AFCEA International Chapter News
GREATER OMAHA CHAPTER CHAPTER - Aug 23, 2018

College Taps Technology to Fill Local Workforce Needs

Victoria Novak, director of workforce and IT innovation at Metropolitan Community College (MCC) of Omaha, Nebraska, and colleague Robert Caldwell, grant manager, spoke at the chapter's August luncheon about innovation and workforce development at the institution. Novak elaborated on technological advancements at the college's Center for Advanced and Emerging Technology (CAET). The center is a regional hub for education, innovation and economic growth. Students will not only build skills with industry-standard technologies but also work with emerging technologies to move area industries forward. Novak also touched on her role at MCC to drive public-private partnerships that enhance the local labor pool. She talked about fostering relationships with area businesses and entrepreneurs to create an environment where they can collaborate with MCC students. Caldwell discussed his efforts to secure grants that support several career training initiatives. In concluding, Novak encouraged a visit to MCC.

Event Photographs:

Col. Sean Murphy, USAF, chapter president (l), presents a chapter coin as a token of thanks to August guest speakers Victoria Novak, director of workforce and IT innovation at Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, Nebraska, and MCC colleague Robert Caldwell, grant manager.
Col. Sean Murphy, USAF, chapter president (l), presents a chapter coin as a token of thanks to August guest speakers Victoria Novak, director of workforce and IT innovation at Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, Nebraska, and MCC colleague Robert Caldwell, grant manager.
Col. Murphy honors Rose Sutherland, the chapter's luncheon coordinator, in August for more than 20 years of service in her role.
Col. Murphy honors Rose Sutherland, the chapter's luncheon coordinator, in August for more than 20 years of service in her role.

For more details regarding this event contact:
Gregory A. Campbell
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