Tag «Missouri Innovation Campus»

Missouri Innovation Campus, called a national model, celebrates grand opening

Hundreds gathered, including Missouri’s governor, to celebrate the opening of a collaborative educational facility that aims to help solve the country’s workforce problems by providing strong technical programming for students starting in high school. The Sept. 5 grand opening of the Missouri Innovation Campus in Lee’s Summit resonated with thank-yous for great community partnerships. The …

U.S. senator visits Missouri Innovation Campus

On the heels of a national summit in Kansas City last week that focused on the Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) and similar programs at MCC and other area institutions, the MIC has again caught the attention of a national leader. U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R, Mo.) on Tuesday stopped by the MIC, located at Summit …

Higher education officials from across the U.S. meet in KC to discuss MIC, other workforce innovations

When business, education and government leaders from across the U.S. meet in Kansas City this week, the focus will be on expanding and replicating proven workforce program models like the Missouri Innovation Campus.  The inaugural National Convening on Higher Education Innovation, to be held at the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center on Nov. 13 & 14, …

A national model for innovation: school leaders from Colo. visit KC to learn from MCC

A group of administrators from the St. Vrain Valley School District in Denver, Colo. are the latest in a series of school officials who have looked to MCC as a model for educational and workforce program innovation. Eight representatives from St. Vrain Valley visited Kansas City last week to explore four programs, some of which have already gained national attention. The group’s …

Mingling with the President of the United States: Obama visit will highlight MIC partnership

Metropolitan Community College will have a seat at the virtual table this week when President Barack Obama visits the University of Central Missouri on Wednesday to tout a program that MCC helped develop with UCM and the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District. The Missouri Innovation Campus is an accelerated college curriculum program initiated by UCM and developed in partnership …

MCC in the news: Mo. Innovation Campus spotlighted by Lee’s Summit School District

The Lee’s Summit School District recently published an article about the benefits of the Missouri Innovation Campus (MIC) program. The article, featured in the February issue of the district’s “Our Schools” newsletter, can be found on the district’s website. The MIC is a partnership between Metropolitan Community College, the University of Central Missouri, the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District and several business …