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Shelby Coxon
MCC-Penn Valley
Campus Center, room 200
Ph: 816.604.4255


MCC-Penn Valley

So, you want to get involved ...

The Office of Campus Life and Leadership makes getting involved easy. There are a ton of established clubs to choose from, and we also make starting your own club easy too! Simply stop by the Campus Life and Leadership Office to inquire about a club, or pick up a constitution to get your very own campus organization up and running. Either way, we hope to see you soon!

Clubs at MCC-Penn Valley

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Advocates for a Better Government

Advocates for a Better Government is a nonpartisan political student organization. They focus on promoting political education and participation through sponsoring political educational forums, voter registration drives, candidate forums/debates, and more. Elections for club officers were held Fall 2009.

Contact Deborah Scott at 816.604.4053

Black Student Association

The goal of the Black Student Association is to engage in cultural education, social, political, and public service activities to establish, maintain, and encourage high cultural intellectual and moral standards among African Americans.

Contact Deborah Scott at 816.604.4053

Call Me Mister

Call Me Mister is a recruitment and support program designed to increase the pool of available elementary school teachers from a more diverse background. Participants are individuals with a passion for education and a desire to make a difference in the lives of young children.

Contact Gerald Palmer at 816.604.4548

Campus Activities Board

The Campus Activities Board is a group of students selected in the fall of each year who work to plan different activities for the campus. The committee includes recreation, special events, comedy, diversity, issues and ideas, as well as community service.

Membership is open to all MCC-Penn Valley students who hold a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Contact Nicole Inzauro at 816.604.4548

Campus Crusade for Christ

To have a community on campus where Christians are growing and being built up in the faith. Also a place where non-Christians can learn more about who Christ is.

Contact Gieselle Deng at 816.604.4690

Criminal Justice Club

The organizations engages students in development of criminal justice forums, job fairs, and criminal justice academic programs.

Contact Karen Curls at 816.604.4284

Cultural Awareness Club

Allows Penn Valley students to join together to show each other’s cultural backgrounds and learn about the different cultures in Kansas City.

Contact Bobbi Gustin at 816.604.4683

InterVaristy Christian Fellowship

The purpose of the Chapter is to establish and advance at Penn Valley Community College witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus as Savior and Lord; growing in love for God, God’s Word, God’s people of every ethnicity and culture and God’s purposes in the world.

Contact Mary Davis at 816.604.1000

Muslim Student Association

To Provide a forum for Muslim students to network and provide community service.

Contact Victorie Hollwell at 816.604.4130

Novel Challenge

Novel Challenge works to expand students’ knowledge and awareness of censorship in books, and to provide a forum to allow them to read and discuss books that have been banned or challenged.

Contact Michael Korklan at 816.604.4090

Organization of Latin American Awareness

To bring Hispanic students together, and to inform students of Hispanic heritage by hosting events, having fundraisers, and other activities.

Contact Rosie Garcia-Muzquiz at 816.604.4308

Penn Valley Singers and Jazz Ensemble

These performance groups are organized by the music department at MCC-Penn Valley. Any Student is eligible to join, from novices to music majors.

Contact Clarence Smith at 816.604.4456

Phi Theta Kappa

Phi Theta Kappa's mission is two-fold: 1) recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and (2) provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service and fellowship programming. For more information go to

Upsilon Kappa Induction Ceremony - April 4.

Contact Ashley Meyer at 816.604.4011
or Dawinderpreet "Dee" Brar at 816.520.2049

Poetry Speakers Club

The purpose of this club / organization is to give students a platform on which to express their creative minds as well as inspiring others in the community to also be creative.

Contact Anita Leverich at 816.604.4090

Sexual and Gender Equality (SAGE)

To promote and maintain a healthy and positive environment for gay / lesbian / bisexual / transgendered undergraduates and their supporters.

Contact Nancy Harrington at 816.604.4240

Student Ambassabors

Student Ambassadors provides student leaders the opportunity to assist faculty, staff, and administrators with on-campus events such as tours, new student orientation, graduation, and community activities. Membership is limited to students who have strong leadership and communication abilities, a 2.5 GPA, and are in their second semester at MCC-Penn Valley.

Contact Gwendolyn Pate at 816.604.4168

Student Paralegal Association

The mission of SPA is to establish a sense of pride in career choice, build professional relationships, disseminate information, provide continuing education, and provide support for paralegal students.

Contact Gordon Wells

Student African American Brotherhood

The members of SAAB provide positive solutions to specific needs of black males enrolled in MCC-Penn Valley. They also provide intentionally structured opportunities for black males to take full advantage of their academic years and to better understand and practice their full responsibilities , rights, and privileges as future leaders and citizens of the United States.

Contact Gordon Wells

Sisterhood of African American Students

To bring women together and show them how much they can relate and assist each other by hosting events, fundraising activities, as well as collaborations with Student African American Brotherhood.

Contact Shawnta Clark

ADN Class of Spring 2010

Our purpose is to organize the ADN Class of Spring 2010 into a united body, plan special events, arrange community service projects, develop strong professional relationships, commit to excellence in our educational goals, and to promote health in the community.

Contact Pat Wineberg

ADN Class of December 2010

Our purpose is to organize the ADN Class of December 2010 into a united body, plan special events, arrange community service projects, develop strong professional relationships, commit to excellence in our educational goals, and to promote health in the community.

Contact Roger Bidwell

Physical Therapy Assistant Program

To support the extracurricular collaborative activities of physical therapy students. To fund raise for activities that allow students to attend meetings, support physical therapy student needs, graduation activities, and support other activities related to the profession of physical therapy.

Contact Gwen Robertson

PV-Student Nursing Association

Local chapter of National Student Nurses Association. Membership in this organization is a requirement for professional development in our A.D.N program. Membership introduces students to the significance of belonging to their professional organization in nursing. The purpose of our local PV-SNA chapter is to foster professional development of student nurses in our program through attending conferences, professional networking, participating in the many benefits it has to offer, and leading a local community service project each semester.

Contact Kim Ries


Last Modified: 5/19/14