Partnership Program Employs Homeless Youth
YouthLink, the Minneapolis Downtown Improvement District and Minneapolis Community and Technical College have teamed up to launch the Youth Outreach Program, a new pilot initiative aimed at connecting the city’s homeless youth with the resources they need to find independence.
Student Receives Full-Ride Scholarship
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) Liberal Arts student Sara Osman was one of 90 students nationwide selected from 2,000 applicants to receive a full Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation.
MCTC Partnerships Fill Skills Gaps
In late May, when U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez praised Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) for its collaboration with local manufacturer Graco Inc., the event brought national recognition to a long-standing partnership that is helping to replenish an aging workforce.
MCTC Receives $350,000 in Equipment Donations
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) received nearly $350,000 in instructional equipment donations in the 2014–15 school year, and Minnesota State College and Universities (MNSCU) will allocate an additional $350,000 through its Leveraged Equipment Donation Matching Program.
Summer Classes Assist ELL Students
A partnership between Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) and Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) is giving 115 high school students a leg up on their academic careers.