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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(...)

Chancellor Mark James Gives Keynote Address at Greater KC Workforce and Education Summit
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 7:44 PM

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.(...)

MCC’s Institute for Workforce Innovation earns recognition from Governor Jay Nixon
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 4:56 PM

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon recognized Missouri businesses, organizations and economic development leaders during a recent Conference on Economic Development.   One of the businesses he recognized worked with our Institute for Workforce Innovation to develop a customized ‘Church & Dwight' 2-year Associate of Applied Science:- Business Management degree for production employees at its Harrisonville facility. (...)

MCC helps lure national marketing firm to establish headquarters in KC
Tue, 01 Jul 2014 7:52 PM

Targeted Metrics, a national marketing company, will set up its headquarters and sales operation center in Kansas City. This decision is expected to create 535 jobs over the next two years. Metropolitan Community College has worked to support Targeted Metrics from the beginning of their site selection helping them understand the education, training and consulting(...)

Ingram’s names Chancellor Mark James as one of the Top 50 Missourians You Should Know
Wed, 25 Jun 2014 7:26 PM

50 Missourians You Should Know is the Kansas City business magazine’s annual tribute to the people whose careers, companies and core values are making a difference. Chancellor Mark James is highlighted among the high profile list of people who help  promote the Show-Me State. His story is one of the many that reflects the passion, hard work(...)

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