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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 …

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 …

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 …

MCC participates in a blueprint for higher education

100 Years, 100 Stories Metropolitan Community College is hosting the Missouri Department of Higher Education and Coordinating Board for Higher Education’s latest strategic planning session at MCC’s Health Science Institute.  The hearing focuses on the state of the health care industry.  Hospital CEO’s, area medical schools as well MCC administrator Dr. Carpenter-Davis are testifying and presenting …

FabLab: serving students and the community

FabLab

100 Years, 100 Stories  The MCC FabLab, located at MCC-Business & Technology, is an environment where students, inventors and representatives from small and large businesses can conceptualize, design, develop, fabricate and test a variety of products and ideas. The FabLab has state-of-the-art fabrication software and equipment such as prototype printers and precision machining equipment to …

MCC Students Advance to the National SkillsUSA Competition

Metropolitan Community College students earned a spot in the National Skills USA Leadership & Skills contest that will take place this summer. Twelve MCC students competed in the Missouri SkillsUSA Leadership & Skills contest. Collectively, the students earned 17 medals and five students qualified for nationals. Students competed first at the local and district levels to earn their eligibility to compete …

March Madness with robots

100 Years, 100 Stories MCC had a chance to engage with the region’s next generation of engineers, scientists, and innovators as the College hosted the First Robotics annual competition at the MCC-Business Technology Campus. More than 1,000 high school students representing 54 teams from around the Kansas City region and surrounding states had the opportunity to showcase their original …

MCC participates in program aimed to educate and train for high-tech jobs

100 Years, 100 Stories Metropolitan Community College will provide customized training to help community members looking for jobs learn new skills in three technology sectors: healthcare organizations, small businesses, and large end-user IT firms. MCC is working with the City of Kansas City, Missouri, the Full Employment Council and Think Big Partners to provide technology …

NBC Action News Showcases a New Learning Tool at the Health Science Institute

The Virtual Hospital houses 10,000 square feet of high tech learning opportunities for MCC students.  It’s part of the Health Science Institute connected to the MCC-Penn Valley Campus.  The Virtual Hospital now includes 16 high-fidelity simulators, six large patient rooms, six high-tech debriefing rooms, control rooms, classrooms, meeting space and state-of-the-art audio-visual technology, and now, …