excellent services provided by the Central Community College Veterans and
Military Resource Centers has been recognized by many organizations, including
the Nebraska Legislature, which passed LR461 in recognition of the dedicated
services provided to veterans attending the college as well as veterans across
the state and nation.
CCC is a member of the Service Members
Opportunity Colleges (SOC) and is a
participating member of the American Council on Education
(ACE) Veteran Friendly Toolkit. These distinctions indicate CCC's dedication to
serving military students. Central’s top awards for Veteran and Military
Community College has been honored with two distinct awards in regards to
Veteran and Military Services. These awards are in line with our current Top Military
Friendly School (2012, 2013, 2014) by GI Jobs Magazine and the Ranking of #1 in
the Nation of Community Colleges By Military Times Magazine.
Our great education opportunities
and services are an amazing reflection of every one’s dedicated service that we
provide to our Veteran students and every student at CCC.
State Legislator of
Nebraska passed LR461 in recognition of the dedicated services that Central’s
Veterans & Military Resource Centers provides click
here for the bill.
RANKED #1 "BEST FOR VETS" Central Community
College is ranked #1 on the list of best two-year
colleges as Best for Vets in the nation by Military Times. Central was ranked #2 in the
nation in 2013.
Top Military Friendly Schools for
2012, 2013, and 2014. The
list honors the top percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's
military service members and veterans as students.
MAE has awarded CCC the designation of a Top Military-Friendly College
in its 2014 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities,
available online at http://www.kmimediagroup.com/mae. According to
Gwen Silverstein, associate publisher of MAE,
CCC scored fairly high in the aspects of military culture,
financial assistance, flexibility, and support on campus.
“Our staff used
strict criteria to evaluate the submissions of the respondents, and we had a
record number of schools participating this year. We believe the Guide serves
as an invaluable tool for both education services officers and transition
officers when advising service members about their educational opportunities,”
said Kelly Fodel, MAE’s editor.
Veteran Magazine does an independent
study of Top Veteran-Friendly Schools. In a study titled “Best of the Best 2013,”
the magazine listed CCC in the top 50
of all colleges and universities.
These non-biased studies are a valuable resource for the publication's
readers, jobseekers, business owners, students, senior management, and
The goal of the annual
evaluations is not only to bring the latest information and guidance to our readers,
but also encourage active outreach and diversity policies among corporations
and government agencies.