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Congressman Cleaver to headline Urban Summit at MCC-Penn Valley

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 …

Kansas City Public School Board Candidates Forum rescheduled

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 …

KC Public School Board Candidates forum to be held at Penn Valley

The following Penn Valley organizations are sponsoring a Kansas City Public School Board Candidates Forum: Social Science Division, African American Faculty and Staff Association (AAFSA) and Advocates for Civic Engagement (ACE). The forum will be held on Thursday, March 27 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in ST 101 (the Little Theater). The forum will focus …

MCC students invited to explore art programs

MCC students are invited to explore their creative futures with MCC’s art program.  MCC Art and Transfer Day will be held on Wednesday, March 26 10 a.m.-Noon at the Carter Art Center at the Penn Valley campus. Students can speak with art and design faculty from Penn Valley, Longview, Maple Woods and Blue River campuses. …

Penn Valley salutes scouts making a difference

Penn Valley recently honored the following staff members as Scouts Making A Difference. These awesome employees were nominated by their peers for the hard work and dedication. Congratulations to: January – Keith Harbin February – G Khalsa March – Kevin Harbin Kudos to these deserving employees!

Penn Valley hosted region’s brightest young scientists

Penn Valley instructors Terry Davin and Lisa Spaulding continued their partnership of hosting the Region 3 Missouri State Science Olympiad Tournament. The annual competition attracts the state’s best and brightest budding scientists in grades 6 to 12 from the following counties: Buchanan, Caldwell, Clay, Clinton, Jackson, Platte and Ray. For more information on the event, …

Five instructors receive Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Congratulations to five outstanding MCC instructors who have received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.  The honorees included: Becky Schuering, mathematics instructor, MCC-Blue River David Grady, machine tool instructor, MCC-Business & Technology Rory Perrodin, automotive technology instructor, MCC-Longview Dr. Chris Morrow, veterinary technology instructor, MCC-Maple Woods Greg Sanford, history instructor, MCC-Penn Valley The award, …

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 …

Penn Valley Testing Center Coordinator retires

Linda Sheeks, Penn Valley’s testing center coordinator, recently retired. A steady stream of well wishers came to wish her the best as she begins a well-deserved retirement after many years of amazing service and dedication. Linda started at MCC-Blue River and joined MCC-Penn Valley in 2006.