2017 Press Releases

Jan. 4
Notice of vacancy for MCC Board of Governors District 3
Jan. 6
Annual art exhibition begins Jan. 18 at MCC gallery
Jan. 11
Multimedia concert comes to MCC as part of Black History Month
Jan. 18
MCC’s North Downtown presence highlighted by courses aligned with “makerhood”
Jan. 19
MCC helps local manufacturer create welding apprenticeship program
Jan. 23
Open House event to give students a chance to explore
Jan. 26
MCC at Do Space course to introduce STEM to young minds utilizing robotic drones
Feb. 1
Black History Month events at MCC to provoke thought, discussion
Feb. 6
New culinary noncredit courses combine spirits with five-course meals
Feb. 7
Grant from Mutual of Omaha Foundation to go towards MCC Re-Entry Assistance program
Feb. 8 
Annual culinary competition to test high school students from the metro area
Feb. 9
Media alert: Vietnamese New Year Celebration comes to MCC
Feb. 14
MCC at Do Space to host Minecraft Team Building camp
Feb. 16
MCC to sponsor Omaha Fashion Week Student Night to spur fashion program
Feb. 16
MCC at Do Space named a host site for Nebraska Science Festival
Feb. 23
Media alert: Culinary competition to test area high school students tomorrow
Feb. 24
MCC ICA Culinary Invitational postponed until Feb. 28
March 1
High School winners from MCC culinary competition announced
March 3
MCC to present Distinguished Alumni Award on May 2
March 8
MCC to host Women’s History Month events through March
March 13
Gallery of Art and Design to open exhibition Wednesday in Elkhorn
March 21
Great Plains Theatre Conference announces 2017 playwrights
March 22
Regional human trafficking panel comes to MCC April 18
March 27
MCC to host TeamMates Mentoring, Dr. Tom Osborne April 4
March 28
Festivities, citizen naturalization ceremony to be featured at 2017 International Fair
March 29
MCC Diesel Technology academy to offer area high school students high-demand skills
April 5
MCC Student Art Exhibition returns to EVC
April 12
Media alert: International Fair, U.S. Citizen Ceremony tomorrow at MCC
April 13
Media alert: MCC to host Night of Entrepreneur Competitions
April 14
MCC receives equipment donation from Werner Enterprises
April 18
Media alert: MCC to host Nebraska Science Festival events this Saturday
April 19
Excel class for beginners to be offered at MCC Fremont location
April 25
MCC expands with new services location to open this fall
April 25
MCC employee wins Omaha Metro Area Tourism Award
April 27
MCC students take home honors from Nebraska SkillsUSA Championships
April 27
Student winners from MCC’s Night of Entrepreneur Competitions announced
April 28
Guest speaker at MCC to discuss experiences in WWII Japanese internment camp 
May 2
MCC Lineworker Rodeo to test students’ talents May 13
May 4
MCC names 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient
May 10
Media alert: MCC Lineworker Rodeo this Saturday
May 11
Media alert: More than 1,600 students to receive degrees or certificates at MCC ceremony
May 12
MCC receives grant to support this month’s Great Plains Theatre Conference
May 16
Summer MCC noncredit culinary courses highlighted by Pairing Studio additions
May 18
Youth fire science program to host graduation ceremony
May 23
Summer camps for kids and teens to fill MCC at Do Space
May 30
MCC administrator receives Women’s Center for Advancement award
June 2
Pride Month comes to MCC
June 5
MCC students to travel to national SkillsUSA competition
June 9
MCC receives grant from Nebraska Arts Council
June 13
Internationally recognized artists to share proposals for FOC expansion artwork
June 13
Annual MCC golf outing raises more than $15,000
June 16
Teen safety camp to teach first aid, other important skills for summer
June 19
Media alert: Artists to share proposals for FOC expansion artwork tomorrow
June 26
Media alert: MCC to host LGBTQ panel Wednesday
June 27
Summer teen leadership camp offers week of learning, fun
June 27
MCC students win silver team award at national SkillsUSA competition
July 6
MCC Utility Line student interns help local storm recovery effort
July 10
MCC's Horticulture and Culinary Arts programs to host farmers markets
July 11
MCC receives grant from Douglas County Board of Commissioners for fall powwow
July 14
MCC Gallery of Art and Design to host closing reception Aug. 8
July 18
Reception to award area students full-tuition scholarships
July 20
Event to educate parents, students about college enrollment and more 
July 26
Media alert: Restaurant Camp allows students to cook, serve in bistro setting
July 27
New career certificate focuses on immigration laws and procedures
Aug. 9
Media alert: MCC to host grand opening for three new buildings Sept. 22
Aug. 17
MCC’s Career and Academic Skills Center to offer new Success Workshops
Aug. 18
MCC awards Board of Governors scholarships at reception
Aug. 23
Omaha Stamp Show comes to MCC Sept. 9, 10
Aug. 24
United Way of the Midlands awards $25,000 to MCC Foundation for academic support
Aug. 25
Minecraft camp returns to MCC at Do Space
Aug. 28
MCC noncredit culinary offerings feature local beer tour, Oktoberfest classes
Aug. 31
Art exhibition at MCC opens Sept. 13 with artist talk
Sept. 5
Fremont Area Community Foundation awards MCC Foundation $25,000 grant
Sept. 6
Media alert: MCC to host event honoring women in science, technology, engineering and production careers
Sept. 11
Traveling Tuskegee Airmen exhibit comes to MCC Sept. 16, 17
Sept. 12
26th annual Fort Omaha Intertribal Powwow to feature Native American history, culture
Sept. 12
Noncredit stock market class comes to MCC at Do Space
Sept. 13
Two September events at MCC celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
Sept. 14
Grant awarded to MCC to help fund repairs for donated car
Sept. 15
MCC to host free workshops as part of Cyber Security Awareness Month
Sept. 18
MCC to host grand opening for $90 million Fort Omaha Campus expansion
Sept. 21.
MCC announces move indoors for grand opening tomorrow
Sept. 21
Media alert: Media details for MCC grand opening tomorrow
Sept. 28
MCC to host open house Oct. 22
Sept. 29
Media alert: MCC’s Fort Omaha Campus to host powwow tomorrow

Oct. 4
Book giveaway event returns to the Old Market on Oct. 29
Oct. 9
Omaha's third annual Lawyers in the City will be at MCC Oct. 20 
Oct. 10
Omaha Hospitality Hall of Fame welcomes six new inductees
Oct. 11
Newest MCC gallery exhibit to open with artist visit on Oct. 18
Oct. 13
MCC to host Creative Writing Forum at Fort Omaha Campus
Oct. 16
Hackathon event to benefit kids aging out of foster care
Oct. 17
MCC student to receive car after donation, body repairs
Oct. 26
Horror film discussions at Blair Theatre Nov. 4, 18
Oct. 27
Media alert: College for Kids robotics course continues this Sunday at Do Space
Nov. 1
MCC to host Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 10
Nov. 7
MCC at Do Space to host sustainability event featuring local experts
Nov. 8
MCC announces new Veterans Upward Bound program
Nov. 15
MCC Board of Governors member Michael Young appointed to national diversity committee
Nov. 20
STEM to be focus of holiday camps at Do Space
Nov. 29
Artist famous for DC, Marvel comic illustrations comes to MCC gallery
Dec. 12
MCC receives grant to fund Upward Bound Math and Science