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SkillUP training can ‘break those walls down,’ lead to a good job

Amy Mattingly’s plans are simple. Keep fighting and keep moving forward. She says it was the SkillUP program offered through Metropolitan Community College that helped give her momentum. Mattingly, 36, is an overcomer. She says she has survived physical and sexual abuse. She lost both of her parents and is raising three children on her …

Thanks to SkillUP, these Kansas Citians are acquiring job skills at MCC for free

Minutes before entering a classroom at Metropolitan Community College’s Health Science Institute, Katrinia Maldonado admitted to being both excited and anxious. “This is my first time ever being able to attend college,” said Maldonado, who woke up this day “with tears in my eyes” because she’s finally following her dreams. With her new pink-and-white polka-dotted …