MN Legislation Funds Nursing Support
Following the conclusion of the 2015 Minnesota state legislative session, Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) was honored to celebrate the passage of a higher education bill awarding $70,000 to MCTC, Century College and two yet-to-be-determined MnSCU colleges for the implementation of the Kathleen McCullough Zander Success in Nursing Program.
MCTC Tuition Freeze Enters Third Year
Tuition at MCTC for the 2015-2016 academic year will remain frozen for the third year. The Board of Trustees of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) recently approved its budget and tuition rates today that include a freeze for all two-year colleges.
MCTC and Augsburg Announce Auggie Plan
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) and Augsburg College today announced the Auggie Plan—a guaranteed transfer opportunity for qualifying students who complete their first two years at MCTC. A launch event was held at MCTC with education Commissioners Brenda Cassellius, Larry Pogemiller, and several other higher education and K-12 administrators, leaders and partners.
College Visited by U.S. Sec. of Labor Perez
Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) was honored to host U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez this week for a roundtable discussion with some of the Twin Cities leaders in business, education and technical careers in light of a nationwide push for tuition relief program for community colleges.
Celebrating a First in MCTC Nursing
More than 50 students graduated from the first cohort of MCTC’s Professional Nursing (NPRO) program along with students from other MCTC Nursing programs. In 2013, MCTC and Augsburg entered into a partnership offering two-year MCTC NPRO graduates the option to directly transfer to Augsburg College’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program and earn their degree in three years.