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Meet the woman behind the voice: MCC’s Millie Edwards Nottingham

She is a familiar face to students on the Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley campus, but she is also known nationally for her lovely voice. Now, a recent honor is spreading the word around town to anyone unfamiliar with Millie Edwards Nottingham’s talent. Nottingham, a comprehensive literacy instructor at MCC for 11 years, was recently named …

From the archives: The land that would become MCC-Penn Valley

Penn Valley photo from 1968

100 Years, 100 Stories MCC-Penn Valley opened its doors in 1969. This photo is from The Kansas City Times, and was published in February 1968. The caption: “The 27-acre junior college site recommended for the first campus of Metropolitan Junior College-Kansas City is outlined in this aerial photograph looking east. The Business Men’s Assurance building and the beginning …

Video: Bonyen Lee from MCC to TV news

100 Years, 100 Stories Video: Bonyen Lee is an anchor and reporter for KCTV5 news, Kansas City’s local CBS television station. She covers issues that impact our community. “I am passionate about journalism. I think it’s important to share the truth and make people aware of what is happening in our community. I grew up …

Video: From MCC to Kansas City’s Mayor

  100 Years, 100 Stories  Video: Before he was elected as Kansas City Mayor, Sly James was a student at Metropolitan Community College. “I came home from the Marine Corps. It has been a while since I had been in school and I was looking for a place where they would recognize that it was …