2019 Archive

KCKCC Veterans Center Accepting Care Package Donations — Thursday, December 12, 2019
The Kansas City Kansas Community College Veterans Center and Student Veteran Organization is hosting a care package drive to send to the 169th Combat Service Support Battalion currently deployed overseas. The 169th CSSB is a Kansas Army National...
KCKCC Celebrates 95th-Annual Candle Lighting Ceremony — Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Plans are underway for Kansas City Kansas Community College’s oldest tradition - the 95th-annual Candle Lighting Ceremony. The 95th-Annual Candle Lighting Ceremony is at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 4 in the KCKCC Performing Arts Center on...
Nominations are Now Open for KCKCC’s Mid-America Education Hall of Fame Awards — Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Do you know someone who has demonstrated dedication and commitment to education? Then submit a nomination for the Kansas City Kansas Community College Foundation’s Mid America Education Hall of Fame Awards & Scholarship Event. The...
KCKCC Volunteers Needed for Wreaths Across America — Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Department of Military and Veteran Student Services (KCKCC Veterans Center) is looking for volunteers to support Wreaths Across America in December.  Wreaths Across America is a national...
KCKCC Music Department Prepares for Fall Jazz Concert — Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The Kansas City Kansas Community College Music Department is making final preparations for its Fall Jazz Concert. The concert is at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at the KCKCC Performing Arts Center, 7250 State Ave. It is free and open to the public, but...
KCKCC Writing Center Celebrates National Novel Writing Month — Wednesday, November 13, 2019
In celebration of National Novel Writing Month, the Kansas City Kansas Community College Writing Center is excited to announce a series of readings called “Readings from KCKCC Writers.” The event is from noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 13...
KCKCC’s Honors Education/Phi Theta Kappa Give Back to the Community — Wednesday, November 13, 2019
The Kansas City Kansas Community College Honors Psychology Class recently helped the homeless by making two sleeping mats out of plastic grocery sacks. Made of 1,000 bags each, students donated the mats to Cross Lines Community Outreach in...
KCKCC to Host Veterans Day Ceremony — Wednesday, November 06, 2019
The ceremony is at 9 a.m. Nov. 11 near the flag poles at the Admissions Entrance on the KCKCC Main Campus, 7250 State Ave. United States Army veteran and KCKCC employee Risala Allen will be the guest speaker. She plans to discuss what it means to...
KCKCC Counseling and Advocacy to Host Program on Combatting Homophobia — Wednesday, November 06, 2019
The Kansas City Kansas Community College Counseling and Advocacy Center is hosting its monthly program later this week, which will focus on the skills needed to counter homophobia.  “Why Hate? A Look at Trauma &...
KCKCC Art Gallery Announces Newest Exhibit Featuring Filipino Artists — Thursday, October 31, 2019
The Kansas City Kansas Community College Art Gallery is showing “ID.Entities Filipinx.” Featuring artists of Filipino descent, the pieces in the show explore past and present experiences that have contributed to the...
KCKCC to Host Program Focusing on Human Trafficking — Tuesday, October 22, 2019
The Kansas City Kansas Community College Counseling & Advocacy Center is hosting its monthly program later this week, which will focus on human trafficking. “BeAlert: The Reality of Sex Trafficking,” is from Noon to 1 p.m....
KCKCC to Host Kids Halloween Party — Monday, October 21, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College would like to invite the families of all staff, faculty and students as well as community members to the annual KCKCC Kids Halloween Party. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 in Lower Jewell on the...
KCKCC Selected to Lead New KCK Entrepreneurship Initiative — Friday, October 11, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College and the Kansas City, Kan. community will be a part of creating an innovative entrepreneurial environment thanks to NetWork Kansas’ Entrepreneurship Community Partnership. KCK was one of five...
KCKCC to Host m-pact Vocal Festival — Friday, October 11, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College will be the site of a November music festival hosted by the Los Angeles based pop-jazz vocal group, m-pact. The m-pact Vocal Festival is Nov. 14 and 15 at the KCKCC Performing Arts Center. A non-competitive...
