Discount tickets available for Metro Jazz performance at Kauffman Center

Students from the Metro Jazz Workshop will perform at Helzberg Hall at The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on May 9 at 7:15 p.m.  This performance is a huge honor and  reward for middle and high school student musicians who rehearse at MCC-Penn Valley every weekend.  The MJW performance precedes a concert by the(…)

Biden announces national apprenticeship consortium; MCC already has model program in place

When Vice President Joe Biden announced this month that the U.S. Department of Labor has established the Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium (RACC), Metropolitan Community College enthusiastically embraced the creation of a national structure for a program MCC has already been offering for 15 years. In his announcement during the American Association of Community Colleges’ annual convention(…)

HR Training & Development Opportunities in May

The following HR training and development courses are available in the month of May.  The course descriptions for each training session can be found on the MCC Info Exchange calendar under the HR Training & Development catalog. HR Training & Development Courses for Employees DATE              TIME              LOCATION            INSTRUCTOR MS Outlook – Tasks, Appointments, Meeting Request(…)

Welcome New Employees

Welcome New Employees

Please welcome MCC’s new employees: Andrew Graves – Maintenance Mechanic – PV (pictured left) Jill Schmitt – Student Services Specialist – MW (pictured right) David Whitaker – Early Childhood Resource Specialist – PV Emily Fairchild – Campus Life and Leadership Coordinator

Trivia Week Begins; Family Campaign Update

Trivia Week Begins; Family Campaign Update In the final full week of the MCC Works Family Campaign, employees can answer an MCC trivia question of the day. All correct answers will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win one of several prizes donated by our community sponsors. Monday’s Trivia Question: An advisory(…)

Penn Valley athletic banquet salutes athletes, honors long-time assistant coach

MCC-Penn Valley celebrated its annual athletic banquet by honoring players for their hard work during the 2013-14 season. The Athletic Department also honored Rick Madden for 17 years of dedication and service to the men’s team. Madden announced he will be reducing his hours in order to allow younger, more energetic coaches to play a(…)

High school seniors enroll at MCC as part of MCAC visit day

Nearly 70 high school seniors enrolled at Metropolitan Community College Wednesday as part of Missouri College Advising Corps Visit Day. Students took the COMPASS Placement Test, participated in workshops on academic planning and time management, took pictures for their i.d. cards and enrolled in classes for the fall semester.

Second class of KCPS students set to receive associate’s degree, high school diploma

As graduation approaches, a select group of Penn Valley students are set to receive a unique honor. Seventeen students from Kansas City Public Schools will receive both their associate’s degrees and high school diplomas. The students are participants in the Early College Academy and have set high scholastic goals to continue their education at 4-year(…)