By: Aleena Gardezi Dr. Joe Seabrooks became the permanent president at Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley in April 2011 after spending 18 months serving as both Interim President at the Penn Valley campus and President at the Blue River campus. He joined MCC in September of 2007 as President of MCC-Blue River. His “greatest accomplishment” is […]
News and features about the many activities and events where MCC participates in the surrounding metropolitan community.
About 1,200 people ran or walked the 5K course for Laura’s Run, which started and finished at MCC-Blue River Saturday, May 11. It was planned to remember Laura Beth Reynolds and raise drunk driving awareness. Laura was a 16-year-old honor student at Fort Osage High School who was killed on Halloween night 2009 by a […]
More than a dozen graduating seniors in the Kansas City Missouri Public Schools each earned a college degree alongside their high school diploma this month, thanks to a new partnership between the school district and Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley. The students were part of the Early College Academy, a unique dual enrollment program that, unlike […]
FIRST Robotics Team 3528, team Up Next, is hosting an Android App Programming Camp at MCC- Business and Technology (room CC213) June 24 – 28, 2013. App Camp is a week-long camp where students ranging from 7th grade to high school seniors will spend Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. learning to develop their own […]
MCC-BT recently held its first annual Awards Ceremony to recognize stand-out students, employees, and industry partners. One hundred and twenty students, staff, and family members gathered to celebrate those who go above and beyond. Missouri Community College Association Student Leadership Award: This award is presented annually to an exceptional student leader from each of Missouri’s […]
Cheryl Carpenter-Davis, dean of instruction at Metropolitan Community College-Blue River, was a recipient of the 2013 Distinguished College Administrator Award presented by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society during its international convention in San Jose, Calif., last month. She was one of twenty-five college administrators honored with the award, which is given to college vice presidents, […]
“Celebration of Theatre” will be presented by Acting I & II students at MCC-Blue River on Tuesday, May 7, in Arts & Sciences room 124. Two performances are scheduled, beginning at 12:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. The showcase features monologues, scenes and songs, and will be directed by Anne Mahoney, communications/theatre instructor at the college. […]
MCC-Maple Woods’ motorcycle safety program is well-known in the metro area, but perhaps less-well-known is its longtime partnership with nearby cycle experts Liberty Cycle. Without the support of Liberty Cycle, the successful program wouldn’t be in such good shape – the company provides the bikes used to give class participants a leg up in the […]
The MCC Foundation raised tens of thousands of dollars for student scholarships and campus projects on Sunday at the 2013 Five Star Gala, which honored the Lamar Hunt family for their significant contributions to shaping Kansas City. Net figures are still being calculated but the event grossed over $170,000. The fourth annual gala, held Sunday night at the […]
Spend a Friday night laughing at the improvisational talents of your fellow Maple Woods students! The Maple Woods Improv Club will be hosting a FREE show at 7 p.m. April 26 in the Student Center Theater. Bring your friends and be ready to laugh and maybe even participate!