From fashion and fine arts to welding, this spring MCTC students, faculty, staff and community will demonstrate their skills in a collage of shows, events and performances.
MnSCU Awarded $3.3 Million Grant
Thirteen Minnesota state colleges have been selected to receive 18 grants totaling $3.3 million from the Minnesota Job Skills Partnership. Businesses working as partners with these colleges will match these grants with an additional $8.1 million bringing the total impact of the awards to $11.4 million. MCTC will partner with two local employers, Gedney Foods and the St. Paul Pioneer Press, utilizing more than $250,000 of these funds to develop customized training.
Jamal Adam Named 2014 Bush Fellow
Jamal Adam, MCTC counselor, instructor and Phi Theta Kappa faculty advisor, was awarded a 2014 Bush Fellowship by the Bush Foundation. He is one of 24 exceptional leaders from across Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and 23 Native nations to be honored.
“No Impact Week” Supports College Sustainability Efforts
The MCTC Faculty Sustainability Committee and Three-Legged Frog student environmental club will host No Impact Week at MCTC March 3–7.
Partnership Provides Pathway to Hennepin County Employment
In a move that will diversify Hennepin County’s Human Services Division and bring together community partners, Hennepin County has changed its education hiring requirements. As of January, the Human Services Representative position is open to candidates who have a two-year degree, who have graduated from a county-approved training program or who have a combination of education and experience.