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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 ...

New and existing MCC scholarships could ease student loan rate increase
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 19:42

Students who are working on solutions to meet the rate increase on federal student loans effective July 1 should look to the growing scholarship opportunities at Metropolitan Community College. The U.S. Treasury Department recently raised interest rates for federal student loans for both undergraduate and graduate students. New loans disbursed from July 1, 2017, to ...

An MCC scholarship helped her become a police officer
Wed, 05 Jul 2017 18:56

The Grandview Police Department is always looking for ways for its police force to mirror the community. Metropolitan Community College wants to help with that mission and place graduates of its police academy. Those goals come together with MCC’s Move Toward the Badge scholarship, the first of which was awarded in January to Kaitlyn (Kate) ...

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