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Inside Story for Friday, July 03, 2009

Reminder: College Closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4

MCC will be closed Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, for Independence Day. Have a safe and happy holiday weekend!

Fiscal Year 08-09 Travel Reimbursement

All reimbursement vouchers pertaining to fiscal year 08-09 should be submitted to Accounts Payable by July 15. Include appropriate receipts with each travel voucher.

James Cloyd Selected for Leadership Omaha

James Cloyd, executive director of the Applied Technology Center, has been selected for the 2009-2010 Leadership Omaha program of the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce. Leadership Omaha is one of the oldest community leadership programs in the nation. The program officially kicks off with an opening retreat Sept. 13-15, 2009.

CET Corner

Professional Development
Professional development training is available to MCC staff through Corporate Education & Training (CET). CET is offering workshops to address the areas ranked as the highest training priority by MCC employees. View the latest workshops online via CET's new MCC Professional  Development link on the CET homepage at www.mccneb.edu/cet/.

Lunchtime Yoga - Energize your body, calm your mind and free your spirit with the ancient practice of yoga. Suitable for all fitness levels, this class will be led by Angie Walker, certified yoga instructor with more than 12 years teaching experience. All are welcome to enjoy the many benefits of mind-body exercise.

09/JU WELL 034N WI07  Thursday, July 9-Aug. 13, noon-12:45 p.m., SOC, Connector Building, Room 250

Communicating and Listening (half-day workshop)
Associates learn to:
· Send and receive clear, accurate messages
· Actively listen to and understand what others say
· Manage internal and external distractions that interfere with communication
· Manage the nonverbal messages that they send and receive
· Match the appropriate method of communication to their messages  

09/JU BSAD 048N WI07 Friday, July 10, 8 a.m.-noon, FOC, Bldg. 10, Room 124

To register, email Adam Smith at asmith102@mccneb.edu.

Creating a Customer-Focused Workforce
Service Plus (full-day or two half-day workshops)
Creates service providers who:
· Think and act consistently to please students by putting them at the heart of MCC
· Create unprecedented levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty
· Ensure repeat business from established students, increase word-of-mouth referrals for MCC and inspire loyalty in new students

09/JU BSAD 050N WI07  Friday, July 31 and Aug. 7, 1-5 p.m., FOC, Bldg. 10, Room 237

CET's noncredit online courses are open to MCC staff as part of Professional Development Training. More than 150 online courses in the areas of business management, information technology, interpersonal skills, leadership and Command Spanish® are available. Register now! A new series of online courses begins on June 17, 2009, and is open for enrollment until June 30, 2009. To learn more visit us at www.mccneb.edu/cet/.

Tuition waiver/remission is available for full-time employees/faculty and part-time regulars using the Employee Tuition Waiver Form. Part-time temp employees and adjunct faculty who want to register should contact their dean's office to arrange for the cost center to be billed the fee before registering. Deans should send cost center billing information to Adam Smith in FOC, Bldg. 5 or by email to asmith102@mccneb.edu so the adjunct faculty and part-time temp employees will not be billed personally. Reference the Employee and Dependent Tuition Waiver Procedures Memorandum for more information.

New Faces

Andrea Adame
Adult Education Office Assistant
Fort Omaha Campus

Andrea Adame received her GED and CNA certificate from MCC. She previously worked in Student Services at the South Omaha Campus. Adame is happily married with three boys and one girl. Her daughter is the youngest and was born on Cinco de Mayo this year. Adame loves spending quality time with her children and husband, enjoying long walks and swimming. She enjoys cooking with her children, reading, practicing sign language and watching her children grow.

HR News

New Employees
Andrea Adame       Adult Education Office Assistant        FOC, Bldg. 9        457-2656
Deborah Fouts        Accounts Receivable Technician        FOC, Bldg. 30      457-2712
Christine Paulson    Graphic Designer                            FOC, Bldg. 30      457-2347 

Valentyna Johnson         457-2711 

Separations                  Last Day
Mike Kolker                     6/26/09
Kim Mountain                   6/30/09
Michael Roddey                6/30/09
Ronald Walden                 6/30/09

MCC Job Openings

For information about the College’s open positions and how to apply, visit www.mccneb.edu/hr or call the jobline at (402) 738-4050. Applications are also online at www.mccnebjobs.com.

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