Community - Summer 2014
"Community" is the quarterly magazine of Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska.
CONTENTS 2 Across four decades 3 Endless capabilities 5 Brushing up 7 Pass to Class success 8 Close to home 9 Community art MCC celebrates 40 years of service MCC’s FabLab a place for innovation Dental assisting students educate youngsters about oral health 5 Bus ridership program celebrates 1 million rides International student discovers community, friends at MCC Mural project to bring life to South Omaha Campus 11 Photo op 12 Going the extra mile 13 Sweet success 15 Giving back 16 Soaring at SkillsUSA 17 A global education 19 Students sound off 20 Driving education 21 22 Around the College 8 Students sell artwork to new community center 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 Students sweep 25 of 32 competitions Intercultural education expands students’ global awareness 20 New luncheon series connects Fort Omaha Campus community MCC receives Hubbard foundation gift to fund hot rod program Location spotlight: Elkhorn Valley Campus Elkhorn location a work of art 1 • community • mccneb.edu 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.