Category Archives: Campus Events

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    SIFE produces that ‘Good Ole Barbecue’Campus Events, Gallery, News

    Story by LeKyndra Duncan On a clear, beautiful, sunny day, the smell of barbecue was lingering through the air across the Missouri Valley campus. Faculty, students and their noses enjoyed the aroma while walking to their classes. Students in Free Enterprise held their 2nd campus barbecue on Thursday, Sept. 4, outside of Baity Hall, raising […]

  • International students prepare to carry the flags of their home countries for the Convocation ceremony.

    Convocation welcomes freshmenCampus Events, Featured, News

    Story by Scott Charboneau The gathering for Convocation is about celebrating achievement as freshmen begin their college careers, said Dessie Stafford, faculty convocation speaker and recipient of the John McCallum Excellence in Teaching Award, at the Convocation ceremony on Aug. 30 in the Burns gym. Stafford said that while the freshman are given freedom in […]

  • Cale Mitchell, executive director of Rain

    Negative result brings positive outlookCampus Events, Gallery, News

    Story by LeKyndra Duncan The Black Student Union hosted a free HIV testing for the students of Missouri Valley College on Wednesday, Aug. 29 in the Ferguson Center. According to, one in every five people living with HIV is unaware of infection. “Informing people about their status, to make sure they are being safe […]

  • MVC Convocation Speaker Dessie Stafford. (Photo by LeKyndra Duncan)

    Full text of Convocation speech by featured speaker Dessie StaffordCampus Events, News, Opinion

    (The following is the full text of the Missouri Valley College Convocation speech presented by featured speaker Dessie Stafford, associate professor of Business Administration/Accounting. Stafford was the main Convocation speaker as part of the honor of being the recipient of the John McCallum Excellence in Teaching Award that is given to one MVC faculty member […]

  • A large group of students were led by Dance students for the flash mob event.

    First campus ‘flash mob’ breaks into danceCampus Events, Featured, Gallery, News, Videos

    Students, including members of the MVC Repertory Dance Ensemble, cheerleaders, wrestlers, show choir members and others, participated in the first “Flash Mob” event on the MVC campus on Wednesday, Aug. 29. The idea came from Chief Academic Officer Sharon Weiser, said Janie Morgan, assistant professor of Dance,  who then with some of her dance students […]