Academic News

MVC S-MSTA Celebrates 40th Anniversary
Posted April 19, 2017

The Missouri Valley College Student Missouri State Teachers Association (S-MSTA) is celebrating 40 years on the MVC campus. The original charter was granted on April 27, 1977, and was signed by Don Meyer (state consultant) and J.A. Kinder (MSTA executive secretary). MSTA is the largest teaching association in Missouri, serving more than 46,000 educators... Read More

MVC Art Student to Host Senior Art Show
Posted April 18, 2017

MVC senior Jill Hovey, of Missouri Valley College’s Fine Arts department, will host a solo art exhibition entitled “Rose Colored Glasses.” The show will be on display April 24-28 from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Vern Nester Gallery located in Baity Hall. A landscape can either be appealing or unappealing to a viewer’s eye, but through the eyes of palette knife painter, Jill Hovey, all landscapes are appealing, and she wants viewers to see how she perceives all landscapes; through rose colored glasses... Read More

MVC Division of Fine Arts to Present Spring Choral Music Show
Posted April 17, 2017

The Missouri Valley College Division of Fine Arts will present their annual Spring Music Show featuring the MVC Concert Choir, Valley Connection Show Choir and the MVC Repertory Dance Ensemble on April 26-27, 2017. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. each evening, and will be held in Eckilson-Mabee Theatre located on the MVC campus... Read More

MVC Prepares for 11th Annual Maastricht Institute of Entrepreneurship
Posted April 17, 2017

The 11th annual Maastricht Institute of Entrepreneurship at Missouri Valley College will take place April 24-26 in the Bacon Conference Center on the MVC campus. The 2017 institute is sponsored by Wood & Huston Bank. Speakers include: Shane Cristelli ‘05, founder and CEO,, Ada, Oklahoma; William Flowers, senior training manager, AT&T, Minneapolis-St... Read More

Sigma Tau Delta Travels to International Convention in Louisville
Posted April 13, 2017

Students of Missouri Valley College’s Nu Epsilon chapter of Sigma Tau Delta traveled to Louisville, Kentucky to participate in the international convention on March 29-31. Sigma Tau Delta is an international English honors society open to students pursuing majors or minors in literature, composition, linguistics or related disciplines in the humanities, and those that achieve a ‘B’ average or better... Read More

Students Win Awards at Alpha Chi National Convention
Posted April 12, 2017

Seven Missouri Valley College students represented the Missouri Sigma chapter of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society at the annual Alpha Chi National Convention April 6-8, 2017 in Louisville, Ky. Four students presented their scholarly work with two students earning award recognition. Maria Del Mar Jimenez Abad, an economics, management and marketing triple major from Almería, Spain, and Mariana Kiyoko Osaki, a biology major from São Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, presented “Social Interactions Between Domestic and International Students in the U... Read More

Art Student to Host Senior Art Show
Posted April 12, 2017

MVC senior Visual Arts student, Justin Whitten, will host a solo art exhibition titled “Characters with Cans,” April 22-29.  The exhibit will be on display at Shortwave Coffee located at 915 Alley A, in Columbia, Mo. Exhibit times include: 3 p.m.-4 p.m. on April 22, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. on April 24-28 and 9 a... Read More

Division of Fine Arts to Hold Summer Performing Arts Camp
Posted March 31, 2017

Missouri Valley College’s Division of Fine Arts will host a Summer Performing Arts Camp June 26-30, 2017 on the MVC campus. The day-long camp will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and the half day elementary camp will run from 9:00 a.m. until 11:50 a.m. The half day elementary camp is new this year and offered to students who have completed kindergarten through second grade and will include introductory classes in dance, theatre and music... Read More

Athletic Training Students Receive National Scholarships
Posted March 30, 2017

Katura Sales (pictured top), a senior athletic training student from Blackhawk, Colorado, and Ana Trost (pictured bottom), a junior athletic training student from Aurora, Colorado were selected as recipients of NATA Research & Education Foundation Scholarships for 2017. Katura received the Gary Delforge Scholarship while Ana received the Richard E... Read More

Troubling Violence Performance Troupe to Perform on MVC Campus
Posted March 8, 2017

The Troubling Violence Performance Troupe will visit the Missouri Valley College campus on Wednesday, March 15, giving a live performance at 3 p.m. in the Ferguson Center Formal Lounge to raise awareness of college-age dating violence. This performance is free and open to the public. The performance is sponsored by the MVC Honors Program and the MVC Theatre Department... Read More