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Dr. Dana Grove named interim president of MCC-Business & Technology
Mon, 24 Aug 2015 8:17 PM

Dr. Dana Grove, most recently president of Morton College in Cicero, Illinois, has been named interim president of the MCC-Business & Technology campus, effective Sept. 8. MCC Chancellor Mark James introduced Grove to faculty and staff at Business & Technology’s fall convocation on Aug. 21. Grove served as president at Morton, a community college in […]

Breaking summer boredom on KCTV5’s ‘Better Kansas City’
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 9:26 PM

Lisa Boggess from MCC’s Francis Institute was featured on the July 22 edition of the KCTV5 show “Better Kansas City,” with tips on how to beat kids’ summer boredom. Boggess provided fun food ideas. All of these activities can be found on the Francis Institute's Pinterest board.         Rock Candy Growing your own rock candy […]

TRiO grant will help MCC students earn a four-year degree
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 10:54 PM

A five-year grant from the Federal TRiO Programs is designed to help 250 Metropolitan Community College students a year successfully graduate and go on to earn four-year degrees. Student Support Services is one of eight TRiO initiatives to serve and assist first-generation college students, low-income students and individuals with disabilities. The TRiO grants are administered […]

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 […]

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