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Interim president for MCC-Penn Valley named

Dr. Tony Ross, most recently vice president for student affairs at California State University-Los Angeles, has been named interim president of the MCC-Penn Valley campus. Ross is stepping in as Dr. Joe Seabrooks leaves MCC for a community college presidency in Dallas. Seabrooks served as president at MCC-Penn Valley and, before that, at MCC-Blue River. …

Students who need food at home can get help from Scouts’ Cupboard

Dawinderpreet Brar can’t forget a conversation last spring with one of her College 100 students. “Can you help me with this assignment?” he asked. “We talked about this for an hour in class,” she reminded him. “Don’t you remember?” His response was heartbreaking. “No,” he told her. “I was just really hungry and I couldn’t …

Law school is the dream for new MCC-Penn Valley grad

  One of the members of Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley’s graduating class of 2016 has set her sights on law school, but for a moment there, she almost changed her mind. Katie Walker, 23, came to the Kansas City area when her father moved here from Michigan for work. She enrolled at MCC in 2014 …

#MCCGrads2016: For Bell family, three kids and three MCC diplomas

The email read: “Thank you to the Longview Administration, Faculty and Staff for being such an important part of our children’s educational journey! We are so grateful for the investment you made in each of their lives.” It was signed “The Bell Family.” After May 12, three Bell children will have walked across the stage …