Students to Launch Weather Balloon into Near-space
Students of the Minneapolis Community and Technical College Engineering Club are preparing to launch their second weather balloon into near-space. Students began preparing for this event more than a year ago, and were required to seek FAA approval for this launch due to the anticipated 31-foot maximum diameter of the weather balloon and the weight of its payload.
Cinema Spring Showcase
MCTC’s Cinema department presents its one-night-only Cinema Spring Showcase. This Showcase is the presentation screening of this year's capstone projects by Cinema students, and will also include selections from first-year Cinema Production students.
Boston Scientific Partnership
MCTC announced the third sequential year of its partnership with Boston Scientific Corporation today as part of efforts that encourage Minneapolis high school students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The Summer Jump Start to College initiative is designed to increase the number of low-income students and students of color who are prepared for college-level math and science courses upon graduating from a Minneapolis public high school or Robbinsdale Cooper High School.
MCTC’s 2013 Commencement Ceremony
The spring 2013 commencement ceremony will honor more than 1500 graduates from the summer of 2012, fall of 2012 and spring of 2013, and will feature WCCO Reporter Reg Chapman who will emcee the event.