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MCC employees honored with Excellence in Teaching, Senior Service Awards by MCCA

Seven Metropolitan Community College employees were honored at the Missouri Community College Association’s 2019 convention, held Nov. 6-8 in Kansas City. This year’s honorees are: Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Susan Blaser MCC-Business & Technology lineman coordinator/instructor Blaser has been a full-time instructor for MCC since 2008. Under her leadership, the lineman program has …

Apprenticeship grant will help MCC train more KC workers in advanced manufacturing

Metropolitan Community College plans to expand its already growing skilled trades apprenticeship program, a move made possible by substantial grant funding from the U.S. Department of Labor. The four-year federal grant, announced in late June, was awarded to the Missouri Apprenticeships in Manufacturing Program (MoAMP), a statewide initiative to improve the ability to deliver innovative …

Photo gallery: All-Missouri scholars, student leaders honored by MCCA

The Missouri Community College Association’s annual Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and Student Leadership luncheon was held April 24. Several Metropolitan Community College students were among the honorees. MCC PTK scholars who earned spots on the 2019 All-Missouri Academic Team were: Second Team: Eli Salazar (MCC-Blue River), Emily Eason (MCC-Longview) and Rachel Merrill (MCC-Maple Woods). …

Nine MCC students named to 2019 All-Missouri Academic Team

Nine Metropolitan Community College students have been named to the 2019 All-Missouri Academic Team by Phi Theta Kappa and the Missouri Community College Association. Students are selected for the 40-member All-Missouri team by Phi Theta Kappa, an international academic honor society for community college students. Students are nominated by their campus’ PTK adviser and must …

MCC students honored for academics, leadership at MCCA luncheon

Thirteen Metropolitan Community College students were honored April 25 for their academic success and campus leadership at the Missouri Community College Association’s PTK and Student Leadership Luncheon. The event was in Jefferson City. (Note: We’ll be adding photos from the luncheon as we get them.) Five students received Phi Theta Kappa student leadership awards: Lacy …

Eight MCC students honored with spots on 2018 All-Missouri Academic Team

Eight Metropolitan Community College students have been named to the 2018 All-Missouri Academic Team by Phi Theta Kappa and the Missouri Community College Association. Forty-seven community college students from across the state received the honor. In years past, 40 were named, but this year seven students who plan to join the workforce after completing a …

Photo gallery: MCC employees among honorees at MCCA convention

Updated with official MCCA pictures! See below. The 53rd annual Missouri Community College Association convention, Nov. 1-3 in Branson, included honors for several people associated with Metropolitan Community College. Those recognized: Award of Distinction to Karen Curls, criminal justice instructor at MCC-Penn Valley From the nomination form: “Dr. Curls served as the social science division …

Missouri’s community colleges join forces to expand the number of skilled workers

Metropolitan Community College has joined Missouri’s 11 other community colleges to create a workforce training network that will share resources and eliminate “geographic and procedural barriers.” Chancellors and presidents of the 12 college systems signed off on the Missouri Community College Workforce Development Network at a ceremony March 9 in the Capitol Rotunda in Jefferson …