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.
MCTC Receives Great Lakes Grant
Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation has awarded MCTC a grant of $116,641 through its college success grant program. This funding will be used by MCTC’s Starting Point program to provide academic services such as tutoring, mentoring and intensive advising, as well as access to learning communities.
DREAM Act Scholarship Makes College Possible
Nadia and Louis Najarro Smith have taken a forward-thinking step to help immigrant students in Minnesota. Last year, the couple worked with MCTC to establish the Nadia and Louis Najarro Smith DREAM Act Scholarship for college-age immigrant students. The scholarship is intended to help students and also contribute vision of the DREAM Act, a piece of legislation signed into law in Minnesota last spring.
MCTC Named to Military-Friendly School List
Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named MCTC to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. MCTC features a veteran's welcome center and Veterans Upward Bound TRIO program.