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Behind the hospital curtains: MCC-Health Science Institute’s Virtual Hospital

100 Years, 100 Stories Simulation education was first introduced to the MCC-Penn Valley nursing program in 2006.  MCC-Penn Valley was awarded $800,000+ to purchase human patient simulators with the OneKC WIRED grant, quickly changing the design and instructional delivery of the nursing and EMS curriculum. Sandy McIlnay, Director of Health Sciences and Virtual Hospital visionary, …

MCC- Business and Technology President Participates in National Workforce Development Conference

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) hosted their Annual Workforce Development Institute Conference (WDI) titled Workforce Remix. The conference aligned key goals and recommendations from AACC’s 21st-Century Commission. Dr. Hasan A.Naima, President of MCC- Business and Technology, attended the meeting. During the conference, the focus was to move community college leaders across the nation …

MCC Celebrates 100 years of Service

MCC has a proud tradition of providing a high quality, affordable education to students in the Greater Kansas City region and beyond. MCC was founded as the Kansas City Polytechnic Institute in 1915 and opened its doors with 200 students.  Now 100 years later, MCC serves more than 37,000 students on an annual basis. For 100 …

MCC-Longview student Evelyn Crosby is hired at Disney World

100 Years, 100 Stories By Rachel Casey Imagine all of the standard jobs for college students, then imagine working at Disney World! MCC-Longview student Evelyn Crosby will have the experience of a lifetime as she moves from her home in Grandview to Disney World in Orlando, Florida, for the spring 2015 semester. She will be …

From the archives : 1920-Name change to Junior College of Kansas City

100 Years, 100 Stories Metropolitan Community College began as the Kansas City Polytechnic Institute and was established by the Kansas City Board of Education on May 29th, 1915 as the first public institution of higher education in Kansas City.  Classes began on September 7, 1915 with 200 students.  In the beginning, the Institute included a junior …

Missouri Innovation Campus Partners Join Commitment to Expand College Access at White House Event

Representatives from Metropolitan Community College-Longview, University of Central Missouri and Lee’s Summit R-7 School District joined President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Vice President Joe Biden to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college.  Hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders across the nation also …

MCC & SAMUEL U. ROGERS HEALTH CENTER RECIEVE MoWINS PARTNERSHIP AWARD

Metropolitan Community College (MCC) and Samuel U. Rogers Health Center (SURHC)  have been awarded the Missouri Community College Association’s MoWINs Partnership Award.  The award was given in recognition of the college’s partnership to maximize the impact of the MoHealthWINs program. MoHealthWINs is part of a statewide grant funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and …

Chancellor Mark James Gives Keynote Address at Greater KC Workforce and Education Summit

This year, the Mid-America Regional Council’s fifth annual Greater KC Workforce and Education Summit focused on efforts to foster a talented and highly educated workforce through post-secondary attainment in high-demand fields. During the summit, regional education and workforce leaders shared information about strategies to improve college and career readiness, college retention and adult learning programs. …