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New Americans welcomed at MCC-Penn Valley ceremony

Applicants for U.S. citizenship and their families and friends packed the gymnasium at Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley for a ceremony that was marked by frequent applause, big smiles and plenty of picture-taking. “I truly wish you all the rich blessings that come with being an American,” U.S. District Court Judge Brian C. Wimes told the …

They are CDAs now: All dental assisting students pass national board exam

All 16 dental assistant students graduating this month from Metropolitan Community College have passed their national board exams. Congratulations DA Class of 2017 on successfully passing your boards and getting your CDA credential.👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👩‍🎓 Posted by MCC-Penn Valley Health Science Institute on Tuesday, May 9, 2017   Program coordinator Dr. Hema Udupa says passing the Dental Assisting …

#MCCGrads2017: Occupational therapy student cited for his compassion

Ask anyone who taught or worked with Metropolitan Community College student Dustin Weedman and the kudos range from “outstanding” to “super.” Those who have encountered the occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program student as he wraps us his final semester at the MCC-Penn Valley Health Science Institute have nothing but wonderful things to say about him. …

Senior Showcase salutes MCC/KCPS early college grads

Congratulations! Forty-six Kansas City Public Schools seniors are about to graduate from both high school and Metropolitan Community College. The Early College Academy students took part in a Senior Showcase on April 25 on the MCC-Penn Valley campus. The Early College Academy Senior Showcase, held in the Little Theater in MCC-Penn Valley’s Business & Technology …

Photo gallery: MCC-Penn Valley’s Common Read Convention

MCC-Penn Valley students joined students from nine KC area high schools at the second annual Common Read Convention on campus. The book that spurred all the talk: Tanner Colby’s “Some of My Best Friends Are Black.” This school year, several Penn Valley classes read the book, and a number of related programs were held. The …

MCC student wins leadership scholarship from KC branch of AAUW

Rapulu Okolo, a Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley student, has won a scholarship from the Kansas City branch of the American Association of University Women. The AAUW National Conference for College Women Student Leaders Scholarship will allow Okolo to attend the May 31-June 3 conference at the University of Maryland at no cost to her. About …