KCKCC Learning Commons to Host Fall Death Café Series — Tuesday, October 01, 2019
The Learning Commons at Kansas City Kansas Community College has announced the schedule for the Fall 2019 Death Café series. This year’s theme is, “Death, it Touches All,” and will focus on the variety of...
KCKCC Volunteers Needed for Heart of America Stand Down Event — Tuesday, October 01, 2019
The Kansas City Kansas Community College Department of Military and Veteran Student Services (KCKCC Veterans Center) is looking for volunteers to support Kansas City’s homeless veterans during this year’s Heart of America Stand...
Former KCKCC Instructor Honored in Scholarship Fundraiser — Monday, September 23, 2019
Plans for the ninth annual Philip Miller Memorial Scholarship Reading are underway. The reading honors Phil Miller, a former Kansas City Kansas Community College faculty member known for his love of poetry and for promoting literary writing...
KCKCC to Host Board of Trustee Candidate Forum — Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College is hosting a KCKCC Board of Trustee Candidate Forum later this month. The forum is from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in Upper Jewell on the KCKCC Main Campus, 7250 State Ave. The event is open to the public. The...
Veterans Center to Host Flag Raising Ceremony in Honor of Sept. 11 — Friday, September 06, 2019
The Department of Military and Veteran Student Services (KCKCC Veterans Center) at Kansas City Kansas Community College is hosting a flag raising ceremony to remember the victims of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.  The event will take...
New Spaces Welcome KCKCC Students This Semester — Friday, August 23, 2019
Summer 2019 has been a busy one at Kansas City Kansas Community College. In addition to the typical summer projects, there have been big changes made in the student area known as the “Watering Hole” as well as to four new...
KCKCC Wellness and Fitness Center Hosts Open Workout Event — Monday, August 19, 2019
Are you interested in seeing what Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Wellness & Fitness Center has to offer? Then you are in luck because the facility is hosting an Open Workout event for students, employees and all community...
30 Miles in 30 Days Challenge Returning to KCKCC — Friday, January 18, 2019
Get ready Kansas City Kansas Community College. The KCKCC Wellness & Fitness Center is starting the New Year by helping the campus community develop a healthier lifestyle. The 30 Miles in 30 Days Challenge starts Jan. 28. Its purpose is to...
KCKCC Offers Classes at Wyandotte High School — Friday, January 18, 2019
Get ready Kansas City Kansas Community College. The KCKCC Wellness & Fitness Center is starting the New Year by helping the campus community develop a healthier lifestyle. The 30 Miles in 30 Days Challenge starts Jan. 28. Its purpose is to...
KCKCC to Host Women’s Equality Day Event — Friday, August 09, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College is hosting its fifth annual Women’s Equality Day luncheon and program. This year the event will feature two local women - former KCK Mayor Carol Marinovich and Kansas State Rep. Kathy Wolfe Moore. The...
KCKCC Approves Provider for Childcare Center — Thursday, June 27, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College is proud to announce that Little Leaders of KCK has been chosen as the operator of the childcare center located on KCKCC’s Main Campus. The KCKCC Board of Trustees approved the new operator at its...
KCKCC Prepares for 2019 Commencement Exercises; Be Prepared for Security Changes — Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Graduation at Kansas City Kansas Community College is quickly approaching, and plans are already underway for the annual celebration. There will be two commencement ceremonies, both on Thursday, May 23 at the KCKCC Field House, 7250 State Ave....
Volunteers Needed for Heart of America Stand Down Event — Tuesday, May 07, 2019
The Department of Military and Veteran Student Services (KCKCC Veterans Center) is looking for volunteers to support Kansas City’s homeless veterans during this year’s Heart of America Stand Down. The event is from 7:30 a.m. to...
KCKCC Music and Audio Engineering Programs Receive Five DownBeat Student Music Awards — Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Music and Audio Engineering programs have been honored not once, not twice, but five times in DownBeat Magazine’s 42nd Annual Student Music Awards. The Standard Vocal Jazz Ensemble...
