus, and John Knox Village in Lee’s Summit received a Distinguished Business and Industry Award. Rafael Garcia Garcia graduated with an associate in architecture degree from Metropolitan Community College-Longview in 1976. He …

MCC faculty members, administrator honored at MCCA convention

Six Metropolitan Community College employees were saluted at the Missouri Community College Association’s 52nd annual convention Nov. 2-4 in Branson. + Robert Packett, MCC-Maple Woods, Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award: Packett is an outstanding historian who has been part of the MCC-Maple Woods social science and business division for more than 10 years. Packett, who retired …

Five MCC students receive state leadership awards from MCCA

Five Metropolitan Community College students received Student Leadership Awards at the Missouri Community College Association’s 52nd annual convention  Nov. 2-4 in Branson. MCC’s five student honorees were: + Richard Cole, MCC-Penn Valley: Cole has served as a Campus Ambassador, has been an active member of the Penn Valley Student Government Association (serving as treasurer last …

Photo gallery: MCC’s honorees at Missouri Community College Association event

The Missouri Community College Association recently published its photo album from this spring’s annual awards luncheon. Enjoy these photos of the MCC family. (Read about our award-winners here: blogs.mcckc.edu/newsroom/2016/04/12/mcc-instructors-and-ptk-students-receive-top-annual-awards/.) MCCA held the Phi Theta Kappa All-Missouri Team and Excellence in Teaching Awards ceremony April 13 at Old Tinderhook at the Lake of Ozarks. To see all …

MCC instructors and students receive statewide recognition

It happens every spring, and like with the burst of color popping from the trees and plants, the brilliant shine that comes with school awards season bring many a smile. And there are good reasons this year to grin from ear to ear for Metropolitan Community College, thanks to the annual nods from the Missouri …

MCC Chancellor Mark James is thrilled with new legislation that will provide building upgrades for the College

Metropolitan Community College will receive $4  million after Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed a package of bills for roughly 300 million dollars in bonds to repair and renovate buildings across the Missouri. Chancellor Mark James has been working alongside community college and  university leaders for the past two years to bring these important funding issues …

MCCA Rally Day 2015

Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) Rally Day 2015 was successful for the Metropolitan Community College students. Thirty-five students from campuses across the College were able to attend and discuss important matters, including A+ funding with their state legislators.  KCTV5’s Bonyen Lee followed the story which aired February 25. Students were able to speak to Senator Ryan …

Internet access partnership with MU expands options for local students

MCC and other community colleges across Missouri have entered into an agreement with the University of Missouri to provide Internet connectivity access to community college graduates who enroll in courses through Mizzou Online. The agreement, signed on Oct. 9 in Columbia, Mo., establishes a partnership between Mizzou and Missouri Community College Association member colleges. Through the partnership, …