2012 Press Releases

Dec. 17

New Year brings unique Continuing Education classes to Fremont Area Center

Nov. 26
An easy-to-make Turducken for holiday entertaining

Nov. 26
Great Plains Theatre Conference publishes collection of plays

Nov. 19
Forum addresses need to engage employers in re-entry efforts

Nov. 14
MCC installs “Homage to the Welder” sculpture at South Omaha Campus

Nov. 14
Men of Distinction Conference to inspire, empower youth

Nov. 5
Chief of staff for the Nebraska Air National Guard to speak at MCC’s Veterans Day Celebration

Oct. 19
MCC promotes literacy with Books are Treats event

Oct. 16
Young Gifted Black Girls Conference offered at MCC

Oct. 10
Eleven inducted into Omaha Hospitality Hall of Fame

Oct. 8
MCC offers new Health Care Information and Administration Program

Oct. 4
Entrepreneur workshops offered through the Greater Fremont Small Business Speaker Series

Oct. 1
Ahrends named dean of Applied Technology at MCC’s South Omaha Campus

Sept. 28
MCC announces South Omaha people history marker dedication
and packer monument rededication

Sept. 27
Gateway to College admission sessions run in October

Sept. 20
MCC presents Tales of Poe at Joslyn Castle

Sept. 19
MCC Awarded Military Friendly Schools Title From Victory Media Inc.

Sept. 12
MCC Celebrates 21st Annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow

Sept. 5
MCC's Great Plains Theatre Conference Announces 2013 Call for Plays

Sept. 5
MCC's Theatre Conference Names Constance Congdon as 2013 Honored Playwright

Sept. 4
MCC Announces Omaha Steaks, Friends of James Beard Scholarship Recipient

Aug. 20
MCC's Fremont Area Center offers Emergency Medical Services courses

Aug. 20
MCC's Fremont Area Center offers Tactical Combat Casualty Care course

Aug. 17
MCC announces MCC Express open house

Aug. 16
MCC has highest associate degree pass rate for RNs in the state

Aug. 6
MCC announces opening of The Prairie Expedition Exhibition

July 30
Smith named instructor of business management and entrepreneurship at MCC's Fremont Area Center

July 20
MCC photo in the final voting round of the AIEF’s cover photo contest

July 19
Bioretention gardens installed on MCC’s Fort Omaha Campus

July 11
MCC’s Sage Student Bistro voted best overall restaurant

July 3
MCC students receive two gold and one silver medal at SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

June 29
MCC workshops explain winter counts, the art of the Plains Indians

June 27
MCC Board of Governors authorizes actions necessary to proceed with planned development of Elkhorn Valley Campus

June 25
MCC’s Gateway to College program: Earn a high school diploma while earning college credits

June 19
3,187 students qualify for MCC’s Spring quarter dean’s list

June 13
MCC partners with Nathan Hale Magnet Middle School to implement hip-hop curriculum

June 7
MCC awards more than 120 scholarships to high school seniors

June 1
MCC acquires mobile burn unit

May 31
Trauma First Response and EMS Safety courses offered at MCC’s Fremont Area Center

May 25
The Institute for the Culinary Arts at MCC presents Food Legends

May 24
Winter Count Buffalo Robe Project

May 23
MCC to offer courses at Bellevue University

May 17
More than 2,100 students participate in MCC’s commencement and GED ceremonies

May 14
MCC’s Fremont Area Center offers noncredit courses

May 14
MCC honors Linda M. and Jose Francisco Garcia and James Ramirez

May 9
Nineteen MCC students headed to SkillsUSA National Championships

May 7
Three MCC truck driving students win awards at championship

May 4
OSHA ten-hour construction course offered at MCC’s Fremont Area Center

May 3
Military Employment and Resource Fair scheduled for May 17

May 2
Institute for the Culinary Arts competition teams receive gold and silver at the 2012 ACF Central Regional Conference

May 2
MCC’s Blue Sky Fund Mini-Grant program fuels success of  six student entrepreneurs

May 2
Student entrepreneurs win big at Heartland Student Entrepreneurship Conference

April 30
Exhibition features MCC student art

April 27
MCC’s Washington County Technology Center to offer Explore the iPad  

April 27
MCC’s Fremont Area Center to offer Gentle Beginner's Yoga

April 26
MCC proud to partner with STEP-UP Omaha!

April 24
Great Plains Theatre Conference to be held May 26–June 2,
features play readings and free evening play festival

April 23
Staged reading of Boy Gets Girl by Rebecca Gilman to be presented

April 20
MCC unveils first solar training facility in Nebraska

April 16
MCC student-written one-act plays to tour

April 16
MCC to host sixth annual student truck driving championship

April 13
Jim Grotrian receives Charleston-Ptak Distinguished Leadership Award

April 12
MCC Health Information Technology program receives grant fund extension

April 10
Great Plains Theatre Conference announces Robin Rice Lichtig as recipient of StageWrite Emerging Woman Playwright Scholarship

April 9
Great Plains Theatre Conference announces StageWrite Women’s Initiative

April 9
National Entrepreneurship Campaign inspires Omaha students to create their own jobs

April 2
MCC and the Nebraska Department of Labor to host job fair

March 29
MCC launches

March 29
American Horticultural Society honors MCC instructor with teaching award

March 21
3,115 students qualify for MCC’s Winter quarter Dean’s List

March 15
MCC to host Auto Collision Technology Open House

March 9
Men of Distinction Conference planned for March 22

Feb. 29
Great Plains Theatre Conference announces play discussion group

Feb. 27
Great Plains Theatre Conference announces 2012 MainStage and PlayLab selections

Feb. 27
Teams take home top awards at 2012 ICA High School Culinary Invitational

Feb. 22
OSHA 10-hour construction course offered at MCC’s Fremont Area Center

Feb. 16
Teams compete for culinary honors at 2012 ICA High School Culinary Invitational

Feb. 13
Young, Gifted Black Girls Conference planned for Feb. 20

Feb. 13
Sixteen students graduate from MCC’s CDL Class A Truck Driving program

Feb. 2
MCC promotes literacy with book giveaway

Feb. 1
MCC’s Washington County Technology Center to offer Heartsaver First Aid CPR and AED class

Jan. 11
MCC students to celebrate MLK Jr. Day by giving back to the community

Jan. 12
MCC kicks off Black History Month with the chamber music theatre work Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance

Jan. 12
7th Annual Great Plains Theatre Conference, May 26–June 2
Call for actors, directors and technical staff

Jan. 17
Three innovative projects to receive grants from MCC's Foundation

Jan. 17
MCC hosts annual Transfer Week

Jan. 26
MCC Board of Governors elects 2012 officers