Category «Student Life»

MCC-Longview’s Anti-Violence Clothesline Project

MCC-Longview displayed a clothesline of anti-violence T-shirts on campus today to increase awareness of the impact of violence against women. Each T-shirt was created to honor someone who has been a victim of domestic violence or sexual abuse. To make a T-shirt, visit the Longview Reentry Office, room 257 in the Campus Center, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 …

Need your car washed? Let CAB do it!

Now is your chance to erase the “Wash Me!” taunts your child (or your parents) scribbled into the dust on your car – the MCC-Maple Woods Collegiate Activities Board will be hosting a car wash from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. April 18 in the front parking lot of the campus. It’s FREE! CAB will …

Student Worker Appreciation Week

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The week of Apr. 16, 2012, has been declared “Student Worker Appreciation Week” to show campus wide appreciation and to recognize the hard work and contributions that student workers make to MCC-Blue River. Dr. Banks will present small tokens of appreciation to all student workers throughout the week, and supervisors and staff coworkers of student workers …

Penn Valley Lady Scout Players On the Move

Last week two Lady Scouts Basketball players officially committed to attend 4-year universities on both athletic and academic talent. KeAla Jones, a sophomore point guard, officially signed with the University of Tampa in Florida where she will begin in the fall. Cameron Randle, another sophomore point guard, has officially accepted an academic scholarship to Northwest …

MCC to receive $5 million to train local workers

U.S. Congressman Emanuel Cleaver, II announced today that MCC will receive 5,000,000 from the U.S. Department of Labor to prepare American workers for high-tech, high-skill, in-demand jobs that employers sometimes must fill with foreign workers. The nation-wide initiative, called the H-1B Technical Skills Training grant program, is funded by fees paid by employers to bring foreign …

What will you wear to Graduation?

More than 1100 years of history behind caps and gowns Submitted by Tom Vansaghi and Roger Banbury College graduation ceremonies are rich with tradition and symbolism. The first institution of higher education evolved in Italy during the ninth century. Because of the influence of the church, early scholars and faculty wore brown or black robes …