Family Campaign Update

The MCC Works Family Campaign is hosting a $1 pizza lunch across the district this week. Employees can come and enjoy a slice of Pizza Hut pizza for $1 per slice and turn in commitment forms, ask questions about the campaign, or meet your Family Committee representative. The schedule for the remaining $1 Pizza Lunches:(…)

Jobs at MCC

CO# 14-039 MW  Testing Specialist * posted 4/14/2014 * will be removed from the website at 11:59 pm Sunday, 04/27/2014 for the initial screening. * For more information or to apply:

April Board Meeting

The April Board of Trustees meeting will be held Thursday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. at MCC-Business & Technology in Campus Center room 248/249.   Note: The May Board meeting date was changed to Thursday May 8, 2014.  It will be held at the Administrative Center at the normal time of 6:30 p.m.

Students to perform Friday at 18th & Vine Jazz Festival

Employees are invited to to see the MCC-Penn Valley Jazz Ensemble  perform on April 18 at 5 p.m. at the Gem Theater. Students in the ensemle will then participate in a clinic with saxophonist and educator Nathan Davis on April 19 at 3:30 p.m. in the Blue Room. The students’ final performance will be at 8(…)

Family Campaign Update

The MCC Works Family Campaign is beginning the second week of campus activities for employees to turn in commitment forms, ask questions about the campaign, or meet MCC Foundation Director Kent Huyser. Maple Woods held their dessert reception today, and the remaining events this week are as follows: Wednesday              BT           3-4pm                   CC124 Wednesday        LV          (…)

Penn Valley scholars celebrate Phi Theta Kappa induction

Penn Valley’s best and brightest students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa honor society Saturday. The program kicked of with opening comments by Yvette Sweeney, dean of students. Penn Valley President Joe Seabrooks offered words of encouragement to the scholars. The keynote address was delivered by Crystal Braden-Nevins, vice president of communications for Phi Theta(…)

POWER UP offered fun, interactive trainings and learning strategies.

The Francis Institute and the University of Missouri Extension – Jackson County 4-H After school hosted the 7th Annual Power Up Institute on Saturday. The daylong training institute is geared toward youth and after school professionals. The event featured fun, interactive programming ideas that match educational standards.

Congressman Cleaver, Mayor James highlight Urban Summit at Penn Valley

More than 700 attendees across the Greater Kansas City area participated in the KC Urban Summit Saturday at Penn Valley. The event was founded by Jackson County Legislator James Tindall. Workshops and plenary sessions addressed such topics as housing, economic development, youth services, health and education. Kansas City, Missouri Mayor Sly James delivered opening remarks(…)

MCC students showcase best of best of artwork

First Friday at the Carter Art Center Gallery at Penn Valley was bustling with activity as students from across MCC exhibited artwork they’ve created throughout the school year. To check out the highlights, click the link MCC Student Art Showcase & Sale The last day to check out this amazing exhibit of the best of(…)

Join preschoolers to commemorate child abuse prevention month

On Friday, Preschoolers from Plaza de Niños will lead Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley, the Francis Institute for Child & Youth Development and Guadalupe Centers, Inc. to plant pinwheels in commemoration of Child Abuse Prevention Month. The children will plant pinwheels outside the Francis Institute as a reminder of the simplicity and innocence of childhood.  The(…)