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Carpenter-Davis receives national PTK award

Cheryl Carpenter-Davis, dean of instruction at Metropolitan Community College-Blue River, was a recipient of the 2013 Distinguished College Administrator Award presented by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society during its international convention in San Jose, Calif., last month. She was one of twenty-five college administrators honored with the award, which is given to college vice presidents, …

“Songs of the Golden West” Concert April 13

Classic songs of the American West will be performed by the Metropolitan Chorale on Saturday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. The benefit concert at Woods Chapel United Methodist Church, 4725 NE Lakewood Way, Lee’s Summit, will raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City. The chorale will be conducted by Rebecca Johnson, music …

MCC-Blue River Acting Students Present “A Tribute to Neil Simon”

“A Tribute to Neil Simon” will be presented by Acting I & II students at Metropolitan Community College-Blue River on Thursday, Feb. 28, in Arts & Sciences room 124. Two performances are scheduled, beginning at 12:45 and 7 p.m. The showcase of short scenes from Simon’s plays will be directed by Anne Mahoney, communications/theatre instructor …

MCC in the news: Area law enforcement officers get ‘active shooter’ training at Blue River

In the wake of the school shooting tragedy in Newtown, Conn., law enforcement officers around the country are eager to brush up on training for responding to so-called active shooter emergencies. Such training, including full-scale simulations, is offered almost monthly at the MCC-Blue River Public Safety Institute. Fox 4 news reporter Brad Underwood stopped by the Public Safety …

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 …