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Open House event to give students a chance to explore

Metropolitan Community College’s Enrollment Services will host an open house on Saturday, March 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the South Omaha Campus, 27th and Q streets. The event will feature College service specialists in financial aid and program exploration.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to take tours of the South Omaha Campus, a location which offers courses in manufacturing, automotive, construction and more fields. Food and entertainment will be provided by the Pancake Man. The Omaha Street Percussion will also be there. There will also be a chance for attendees to register and win one free class worth up to 4.5 credit hours.

Schedule:

Enrollment Presentations (Room ITC 107)
9:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m.

Financial Aid Presentation (Room ITC 107)
9:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
Noon

Student Panel (Room ITC 201)
10:00 a.m.
Noon

For more information, call 531-MCC-2400.

MCC to host Women’s History Month events through March

Guests to “Drama: Northside Carnation” will be treated to a performance by Denise Chapman. The one-woman play that explores Omaha’s history will be held on March 29, 12:30-1:40 p.m. in the Swanson Conference Center at the Institute for the Culinary Arts, 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway.

To end Women’s History Month, MCC will host “Chautauqua: Dakota Daughters: Lakota, Euro-American, African American” on Thursday, March 30, 12:30-1:30 p.m. in room 120 of the Industrial Training Center at MCC’s South Omaha Campus, 27th and Q streets. This event is a performance that captures the emotions surrounding the Massacre at Wounded Knee in 1980.

For more information about Women's History Month events at MCC, visit the press release or call 531-MCC-2253. 

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

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 nescifest.com.