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Inside Story for Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Help Plan the College's Future

Each and every College employee’s views are vital to the success of the College as a whole. As in any strong organization, the work of each person supports the work of another. Similarly, the thoughts and support of each employee are important as we continue to grow and evolve to meet the changing needs of our diverse community.

The Plan & Planning Work Group is currently working to energize and effectively tap the thinking and information resources of the College, including our people. Two major areas of emphasis are inclusiveness/communication and embracing the future. As a preparation for further and future discussions, we encourage you to think over these questions. Roundtable sessions will be held at each College location over the next few weeks to discuss question 3 in particular. Your thoughts will be collected and considered for current and future needs and improvements.

Roundtables will be held:

Wednesday, Dec. 3

  • 1 p.m., Applied Technology Center, Room 115 

Monday, Dec. 8

  • 10 a.m., South Omaha Campus, Connector, Room 249 
  • 2 p.m., Sarpy Center, Room 115

Tuesday, Dec. 9

  • 2 p.m., Elkhorn Valley Campus, Room 122

Wednesday, Dec. 10

  • 9 a.m., Fremont Area Center, Room 202 
  • 10 a.m., Sarpy Center, Room 116 
  • 2 p.m., Elkhorn Valley Campus, Room 122 
  • 4 p.m., Sarpy Center, Room 116

Thursday, Dec. 11

  • 10 a.m., South Omaha Campus, Connector, Room 249 
  • 4 p.m. South Omaha Campus, Connector, Room 249

Monday, Dec. 15

  • 9 a.m., Fort Omaha Campus, Bldg 7, Room 107 
  • 2 p.m., Fort Omaha Campus, Bldg 7, Room 107

Tuesday Dec. 16

  • 1 p.m., South Omaha Campus, Connector, Room 249

Thursday, Dec. 18

  • 11 a.m., Fort Omaha Campus, Bldg 7, Room 107 
  • 4 p.m., Fort Omaha Campus, Bldg 7, Room 107 
  • 4 p.m., Fremont Area Center, Room 202 

Your individual thoughts on all the questions will be asked for at a later time as we move, collectively, further into the planning process for the future of MCC.

Milestone Reached in Fort Omaha Campus Construction

Final Beam
On Nov. 19, the final beam was placed in the Institute for Culinary Arts & Alumni Conference Center on the Fort Omaha Campus.

MCC Named 2008 Business of the Year by La Vista Chamber

The La Vista Chamber of Commerce recognized MCC as 2008 Business of the Year at their annual dinner and awards on Friday, Nov. 21 for being a good community partner, a member of the La Vista Chamber and a successful year. Interim president Randy Schmailzl accepted the award on behalf of the College.

NOTE FROM MCC UNITED WAY CAMPAIGN CHAIR

Thank you to those who have contributed to this year's United Way campaign. Your gift to this year’s United Way campaign creates lasting change in our community. Your support will help keep valuable resources and services in our community and the availability of those resources and services for those in need. If you would still like to give, complete and sign the Campaign Pledge Card, return the Campaign Card to Sheila O'Connor, Marketing and Public Relations, FOC 30 by Nov. 30. Thank you for caring enough to give, advocating for those who need help and volunteering to make a difference!

Thanks,
Sheila O'Connor

TE@M Students Participate in Service Learning

 team group
 Team glove

A group of MCC TE@M students recently completed a service learning project at the Open Door Mission. The students developed, prepared and implemented a glove project for children living at the shelter. The children used their creative talents to paint a pair of gloves. The children were also able to color, make a turkey craft and connect with the future teachers of the TE@M program.

“It was wonderful to see the artistic abilities and ownership the children took in creating their gloves,” said Carri Dyer, adjunct instructor. More information on MCC's TE@M program is available online

MCC Job Openings

For information about the College’s open positions and how to apply, visit www.mccneb.edu/hr or call the jobline at (402) 738-4050. Applications are also online at www.mccnebjobs.com.

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