TRIO programs celebrate anniversaries at MCTC
On Oct. 15, TRIO celebrated the 40th anniversary of Veterans Upward Bound (VUB), as well as the anniversaries of four other TRIO programs housed on the MCTC campus. These TRIO programs serve roughly 4,200 individuals each year, most of whom are low-income and first generation college students. The anniversary celebration drew nearly 100 people including included MCTC’s deans, vice presidents and President Phil Davis; alumni from the TRIO programs; current students and, by way of pre-recorded video, Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison.
MN Gov. Mark Dayton Visits MCTC
At a celebration held in MCTC's new nursing facilities, College officials thanked Gov. Mark Dayton for the $13.4 million they received from the State’s 2012 bonding bill to remodel several of its workforce program areas, including facilities for Nursing and Allied Health programs. The College also celebrated its new three-year BSN partnership with Augsburg College.
2013 Cinema Excellence Awards Winners
The MCTC Cinema Division has announced the winners for the 2013 Excellence Awards. The Excellence Awards ceremony brings MCTC students, faculty, staff and the local film community together to recognize students for their work and award scholarships.
In an effort to overcome stigma affiliated with drug and alcohol recovery, organizers of Operation Recovery invite all students and members of the community to attend the events held in the outdoor MCTC plaza.
MN Senate Members Visit MCTC
Members of the Minnesota Senate Higher Education Committee visited MCTC today as part of a month-long “listening tour” of 18 Colleges and Universities throughout the state. The visit was comprised of Sens. Terri Bonoff, chair of the Minnesota Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee, Greg Clausen, vice chair and Scott Dibble, congressman for District 61 which encompasses MCTC’s campus. The visits are designed to gather input from students and key stakeholders about ways to improve the state’s higher education systems.