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MCC Foundation’s Gratitude Reception honors major scholarship donors
Fri, 11 May 2018 19:48

Major donors to the Metropolitan Community College Foundation were honored at an April 24 event at Three Points Event Space downtown. The Gratitude Reception’s guests of honor were Matt and Judith Flynn, former MCC-Penn Valley instructors who established the Cristo Rey Kansas City Scholarship in 2007 for students graduating from the midtown Catholic high school. ...

MCC scholarship winner looks ahead to a more stable life for herself, her daughter
Mon, 09 Apr 2018 15:41

Elizabeth Robinson is just 28, but she’s seen a lot of drama in those 28 years. “Trust me,” she says. “I could have my own Lifetime movie marathon.” Robinson, recipient of the Chancellor Kimberly Beatty Scholarship at Metropolitan Community College, was born in Kansas City but spent her first several years in Higginsville, Mo. She, ...

‘Not Your Grandma’s’ bingo April 19 helps A.J. Slater scholarship fund
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 15:22

Here’s a fun way to donate to the A.J. Slater Memorial Scholarship Fund: “Not Your Grandma’s” bingo and a silent auction at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Hamburger Mary’s, 3700 Broadway. For $10, you’ll be able to play 10 games of bingo. The scholarship committee is hoping to raise $1,500 at the Hamburger Mary’s ...

#MCCGrads2018: Alumnus, civic leader Charlie Shields to be keynote commencement speaker
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 19:34

Charlie Shields — president and CEO of Truman Medical Centers, president of the Missouri Board of Education and a former member of the MCC Foundation board — will be the keynote speaker at Metropolitan Community College’s 2018 commencement ceremony. The event will be Thursday, May 17, at Municipal Auditorium downtown. “Mr. Shields is an outstanding ...

New MCC scholarship for LGBT student advocates honors 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 ...

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