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MCC works to prepare students for future success with new Transfer Advising Center

Update: Photo gallery from Feb. 8 grand opening event for MCC-Penn Valley’s Transfer Advising Center: Thanks to all who joined us and our special gratitude to our transfer partners: University of Missouri – Kansas City Northwest Missouri State University Central Methodist University Columbia College DeVry Avila University Cleveland University Grand Canyon University Susan Freeze – Graceland …

MCC students and employees donate toys for community children

Surprise gifts will be waiting for children who will visit their families at the Jackson County Detention Center this holiday season thanks to students and employees at MCC-Penn Valley. For the past 11 years, the Criminal Justice Association has collected toys to donate during the holiday season. They are able to give between 100 to …

MCC students get warm, handmade gifts

Some MCC students and their families will receive an extra-warm holiday gift basket this year thanks to donations from several groups. Large boxes of handmade knitted and crocheted blankets, scarves, hats and gloves were delivered to the MCC-Penn Valley campus recently. Included in that delivery were backpacks full of school supplies. “We already have families …

MCC student veterans help out at event for homeless vets

Thanks to those from the MCC-Penn Valley Student Veteran Group who volunteered at the Heart of America Stand Down Nov. 4 at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. The Stand Down is a one-day event offering homeless veterans some of the resources they’ll need to begin rebuilding their lives, including health and medical services, VA …

MCC-Penn Valley’s Dr. Tony Ross inducted into university’s Hall of Fame

Tony Ross, Ed.D, interim president of Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley, will be honored Oct. 13 with induction into the Northern Arizona University College of Education’s Hall of Fame. Ross, who joined MCC in August, worked as an administrator at Northern Arizona from 1983 to 1994, first as assistant dean of students, then associate dean, then …

Art show ‘The Sirens of SoMo: The Unexpected’ opens Oct. 7

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley Carter Art Center Gallery proudly presents a Fall 2016 exhibit, “The Sirens of SoMo: The Unexpected.” About the exhibit: A montage of street culture photography, paintings depicting female strength, and hand-rubbed collages torn from the pages of National Geographic. Show dates:   Oct. 7-Nov. 11 Location:   MCC-Penn Valley Carter Art …