Academic News

MVC Alumnus Ron Hall to be Inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame
Posted October 23, 2017

Missouri Valley College alumnus Ron Hall ’59 will be inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Hall’s induction is to take place in Independence, Missouri the weekend of November 11-12. Hall graduated from Missouri Valley College in 1959 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education... Read More

MVC to Host Artist David Chamberlain
Posted October 17, 2017

Missouri Valley College will host artist David Chamberlain the week of October 22-28 for a collaborative workshop with MVC students and faculty. Chamberlain is a painter, sculptor and printmaker based in Sodus Point, New York, who travels extensively as a guest critic and visiting artist. Chamberlain will give his introductory talk “Collaborations” on Sunday, October 22 at 6:30 p... Read More

MVC Fills New Associate Dean of Student Position
Posted October 4, 2017

Missouri Valley College President Bonnie Humphrey has announced that Elizabeth Bellamy will serve as the new associate dean of students. Elizabeth Bellamy is an educator dedicated to student growth on every level. She seeks to inspire students’ academic, personal, and spiritual growth emphasizing character and ethical development, exploring global issues and perspectives and developing leadership and innovation... Read More

Missouri Valley College to Host Outdoor Concerts
Posted September 14, 2017

The MVC Repertory Dance Ensemble,  MVC Choir and members of the community are working together to perform two outdoor concerts that will take place behind Blosser Hall, located at 828 East Eastwood Street in Marshall, Missouri. Missouri Valley College and members of the local community came together for a project that will bring everyone together for a group performance... Read More

College Seeking Comments in Preparation for Periodic Accrediting Agency Evaluation
Posted September 13, 2017

Missouri Valley College is seeking comments from the public about the College in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. The College will host a visit February 5-6, 2018, with a team representing the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Missouri Valley College has been accredited by HLC since 1916... Read More

MVC Murrell Library to Host First Viking Con
Posted September 1, 2017

Murrell Library located on the Missouri Valley College campus will host their first Viking Con from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., on Monday, September 25. Viking Con is a convention for fans of all types of pop culture such as “Star Wars”, “Game of Thrones”, “The X-Men” or “The Walking Dead” to celebrate their fandoms... Read More

Missouri Valley College Announces Fall 2017 Enrollment
Posted August 31, 2017

Missouri Valley College’s fall 2017 enrollment is 1,360. Of the 1,360 students currently enrolled at MVC, 593 students are Missouri residents and 251 are international students. The entire student body is made up of students from 44 states and 47 countries. “We are ready for another great academic year,” said Dr... Read More

MVC Professor Releases New Book
Posted August 22, 2017

Missouri Valley College Assistant Professor of English Dr. Claire Schmidt recently released her new book entitled “If you Don’t Laugh You’ll Cry: The Occupational Humor of White Wisconsin Prison Workers” published by the University of Wisconsin Press in the Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World series... Read More

MVC Professor Releases New Monograph
Posted August 17, 2017

Missouri Valley College Assistant Professor of English Dr. Debbie Olson recently released her new monograph entitled “Black Children in Hollywood Cinema.” The monograph, which is a detailed written study of a single specialized subject, focuses on the cinematic absence of black children from contemporary Hollywood film, including different elements of the child found within film... Read More

Board of Trustees Appoints New Chairman, Adds New Members
Posted July 27, 2017

The Missouri Valley College Board of Trustees has appointed Oscar Tshibanda chairman of the board. Tshibanda takes over for Charles “Bud” Bacon, Jr. who has served as chairman for three years. Bacon will remain an active member of the board of trustees as the immediate past chair. Tshibanda is the founder and managing partner of Tshibanda & Associates, LLC, a Kansas City-based national management consulting and project management services firm... Read More