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April 12

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April 12, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876, office

402-960-0697, cell

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

Media alert: International Fair, U.S. Citizen Ceremony tomorrow at MCC

 

What: MCC’s annual International Fair will have food, celebration and entertainment from around the world. The event is free and open to the public and will also have community organization resources on-site. To begin the day, The College will host a USCIS Naturalization Ceremony.   

When: Thursday, April 13

USCIS Naturalization Ceremony: 10-11 a.m.

International Fair global displays and celebration: 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.

Where: South Omaha Campus, 27th and Q streets

 

USCIS Naturalization Ceremony: Industrial Training Center at the South Omaha Campus

 

International Fair global displays and celebration: Connector Building Commons at the South Omaha Campus 

 

Background: The annual event is aimed toward giving attendees of all ages the opportunity to learn about different cultures from around the world. Musicians, dancers and performers will take center stage throughout the day, blending cultures and ethnic backgrounds.

 

The International Fair is presented with the support of the Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.

 

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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.