Four MCC students were honored by the Missouri Community College Association yesterday in Jefferson City when they were named to the All-Missouri Academic Team. The honor, which recognizes the state’s top community college students, was bestowed on the following students: Heather Jochens (MCC‐Longview). Ms. Jochens is pursuing a degree in psychology. In addition to her […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Check out the second episode of Penn Valley’s official student video “Scout TV” Scout TV Episode 2. Students share upcoming events, focus on important services in the Malcolm T. Wilson Student Enrollment Center and highlight some of the work in the Carter Art Center’s “Converging Dialogues” exhibit.
The men’s and women’s basketball teams at Penn Valley battled Johnson County Community College in the first-ever border war Friday. Although the Lady Scouts came up short against the Lady Cavs (87-46), the Scouts trampled the Cavs 76-73. The men’s team also defeated Kansas City, Kansas Community College in the MLK Classic 88-67 on Monday. […]
Who says the Border War is over? And this time it’s Jackson County versus Johnson County. The NEW border war is going down Friday, January 17th . The Penn Valley Scouts will represent Jackson County and go head-to-head with the Johnson County Community College Cavaliers. The Lady Scouts will take on the Lady Cavs at […]
Penn Valley’s Social Science Division in sponsoring its annual Civil Rights Pilgrimage April 24-27. The learning community will visit historic sites from the Civil Rights era in Memphis, Atlanta, Montgomery and Birmingham. The 4-day bus tour is open to students, employees and community members. To prepare for the pilgrimage, enroll in HIST 140 or CRJU […]
An exhibit featuring the portfolios of MCC-Penn Valley graphic design students will open on Nov. 22 at the Carter Art Center Gallery, 3201 Southwest Trafficway. The show will run through Dec. 11 and will feature portfolios of the following students: Niya Blewett Donnell Brislan Megan Crisp Hank Eaton Joshua Flowers Dez Jones Savannah Niemeyer Nick […]
MCC-Maple Woods is hosting two SAFE ZONE training sessions from 12-1 p.m. and 1-2 p.m. Nov. 19 in CB 108. These sessions are designed to educate students, faculty and staff about the LGBTQ community, as well as how to support them in a higher education setting as well as the community. The training sessions will […]
Seventy people enjoyed running and walking in MCC-Blue River’s Trail Blazer 5K last month. Participants ranged from eight to 60 in age, with awards for each age range. Jacob Denney was the overall male winner, finishing the course in 19:26 minutes. Amos Johnson finished next in the Male 10-19 category with a 20:36 time. Both […]