What a way to start the new school year! Two of Penn Valley’s own students were honored during the 2013 Black Achievers Scholarship Luncheon. Paula Odu attended Lincoln College Preparatory Academy and held a 4.27 GPA. In May 2013, Paula graduated with the first cohort of the MCC-Penn Valley Early College Academy program, which allows high […]
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From a field of more the 6,000 competitors in over 100 different skills-based contests, Excelsior Springs native Jared Raffel walked away with a gold medal in sustainability solutions, a competition focused on environmentally-sound processes for today’s industry. Jared graduated with honors this spring from Excelsior Springs High School, and was also one of Missouri’s district […]
As teams gear up for the fall season, MCC-Maple Woods has chosen Krista Cummings as the next Head Softball Coach. Krista brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience both as a coach and as a student-athlete at the community college level. Coach Cummings has been the Assistant Coach at Maple Woods the past […]
The Kansas City Chapter of the National Association of Black Journalist has hosted their fifth annual Urban Student Journalism Workshop at MCC-Penn Valley for the past five years. Students who attend the two-week workshop network with industry professionals and build lasting relationships with individuals who help cultivate their careers in journalism. The students attend Kansas […]
The Alpha Pi Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Metropolitan Community College–Blue River received special commendation during the Missouri Regional Convention and the recent Annual Convention for fulfilling all requirements to be named a “Five Star Chapter.” The Five Star Chapter Development Plan is a blueprint for developing a strong chapter, improving […]
Check out MCC’s new soccer recruits here: Women Trail Blazers Men Trail Blazers
Congratulations to the MCC-Maple Woods Vet Tech Class of 2013! The following students took the veterinary oath and were pinned at a recent ceremony at Maple Woods: Melanie Allen Bobbi Cole Candice Culley Brittany Holder Allyn Harvey Alanna Jennings Danielle Knoche Kristin Lower Donna Mackley-Payton Heather Mady Anna Neis Sydney Owen Andrea Owensby Rebecca Pals […]
The MCC-Longview Lakers and the MCC-Maple Woods Monarchs baseball teams both were crowned regional champions over the weekend and are heading this week to district tournaments. Read more on MCC Newsroom. Congratulations to both teams, and good luck this weekend!
MCC-BT recently held its first annual Awards Ceremony to recognize stand-out students, employees, and industry partners. One hundred and twenty students, staff, and family members gathered to celebrate those who go above and beyond. Missouri Community College Association Student Leadership Award: This award is presented annually to an exceptional student leader from each of Missouri’s […]
Each year, MCC-Maple Woods recognizes students who stand out, both with academic success and leadership abilities. Recognition is given to students who go above and beyond in their studies and who impact the learning environment in a positive way for their fellow students. Individual Academic Honors: Engineering – Tony Powers Engineering – Andrew Griffin Engineering […]