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MCC-Penn Valley to host Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition on May 15

Business owners from across the Kansas City area will meet at Metropolitan Community College to make connections and display what their companies have to offer. The sixth annual Midwest Supplier Diversity Exposition will take place on Wednesday, May 15, in the Physical Education building on the MCC-Penn Valley campus, 3201 Southwest Trafficway. The event runs …

A ‘front and center’ student veteran lands prestigious D.C. internship

When it comes to serving her country and community, few do it with more passion than Metropolitan Community College’s Yara Morgan. Now the MCC-Penn Valley student is being rewarded for it. Morgan has won a prestigious summer internship with the Veterans Employment Trajectory (VET) Initiative in Washington, D.C., which helps veterans face the challenges of …

NJCAA lauds several MCC Wolves basketball players

Hard work and dedication has paid off for Metropolitan Community College basketball players, who have been honored for their efforts on the court. Two Wolves received national All-American honors. Octavia Lowery was named Second Team All-American for National Junior College Athletic Association Division II. Lowery also won First Team honors as part of the NJCAA …

MCC-Penn Valley student art show and sale April 4-20

Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley’s annual student art show and sale will run April 4-20 at Carter Art Center on campus, 3201 Southwest Trafficway. The event opens with a scholarship awards reception from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, April 4. Four art class scholarships and other art department honors will be announced. This year’s scholarship judge is Kansas …

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 …

Project Success students celebrate National TRIO Day

Students in MCC-Penn Valley’s Project Success program celebrated National TRIO Day on Saturday, Feb. 23, with activities including a potluck lunch and a canned food drive to help others in the community. The eight Federal TRIO Programs, grants administered by the U.S. Department of Education, include an initiative called Student Support Services. TRIO’s mission is …