The MCC-Penn Valley Jazz Ensemble performed this weekend at the 18th & Vine Jazz Festival. Students in the ensemble also participated in a clinic with saxophonist and educator Nathan Davis on Saturday. The students’ final performance was Saturday evening at the Gem Theater as part of the Jammin’ At The Gem Lifetime Achievement concert. In […]
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Penn Valley’s best and brightest students were inducted into Phi Theta Kappa honor society Saturday. The program kicked of with opening comments by Yvette Sweeney, dean of students. Penn Valley President Joe Seabrooks offered words of encouragement to the scholars. The keynote address was delivered by Crystal Braden-Nevins, vice president of communications for Phi Theta […]
First Friday at the Carter Art Center Gallery at Penn Valley was bustling with activity as students from across MCC exhibited artwork they’ve created throughout the school year. To check out the highlights, click the link MCC Student Art Showcase & Sale The last day to check out this amazing exhibit of the best of […]
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 […]
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 […]