Category «Community»

MCC-Penn Valley art faculty to present exhibition

  MCC-Penn Valley Art Department faculty will present their work in a group exhibit of visual artwork which includes ceramics, sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, graphic design, and mixed media. The show displays department leaders’ professional work and kicks off the 2013-14 academic year. The exhibit opens with a First Friday reception on Sept. 6 from …

Military strategist mans the motorcycle course at MCC-Maple Woods

During the summer season when more and more motorcycles are on the road, whether to stretch gas dollars each month or simply to enjoy a summer trip on the open road, MCC-Maple Woods’ RiderCoaches strive for safety first among their students – many of whom have never touched a bike before. RiderCoaches are in charge …

Two MCC-Penn Valley Students Honored at Black Achievers Scholarship Luncheon

What a way to start the new school year! Two of Penn Valley’s own students were honored during the 2013 Black Achievers Scholarship Luncheon. Paula Odu attended Lincoln College Preparatory Academy and held a 4.27 GPA. In May 2013, Paula graduated with the first cohort of the MCC-Penn Valley Early College Academy program, which allows high …

Karen Moore accepted into Centurions Leadership Program

Karen Moore, Dean of Students at MCC-Business & Technology, has been accepted into the Centurions Leadership Program 2015 class.  The two-year program by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce encourages young leaders to explore the opportunities and issues of the Kansas City area.  More than 1,000 of Kansas City’s non-profit and business leaders are …

MCC-Maple Woods partners with Kearney to offer College for Kids

After recently reinstating its popular College for Kids program, Maple Woods expanded the program to reach families in the nearby Kearney area, offering a variety of classes at the Kearney Firehouse. Many of the courses are identical to ones offered on the Maple Woods campus, giving summer students an opportunity to experience working with robots, …

Urban Student Journalism Workshop held at Penn Valley

  The Kansas City Chapter of the  National Association of Black Journalist has hosted their fifth annual Urban Student Journalism Workshop  at MCC-Penn Valley for the past five years. Students who attend the two-week workshop network with industry professionals and  build lasting relationships with individuals who help cultivate their careers in journalism. The students attend Kansas …

MCC-Maple Woods to host summer Blood Drive for CBC

Looking for ways to help out your community? Donating blood to the Community Blood Center can really change the life of someone living in your community. MCC-Maple Woods will be hosting its annual summer blood drive from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. June 25 in the Student Center. If you are in good health, please …