Tag «supporting students»

MCC-Maple Woods partners with NKCSD for successful college fair

Each year, MCC-Maple Woods partners with the North Kansas City School District to offer its students and opportunity to meet with more than 100 colleges from Kansas City and the surrounding areas. This one-stop-shopping approach aims to help students discover what area colleges, universities, technical schools and more have to offer, without the hassle of …

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 …

New Dean of Student Development at MCC-Longview

MCC-Longview welcomes Karen Goos to the position of dean of student development. Goos formerly served as the associate dean of student development at MCC-Blue River where she provided overall leadership and direction to the campus community involving all student development areas to maximize student learning and development. She has worked for MCC for over seven …

Lind Joins Advising Staff at MCC-Longview

Brett Lind recently joined the advising staff at MCC-Longview. He comes to Longview after spending nearly 10 years as the Kansas City area regional recruiter for Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville. After graduating from Northwest with a Bachelor of Science in Finance (1998) and Master of Business Administration (1999), Lind worked at the Federal …

Scholarship fund gets boost in memory of beloved pet

When Karen and Stephen Clegg’s dog, Auriel, died unexpectedly in 2007, the couple wanted to do something to honor their beloved pet’s memory. Impressed by the outstanding care provided by the MCC-Maple Woods-trained veterinary technologists at their veterinarian’s office, the Cleggs decided to establish an MCC scholarship in Auriel’s name to support the vet tech …

MCC receives $100,000 gift to support student scholarships

MCC has received a $100,000 gift from the Irven & NeVada Linscomb Foundation to support student scholarships. The gift adds to an existing scholarship fund, called the Linscomb Show-Me Scholarship, that was established by the Linscomb Foundation in 2000 to support students at MCC-Maple Woods. From 2000 to 2011, MCC received $122,000 from the foundation. …

Francis Institute awarded $120,000 to take training online

The Francis Institute for Child and Youth Development at MCC-Penn Valley was recently awarded $120,000 to add an online component to the Institute’s child care provider training programs. The financial contributions, which came from multiple sources, will support the development of an online version of the Developing Your Family Child Care Business curriculum, which helps …

MCC inks partnership with Charitable Hotels

MCC has teamed up with the nation’s first non-profit online travel agency to provide MCC friends, donors, employees and students one more way to support the college while at the same time saving money on their personal or professional travel expenses. Kansas City-based Charitable Hotels, an online travel agency (OTA) akin to sites like Expedia …