Tag «partnerships»

MCC-Longview president shares his thoughts on helping students

MCC-Longview President Dr. Kirk Nooks joined a national conversation about youthful community college presidents and chancellors. Nooks, part of Generation X, was one of four officials interviewed in a recent article in Community College Daily, an online publication of the American Association of Community Colleges. Nooks talked about his sense of urgency. Being in Generation X “gives me a …

Join the ‘Good Food Revolution’ and read along with MCC-Longview

  Are you looking for a new book to read? You can join the MCC-Longview community and read Will Allen’s “The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities” along with MCC faculty, staff, students and community members . A committee of MCC-Longview faculty chose the book for this year’s campus and community-wide read. The …

MCC’s connection to the KC Animal Health Corridor

The Kansas City Animal Health Corridor, anchored by Manhattan, Kansas and Columbia, Missouri, is a 250 mile-long region that represent 56 percent of total worldwide animal health, diagnostics and pet food sales.   The region is now home to more than 300 animal health companies. Recently, Metropolitan Community College has been invited to work with the …

Video interview with MCC Chancellor Mark James on ‘What’s Up Kansas City’

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Chancellor Mark James talks to the web series “What’s Up Kansas City” about the importance of community colleges along with the history, current challenges and goals  for Metropolitan Community College. “What’s Up Kansas City” was launched in July 2012.  The Internet-based company was created to facilitate honest and constructive conversations concerning …

A tree is planted in Maryville to honor MCC’s 100th birthday

100 Years, 100 Stories Metropolitan Community College has a new Somerset maple tree planted on Northwest Missouri State University’s campus in Maryville to honor MCC’s important centennial milestone and recognize the College’s growth and service. This year marks MCC’s 100th anniversary. The Kansas City Polytechnic Institute was officially established by the Kansas City Board of Education …

Video: Quentin Savwoir goes from MCC to City Hall

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Quentin Savwoir grew up in Kansas City.  He graduated from the Paseo Academy, which is part of the Kansas City Public School District. Now he works for the city in Mayor Sly James’ office. “My title is Special Assistant for Public Policy. I work in the areas of public health, transportation …