Tag «MOHealthWINs»

MCC Awarded $3.8 Million for Job Training Efforts

Metropolitan Community College has been awarded a $3.8 million dollar grant to train long-term unemployed and other dislocated workers in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. Vice President, Joe Biden handed out $450 million dollars in grants to nearly 270 community colleges across the nation working with employers on job training.  The idea …

MCC instructor interviewed on La X – en español

Manuel Solano, MCC performance manager and instructor with the MoWINs program, was interviewed on Monday, March 31, at 6:30 p.m. on the Spanish radio channel La X 1250 AM. Solano discussed programs that have a high demand for Spanish-speaking students including service-related fields, healthcare and advanced manufacturing.  Many jobs students can receive training for are considered …

The Ladies of IT: MoWINs Program Breaks Down Barriers for Women

Of the dozens of displaced workers who applied to MCC’s healthcare IT technician certificate course in the fall, 19 were accepted. Fourteen of the 19 are women. For a career field that is notoriously devoid of women, that’s a pretty big deal. The certificate program, offered as part of the IT Career Pathway of MCC’s MoHealthWINs program, …

MCC selected for national initiative to improve community college education

MCC has been chosen as one of only a handful of colleges across the country to participate in an initiative to overhaul the way community colleges address barriers to student success. The Community College Transformative Change Initiative (CCTCI) was established to bring together the latest research on community college innovation and the best talent in …

MoHealthWINs Data Center Lab Progressing at MCC-BT

It may not look like much now with bare drywall and no furniture, but MCC-Business & Technology is on its way to building an innovative learning experience with the new MoHealthWINs Data Center Lab. The lab will feature a simulated production environment for students to get hands-on training in typical data center technologies, including networks, servers, …

MCC in the news: Biden visit garners regional, national attention

When Second Lady and community college instructor Dr. Jill Biden visited MCC this week, along with Asst. Labor Secretary Jane Oates, the two community college advocates not only brought to light the great things Missouri’s community colleges are doing, but they also drew considerable local, regional and national media attention to MCC. Many news outlets …