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 […]
News and features about the many activities and events where MCC participates in the surrounding metropolitan community.
Advocates For Civic Engagement, a student organization, hosted a public forum for Kansas City Public School Board Candidates on April 3 in the Little Theater at MCC-Penn Valley. Student moderators posed questions gathered by Penn Valley students to the candidates which included: Patricia Mansur (at-large), Catina Taylor (at-large), Amy Hartsfield (at-large), Joseph Jackson (fourth […]
This summer, the Missouri College Advising Corps (MCAC) will be opening the College Connections Center (C3) at the MCC-Penn Valley campus. C3 is a no-cost service for Kansas City metro area students transitioning from high school to college. When most high school students graduate, they have every intention of attending college. But something happens between […]
If you’re looking for amazing artwork, make sure you stop by the Carter Art Center Gallery at the Penn Valley Campus April 4th to 17th. The Friends of the Carter Art Center “Members Only” preview sale will be April 3 from 1 to 5 p.m. The show opens April 4 from 1 to 9 […]
The Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City recently canvassed college campuses to ask students if they had signed up for coverage with the affordable care act. Click here to see Several Penn Valley students shared their thoughts on this topic on KSHB TV 41 News.
The seventh annual Urban Summit will be hosted at MCC-Penn Valley on Saturday, April 5 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The theme is “From Poverty to Prosperity.” Congressman Emanuel Cleaver will be the keynote luncheon speaker. The summit will also feature workshops, a panel discussion and a community marketplace. Breakfast and lunch will also […]
A Kansas City Public School Board Candidates Forum will be held on April 3 6:30-7:30 p.m. in ST 101 (the Little Theater) at MCC-Penn Valley, 3201 Southwest Trafficway. The forum is being sponsored by the Social Science Division, African American Faculty and Staff Association (AAFSA) and Advocates for Civic Engagement (ACE). The forum will focus […]
The following Penn Valley organizations are sponsoring a Kansas City Public School Board Candidates Forum: Social Science Division, African American Faculty and Staff Association (AAFSA) and Advocates for Civic Engagement (ACE). The forum will be held on Thursday, March 27 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in ST 101 (the Little Theater). The forum will focus […]
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services – Bureau of Emergency Medical Services recently held a site visit and inspection of the EMS program. As a result of that site visit and inspection, MCC was issued accreditation from the State of Missouri as an EMS training entity. Way to go Art Brady and everyone […]
Penn Valley instructors Terry Davin and Lisa Spaulding continued their partnership of hosting the Region 3 Missouri State Science Olympiad Tournament. The annual competition attracts the state’s best and brightest budding scientists in grades 6 to 12 from the following counties: Buchanan, Caldwell, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Platte and Ray. For more information on the event, […]