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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 …

1,200 sixth-graders coming to MCC-Penn Valley for Kids2College

Kids2College at Metropolitan Community College’s Penn Valley campus hopes to open the eyes and expand the dreams of local sixth-graders. Every Kansas City Public Schools sixth-grader will visit MCC-Penn Valley between Monday, March 4, and Wednesday, March 6, to take part in the sixth annual program. The program is designed to show kids that a …

MCC Early College Academy robot team advances to state finals

Innovation, creativity and a competitive spirit paid off for MCC-Penn Valley’s Early College Academy robot team. The team name is the Algorhythms, and it beat 34 high school teams Feb. 9 at Blue Springs High School in the Western Missouri Conference Championship of FIRST Tech Challenge. The win qualifies the team for the Missouri state …

Gifted MCC singer lends voice to North American musical premiere

You may not know her, but you will likely recognize her voice. Millie Edwards Nottingham is the reading coordinator at MCC-Penn Valley. She is also an accomplished singer who routinely lends her voice to Metropolitan Community College events. And in March, she will take the stage with Kantorei KC and a jazz combo from UMKC …

New art show at MCC-Penn Valley promises to pique the senses

By Mary Beth Hope Carter Art Center at Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley will open a nontraditional show of original art, “Colla Voce: Follow the Solo Voice,” 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1. In addition to painting and sculpture, the show will include a performance artist and a spoken-word artist. Featured artists Maria Vasquez Boyd, painting; Kathryne …