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2015 Graduates receive a special letter from Congressman Cleaver
Wed, 20 May 2015 8:19 PM

2015 Project Success graduates received a special letter from Congressman Cleaver to commemorate the important achievement.   Project Success is a Student Support Services Program funded by the U.S. Department of Education. In May of 2015, 34 students graduated from the Project Success program on MCC-Penn Valley’s campus. It gives a select number of MCC-Penn […]

Early College Academy Students Earn High School Diploma and College Degree in Same Week
Fri, 15 May 2015 2:15 PM KANSAS CITY, Mo. —More than 900 students received degrees from the Metropolitan Community College system this week, but 50 of them attended their college graduations within two days of their high school graduations. Students from Raytown and Kansas City public schools who took part in the Early College Academy program were able to earn […]

Early College Academy Graduating Class Sets a New Record
Wed, 13 May 2015 3:00 PM

900 plus students will graduate during Metropolitan Community College's Centennial Commencement ceremony on Thursday night.  Of those students,  39 students will graduate with both two-year college degrees from MCC- Penn Valley and high school diplomas thanks to the Kansas City Public Schools Early College Academy. This program is a partnership between MCC-Penn Valley and Kansas City Public […]

MCC Instructor Excellence
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 4:58 PM

MCCA celebrated esteemed instructors and students at a luncheon on April 8, 2015. MCC is proud to have five instructors, one from each campus, honored with the Missouri Governor's Award for Excellence in Teaching. The annual award is presented to educators who demonstrate effective teaching and advising, are dedicated in their service to the college […]

MCC Centennial Celebration Sets Records
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 3:06 PM

A celebration 100 years in the making – the Metropolitan Community College Centennial Celebration – occurred on Saturday, April 18 and set new records for the college in attendance and fundraising. Nearly 800 guests gathered inside the Grand Ballroom of the Kansas City Convention Center and enjoyed an evening filled with excitement and gratitude for […]

100 Years, 100 Stories
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 6:03 PM

To celebrate Metropolitan Community College's Centennial in 2015, the College will share 100 different stories showcasing the transformative impact MCC has on this community. Established in 1915, MCC has been educating students for 100 years. That means there have been a century of employees who have been working together to educate a century of alumni. […]

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