Category «In the news»

MCC-Penn Valley dedicates new enrollment center in honor of late college leader

The college enrollment process can be daunting for a new student. But MCC-Penn Valley has just made the process a little easier with the opening of the Malcolm T. Wilson Enrollment Center, a one-stop-shop designed to help students navigate enrollment processes with ease. The enrollment center, named for former MCC leader Malcolm Wilson, brings together the offices of admissions, advising, …

MCC in the news: Metropolitan Chorale in the Examiner

The Metropolitan Chorale of Kansas City, based at MCC-Blue River, took pride in performing the music of Pulitzer Prize winning composer Zhou Long as well as the works of other KC area composers in attendance last weekend. The Independence Examiner reported the story: Metropolitan Chorale perfoming this weekend with UMKC Conservatory of Music

MCC in the news: Preparados graduation featured in Dos Mundos

Preparados en Salud, MCC’s bilingual pre-practical nursing program, was featured in this week’s edition of Dos Mundos for the opportunities it is providing for the Hispanic community.  Click here to see the latest edition of Dos Mundos.  The Preparados article is on section 6A.   Preparados not only gives bilingual students the chance to pursue a career …

Penn Valley’s Criminal Justice Association Takes Issues Straight to Airwaves

Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 marked the significant beginning of MCC students taking community issues to an exciting new level. Working in collaboration with M.C. Richardson of KKFI 90.1 FM Community Radio, students from MCC – Penn Valley’s criminal justice association took time to discuss issues related directly to their coursework. The topic at hand: Pros and Cons Related …

MCC to open new Public Computer Center in Kearney

 Great news for Northlanders—the MCC Public Computer Centers will be opening a new location in Kearney, Mo., at the Old Firehouse Center for Creative Excellence later this month.  This will be the seventh PCC location, and the first to open at a non-MCC location. Like all PCCs, the new location will offer free basic digital literacy …

MCC in the news: Health Care Foundation features Community Health Worker pilot course

MCC’s Training for Tomorrow program is piloting a new course to train community health workers, and it has attracted the attention of local healthcare media. This article about the training program was recently posted on the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City’s website. Community health worker is a fairly new category among health professions. These workers are …

MCC in the news: KC Star article highlights work of Literacy KC at MCC

Literacy Kansas City is doing great work all around the city, including offering services at MCC-Penn Valley. This recent Kansas City Star article features several successful Literacy KC clients, one of whom we’re proud to call an MCC student. About GEARS, the Literacy KC program at MCC-Penn Valley The Guiding Educational Access to Reading Skills (GEARS) …