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A Message from Dave Ho
Safety in the Classroom: Online Course Is Being Developed

In what seems like continuing, high-profile tragic incidents on campuses across the country and right here in the Omaha area, MCC has decided to develop an online Safety in the Classroom course. We would like to get your thoughts about content that you feel should be included in the course. Learn more…

 

Faculty Corner

Excellence in Teaching Awards

MCC's Excellence in Teaching Awards were presented at the Academic Affairs Awards Reception on March 7. These awards are given annually to full-time and adjunct faculty who exemplify excellent professionalism, commitment to learning, relationships with students and relationships with colleagues. The recipients include Helen Fountain, full-time English faculty, Tim O'Donnell, full-time Culinary Arts faculty, Vicki Sodermark, full-time CNA faculty, Marita Hahn, adjunct Information Technology faculty and Patrick Hughes, adjunct Workplace Skills faculty. Learn more…

Assessment of Student Learning Awards

Luann Matties, Jim Wolf, Tom McDonnell The Assessment of Student Learning individual and group awards were presented at the Academic Affairs Awards Reception on March 7. These awards are designed to recognize both an individual faculty member and a group whose efforts have significantly contributed to departmental, program or prefix assessment activities. The recipients include Mary Cantwell for the individual award and the Graphic Communication Arts and Design program faculty and the Math Department for the group award. Learn more…

Adjunct Faculty Service Awards

This year, 69 adjunct faculty were recognized at the Academic Affairs Awards Reception on March 7 for their outstanding service to the College. MCC is proud of our dedicated adjunct staff who help make it possible to serve the thousands of students who walk through our doors each quarter. Learn more…

Part-Time Contract Pay Dates for Summer Quarter

As the summer approaches, questions arise regarding when to expect payment for part-time contract assignments during the Summer quarter. A table represents the summer part-time contract pay date schedule, based on the ten-week, first five-week and second five-week sessions. Learn more…

Diesel Technology/Truck Driving Programs Receive the American Technical Education Association Outstanding Technical Program Award

Don Gilliland, Luke Klingbeil, Carl Fielder, Rick
        Sandvig MCC's Diesel Technology and Truck Driving programs were collectively named the American Technical Education Association's (ATEA) Outstanding Technical Program at the national ATEA Conference held March 30ľApril 1 in St. Paul, Minn. The purpose of this award is to recognize an outstanding technical program at a postsecondary technical education institution in the United States. The program must be exemplary, contribute to the nation's workforce and include cutting-edge instruction. The program's advisory committee must be knowledgeable and actively involved in business and industry. Learn more…

 

Sustainable Practices

Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in High Education

Recently, MCC renewed its membership to the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), an organization of colleges and universities that are working to advance sustainability in higher education. The Office of Sustainable Practices would like to share some of the benefits of AASHE membership. As members, everyone at MCC has access to AASHE's online resources and opportunities for networking, information sharing and professional development. Learn more…

Green Bike Sharing Program Coming to FOC

Green Bike Program To improve traffic safety, mobility, wellness and sustainability, MCC will begin the Green Bike Program this May at the Fort Omaha Campus. The Green Bike Program is a bike-sharing program modeled after UNO's successful Bike Share program. Bicycle routes on Fort Omaha Campus streets will be marked with sharrows, and bicycles will be available free of charge to faculty, staff and students for trips across campus. Bicycle helmets will also be available for check-out at the Fort Omaha Campus Library. Learn more…

Recycling at MCC Triples…and We Now Accept Juice Boxes and Cartons

Thank you for recycling. Your efforts to recycle have tripled how much MCC recycles. Last summer, MCC only recycled 1.5 tons/month on average. Now MCC is recycling nearly five tons each month. Learn more…

 

Counselor's Corner

When Hope is Hard to Come By

In Student Services, the people with whom advisors and counselors commonly work with range from those who have either developed no job skills/knowledge (and may very well need foundational coursework) to those who simply need to retool and add to the skills/knowledge they already possess. For those suffering job losses, their difficulties may include lost wages, health coverage and sometimes even homes and broken relationships. As life's stressors increase, hope can be hard to come by. These same people are students in your classrooms where, fortunately, they are instilled with hope that life will improve—one class at a time. Learn more…

 

Records Department

New Assistant Director of Records

Hello, my name is Albertha Schmid, and I have recently taken over Jan Littler's position as Assistant Director of Records. Some of you may know me from my previous position at the college as the Executive Assistant to the President. Prior to coming to MCC, I worked at the University of North Dakota for ten years (my alma mater). I am excited to be a part of the Records Department, and I look forward to working with you. If I may be of assistance, do not hesitate to contact me either via email at acschmid@mccneb.edu or my office number (402) 457-2354. Learn more…

 

Important Dates

Spring and Summer Important Dates Learn more…

 

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