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Nov. 25

Nov. 25, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:
Derek Rayment
Public + Media Relations Manager
531-MCC-2876, office
402-960-0697, cell
darayment@mccneb.edu
mccneb.edu

 

Science On a Sphere to be featured at open house Dec. 7 at MCC North Express

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College North Express, 2112 N. 30th St., will host an open house on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The open house will feature Science On a Sphere demonstrations and special guest Houston Alexander, former MMA competitor, community leader and president of the Houston Alexander Foundation.

Now a permanent fixture at MCC North Express, Science On a Sphere is six feet in diameter and features weather patterns, animal migrations, ocean temperatures, the surface of Mars and many other education displays, bringing science to life for people of all ages. The open house will include live demonstrations using the revolutionary educational tool.

The open house is free and open to the public and will also feature tours and information about MCC classes and services.

About Science On a Sphere

Science On a Sphere extends NOAA’s educational program goals, which are designed to increase public understanding of the environment. Using NOAA’s collective experience and knowledge of the Earth’s land, oceans and atmosphere, NOAA uses Science On a Sphere as an instrument to enhance informal educational programs in science centers, colleges and museums across the country. For more information, visit sos.noaa.gov.

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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.