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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. […]

MCC’s Phi Theta Kappa Chapters Awarded at MO Regional Conference
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 4:38 PM

MCC was well represented at the Phi Theta Kappa (ΦΘΚ) Chapter March 14, 2015 at the Missouri Regional conference in Branson, Mo.  Phi Theta Kappa is an academic honor society for two-year institutions. There are 25 chapters in Missouri and MCC campuses account for four of them. MCC-Penn Valley houses the Upsilon Kappa chapter.   […]

March Madness Robots 2015
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 12:09 AM

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 robots.  Teams had just […]

Famous Author’s Parents Taught at MCC
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 4:19 PM

Before Gillian Flynn became an author of three novels, including the New York Times bestseller “Gone Girl”, she grew up in Kansas City. Both of her parents worked at Metropolitan Community College. The blockbuster novel was adapted into a big screen thriller starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. The story takes place in a fictional […]

MCC participates in program aimed to educate and train for high-tech jobs
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 3:27 PM

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 training to the long-time […]

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, […]

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