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U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will visit MCC

Metropolitan Community College is pleased to announce that U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will visit the MCC-Business & Technology campus on Tuesday, Aug. 18. WHO: Thomas E. Perez, sworn in July 23, 2013, is the nation’s 26th secretary of labor. WHAT: Secretary Perez is stopping by MCC to see firsthand the results of …

From the archives: President Harry S. Truman speaks at MCC

100 Years, 100 Stories In honor of President’s Day, we have pulled an article from the archives. Read the newspaper clipping published in 1956 highlighting the College’s first Presidential visit.  President Harry S. Truman spoke to MCC students about American government, politics and education.

Metropolitan Community College’s story from the beginning….

100 Years, 100 Stories Celebrating 100 years: 1915-2015 In the spring of 1915, a representative of the University of Missouri was invited to introduce a two year college plan in Kansas City. The Kansas City school board seized the opportunity to experiment with innovations in post-secondary education. The board’s action was in response to a …

Broyles named NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete

Kelsi Broyles, a native of Independence, Mo., was recently awarded as a 2013-2014 Scholar Athlete by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). Broyles is entering her sophomore year as a pitcher and infielder for the Metropolitan Community College – Maple Woods Monarchs. The NFCA recognizes as scholar-athletes those players who have a GPA of 3.5 …

Homecoming 2014 – Medieval Monarchs!

Hear ye, Hear ye! It is officially Homecoming Week at MCC-Maple Woods, and that means Medieval Monarchs! Check out the schedule of events below: Monday: Yard and Door Decoration Contest. Check out the themed displays all over campus. Judging begins at 10 a.m.! Tuesday: Shield Decoration. Bring your crafty shoes to the Student Center from …