Tag «preparing students»

Summer and fall enrollment starts Monday, April 10

Monday,  April 10, is the day Metropolitan Community College students can start enrolling for Summer and Fall 2017 classes. Get prepared now to enroll. In order to ensure a successful class schedule, here are a couple of tips: Make sure you are “more than” prepared by checking in with an academic advisor on campus. An …

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 …

At SkillsUSA state championships, MCC students win 10 gold medals

MCC students had a fantastic showing in the SkillsUSA Missouri State Championships. MCC-Longview Automotive had four students and MCC-Business & Technology Campus had two students representing MCC in the competition. Those six students brought home a total of TEN medals and TWO are now heading to the national competition. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers, …

It’s National Data Privacy Day

Have you checked your privacy settings lately?  That’s always a really good question to ask yourself, but especially so today.  Today, January 28th, is National Data Privacy Day.  It is a good time to ensure you are taking the best steps to keep your personal information safe. This marks what is now an annual event …

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 …