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MPCC students travel to Ireland

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - Jul. 1, 2022

Seven students from Mid-Plains Community College campuses in McCook and North Platte visited Ireland May 22-June 1 as part of a study abroad program offered by the Nebraska Community College Global Leadership Task Force. The group included students from five community colleges across the state. “The trip was actually planned for 2020, but Covid shut […]

MPCC students travel to Ireland

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

Seven students from Mid-Plains Community College campuses in McCook and North Platte visited Ireland May 22-June 1 as part of a study abroad program offered by the Nebraska Community College Global Leadership Task Force. The group included students from five community colleges across the state. “The trip was actually planned for 2020, but Covid shut […]

LPN students honored with pinning ceremony

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

Family and friends cheered on Mid-Plains Community College’s Licensed Practical Nursing graduates Friday as they were recognized during a pinning and commencement ceremony in North Platte. The ceremony included a presentation of pins and flowers, the recital of the Florence Nightingale pledge, and comments from students Nikki Martens and Nicole Sutton. The following students were […]

LPN students honored with pinning ceremony

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

Family and friends cheered on Mid-Plains Community College’s Licensed Practical Nursing graduates Friday as they were recognized during a pinning and commencement ceremony in North Platte. The ceremony included a presentation of pins and flowers, the recital of the Florence Nightingale pledge, and comments from students Nikki Martens and Nicole Sutton. The following students were […]

Public invited to tour community college auction house

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

Two open houses are planned this month for the house that will be auctioned by the North Platte Community College Foundation. Tour the home from 3-5 p.m. on July 6, and from 4-6 p.m. on July 8. The house is on the north campus of North Platte Community College at 1101 Halligan Drive. Directional signs […]

Public invited to tour community college auction house

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

Two open houses are planned this month for the house that will be auctioned by the North Platte Community College Foundation. Tour the home from 3-5 p.m. on July 6, and from 4-6 p.m. on July 8. The house is on the north campus of North Platte Community College at 1101 Halligan Drive. Directional signs […]

Game and Parks educator credits community college for career

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - Jun. 12, 2022

Meghan Manary doesn’t believe she would be where she is today without Mid-Plains Community College. “Mid-Plains was fantastic,” Manary said. “I’m the school’s biggest advocate. Mid-Plains prepared me for life.” The North Platte native is the Southwest regional naturalist and outdoor educator for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The job allows her to live […]

Game and Parks educator credits community college for career

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

Meghan Manary doesn’t believe she would be where she is today without Mid-Plains Community College. “Mid-Plains was fantastic,” Manary said. “I’m the school’s biggest advocate. Mid-Plains prepared me for life.” The North Platte native is the Southwest regional naturalist and outdoor educator for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The job allows her to live […]

Community college breaks ground on health, science expansion

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - May. 25, 2022

Mid-Plains Community College administrators and members of the Board of Governors broke ground Wednesday afternoon on the expansion of the college’s Health and Science Center in North Platte. As the demand for more nurses and health care professionals has increased throughout the college’s 18-county service area and beyond, so has the need for more space […]

Community college breaks ground on health, science expansion

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

Mid-Plains Community College administrators and members of the Board of Governors broke ground Wednesday afternoon on the expansion of the college’s Health and Science Center in North Platte. As the demand for more nurses and health care professionals has increased throughout the college’s 18-county service area and beyond, so has the need for more space […]

Ortiz signs to play softball for Lady Knights

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - May. 24, 2022

North Platte High graduate Juliana Ortiz will play for the North Platte Community College Softball team. She will play as an outfielder. “I chose NPCC because I love the size of the school and community,” Ortiz said. “This town is where I learned to play the sport I love, and I’m excited to play for […]

Ortiz signs to play softball for Lady Knights

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

North Platte High graduate Juliana Ortiz will play for the North Platte Community College Softball team. She will play as an outfielder. “I chose NPCC because I love the size of the school and community,” Ortiz said. “This town is where I learned to play the sport I love, and I’m excited to play for […]

Father/son study welding at community college

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) - May. 10, 2022

North Platte Community College’s welding program is helping a father and son build a future together while making memories along the way. Chris and Sean Hurley are from North Platte. Sean takes welding classes as a traditional student, and his father, Chris, studies alongside him following a career change. Chris spent nearly 20 years as […]

Father/son study welding at community college

Heather Johnson (North Platte Community College) -

North Platte Community College’s welding program is helping a father and son build a future together while making memories along the way. Chris and Sean Hurley are from North Platte. Sean takes welding classes as a traditional student, and his father, Chris, studies alongside him following a career change. Chris spent nearly 20 years as […]