Make Plans to Attend the 2019 Jazz Summit at KCKCC — Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Jazz music is filling Kansas City Kansas Community College this week as the 2019 Kansas City Jazz Summit returns to the main campus. The Jazz Summit is 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 23 to 26 in the KCKCC Performing Arts Center, 7250 State Ave. The event,...
KCKCC to Host “Get Hired-Kansas City” Career Expo — Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Looking for a job? Want to change careers? Then mark your calendars for Kansas City Kansas Community College’s 2019 “Get Hired-Kansas City” Career Expo. The expo is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, April 25 at the Jack...
Take Care of Your Health at 2019 KCKCC Health Fair — Monday, April 15, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College wants to give students, staff, faculty and the community a chance to maintain their health during the college’s 2019 Health Fair. The Health Fair is from 9 a.m. to Noon April 17 in Upper Jewell on the...
KCKCC Wellness and Fitness to Host 30 Day Indoor Duathlon Challenge — Friday, March 29, 2019
Get ready Kansas City Kansas Community College. The KCKCC Wellness & Fitness Center is hosting a KCKCC Wellness Center Indoor Duathlon in April. The Indoor Duathlon starts April 1. Its purpose is to encourage students, staff, faculty and...
Celebrate Diversity at the Wyandotte County Ethnic Festival — Friday, March 29, 2019
Music, dancing and ethnic foods will fill the Kansas City Kansas Community College Field House as part of the 2019 Wyandotte County Ethnic Festival: A Human Family Reunion. The Wyandotte County Ethnic Festival is from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 13...
Veteran Affairs National Campaign, "I am not invisible," Coming to KCKCC — Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The KCKCC Veterans Center and the KCKCC Art Gallery are thrilled to announce that the Veteran Affairs National Campaign entitled “I am not invisible” is coming to KCKCC on April 8. This exclusive opportunity is for women...
Register Now for the 2019 Blue Devil 5K and Kids Trot — Thursday, March 21, 2019
A Kansas City Kansas Community College tradition returns this spring with the 2019 Blue Devil 5K & Kids Trot. The Blue Devil 5K, which is in its 15th year, is at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 4. The course winds through the KCKCC campus on the...
KCKCC to Host Women’s History Month Event — Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College will continue its Women’s History Month celebration with a keynote event later this week. “Feminism, Peacebuilding & Women’s Global Advocacy” is from 11 a.m. to 12:15...
KCKCC to Host Academic Symposium Looking at the Impacts of Medical Marijuana — Monday, March 04, 2019
The Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Center for Teaching Excellence’s Academic Symposium series continues with a look into the growing trend of medical marijuana. “Marijuana: From Reefer Madness to Medical...
KCKCC Enters Partnership with Bellevue University — Thursday, February 21, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College is celebrating its new partnership with Bellevue University this week with a Grand Opening Event. The Grand Opening of Bellevue University at KCKCC is from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 22 in Upper Jewell on the...
KCKCC Culinary Team Earns Silver Medal at Competition — Thursday, February 14, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College’s first all-female culinary arts team brought “girl power” to the High School Team Culinary Challenge earlier this month, receiving a Silver Medal for the second consecutive...
All KCKCC Campuses to Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Fitness Challenge — Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College’s Wellness & Fitness Center is hosting a “Have a Heart Healthy Valentine’s Day event – and all three campuses will have the opportunity to...
KCKCC Invites Community to Participate in Strategic Plan Development — Friday, February 01, 2019
Kansas City Kansas Community College is hosting a series of public forums this month as the college continues its Strategic Plan development process. Strategic planning is a process higher education institutions and other businesses use to set...
KCKCC Named 2019 Military Friendly School — Thursday, January 31, 2019
VIQTORY has released its 2019 Military Friendly® Schools List and Kansas City Kansas Community College has once again been recognized for its continued focus on veterans.Awarded to the top colleges, universities and trade schools in the...
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