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April 24


Emma Stokely
Public + Media Relations Manager
531-MCC-2726, office
402-380-4896, cell
Media Alert: Signing Day returns to MCC
What:      Metropolitan Community College will host Signing Day, a celebration for the sponsorship of skilled and technical trades. High school students and industry employees will be signing letters of intent with local industry partners to pursue an education in high demand career fields. The Signing Day event celebrates these trade related students that are beginning a path to a great career. 

When:     Wednesday, April 26, 4:30-6 p.m.

Where:   MCC South Omaha Campus 
                  Center for Advanced Manufacturing, Room 120
                  2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave.
                  Omaha, NE 68107

Background:     Sponsorships are innovative training programs that provide students with paid employment opportunities with local industry partners that also pay for students’ training, tools and tuition while they work complete their course work in tandem at MCC. These programs have seen substantial growth at MCC and continue to expand, providing a win-win-win for the respective students, industry and the community. Signing Day will feature MCC president Randy Schmailzl, industry partners participating in sponsorships and current sponsorship student Kristen Anderson.
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.