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For International Education Week, meet a winner of the World Citizen Scholarship
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 16:08

The idea behind Metropolitan Community College’s World Citizen Scholarship is to help MCC international students deal with unforeseen challenges. Like, in Abdoulahi Ndiaye’s case, getting his car fixed. Buying a laptop for school. And paying the last installment on his tuition. “I was in a critical situation,” he says. That was in 2014, and the ...

MCC introduces Dr. Tyjaun Lee and opens new Student Success Center
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 20:30

Metropolitan Community College formally introduced Tyjaun Lee, Ph.D., to the Greater Kansas City community as the president of the MCC-Penn Valley campus on Oct. 26. A reception for Lee was followed by a special unveiling of the campus’ new Student Success Center. Lee, who has more than 20 years of progressive experience in higher education, ...

An exciting beginning: Burns & McDonnell Design Innovation Lab opens
Thu, 05 Oct 2017 18:32

The new Burns & McDonnell Design Innovation Lab is the first partnership of its kind at Metropolitan Community College, but Chancellor Kimberly Beatty is resolved that it won’t be the last. “This is an exciting beginning,” the chancellor said at the grand opening of the program Oct. 5 at MCC’s Business & Technology campus. She ...

Burns & McDonnell Design Innovation Lab to be unveiled at Oct. 5 ceremony
Mon, 02 Oct 2017 15:07

The new Burns & McDonnell Design Innovation Lab at Metropolitan Community College’s Business & Technology campus will give select students an opportunity for focused instruction in using advanced design software with an emphasis on real-world problem solving and communication skills. Upon completion of that supplemental instruction, Burns & McDonnell will consider students for potential internships ...

Trustees appoint three new members to MCC Foundation board
Mon, 11 Sep 2017 20:51

Matt Johnson, Ruth Stricklen Pullins and Wayne Strickland have joined the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board of directors. They were appointed Aug. 24 by the MCC Board of Trustees following nomination and approval by the Foundation board. The new members’ board terms run through 2020. Matt Johnson Johnson, of Olathe, is vice president of marketing ...

At summer banquet, MCC-Blue River honors 2017-18 scholarship recipients
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:48

  Metropolitan Community College-Blue River honored its scholarship winners for the upcoming school year at a special summer banquet. The scholarship banquet was held June 29 in the campus gym, with more than 160 attendees on hand to celebrate the scholarship recipients. MCC-Blue River President Michael Banks, Ed.D., delivered the welcome and discussed the value ...

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