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MCC-Maple Woods student vet embraces entrepreneurship

Five years ago, Trisha Hartman began a project that has since turned into her passion – making molded soaps in her home and selling the results of her hobby to friends and church members. Today, she has steered her hobby into a successful local business, and plans to continue to grow it through the business …

MCC-Longview Debate Team to Host Tournament

MCC-Longview Debate and Forensics team will host the Central States Invitational Forensics Swing next weekend, Friday-Sunday, Oct. 26-28, on the Longview campus in Lee’s Summit, Mo. NPDA debate will begin on Friday and conclude on Saturday. Two complete individual events tournaments will be offered on Saturday and Sunday. So far, teams such as Wiley College, …

Explore MCC-Longview

MCC-Longview admissions office is hosting a college and career showcase on Thursday, Oct. 25 in the Cultural Arts Center. Registration begins at 6 p.m. for this free event. Longview staff will present information on transfer and degree programs, financial aid and admissions. Faculty will be on hand to answer questions about specific departments. Campus tours …

MCC’s OSHA Training Institute Education Center Receives Reauthorization

The MCC OSHA Training Institute Education Center has much to celebrate.  In addition to reaching their twentieth year in providing safety education, OTIEC has just been reauthorized by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health office to continue providing training to workers and employers through 2018.     Out of the forty-one organizations that …

Full Employment Council hosts celebration for bilingual healthcare training program

  The Full Employment Council hosted an event Friday afternoon at their 1740 Paseo location to celebrate the successful completion of Preparados en Salud, Kansas City’s first training initiative for bilingual students entering the healthcare field.  Over 50 people attended the event, including students, program leaders, and healthcare organizations and employers. Sixteen students completed the …

First-year Vet Tech students receive stethoscopes from HoAKC

Each year, MCC-Maple Woods vet tech students in their first year are presented with their very own engraved stethoscopes. The Heart of America Kennel Club presents stethoscopes to first-year students each year, as well as providing an annual scholarship. The stethoscope program was engineered by HoAKC members Dick and Janet Rees in 2009 and continues …

MCC in the news: KC Star article highlights work of Literacy KC at MCC

Literacy Kansas City is doing great work all around the city, including offering services at MCC-Penn Valley. This recent Kansas City Star article features several successful Literacy KC clients, one of whom we’re proud to call an MCC student. About GEARS, the Literacy KC program at MCC-Penn Valley The Guiding Educational Access to Reading Skills (GEARS) …

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 …