2018-2019 Catalog

Specialized Technology Areas

To enhance the student learning experience, MCC provides state-of-the-art equipment and up-to-date software at numerous locations throughout the College. The College has a dedicated Academic Data Center where students experience the operation and use of the newest technologies in Information Technology. MCC information technology students are being introduced to and utilize virtualization technology, cloud computing, and data center management. MCC information technology is also giving students experience in using mobile devices and developing mobile applications. Students have access to information technology resources via the Internet and on all campuses.

The visual arts lab at the Elkhorn Valley Campus houses state-of-the-art hardware and software in support of the College’s visual arts programs. The lab has the latest versions of design software such as the full suite of Adobe's Creative Cloud, and Corel painter to assist students of photography, graphic design, and visual arts. Animation students can access high-powered processors with specialty software including Maya, Mudbox, Dragon Frame, and Cinema 4D. Hands-on drawing skills are enhanced through the use of Wacom tablets and Cintiq pressure-sensitive monitors. All visual art students benefit from high-quality color and large format printers.

The Career and Academic Skills Center (CASC) at the Fort Omaha Campus has laptop and iPads for students to check-out and use while in the building.  The CASC has an east and west student lounge, on the first floor.  The second floor is home to the Learning and Tutoring Center, Writing Center and Math Center. There are quiet study rooms, open collaborative spaces and even semi-private cubbies for students to use while using an MCC mobile device.