Metropolitan Community College - About International Student Services
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11/25/2020 3:00:00 PM

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About International Student Services

Mission Statement:

International Student Services (ISS) welcomes and supports prospective and current F-1 students to achieve their personal, educational, or career goals at Metropolitan Community College.

Purpose Statement:

ISS reviews applications for admission, provides general immigration and academic advising, and liases with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and other government agencies involved with F-1 students.

Location

We are currently working remotely. Normally we are at this location:
Metropolitan Community College
Fort Omaha Campus - Building 10, Room 105
5370 N 30th St
Omaha, NE 68111

General Inquiries and to Make Appointments: 531-622-2281 or iss@mccneb.edu

Staff

Naomi M. Greelis
PDSO and coordinator of International Student Services
nmgreelis@mccneb.edu (Please email iss@mccneb.edu for questions about applying to MCC.)
531-622-2455 (Please call 531-622-2281 for questions about applying to MCC.)

Naomi Greelis has been assisting international students in various capacities since 1999. She received her master's degree in intercultural relations with a focus in higher education administration, student affairs and international education exchange from Lesley University. Greelis holds a bachelor's degree in International Studies and a second bachelor's degree in Anthropology and Sociology from Central College. She enjoys helping F-1 students succeed in their personal and educational goals at Metropolitan Community College.

Ernestine F. Hawkins
DSO and International Student Services associate
efhawkins@mccneb.edu
531-622-2421

Ernestine Hawkins graduated from Metropolitan Community College with a degree in Administrative Secretary in 1989. During her 25 years at MCC, she has worked in multiple positions.  She started out as a receptionist in counseling/advising at the South Omaha Campus and moved on to the secretary position.  She then transferred to the Fort Omaha Campus and worked in Central Registration.  From there she worked in Enrollment Management and assisted with the process of reviewing international students' files and processing I-20s. From there she worked in Admissions to admit students into various health programs.  She now works in International Student Services and has been working with intenrational students for more than 18 years.