Tag: community colleges

Senate passes Wasson’s job training bill before Spring Break

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Hours before leaving the Capitol for the start of Spring Break, the Missouri Senate took a final vote on a job training bill they had been working on throughout the week. Sen. Jay Wasson, R-Nixa, filed SB 10, which seeks to modify parts of the Missouri Works […]

Pearce celebrates ‘home run’ higher education bill

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The outgoing Sen. David Pearce, R-Warrensburg, held a ceremony Friday with leaders from the University of Missouri, Moberly Area Community College and the Associated Students of the University of Missouri (ASUM) to celebrate the signing of SB 997 by Gov. Jay Nixon last week. The bill covers multiple areas of […]

Davis assumes role as MCCA chair

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – On July 1, Ozark Technical Community College Vice Chancellor Cliff Davis started serving as the chair Missouri Community College Association’s Presidents/Chancellors Council. The chair provides leadership for the Association and represents community colleges in meetings with legislators, members of the executive branch, and other key groups. “It […]

Press Release: Three Rivers President Testifies Before Missouri House Education Appropriations Committee

Dr. Devin Stephenson, President of Three Rivers College and chair-elect of the Missouri Community College Association (MCCA) testified before the Missouri House of Representatives’ Higher Education Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 28 on the importance of community colleges and the need for increased funding. Stephenson, along with Dr. Craig Larson, chair […]