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, […]
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MCC Chancellor Mark James shakes hands with WGU Missouri Chancellor Angie Besendorfer as they announce an agreement easing the way for MCC grads to achieve their goal of a bachelor’s degree with WGU Missouri. MCC and WGU Missouri announced today the signing of an articulation agreement that allows MCC graduates and staff to apply for free […]
MCC-Penn Valley closed out African American History month with reflections from D’Army Bailey – attorney, former judge, civil rights activist, author and actor. His presentation on “Civil Rights: Wake Me When it’s Over” was delivered to a packed house of eager attendees. Bailey, along with several Memphis investors, purchased the Lorraine Motel where Dr. Martin […]
Five local civic leaders — Terry Dunn, Frank Ellis, Terry Bassham, Mary Bloch and Cliff Illig — have signed on to serve as co-chairs for a campaign that will help fundamentally transform Kansas City’s largest institution of higher education, Metropolitan Community College. Funding from the campaign, called MCC Works, will support a re-tooling of the college […]
Makenna Lockhart, a Penn Valley and Kansas City Public Schools student, recently won first place in the English-Speaking Union’s, regional Shakespeare Competition. More than 165 students participated in preliminary competitions. Lockhart won over the judges with her performance of Phoebe from Shakespeare’s As You Like It and her recitation of Sonnet 24. She will now […]
One of the Midwest’s largest robotics tournaments will take place March 14 and 15 at MCC-Business & Technology. The Greater Kansas City Regional FIRST Robotics Competition will featuring more than 1,1o0 high school students representing 57 FIRST Robotics teams from the Kansas City area. Dubbed the Varsity Sport for the Mind, FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) […]
Civil Rights Museum Owner to serve as keynote speaker for Penn Valley’s African-American History Month Celebration
D’Army Bailey to speak on “Civil Rights: Wake Me When it’s Over!” MCC-Penn Valley will present a civil rights champion as keynote speaker for its African-American History Month Celebration. D’Army Bailey – attorney, former judge, civil rights activist, author and actor – will speak on “Civil Rights: Wake Me When it’s Over!” The presentation will […]
MCC-Maple Woods has partnered with Shepherd’s Center Central to introduce THE 50 FORWARD CLUBTM and is accepting charter memberships effective immediately. “This new club is exclusively for people age 50+ with no residency restrictions and includes a wide range of benefits and opportunities. THE 50 FORWARD CLUBTM is in line with Shepherd’s Center Central’s mission […]
Boy Scouts had the opportunity to earn merit badges in several areas including: welding, computers, drafting, metal work, electronics, geocaching, nuclear science, radio, robotics, and traffic safety.
Lauren Stangl, enrollment services processing supervisor, wanted to share the love, and some fun, this Valentine’s Day. She has invited her coworkers to design a card for the kids at Children’s Mercy Hospital so they can receive something special this Valentine’s Day. Lauren has provided all the supplies. If you would like to participate, stop […]