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Early College Academy graduating class sets new record

Early College 2015 graduating classe

100 Years, 100 Stories 900 plus students will graduate during Metropolitan Community College’s Centennial Commencement ceremony on Thursday night.  Of those students,  39 students will graduate with both two-year college degrees from MCC- Penn Valley and high school diplomas thanks to the Kansas City Public Schools Early College Academy. This program is a partnership between MCC-Penn Valley …

Video: MCC Centennial Celebration sets records

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: A celebration 100 years in the making – the Metropolitan Community College Centennial Celebration – occurred on Saturday, April 18 and set new records for the college in attendance and fundraising. Nearly 800 guests gathered inside the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center and enjoyed an evening filled …

MCC participates in a blueprint for higher education

100 Years, 100 Stories Metropolitan Community College is hosting the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Coordinating Board for Higher Education’s latest strategic planning session at MCC’s Health Science Institute.  The hearing focuses on the state of the health care industry.  Hospital CEO’s, area medical schools as well MCC administrator Dr. Carpenter-Davis are testifying and presenting …

MCC Students Advance to the National SkillsUSA Competition

Metropolitan Community College students earned a spot in the National Skills USA Leadership & Skills contest that will take place this summer. Twelve MCC students competed in the Missouri SkillsUSA Leadership & Skills contest. Collectively, the students earned 17 medals and five students qualified for nationals. Students competed first at the local and district levels to earn their eligibility to compete …

Join us for the MCC Centennial Celebration on April 18th

The Metropolitan Community College Foundation invites the community to join the College in celebrating the 100-year anniversary. MCC, founded in 1915 as the Kansas City Polytechnic Institute, is our community’s largest and oldest public college. Over the last ten decades, MCC has grown to serve more than 37,000 students through for-credit, non-credit and businesses services …

MCC- Blue River honors community children

100 Years, 100 Stories MCC-Blue River hosted an event, All for the Children, Saturday, March 21. The annual event began in 2011 as a response to the increase in child violence that continues to occur in the region. MCC-Blue River now partners with Little Blue Elementary producing a shift in the focus of the event: the …