Nov. 11, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Public + Media Relations Manager
MCC announces two new administrative leadership roles
OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College has announced Nannette Rodriguez as the College’s first College Marketing officer and Gary Girard as the associate vice president for Community and Workforce Education.
Rodríguez joined MCC in 2016 as the associate Vice President of Marketing, Brand and Communication. In this new role, she will continue to oversee marketing, as well as college recruitment and its contact center. This new appointment applies her talents to a broader scope of leadership challenges.
Gary Girard was named the associate vice president for Community and Workforce Education. Girard was previously the executive director of Continuing Education, constantly expanding and diversifying programming offered to learners of all ages and interests. This newly created role extends his leadership to include the College’s Workforce Innovation Division where will provide leadership and strategic direction for the design and delivery of workforce training programs, customized skills development training, professional development and community education programming.
Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.