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NBC Action News Showcases a New Learning Tool at the Health Science Institute
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 7:47 PM

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, […]

Olympian and MCC Alumna Terin Humphrey and Chancellor Mark James Share the MCC Story
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 4:45 PM

Metropolitan Community College is the largest and oldest provider of public education in Kansas City. This year,  MCC is celebrating 100 years.  To mark the major milestone, the College is working to underwrite 100 scholarships. Chancellor Mark James joined MCC Alumna Terin Humphrey who won two silver medals in the 2004 Olympic games to the […]

From the MCC Archives – Circa 1920: Kansas City Polytechnic Institute changes name to Junior College of Kansas City
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 4:49 PM

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 college, a teacher training […]

Metropolitan Community College’s Story From the Beginning….
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 8:18 PM

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 trend that had been […]

MCC-Longview Lakers Volleyball Team Heads to National Tournament
Mon, 10 Nov 2014 9:40 PM

Saturday, Nov. 8, MCC-Longview won the Regional Volleyball Tournament at East Central College in Union, Mo., to capture the 2014, NJCAA Division II, Region 16, District O (Missouri/Oklahoma region), crown. The Longview Lady Lakers defeated Wentworth Military College in three straight sets, and then downed Northeast Oklahoma A&M in the Finals, also in straight sets, […]

Thu, 06 Nov 2014 6:18 PM

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 […]

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