Mid-Plains Community College is canceling a number of its upcoming events in an attempt to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and to protect its students, staff and the communities that it serves. Staff are still on campus and will continue to answer phone calls and emails. Whenever possible, prospective students and the public are encouraged to call and schedule an appointment prior to arriving on campus as many needs can be addressed virtually.
The canceled events include:
March 18 – Inter-High Day, North Platte/Imperial Campus expansion groundbreaking, Imperial
March 20 – Associate of Fine Arts artist reception, Keystone Business Center in McCook
March 25 – Expanding Your Horizons conference, North Platte
March 29 – TeamMates Mentoring event – McCook
April 5 – SKD induction ceremony, North Platte
April 8 – American Red Cross blood drive, North Platte
April 9 – Paint-In, McCook/ Registration Days, McCook and North Platte
April 20 – NPCC Honors Convocation/NPCC Athletic Banquet, North Platte
April 20-25 – Medical Laboratory Professionals Week activities, North Platte
April 21 – NPCC Foundation Scholarship Reception, North Platte
April 24 – AFA Exhibition and Thesis Defense Show opening reception, McCook
April 27 – PTK induction ceremony/ MCC Honors Convocation/ MCC Athletic Banquet, all in McCook
All non-credit, on-campus classes have also been canceled. Decisions about commencement ceremonies and other future events will be announced closer to their scheduled times. Anyone planning to attend an event not on this list is encouraged to contact the hosting campus to determine if the event will continue as planned.
More information about MPCC’s response to coronavirus can be found on the college’s website at mpcc.edu.