March 23

March 23, 2018





Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager



Women’s History Month event Monday at MCC


OMAHA, Neb. — As part of Women’s History Month, Metropolitan Community College will host “What’s Light Got to Do With It: Seasonal Affective Disorder” this Monday, March 26. Frances C. Downs, Ph.D., of Miami VA Medical Center will present on seasonal affective disorder and how it impacts women more than men.  


Those interested can attend either Monday, March 26, 10:30-11:45 a.m. in room 110 of Building 10 on the Fort Omaha Campus, 30th and Fort streets, or from 2:30-3:45 p.m. in room 114 at the Elkhorn Valley Campus, 204th Street and West Dodge Road. 


Both sessions are free and open to the public. 


About Frances C. Downs

Frances C. Downs earned a four-year nursing degree from the University of Miami as well as a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Barry University in Miami. She has served as an educator, clinical care coordinator and preventive ethics chair at Miami VA Medical Center and quality manager at the same facility. 




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.