March 29

March 29, 2017





Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager


MCC Diesel Technology academy to offer area high school students high-demand skills

FREMONT, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College has teamed up with area businesses and the Greater Fremont Development Council in offering the new Diesel Technology Career Academy, an initiative that will help young students develop skills that are in high-demand by employers across the region.


Classes for the program begin this July and can also serve as dual college credit upon completion. Courses will be held at Butler Ag Equipment, 2831 N. County Rd. 20th Ave.The creation of the program is a public and private partnership, creating a 50:50 funding agreement.


MCC understands its role in building a strong regional workforce, keeping education close to home, responding to area businesses and being accessible to anyone who desires to learn. MCC’s student enrollment for diesel courses have more than doubled over the past five years, an indication of the strong value a Diesel Technology degree from MCC holds in the job market after graduation.


For more information or to register, visit or call 531-MCC-2400.



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.