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Celebrate First Friday at Graphic Design Portfolio Exhibit

MCC-Penn Valley will celebrate First Friday by showcasing the portfolios of the following graphic design students: Brad Allen Cora Ball Cameron Briggs Justin Day Robert Grow Bishop Jones Jonathan Richardson April Slaughter Lauren Taylor Jenny Westbrook The exhibit will be open May 2 from 1 to 9 p.m. A reception will be held from 5 …

Graphic Design Student Portfolio exhibit opens Friday

MCC-Penn Valley is proud to present portfolios of the following students: Brad Allen Cora Ball Cameron Briggs Justin Day Robert Grow Bishop Jones Jonathan Richardson April Slaughter Lauren Taylor Jenny Westbrook The students’ works will be featured in the annual Graphic Design Portfolio exhibit beginning April 25 and lasting through May 10. For more information, …

Penn Valley to host 2-day election for SGA officers

Students will go to the ballots Monday and Tuesday to elect officers for Penn Valley’s Student Government Association. The formation of SGA has been a long time coming. Now it’s time for students to step up and elect the organizations leaders. Elections will be held Monday and Tuesday 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the …

Penn Valley teams up with UMKC to host sisterhood summit

The event kicked off with an opening keynote address “Loving and Respecting Me” by Tiffany Williams, assistant dean of students at UMKC.  There was also an open forum/panel presentation on “Maintaining Healthy Relationships; Loving and Respecting Others.” A popular activity was the etiquette fashion show and discussion where participants talked about and modeled what’s hot …

Penn Valley elects Phi Theta Kappa officers

Congratulations to the following Penn Valley students who were recently elected as officers of the campus Phi Theta Kappa chapter for the 2014-15 school year: President: Ranadous Jones Vice President of Leadership: Matt Bowers Vice President of Scholarship: Behnaz Neuforge Vice President of Service: Maria De La Torre Vice President of Fellowship: Karla Vega Vice …

Penn Valley STEM students to lead poster session

 Students and faculty of the Penn Valley Science, Math and Engineering division will sponsor a poster session next week. The session will focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), will be held from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on April 30 in the lobby of the Campus Center. What is a poster session? A …

Discount tickets available for Metro Jazz performance at Kauffman Center

Students from the Metro Jazz Workshop will perform at Helzberg Hall at The Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts on May 9 at 7:15 p.m.  This performance is a huge honor and  reward for middle and high school student musicians who rehearse at MCC-Penn Valley every weekend.  The MJW performance precedes a concert by the …

Penn Valley athletic banquet salutes athletes, honors long-time assistant coach

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 …

High school seniors enroll at MCC as part of MCAC visit day

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.

Second class of KCPS students set to receive associate’s degree, high school diploma

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 …