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Oct. 27

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Oct. 27, 2017

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

CONTACT:

Derek Rayment

Public + Media Relations Manager

531-MCC-2876

darayment@mccneb.edu

mccneb.edu

 

Media alert: College for Kids robotics course continues this Sunday at Do Space

 

What: Metropolitan Community College’s Robotics: Engineering and Coding noncredit course will be at Do Space this Sunday. The course is part of MCC’s College for Kids program that introduces children ages nine to 13 to fun, interactive topics that can translate into new interests. 

When: Sunday, Oct. 29, 1-4 p.m.

Where: Second floor of Do Space, 72nd and Dodge streets. 

 

Background: The course is designed for beginner to advanced learners to foster critical thinking and creativity in a STEM-based environment. Students will utilize skills learned in class to create programs designed to overcome robotics competition-style challenges and engineering problems. This will be the second class session in a series of four.  

 

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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.