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MCC acquires a mobile burn unit

mobile burn unit If you have been to the ATC recently, then you saw MCC's latest equipment acquisition, a rather large shiny new red mobile burn unit. It is used in our Fire Science Technology's Firefighting course. This piece of equipment, officially known as a dual class A training trailer, is built to accommodate live fire training and self-contained breathing apparatus confidence mazes in two 40-foot ISO containers. Learn more…

 

Faculty corner

Excellence in Teaching Awards

MCC's Excellence in Teaching Awards were presented at the Academic Affairs Awards Reception on March 6. These awards are given annually to full-time and adjunct faculty who exemplify professionalism, commitment to learning, relationships with students and relationships with colleagues. Learn more…

Assessment of Student Learning Awards

Reading and Learning Skills program faculty The Assessment of Student Learning individual and group awards were presented at the Academic Affairs Awards Reception on March 6. These awards are designed to recognize both an individual faculty member (Peg Johnson) and a group (Reading and Learning Skills) whose efforts have significantly contributed to departmental, program or prefix assessment activities. Learn more…

Faculty Service Award recipients

This year, 41 full-time and 106 adjunct faculty were recognized at the Academic Affairs Awards Reception on March 6 for their outstanding service to the College. MCC is proud of our dedicated faculty who help make it possible to serve the thousands of students who walk through our doors each quarter. Full-time faculty awards are represented by years of service, and adjunct faculty are recognized by quarters of service. Learn more…

Part-time contract pay dates for Summer quarter

With the approach of Summer quarter, questions arise regarding when to expect part-time contacts and payment for classes taught during the ten-week, first five-week and second five-week sessions. Learn more…

 

Campus connections

Writing Center blog

MCC's Writing Center launched a blog focusing on writing improvement geared toward students and faculty. Katie Stahlnecker, the director of the Writing Centers, said the Writing Center Underground blog is a site that contains tips, information, ideas and discussion about writing. Learn more…

Engage in MCC's future

Engage MCC. Minds are Mixing at www.EngageMCC.com MCC is proud to announce the launch of EngageMCC.com, an interactive virtual 'town hall' dedicated to the planning, programming and visioning process to help guide MCC's Master Plan. EngageMCC.com allows students, faculty and community members a creative and convenient way to share their ideas on how to improve the College. Learn more…

 

Counselor's corner

When faculty work with ELLs

Most of you probably know that ELL stands for English Language Learner. At the international Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages convention held at the end of March in Philadelphia, there were hundreds of presentations offered over three days. Learn more…

 

Student connections

Military student needs and resources addressed at Instructional Staff Development Day

At the Instructional Staff Development Day on March 7, faculty members learned about the unique issues facing military students. The Office of Military and Veteran Support Services invited a series of speakers to raise awareness of military student issues and inform faculty members on military student support. Learn more…

12th annual Visual Arts Student Exhibition

Gallery of Art and Design The 12th annual Visual Arts Student Exhibition opens April 27 at the Gallery of Art and Design, Elkhorn Valley Campus. The juried exhibit features a selection of work from MCC's Art, Electronic Imaging, Graphic Design, Photography and Video/Audio Communication Arts programs. Typically, more than 200 pieces are submitted for the show and about 50 of the entered pieces will be juried in. Students also compete for scholarships, and the work in the show is for sale. Learn more…

MCC Theatre's one-act tour

The Theatre program at MCC is proud to announce the production of two student-written one-act plays. The plays will be presented on a tour of the three major MCC campuses and the Sarpy Center in early May. Stair Lift by Brigid Amos deals with a housing conflict between an adult daughter and her aging mother. Negatives by Richard Corum examines the nature of friendship in times of crisis. Both plays were created and developed in Fall quarter's Playwriting One class. Learn more…

GPTC PlayFest 2012

The Great Plains Theatre Conference is on the horizon. Soon, the Fort Omaha Campus will be, once again, overrun with every variety of thespian. An innovative change this year is that our PlayFest series of productions will be free and open to the public and take place in non-traditional performance spaces all over the city. Learn more…

MCC Express to be neighborhood-based, community-responsive

MCC Express - Vinton Opening in May 2012, the MCC Express, located at 24th and Vinton streets, is both a new facility and a new concept for the College. With a focus on strengthening the educational levels of our community and closing the growing gaps between industry workforce needs and workforce readiness, MCC Express will offer a continuum of services from adult literacy through specialized workforce training programs. Its goals are to help individuals master basic skills, set educational and career goals and access occupational programming or employment. Learn more…

 

Records department

Reminders

With Spring quarter halfway over, the Records office wants to share a few helpful tips with you. Learn more…

 

Important dates

Spring and Summer important dates to remember. Learn more…

 

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