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April 18

April 18, 2019


Derek Rayment
Public + Media Relations Manager
531-MCC-2876, office
402-960-0697, cell

MCC to host Cinco de Mayo Celebration on May 2

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College will host the annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration on Thursday, May 2, noon-1:30 p.m. inside room 120 of the Industrial Training Center at the South Omaha Campus, 2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave. The celebration will feature keynote speaker Theresa K. Barron-McKeagney, Ph.D., associate dean for the College of Public Affairs and Community Service at the University of Nebraska Omaha, and musical entertainment from Mariachi Omaha.

Seating is limited. Reservations close on April 24 or when full. General admission is $20. MCC personnel and retirees receive a discount at $15 and students can register for $10. Lunch will be provided by La Mesa Mexican Restaurant.

To register, visit For more information, email Barbara Velazquez at or call 531-MCC-2253.p>


Metropolitan Community College, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, is a comprehensive, public community college that offers affordable, quality education to all residents of Dodge, Douglas, Sarpy and Washington counties. Founded in 1974, MCC has the largest enrollment out of six community colleges in Nebraska and is the second largest post-secondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.