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April 28

April 28, 2017





Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager



Guest speaker at MCC to discuss experiences in WWII Japanese internment camp 


OMAHA, Neb. — As part of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Heritage Month, Metropolitan Community College will host speaker Sam Mihara and his lecture “Memories of Heart Mountain,” a discussion that will feature Mihara’s personal experiences during World War II at Heart Mountain internment camp in Wyoming. Mihara will speak at various MCC locations on Wednesday, May 10 and Thursday, May 11. 


“Memories of Heart Mountain” will be held:


Wednesday, May 10

Fort Omaha Campus, 30th and Fort streets

10:30-11:50 a.m.

Building 10, room 110


6:30-7:45 p.m.

Institute for the Culinary Arts, 201A


Sarpy Center, 9110 Giles Road, La Vista, Nebraska

6:30-7:45 p.m.

Room 129


Thursday, May 11

South Omaha Campus, 27th and Q streets

10:15-11:15 a.m.

Mahoney Building, room 503/511


Elkhorn Valley Campus, 829 N. 204th St. 

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Room 305


For more information, visit or call 531-MCC-2253. 




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.