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MCC float claims a trophy in KC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Irish eyes were smiling and so were the faces of Metropolitan Community College student and employee volunteers who took part in Kansas City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade on March 17. MCC’s float took second place in the schools division. It’s quite a feat for taking part in the parade for only the second time. The …

Photo gallery: Kids2College opens students’ eyes to a college education

College isn’t something many sixth-graders think about. But that may have changed for sixth-graders in Kansas City Public Schools. Metropolitan Community College hosted the sixth annual Kids2College program March 5-6 on the Penn Valley campus. It’s designed to open the eyes of local sixth-graders and expand their dreams about the future. There were morning and …

1,200 sixth-graders coming to MCC-Penn Valley for Kids2College

Kids2College at Metropolitan Community College’s Penn Valley campus hopes to open the eyes and expand the dreams of local sixth-graders. Every Kansas City Public Schools sixth-grader will visit MCC-Penn Valley between Monday, March 4, and Wednesday, March 6, to take part in the sixth annual program. The program is designed to show kids that a …

MCC helps local businesses make connections at March 8 event

Metropolitan Community College will host its eighth annual Procurement Outreach Business Forum on Friday, March 8. The event brings together diverse business owners to network and learn about opportunities to do business with MCC and each other. They will also meet with purchasing representatives from MCC and major local companies. This year there will be …

MCC Early College Academy robot team advances to state finals

Innovation, creativity and a competitive spirit paid off for MCC-Penn Valley’s Early College Academy robot team. The team name is the Algorhythms, and it beat 34 high school teams Feb. 9 at Blue Springs High School in the Western Missouri Conference Championship of FIRST Tech Challenge. The win qualifies the team for the Missouri state …

Gifted MCC singer lends voice to North American musical premiere

You may not know her, but you will likely recognize her voice. Millie Edwards Nottingham is the reading coordinator at MCC-Penn Valley. She is also an accomplished singer who routinely lends her voice to Metropolitan Community College events. And in March, she will take the stage with Kantorei KC and a jazz combo from UMKC …