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From the archives: The land that would become MCC-Penn Valley

Penn Valley photo from 1968

100 Years, 100 Stories MCC-Penn Valley opened its doors in 1969. This photo is from The Kansas City Times, and was published in February 1968. The caption: “The 27-acre junior college site recommended for the first campus of Metropolitan Junior College-Kansas City is outlined in this aerial photograph looking east. The Business Men’s Assurance building and the beginning …

From the archives: Scouts win 1966 championship

100 Years, 100 Stories This story was originally published in the Kansas City Star. The story featured Coach Fred Pohlman (MCC-Penn Valley’s gymnasium namesake) reflecting on the NJCAA Division II tournament win. ————————————————————————————————- Underdog Penn Valley turns out to be giant Paul Coro, The Kansas City Star, March 25, 1996, C3   Coach Fred Pohlman …

From the archives: President Harry S. Truman speaks at MCC

100 Years, 100 Stories In honor of President’s Day, we have pulled an article from the archives. Read the newspaper clipping published in 1956 highlighting the College’s first Presidential visit.  President Harry S. Truman spoke to MCC students about American government, politics and education.