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Inside Story for Friday, July 17, 2009

MCC Collegewide Auction

The MCC Collegewide Auction is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 1, FOC, Bldg. 25. Donations of any unwanted College items are welcomed. Fill out the Transfer of Equipment form and send to Central Stores. MCC staff will schedule a time to pick up the items. If you have any questions, contact Bob Barnes at 457-2777 or Central Stores at 457-2300.

MCC Instructors Invited to CASTL Symposium

Through the joint efforts of the Service Learning and Academic Affairs offices, four MCC instructors participated in the Carnegie Academy of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) Symposium: Janet McCarthy, Trevor Secora, James Van Arsdall and Josephine Wandel. These instructors joined 70 other instructors from all over the United States and Canada at the four-day event held at Creighton University, June 3-6. The Conference challenged MCC instructors to closely evaluate both the method and the content of their courses to maximize student learning.

MCC’s Erin Parisien Won Gold Medal at SkillsUSA National Championship

Erin Parisien was the only gold medal winner from Nebraska at this year's SkillsUSA National Championship in Kansas City, Mo., June 25, 2009. Parisien participated in First Aid/CPR, which required first aid intervention and recognized excellence and professionalism in the students' first aid skills.

Parisien took two written knowledge tests - one for the American Heart Association and one for the American Red Cross - and demonstrated hands-on skills to perform procedures or take appropriate action based on scenarios presented related to those listed in the standards and competencies.  

Weekly Green Tip for an Energy Efficient Summer

Each week, The Inside Story will provide one green tip to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle.

Replace incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs which produce less heat.

CET Corner

Professional Development
Professional development training is available to MCC staff through Corporate Education & Training (CET). CET is offering workshops to address the areas ranked as the highest training priority by MCC employees. View the latest workshops online via CET's MCC Professional Development link on the CET homepage at www.mccneb.edu/cet/.

Creating a Customer-Focused Workforce
Service Plus (full-day or two half-day workshops)
Creates service providers who:
· Think and act consistently to please students by putting them at the heart of MCC
· Create unprecedented levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty
· Ensure repeat business from established students, increase word-of-mouth referrals for MCC and inspire loyalty in new students

09/JU BSAD 050N WI07  Friday, July 31 and Aug. 7, 1-5 p.m., FOC, Bldg. 10, Room 237

CET's noncredit online courses are open to MCC staff as part of professional development training. More than 150 online courses in the areas of business management, information technology, interpersonal skills, leadership and Command Spanish® are available. Register now! The July Series is open for enrollment until July 28, 2009. A new series of online courses begins on Aug. 19, 2009. To learn more visit us at www.mccneb.edu/cet/.

Tuition waiver/remission is available for full-time employees/faculty and part-time regulars using the Employee Tuition Waiver Form. Part-time temp employees and adjunct faculty who want to register should contact their dean's office to arrange for the cost center to be billed the fee before registering. Deans should send cost center billing information to Adam Smith in FOC, Bldg. 5 or by email to asmith102@mccneb.edu so the adjunct faculty and part-time temp employees will not be billed personally. Reference the Employee and Dependent Tuition Waiver Procedures Memorandum for more information.

HR News

New Employees
Kyle Coppock                HVAC Engineer                          FOC, Bldg. 20     457-2784
Melissa Jakub                ARC Educational Assistant, PT     Sarpy Center      537-3865

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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