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International/Intercultural Education

International/Intercultural Education coordinates educational programs and events across the Metropolitan Community College campuses to commemorate nationally recognized ethnic and cultural holidays. Most programs are free and open to the public. Suggestions for programming should be sent to bvelazquez@mccneb.edu.

Credit Courses Abroad

Study Abroad programs and international initiatives for the college are also managed by this office. Navigate to Education Abroad for more information or contact bvelazquez@mccneb.edu.

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Programs and Events

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Black History Month kick-off: African Americans and the Vote

Kathy TyreeKevin Hobson

Kick off Black History Month with musical entertainment by songstress Kathy Tyree and a keynote address by Maurice J. Hobson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of African American Studies, Georgia State University

Hobson will explore the history of Black America and voting after the Civil War. Focusing on voter suppression that has crippled Black communities, he details the emergence of the Black New South and addresses the realities of contemporary African American communities that continue to encounter obstacles in their pursuit of the right to vote.

Dr. Hobson earned the Ph.D. degree in History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has served as an expert witness in court cases and as a voice of insight for documentaries, films, movies, public historical markers, monuments and museum exhibitions.

Event Details

Tuesday, January 28
6-6:30 p.m. Meet & Greet with an hors d’oeuvres buffet by the Institute for the Culinary Arts. The event begins at 6:30 p.m and ends at 8:00 p.m.

Fort Omaha Campus
5300 N 30th Street
Swanson Conference Center, Room 201

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Questions? bvelazquez@mccneb.edu


Contact

Barbara Velázquez, coordinator
International/Intercultural Education
bvelazquez@mccneb.edu
531-MCC-2253
402-403-0660 (Fax)

Theresa Foley, assistant
International/Intercultural Education
tfoley@mccneb.edu
531-MCC-2266
402-403-0660 (Fax)

P.O. Box 3777
Omaha, NE
68103-0777