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News@MCC for Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Scholarships for Summer 2011

MCC's Foundation is now accepting applications for summer scholarships. To apply, visit the MCC Foundation website.

How to Access the MCC Guest Wireless Network

Starting on March 3, you will be required to use your MCC username and password to connect to the wireless networks at all MCC locations. This includes the MCC_Guest wireless network.

MCC_Guest allows access to the Internet from personal computing devices. This connection is isolated from other networks on campus and is protected with a firewall. This network does not utilize encryption between the wireless access point and the end user.

Follow these steps to access the wireless network:

  1. Open Wireless Network Connections.
  2. Select MCC_Guest wireless network, then click the Connect button.     
  3. Open up a web browser. If you received the Security Alert box with the message "You are about to view pages over a secure connection," click the OK button.
  4. You are now at the login page. Enter your MCC username and password and click the Submit button.
  5. Your web browser will now go to MCC's home page. You have successfully logged onto the MCC_Guest Wireless Network.

New at Your MCC Library

From software manuals to books for pleasure reading to DVDs, MCC's libraries have dozens of new titles. View the full list here.

Student Organization Fair Showcases MCC Activities

MCC offers a diversity of student life activities, from honor societies to volunteering to academic clubs. See them all in one place at the Student Organization Fair.

Check it out:

  • South Omaha Campus, Connector: Monday, March 21, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

From Baa to Eye Debuts at Gallery of Art and Design

Yinghua Zhu, art instructor at the University of Nebraska­-Lincoln and a former Bemis artist-in-residence, will present From Baa to Eye at the Elkhorn Valley Campus Gallery of Art and Design March 9-April 15 with an artist reception March 17 at 4 p.m.

From Baa to Eye
March 9-April 15, artist reception March 17 at 4 p.m.
Gallery of Art and Design, Elkhorn Valley Campus
Gallery Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

In a single installation piece that encompasses the entire gallery, Zhu addresses language barriers from her own experiences and perspective as an immigrant and non-native English speaker.

Women's History Month: Our History Is Our Strength

MCC Celebrates Women's History Month with a series of lectures and other programming. See the full list of activities here.

Free CPR Training

MCC is partnering with Clarkson College for the annual free CPR Training for Omahans on Saturday, May 14. The event is for family and friends of all ages-event coordinators encourage MCC students and staff to attend. Registration for the event is now open.

Date: Saturday, May 14
Sessions: 8 a.m., 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. (each training session takes approximately one hour)
Audience: Group teams, family members and friends, boy and girl scouts, students looking for community service hours and more
Location: Clarkson College
Registration Line: (402) 552-2432 (registration is now open)

Register Now for the MCC Golf Outing

MCC invites students, staff and community members to have fun in a relaxed atmosphere at the annual MCC Golf Outing on Friday, June 3, 1 p.m. at the Pacific Springs Golf Course, 16810 Harney St.

You can register as a single and we will place you on a team, or you may select your own team or part of a team. Cost is $70 per player or $280 per team. This fee includes 18 holes of golf, a golf cart and a flat iron steak buffet following the tournament.

Send your check and registration form no later than Monday, May 23. Checks will not be cashed until after May 23. The proceeds will benefit MCC's SkillsUSA students through the MCC Foundation.

To register, contact:

Linda Hoagland
Fort Omaha Campus, Bldg. 30
P.O. Box 3777
Omaha, NE 68103
(402) 457-2403; lhoagland@mccneb.edu

Prizes and mulligans will be available the day of the tournament.

Weekly Green Tip

Whether printing or copying, use both sides of a piece of paper. If just one in four office workers made all of their copies double-sided, the annual savings would equal 130 billion sheets of paper-a stack thicker than the diameter of the earth! - The Green Book

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