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Past Events

Veteran Education Fair

           November 6th, 2013

Military Employment and Resource Fair 2013

           May 15th, 2013

           

 

Remembering Our Fallen exhibit

            May 6th- 15th, 2013

            May 10th, 2013- Reception

                 

 

 

Operation Joining Forces Conference and Expo

           March 8th, 2013

        

 

 

Senator Deb Fischer Visit

March 1, 2013

 

Senator Mike Johanns Visit

February 1, 2013

 

MVSS Opening Reception and Open House

           January 30, 2013

 

Veteran Personal Finance Workshop

           January 23, 2013

 

Military Student Welcome Back Event

In Collaboration with MCC Student Veterans of America and

the Nebraska Army National Guard

           September 19th, 2012

         

           Read more and view additional photos of the 'Military Welcome Back Event'      

 

Military Employment and Resource Fair 2012

           May 17th, 2012

         

Metropolitan Community College presented a Military Employment and Resource Fair to bring employment opportunities and community resources to servicemembers and their families.          

Traditional Job Fair - MCC South Omaha Campus 10am - 3pm

Drive-Thru Fairs - MCC Sarpy, Elkhorn, and Fort Omaha Campuses 10am - 2pm

Virtual Fairs - MCC Applied Technology, Fremont, and Washington County Centers

Read more and view additional photos of the 'Military Employment and Resource Fair'

      

 

Veteran Career Readiness Workshop

In Collaboration with MCC Career Services and MCC Student Veterans of America

April 19th, 2012 - 1-4pm

Workshop Agenda:

1300-1350  "How to Make Your Resume Stand Out"

1400-1450  "Interviewing Skills and Techniques"

1500-1550  "Resume Critiques"

 

"Hell and Back Again" Film Screening

In Collaboration with Film Streams and MCC Career Services

April 4th, 2012 - 7pm

          

"Hell and Back Again" details the transition of Sergeant Nathan Harris from the battlefield in Afghanistan to his home in North Carolina.  A panel discussion followed the film, moderated by Bobby Polk.  Polk is a retired Colonel in the Army Reserves, Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps, and currently serves as Director of Metropolitan Community College’s Criminal Justice Program.  Panelists included Matt Stevens, Student Veterans of America Chapter President, Metropolitan Community College; Paul Greenwell, At Ease Program Therapist, Lutheran Family Services; and Donna Higgins, OIF/OEF Case Manager, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

          Read more and view additional photos of the '"Hell and Back Again" Film Screening'

 

Presentation at Instructional Staff Development Day

March 7, 2012

Faculty members were informed of the unique issues facing military students at the Instructional Staff Development Day on March 7th.  The Office of Military and Veteran Support Services (MVSS) invited a series of speakers to raise awareness of military student issues and inform faculty members on military student supports. 

Read more and view additional photos of the 'Presentation at Instructional Staff Development Day'

 

Veterans Celebrating Education Week

November 7-11, 2011

A week-long event consisting of military workshops, displays, and celebrations.

Read more and view additional photos of 'Veterans Celebrating Education Week'

 

Workshop: Responding to TBI & PTSD

Presented by the Nebraska Brain Injury Association

November 8-9, 2011, ITC Building - South Omaha Campus

 

 

Day of Remembrance and Military Appreciation

September 12, 2011

Part of the Military and Veteran Support Services mission is to enhance MCC and the surrounding community’s appreciation and awareness of our military population.  As a first step in achieving that mission, MVSS held a Day of Remembrance and Military Appreciation event September 12th at the South Omaha Campus...

Read more and view additional photos of the 'Day of Remembrance and Military Appreciation'

 

 
 
 
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