Tag «Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology»

Robot-building a way of life for these MCC early college students

Competing in robotics is just a way of life for Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology students Valerie Titalangha and Marco Cano. They enjoy it so much that they fit it into hectic schedules that include taking courses in the Early College Program. “For me, it’s a tradition,” said Titalangha, 16, a junior at Ruskin High …

Making line work his life’s work leads to Hall of Fame induction for MCC-BT instructor

Lineman instructor Ed Budy, left, speaks with a former co-worker.

It’s a running joke in MCC-Business & Technology’s lineman program that Ed Budy loves to talk, but Susan Blaser found a way Jan. 20 to leave him speechless. Blaser, the program coordinator, surprised the longtime instructor by announcing that he’d been elected into the International Lineman Hall of Fame. Addressing an audience that included current …

Build a resume, build a career in MCC-BT writing workshops

Tatia Shelton with Dylan Williams

Dylan Williams enjoyed his experience at Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology so much that he chose to pursue certificates in two programs. Williams, who has a certificate in Computer Integrated Machining and Manufacturing, is working toward a job-ready certificate in Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration. “I found that what I learned in the machining …

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 …