Monthly archives: January, 2013

Two employees win Kindle Fire HDs

Employees, don’t forget that you are eligible to sign up for a chance to win a Kindle Fire HD from the Public Computer Centers. Two employees won the January drawing: Shelly Breyfogle, lab specialist at the Kearney PCC (photo below), and Angela Zahner, lab specialist at the Business & Technology campus. Congratulations to this month’s …

PV faculty member showcases work in K-State exhibit!

Penn Valley Apparel & Textiles Instructor Grit Vece is among a select group of artist whose works are featured in “Hand and Dyepot,” an apparel & textile exhibit of natural colors. The show is on display in the Grad Art Space in Willard Hall at Kansas State University through Feb. 2.

MCC Wellness Center, now taking appointments

Open House

Over 70 people attended last night’s MCC Wellness Center open house, which is located in the Health Science Institute at the MCC-Penn Valley campus. Employees may contact the center today for appointments beginning on Monday. To schedule an appointment, call 604.4555. Hours of operation will be: Monday – 7 am – 2 pm Tuesday – …

Works by Livingston, Virgin featured in Carter Art Center’s First Friday

Enjoy First Friday at the Carter Art Center Gallery tomorrow, Feb. 1 during the opening of “Corner to Corner and Head to Toe.” The exhibit, which runs through March 2, brings together artwork from Skye Livingston and Tom Virgin and explores the narrative subject matters within specific boundaries. A reception, featuring the artists’ talk, will be …

Board meeting time change

The Board meeting scheduled for Feb. 14 will be held at noon and will be conducted via conference call.

Rally Day deadline is Wednesday

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Don’t forget to turn in your completed travel authorization forms to your campus life representative, or Betsy Upton if you are at the AC. The deadline is Wednesday, Jan.30 by noon. MCC is providing transportation – no travel reimbursement will be given. Rally Day 2012.

2nd Annual Boy Scout Merit Badge Round-Up coming to MCC-BT

Twenty-four  Scouts from Kansas City's urban core earned welding badges at MCC-BT on Saturday, March 4.  The first welding badges awarded in the country

Ninety Boy Scouts from the Kansas City area will take part in MCC Boy Scout Merit Badge Round-Up Saturday, February 9.  This year’s all-day event at MCC-Business & Technology will offer Scouts the opportunity to earn badges in: -Computers -Geocaching -Metalwork -Scholarship –Welding Approximately 190 merit badges will be earnd during the event.  Lunch will …

MCC-Maple Woods to offer free tax assistance through April

MCC-Maple Woods is offering free federal and state income tax preparation for moderate- and low-income households in the Metro area. The free tax preparation sessions will be held Wednesdays from 4:30-7:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the MCC-Maple Woods Computer-Business Room 105 Feb. 6-Apr. 13, 2013. There also will be additional sessions …

MCC Welcomes New Employees

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          Front Row: Robin Bellamy – MCC Penn Valley, Nursing Instructor Tatia Shelton – MCC- Business & Technology , Student Employment Services Coordinator Lynda Nabulsi – MCC- Penn Valley, Computer Support Specialist Debra Roberts – MCC-Blue River, Student Services Assistant Denise Orf – Administrative Center, Administrative Assistant Back Row: Lloyd Hale …

MCC bids farewell to OSHA Training Institute Director

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Please join us in saying good-bye to Annette Braam, Director of the OSHA Institute Training Education Center, Region VII.  Braam has accepted a position with the Directorate of Training and Education for OSHA in Arlington Heights, Ill., where she will be program manager for the OSHA Training Institute Education Centers. We are grateful for all …