Citta’ Deli uses prize money to expand

Citta’ Deli opened its doors at 110 W. Third Street in McCook in March of 2015 as a lunchtime sandwich shop, a traditional deli with imported meats and cheeses. It didn’t take long for owners Bill and Jade Lesko to find out what many entrepreneurs discover – they needed to expand their offering to satisfy customer demand. The Leskos heard about and applied for the Ben F. Hormel...
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Graphic design Creating careers for creative minds

“The world is but a canvas to the imagination” - Henry David Thoreau No matter where their imagination takes them, Mid-Plains Community College gives students the skills to maximize their creativity and turn it into a career in the world of graphic design and visual communications. MPCC’s Associate of Applied Science degree program prepares students for a wide-range of entry-level...
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An artist’s story Emily Karr’s skills best in the nation

As a high-school senior, Emily Karr enjoyed drawing, and art topped her list of subjects to study in college. Yet, in her mind, the concept of graphic design was just about designing logos and brochures - and that sounded kind of boring. Late in her senior year at McCook High School, she looked into the Graphic Design and Visual Communications program at Mid-Plains Community College. It seemed...
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MPCC: Providing a workforce for Nebraska’s top industry

Mid-Plains Community College is doing its part to support Nebraska’s Number One industry - agriculture. Not only are MPCC’s programs helping a new generation return home to farms and ranches, but they are also setting students up for success in a variety of ag-related careers in the retail and financial sectors.   Those positions include: Office, department or branch manager ...
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Business: A career to bank on

A career in business isn’t just versatile – it’s secure.  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts more than 750,000 new business and financial operation jobs will be needed by 2026 due to globalization, a growing economy and a complex tax and regulatory environment. Even without the anticipated growth - business skills are in demand. “Business is part of everything,...
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MPCC prepares students for logistics/supply chain jobs

They are the behind the scenes “worker bees” – often overlooked in terms of recognition, but tremendously vital to the success of any organization.  Logisticians are responsible for organizing supply chains, the systems that transfer products from suppliers into the hands of consumers. They affect every industry in the world because they manage the entire life cycle of products,...
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