Student Photo Art Exhibit Launches in Penn Valley Education Center

Feast your eyes on captivating artwork from one of MCC-Penn Valley’s talented photography students. The photography exhibition, titled “My Way to Wheeler: Views from a Vision Quest,” features works from our very own Carter Art Center Photography III student, Brian Koch.   An artist reception will be held Thursday, Nov. 15th in the Penn Valley Education Center …

New MCC Public Computer Center Co-Hosts Ribbon-Cutting Event with Kearney Firehouse

Last week, the new Kearney Public Computer Center celebrated a joint ribbon-cutting event with the Firehouse Center for Creative Excellence.    On Thurs., Nov. 8, the Kearney community gathered to attend the official launch of the newly renovated Firehouse Center, which will feature artistic, technological, and other educational opportunities for Northland residents.  The Firehouse has …

MCC Foundation honors Shields, Kennel Club, Kopecky, Weaver

The Metropolitan Community College Foundation and Alumni Association honored several special MCC supporters at the 2012 MCC Gratitude Reception on Thursday, Nov. 8. Chancellor Mark James and MCC-Maple Woods president Merna Saliman presented the 2012 Outstanding Community Supporter Award to the Heart of America Kennel Club for the club’s support of the Maple Woods veterinary technology program. In addition …

MCC in the News: Standout player brings skills to U.S., Blue River

Brazilian-born soccer player Paulo Novo had an outstanding first season as a player for MCC-Blue River’s Trail Blazers men’s soccer team. Novo scored in every single match of the season, leading all NJCAA Division I players with 32 goals and 70 points. He had nine multi-goal games, including an MCC-Blue River record-setting seven-score game against Wentworth Military Academy. The Independence Examiner reported the details …

MCC-Longview Celebrates the Silent Film Era

Share in the nostalgia as MCC-Longview revisits the golden age of cinema at the second annual “Silents Night,” an evening of silent film comedy shorts, on Friday, Nov. 16. Doors to the Cultural Arts Center open at 6 p.m. The films will be shown at 7 p.m., but the fun begins earlier! Be on the …

Students experience One Homeless Day at MCC-Blue River

To better understand the plight of the homeless who live among us, a group of MCC-Blue River students recently spent a day living as homeless people might live. One Homeless Day event raises awareness of the growing issue of youth homelessness in our area. The event is planned in conjunction with Synergy Services, a nonprofit agency that serves homeless and …