MCC-Penn Valley celebrated its annual athletic banquet by honoring players for their hard work during the 2013-14 season. The Athletic Department also honored Rick Madden for 17 years of dedication and service to the men’s team. Madden announced he will be reducing his hours in order to allow younger, more energetic coaches to play a(…)
Nearly 70 high school seniors enrolled at Metropolitan Community College Wednesday as part of Missouri College Advising Corps Visit Day. Students took the COMPASS Placement Test, participated in workshops on academic planning and time management, took pictures for their i.d. cards and enrolled in classes for the fall semester.
As graduation approaches, a select group of Penn Valley students are set to receive a unique honor. Seventeen students from Kansas City Public Schools will receive both their associate’s degrees and high school diplomas. The students are participants in the Early College Academy and have set high scholastic goals to continue their education at 4-year(…)
Campus Life and Leadership and Marketing continue working to share Penn Valley news and events to students via Scout TV, the official student video channel. In this episode, find out which students recognize Campus President Joe Seabrooks, relive the Student Art Show & Sale, and take a tour of the new Campus Life and Leadership(…)
Congratulations to Joanne Thies who was recognized by her peers for her exemplary service to Penn Valley. Thies was honored as staff of the month for April. Hats off to Joanne!
Penn Valley English Instructor Millie Edwards shared her gift of song with the more than 1,300 attendees celebrating the lives of the three victims killed at area Jewish institutions. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was among the participants who delivered messages of hope and peace at the Jewish Community Center.
Smith & Nephew, a world leader in joint replacement systems for knees, hips and shoulders, recently conducted a training in the Health Science Institute operating room for one area surgeon by performing a total hip and total knee replacement on a human cadaver. Roger Massey, ST program coordinator and Dana Adler, full time faculty in(…)
When Penn Valley Music Instructor Clarence Smith decided to raise funds to purchase new music equipment, he thought he’d raise a couple hundred bucks. But that’s not how things worked out. He announced jazz students were performing at the Phoenix on April 14 and received an outpouring of support. Not only was the club packed,(…)
For the first time at Penn Valley, Robin Craig-Carriaga (biology instructor) demonstrated and conducted an Alu Genotyping Lab where students explored their own human genomes. The procedure included the use of polymerase chain reaction and other techniques new to our campus. Craig-Carriaga brought an element of discovery and excitement to students. One of her(…)
Bernadette Torres, gallery director of MCC-Penn Valley’s Carter Art Center Gallery, was one of more than 40 artists across the country who’s works were selected for the “In Full Bloom” exhibit. The ceramics show will be displayed at the Baltimore Clayworks Gallery in Baltimore, Md. As the title suggests, the exhibit explores botanical themes and(…)