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Hundreds attend HBCU Experience college fair at MCC-Penn Valley

More than 600 high school students from districts all over the metropolitan area turned out Tuesday for the HBCU Experience, a college transfer and recruitment fair featuring historically black colleges and universities. Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley hosted the fourth annual event at the Education Center to introduce high school and community college students to the …

Transfer and recruitment fair featuring historically black colleges and universities

More than 400 area high school students are expected to attend the premier college transfer and recruitment fair featuring historically black colleges and universities or the HBCU experience. Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley will host the event on Tuesday, October 6 from 9am to 2 pm. The event helps introduce high school and community college students to the …

Video: MCC celebrates 100th birthday with parties on each campus

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: On Tuesday, September 8, 2015, the MCC family celebrated the College’s Centennial on each campus with cake, punch and festivities that included “selfie stations” with props such as party hats. Students, employees and members of the Board of Trustees joined in the revelry. The many birthday cakes were provided by the MCC Foundation. Proclamations …

Video: Quentin Savwoir goes from MCC to City Hall

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Quentin Savwoir grew up in Kansas City.  He graduated from the Paseo Academy, which is part of the Kansas City Public School District. Now he works for the city in Mayor Sly James’ office. “My title is Special Assistant for Public Policy. I work in the areas of public health, transportation …

Video: KC Police Chief and MCC alumnus Darryl Forte

Chief Darryl Forte

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Darryl Forte graduated from Metropolitan Community College in 1985. He is now Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forte. He’d wanted to become a police officer since he was 12 years old. As a kid he met a police officer at 76th and Monroe in Kansas City. The officer was so nice and spent two hours …