Jan. 19

Jan. 19, 2018





Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager



MCC’s Black History Month celebration begins Jan. 30 with national speaker


OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College will host “Black History Month Kick-Off: Bold Radical and Revolutionary Change” on Tuesday, Jan. 30, 6-8 p.m., at the Swanson Conference Center inside the Institute for the Culinary Arts on the Fort Omaha Campus, 32nd Street and Sorensen Parkway. The event will feature speaker Symone D. Sanders, Democratic strategist, communications consultant and CNN national political commentator. 


Former national press secretary for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, Sanders draws on her experience on the national stage to provide analysis on current political and social issues. Attendees will be able to participate in a meet and greet with a hors d’oeuvres buffet at 6 p.m. with the program beginning at 6:30 p.m. 


Stay tuned for a future announcement regarding other Black History Month events at MCC. 


The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Barbara Velazquez at 531-MCC-2253 or




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.