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 …

Commercial driver’s license program gives student a second chance

After a stretch during which he was “gone from pretty much June 2001 to September of last year,” all George Dittmar was looking for was an opportunity. Thanks to Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology and a local risk reduction center, the Kansas City resident got a second chance in the form of the Commercial Driver’s …

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 …