Feb. 16

Feb. 16, 2017





Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager



MCC at Do Space named a host site for Nebraska Science Festival


OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College at Do Space, 72nd and Dodge streets, will be a host site for the Nebraska Science Festival this April. The Robotics Showcase and MCC's Mobile Fab Lab workshops will be held Saturday, April 22, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The third workshop, Women in Technology, will be held Tuesday, April 25, 6-8 p.m. Each element of the Nebraska Science Festival is free, open to the public and intended for all ages. 

Each workshop will focus on STEM subjects utilizing interactive stations with 3-D printers, robots, high-tech equipment, laser cutters and more. The workshops are part of the Nebraska Science Festival, a week’s worth of events that take place across the state.


Last year’s Nebraska Science Festival topped more than 17,600 attendees at 48 different sites across the state. The festival also features informative speakers in the field of STEM and other fun, hands-on experiences like beer making and kite making.


Stay tuned for further announcements about MCC’s role with Nebraska Science Festival. For more information, visit




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 postsecondary institution in the state. MCC serves more than 40,000 unique credit and noncredit students.