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Feb. 7

Feb. 7, 2016

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

Grant from Mutual of Omaha Foundation to go towards MCC Re-Entry Assistance program

 

OMAHA, Neb. — The Mutual of Omaha Foundation has awarded Metropolitan Community College a grant of $5,000 to help support the College’s Re-Entry Assistance program’s efforts at the Nebraska Correctional Center for Women over the next year.

 

The MCC Re-Entry Assistance program serves the currently incarcerated and recently released populations. The program provides individuals services and support to help them make a successful transition into college or a career. Services include employment support, college and career preparation, skills and interest assessments, work readiness and life skills training, referrals and more.

 

“Grants such as this one are vital in helping provide important services to individuals seeking to improve their life,” said Diane Good-Collins, Re-Entry Assistance program director.

 

To learn more about the Re-Entry Assistance program, visit mccneb.edu/reentry.

 

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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.