Interesting News Happening at MCC
UMKC and MCC Partner for Student Success With “RooMentum” Program
The “RooMentum OnTrack” Program is designed for first-time, full-time college students who may not qualify for direct admission into University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC). This program provides students an opportunity to explore academic and career interests, improve academic preparation, and develop key academic strategies to enhance their success. Once students complete the prescribed curriculum at MCC, they will automatically be admitted to UMKC.
St. Joseph School District, Metropolitan Community College Announce New Partnership
MCC offers continuing education, career and technical programs, and general education classes at Hillyard Technical Center, which is owned by the St. Joseph School District. Through a partnership agreement with Missouri Western State University, MCC created a pathway to bachelor’s degrees for students in the St. Joseph School District.
Metropolitan Community College Feeds Manufacturing Workforce
MCC received $2.2 million from the U.S. Department of Labor as part of the four-year Missouri Apprenticeships in Manufacturing Program. MCC’s apprenticeship program has been effective since 2017 and concentrates on automation, systems, logistics, production, and maintenance. It currently supports about 100 apprentices in the Kansas City area.