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.
MCTC Foundation Receives $1 Million Gift
The MCTC Foundation has received a generous $1 million gift from Carolyn Ackerberg in memory of her late husband Sanders (Sandy) Ackerberg, who served and led the MCTC Foundation and helped lay the groundwork for what MCTC is today.
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.
Students Compete in SkillsUSA Championship
Nine MCTC students demonstrated their technical skills in the statewide SkillsUSA Championship last month. Heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) student Joey Gomes placed third in the HVACR contest, continuing the College’s tradition of placing a student within the top three spots in this category each year since 1995.