Community - Summer 2014
"Community" is the quarterly magazine of Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska.
CONTENTS 2 3 5 7 8 9 11 12 13 15 16 17 19 20 21 22 Across four decades Endless capabilities Brushing up MCC celebrates 40 years of service MCC’s FabLab a place for innovation Dental assisting students educate youngsters about oral health 5 Pass to Class success Close to home Bus ridership program celebrates 1 million rides International student discovers community, friends at MCC Community art Photo op Mural project to bring life to South Omaha Campus 8 Students sell artwork to new community center Going the extra mile Sweet success Giving back MCC educators recognized for making a difference At MCC, veteran student finds path to start business 17 Business students develop entrepreneurship program for at-risk teens Soaring at SkillsUSA A global education Students sweep 25 of 32 competitions Intercultural education expands students’ global awareness 20 Students sound off New luncheon series connects Fort Omaha Campus community Driving education MCC receives Hubbard foundation gift to fund hot rod program Around the College Location spotlight: Elkhorn Valley Campus Elkhorn location a work of art Summer 2014 Volume 2, Issue 1 “Community” is a quarterly publication of Metropolitan Community College. Contact the editor at 402-457-2414 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Nondiscrimination and Equal Opportunity Statement—Metropolitan Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, age, disability or sexual orientation in admission or access to its programs and activities or in its treatment or hiring of employees. 1 • community • mccneb.edu