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New MCC scholarship honors the legacy of A.J. Slater
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:33

The love and support that A.J. Slater gave students at Metropolitan Community College-Blue River will carry on after his death, thanks to a new MCC scholarship. The A.J. Slater Memorial Scholarship Fund will recognize student advocates of the LGBTQ+ community and honor the legacy of Slater, Blue River’s Campus Life & Leadership coordinator for 11 ...

Elizabeth Alex appointed to MCC Foundation board of directors
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:59

Elizabeth Alex, public affairs director for Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, has joined the Metropolitan Community College Foundation board of directors. She was appointed Nov. 16 by the MCC Board of Trustees following nomination and approval by the Foundation board. Alex’s board term run through 2019. Before joining KCU, Alex worked as director ...

MCC Foundation board honors alumnus Charlie Shields
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:58

Charlie Shields, a Metropolitan Community College alumnus and former member of the MCC Foundation board of directors, was recently honored by the board for his staunch support of MCC and its students. Shields, president and CEO of Truman Medical Centers, was presented with the Missouri Community College Association’s Distinguished Alumni Award by MCC Chancellor Kimberly ...

MCC offers a full scholarship to man who was wrongly imprisoned for 23 years
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 00:09

Metropolitan Community College has offered a full scholarship to Lamonte McIntyre, the Kansas City, Kan., man who was recently exonerated after being wrongfully imprisoned for 23 years. MCC Chancellor Dr. Kimberly Beatty and MCC-Penn Valley President Dr. Tyjaun Lee met McIntyre Dec. 6 at the Urban League of Greater Kansas City's Difference Maker Awards Luncheon. ...

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, ...

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