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MCC scholarship honors fallen hero, alumnus

100 Years, 100 Stories A Kearney, MO, native and Navy SEAL’s name lives on through a scholarship for Metropolitan Community College students. In remembrance of athlete and national hero Matt Mason, the MCC Foundation, along with Matt’s friends and family, established a scholarship to be awarded to future baseball players who exhibit the navy SEAL’s …

Video: MCC’s community impact

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Metropolitan Community College has been an integral part of the Kansas City community since 1915. Nearly 100 years after its founding, MCC continues to provide a vital and powerful service for the students and the region it serves. Economic Modeling Specialists Intl., (EMSI), is a CareerBuilder company that turns labor …

Video: Idris Raoufi, MCC alumnus, gives back to KC

Idris Raoufi

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Idris Raoufi, KCMO transportation planner at the engineering firm Wilson and Company, started the Bicycle Collective in 2008 with a group of friends and volunteers. His passions for his professional and personal life have the same people and end game in mind. While his philanthropic work literally puts people on …

2015 Graduates receive a special letter from Congressman Cleaver

100 Years, 100 Stories 2015 Project Success graduates received a special letter from Congressman Cleaver to commemorate the important achievement.   Project Success is a Student Support Services Program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. In May of 2015, 34 students graduated from the Project Success program on MCC-Penn Valley’s campus. It gives a …

Video: Karla Vega, MCC student, fulfilling a dream

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Karla Vega is the first member of her family to attend College.  She graduated from the Kansas City Public School district and says she was one of the few students from her high school to continue learning through higher education. ” As a Latina,  the expectation for me to graduate …

Missouri’s community colleges now engage nearly 230 employers across the state

  MISSOURI’S COMMUNITY COLLEGES RELEASE FINDINGS ON EMPLOYER ENGAGEMENT May 18, 2015 – Jefferson City, MO Missouri’s twelve community colleges and State Technical College of Missouri recently released an employer engagement whitepaper, highlighting significant accomplishments in education and workforce training programs.  The white paper is available electronically on MCCA’s website. For several years Missouri’s community …

MCC Spring 2015 Dean’s List

Dean's List Honor Roll

Nearly 16 percent of Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City students earned Dean’s List honors from the College during the spring 2015 semester.  To qualify for the honor, a student must be enrolled in at least six credit hours and must maintain a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Depending on their area of study, …

Video: MCC graduates earn prestigious honor

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Thousands were on hand at the Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium to commemorate and honor the 900 plus Metropolitan Community College students who earned the opportunity to graduate and officially enter the MCC alumni community.  The 2015  Commencement marks an impressive historical milestone for the College.  Students who participated in this year’s …

Early College Academy Students Earn High School Diploma and College Degree in Same Week

Municipal Auditorium

http://www.kmbc.com/news/students-get-high-school-diploma-college-degree-in-same-week/33034410?absolute=true KANSAS CITY, Mo. —More than 900 students received degrees from the Metropolitan Community College system this week, but 50 of them attended their college graduations within two days of their high school graduations. Students from Raytown and Kansas City public schools who took part in the Early College Academy program were able to earn …