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MCC’s apprenticeship program named ‘Provider of the Year’ by state of Missouri

Metropolitan Community College’s apprenticeship program has received the “Provider of the Year” award from the Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development. At the Apprenticeship Missouri Summit held Nov. 12 in Columbia, Gov. Mike Parson presented the award to MCC Vice Chancellor of Instruction Caron Daugherty and MCC Apprenticeship Manager Shonda Atwater. “The MCC …

MCC shows off workforce programs during visit by Missouri governor

Gov. Mike Parson got a look at some popular Metropolitan Community College workforce programs during an Aug. 23 visit to the Business & Technology campus. Parson, accompanied at BT by Missouri Commissioner of Higher Education Zora Mulligan, has been crisscrossing the state to promote Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grants for students. The scholarship program focuses …

Together we saw great success, Chancellor James says at farewell

He may have agreed only to “a little cake after the board meeting,” but Metropolitan Community College Chancellor Mark James’ final Board of Trustees meeting involved a bit more than that. James, MCC’s chancellor since 2010, was presented with two resolutions of commendation (one from the College, one from Kansas City Mayor Sly James), a …

MCC, Northwest Missouri State officially launch new FastTracks partnership

Carlos Peñaloza, Metropolitan Community College’s vice chancellor for academic affairs, now has a Ph.D. by his name, but he’s a community college graduate — and he still remembers finishing with 28 credit hours he didn’t need. Fortunately, he ended up being able to apply some of them toward his bachelor’s degree. Keeping students on track …