Academic News

MVC Professor Gerardo Acay to Present at International Conference
Posted May 18, 2015

MVC Professor Emeritus Dr. Gerardo M. Acay will present a paper, “Computer Skills in Humanistic Disciplines:  Some Observations,” at the Thirteenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities. Acay co-wrote the paper with a colleague, Deborah J. Schuster, a science teacher at Boonville High School who will also present... Read More

MVC Students Find Literary Inspiration in "The Purple Patch"
Posted May 13, 2015

The 15th volume of “The Purple Patch,” Missouri Valley College's literary and art journal, is now available in print and online. Featuring original poems, essays, stories, and artwork by 21 MVC students, “The Purple Patch” is published by the Nu Epsilon chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, the national English honor society... Read More

Message to MVC graduates: "We've got work to do."
Posted May 11, 2015

Saturday, May 9, 2015 Kayla Nigles/ Marshall Democrat News Staff Writer   Missouri Valley College saw its 126th commencement Saturday, May 9. The ceremony was moved indoors from Greg-Mitchell Field to Burns Athletic Center, as rainclouds moved into the area in the morning hours. Graduates proceeded into the gymnasium shortly after 2 p... Read More

Viking Men's Lacrosse No. 3 Seed at MCLA Tournament
Posted May 4, 2015

Bracket-Click Here   The No. 3 Missouri Valley College men's lacrosse team captured a second-straight GRLC Division II Conference title Sunday and have now earned the No. 3 overall seed at the upcoming MCLA Division II National Tournament.   The Vikings will play their first round game against No... Read More

Art in Food Competition Winner
Posted April 30, 2015

Emma Miller, freshman art major, won the Art in Food competition. The contest, sponosed by Dawnna Morris, encouraged student to show their artistics side by creating a work of art with a food theme. Emma won a gift basket filled with cash, gift cards and food for her dorm.    Read More

47th Woman to be inducted to MVC Women's Hall of Fame
Posted April 30, 2015

Missouri Valley College's Valley Women organization will honor three individuals at its annual tea at 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 in the Ferguson Center Formal Lounge. The 47th inductee into the Valley Women's Hall of Fame, the 2015 Outstanding Senior Woman and the Valley Women Scholarship recipient will be recognized... Read More

Mass Communication Students Bring Home MBEA Awards
Posted April 28, 2015

Missouri Valley College student media recently received awards at the 2015 Missouri College Media Association (MCMA) convention this month. The MCMA is the organization representing college newspapers and yearbooks in Missouri. The contest recognizes student media produced during 2014; contest entries are judged by professionals from  throughout the Midwest... Read More

MVC Senior Kelly Cordray Presents Senior Art Show
Posted April 26, 2015

MVC Senior Kelly Corday, of the College’s visual arts department, will host a solo art exhibition entitled “Retrospect.” The show will be on display from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., May 4- May 8 in Baity Hall’s Vern Nestor Gallery. “Retrospect” is a group of still life oil paintings depicting objects that people keep with them throughout their lives... Read More

Missouri Valley Honors Program to Present Research at Mini-Conference
Posted April 24, 2015

Students in Missouri Valley College’s Honors Program will present their research at a mini-conference from 8-10 a.m., Tuesday May, 5 in the Tech Center, classroom 215. “Some of MVC's brightest and most ambitious students will be sharing their work in this formal context in order to get first-hand experience sharing their research in an academic conference,” said Dr... Read More

CIC Report Demonstrates Effectiveness of Private Colleges in Educating First-Generation, Low-Income Students
Posted April 22, 2015

April 22, 2015 · Washington, DC The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) today released a report, Expanding Access and Opportunity: How Small and Mid-Sized Independent Colleges Serve First-Generation and Low-Income Students, which documents the superior record of these institutions in providing effective college learning environments and ensuring positive educational outcomes for students from first-generation and low-income backgrounds... Read More