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 […]
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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 […]
Crystal Braden-Nevins was recently elected vice president of communications for the State of Missouri for Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Braden-Nevins attends Penn Valley where she is the coordinator of leadership development for the Office of Campus Life & Leadership. Her goals as a regional officer are to increase the region’s numbers for Competitive Edge […]
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 […]
MCC students are invited to explore their creative futures with MCC’s art program. MCC Art and Transfer Day will be held on Wednesday, March 26 10 a.m.-Noon at the Carter Art Center at the Penn Valley campus. Students can speak with art and design faculty from Penn Valley, Longview, Maple Woods and Blue River campuses. […]
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 […]