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April 27

April 27, 2016
Nannette Rodriguez
Associate vice president, Office of Marketing, Brand and Communication
Derek Rayment
Public + Media Relations Manager

Military veterans pursuing a GED receive extra boost with MCC grant

OMAHA, Neb. — The Veterans of the Midlands Foundation presented Metropolitan Community College Foundation with a $5,000 grant to go towards scholarships for veterans students who are pursuing a GED at MCC. The grant was presented to the College at a ceremony in the Military/Veterans Services office at the South Omaha Campus, 27th and Q streets.
The Veterans of the Midlands Foundation was represented by founders Thomas W. Brown and Dennis M. Schissel at the presentation. Staff members from MCC’s Military/Veterans Services, MCC Foundation and Adult Education departments were also on-hand to receive the grant.
For more information about scholarships offered by the MCC Foundation, visit To learn more about The Veterans of the Midlands Foundation, visit


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.