MCC MLK Scholarship News
'BlacKkKlansman' co-writer and the police officer who inspired the film to speak at MCCs MLK luncheon Jan. 18
November 14, 2018. One of the screenwriters of the recent Spike Lee movie "BlacKkKlansman" and the African-American police officer who inspired the film will be the featured speakers at the Metropolitan Community College Chancellor's Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon. Read more.
Discounted employee tickets available for MLK scholarship luncheon featuring Ron Stallworth, Kevin Willmott
November 9, 2018. The first three years of the Chancellors Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Luncheon, one service-minded student received the award annually. Last January the program expanded, with a student at each MCC campus receiving a scholarship.
And in 2019, the MLK event takes another big step forward by becoming a major fundraiser for student scholarships. It will move off campus and feature two nationally known speakers: the law enforcement officer who inspired the recent Spike Lee movie BlacKkKlansman and one of the films writers. Read more (requires employee login).
January 19, 2018. During the first three years of the Chancellor's Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship program at Metropolitan Community College, one service-minded Early College student received the honor annually.
But this year, with support from the MCC Foundation, the program expanded: Five students, one from each campus, received a $500 award. To be eligible, students had to show evidence of leadership potential and an interest and involvement in service to the MCC community and beyond. They also had to have at least a 3.25 GPA. Read more.