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Nov. 7

Nov. 7, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

MCC at Do Space to host sustainability event featuring local experts

 

OMAHA, Neb. — Metropolitan Community College at Do Space will host the first event of the Claire M. Hubbard Foundation Sustainability Series on Thursday, Nov. 30, 4-6 p.m. on the second floor of Do Space, 72nd and Dodge streets. The series is a quarterly event that allows speakers to inform the public about the importance of sustainability on a local, regional and national level. 

 

The three speakers at the event on Nov. 30 will be Kara Eastman, executive director at Omaha Health Kids Alliance and MCC Board of Governors member; Peter McCormick, executive director at the Robert B. Daughtery Water for Food Institute; and Chuck Schroeder, executive director of the Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The speakers will discuss how solutions to sustainability problems can begin locally and broadened nationally and globally. 

 

A question and answer session with all three speakers will follow. Light refreshments will be provided. The event is free and open to the public. To register, visit mccneb.edu/ce. 

 

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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.