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Missouri Community Colleges Receive Major Competitive Grant to Expand Advanced Manufacturing Apprenticeships

Jefferson City, MO — The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that Missouri will receive substantial grant funding for the Missouri Apprenticeships in Manufacturing Program (MoAMP), a statewide initiative to improve the ability to deliver innovative pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship training programs. Participants will learn skills and earn credentials, or degrees, that will lead to high-demand entry- and middle-skills occupations in the advanced manufacturing industry.

The nine-member consortium of Missouri’s community colleges and State Technical College of Missouri, and private-sector partner, National Institute for Metalworking Skills (NIMS), will target three career pathways of occupations within advanced manufacturing: automation and systems, logistics, and production and maintenance.

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Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning

Spring is in the air and you know what that means — spring cleaning! Time to roll up your sleeves and tackle those projects that you put off, including cleaning and updating your MCCA member profile.

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Celebrate Mother Earth

Earth Day

Today is the day we celebrate Mother Earth. While Earth Day only falls once a year, we can each make a difference in our local communities today to make a global difference throughout the year.

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American Associations Day 2019

Today (and tomorrow) marks American Associations Day!

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Happy Holidays from MCCA!

At this joyous time of year, we are grateful for our partnership with each of you.

Just a heads up that our office will be closed Friday, December 21, 2018-Tuesday, January 1, 2019.

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Missouri Community College Association names new President and CEO

Jefferson City, Missouri – Brian Millner was named President/CEO of the Missouri Community College Association, effective September 1.

Millner will lead the association in its efforts to advocate and provide professional development for Missouri’s 12 community colleges and nearly 2,000 members.

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St. Louis Community College Chancellor to lead Missouri Community College Association

Jefferson City, Missouri – Dr. Jeff Pittman, chancellor of St. Louis Community College, began his term as chair of the Missouri Community College Association’s Presidents and Chancellors Council July 1.

Pittman succeeds Dr. Jon Bauer, president of East Central College, and will provide leadership for the association as it represents the interests of community colleges across the state.

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Introducing our new e-mail updates

Introducing our new e-mail updates! We’re breaking our monthly MCCA Today newsletter up into four separate monthly updates, so you can subscribe to the content you care about most.

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Professional Development Update – Sent the first Wednesday of every month
This update will contain articles and whitepapers on professional development topics relevant to a broad range of MCCA members. It’s also where you’ll find important notifications and updates about MCCA events and professional development opportunities.

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Community colleges graduate thousands across the state

May is graduation season. Students, families, friends and supporters filled auditoriums and gymnasiums across the state last month to celebrate our graduates.

Every college's commencement is a little bit different. From Crowder's ceremonial walk under the iconic clock tower to the social media and video coverage shared far and wide by St. Louis Community College--they are all incredibly unique and memorable experiences for the graduates and their families.

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Lt. Gov. Mike Parson and wife Teresa to lead JAG-Missouri Board

(JEFFERSON CITY) – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson and wife Teresa will co-chair the new Board of Directors for Jobs for America’s Graduates in Missouri (JAG-Missouri).

The move is part of a larger transition for the organization, in which it will become an independent nonprofit organization effective July 1. Currently JAG is a program of the Missouri Community College Association.

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