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April 23


Emma Frazier
Public + Media Relations Manager
531-MCC-2726, office
402-380-4896, cell
Media alert: MCC Annual Signing Day
What: Metropolitan Community College will host Signing Day, a celebration for the sponsorship of skilled and technical trades. High school students and industry employees will be signing letters of intent with local industry partners to pursue an education in high demand career fields. Our Signing Day event celebrates these trade related students that are beginning a path to a great career. 

When: Wednesday, April 24, 4:30-6 p.m.

Where: South Omaha Campus
               Center for Advanced Manufacturing
               Room 120
               2909 Edward Babe Gomez Ave.

Background: Called “Sponsorships,” these innovative training programs allow students to be employed by industry partners, who also pay for the student’s training at MCC. Sponsorship programs have seen substantial growth at MCC, with hundreds of students now being sponsored by local employers. Speakers include MCC President Randy Schmailzl, industry partners participating in sponsorships and a current MCC sponsorship student.
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.