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MCTC Celebrates its Staff and Faculty

Employee Appreciation homepage MCTC recently celebrated its employees for their outstanding accomplishments to the College. Beginning by acknowledging years of service, continuing by honoring retirees and finally celebrating 10 individuals who received distinctive awards for their thoughtful work.

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Influential Citizen Leader, MCTC Patron, Passes at 89

Wheelock Whitney Wheelock Whitney, the most influential citizen leader in the recent history of Minneapolis Community and Technical College, died on Friday, May 20, at the age of 89.

 

 

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Amy Hruska Receives MnSCU 2016 Outstanding Service Award

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Amy Hruska was recently awarded the 2016 Outstanding Service Award for Facilities Excellence. Amy provides the leadership and management of the comprehensive health and safety program at MCTC.

 

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PSEO Student Selected as Gates Millennium Scholar

Ashley Yang

Ashley Yang, a Post-Secondary Enrollment Option student at MCTC and a senior at South High School, was selected from a pool of more than 53,000 applicants to receive the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship.

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MCTC Foundation to Host Power of Giving Fundraising Luncheon

Campus life The Minneapolis Community and Technical College Foundation will host its Power of Giving Fundraising Luncheon in mid-May to raise awareness and support for its work to remove financial barriers of a college education.

 

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MCTC HVACR Dept. Receives Glowing Accreditation Report

HVAC Award Recipients group The reviewers from the accrediting body, HVAC Excellence, said it was the first time they could recall that a program had received a report with not one recommendation that had to be addressed.

 

 

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TRIO Starting Point Student Selected for Global Program

TRiO logo Dulce Carmona is one of 15 TRIO Student Support Services and McNair students nationwide selected to participate in the 2016 COE Keith Sherin Global Leaders Program.

 

 

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2016 MCTC Graduation Ceremony

Commencement ceremony Please join MCTC in recognizing the outstanding achievements of our graduating students on Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m. at the Minneapolis Convention Center Auditorium.

 

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MCTC Students Place at SkillsUSA Skills Contests

Skills USA 2016 team photo for homepage Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) students earn top finishes among 800 competitors at the SkillsUSA Minnesota 2016 Competition

 

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MCTC's MnSCU Outstanding Educators

MnSCU logo Three Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) faculty members have been honored with the 2016 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Outstanding Educator award.

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Malcolm X Justice and Peace Lecture Series

Imam Siraj Wahhaj The fourth annual Malcolm X Justice and Peace Lecture Series will take place at Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) on April 20, 2016.

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MCTC Hosts Give Get Sistet Concert and Artist Talkback

Give Get Sistet Concert

MCTC Fine Arts Department presents Give Get Sistet Concert and Artist Talkback on Wednesday, April 12.

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MCTC Hosts “Why Treaties Matter”

Why Treaties Matter icon MCTC and the MCTC student group UNITE host “Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nation”.

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MCTC Student, Staff and Community Partner Recognized for Community Engagement

Campus Compact Minnesota logo Minnesota Campus Compact’s 2016 Presidents’ Awards recognizes Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) student, staff member and community partner.

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Spirit and Soul: Linking Present and Past

Spirit and Soul illustration The Minneapolis Community and Technical College Foundation and The Basilica of Saint Mary present Spirit and Soul: Linking Present and Past. This collaborative concert and reception will take place Friday, April 8 at 7 p.m.

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MCTC Theater Arts Presents Spring Play

BBottom home image MCTC, in association with Student Life and the Theater Arts department, present the spring play production of Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, written by August Wilson and directed by Kevin D. West.

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MCTC and Award Winning Vocal Ensemble Cantus Present Would You Harbor Me?

Cantus professional vocal ensemble The Minneapolis Community and Technical College Vocal Ensemble has been invited to join the award winning vocal ensemble Cantus as part of Cantus’ 2015-2016 season.

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Free Tuition for Career and Technical Programs

A sign with Free written on the front The MnSCU Two-Year Occupational Grant Pilot Program provides FREE TUITION to qualifying students enrolled in specific career and technical programs at MnSCU two-year colleges for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years (up to 72 credits).

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Sharon Pierce Selected as New MCTC President

Dr. Sharon Pierce

New Minneapolis Community and Technical College President Selected

 

 

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Discover MCTC: Where Dreams Become Reality

Students walking on campus Minneapolis Community and Technical College Foundation board and staff are hosting Discover MCTC tours to acquaint individuals with how the MCTC Foundation removes barriers to higher education by providing scholarships and other support to students so they can realize their dream of a college education.

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MCTC Student Club and Navigate to Host Latino Open House

Latino Open House Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) student group Xicanos  Latinos Unidos and Navigate to host “Aqui Hay Oportunidades” on March 12th from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm. This event is geared to raise awareness to the access of higher education for Latino students in Minneapolis.

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30th Anniversary National TRIO Day at MCTC

30th Anniversary of TRIO The 30th Anniversary of National TRIO Day will be held at Minneapolis Community and Technical College on March 12th. Nationally known speaker and author, Richard L. Taylor Jr., will keynote the conference and share his story of being a past TRIO student and his keys to success.

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Semifinalists for President of MCTC Named

MCTC Logo Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named four semifinalists who are under consideration to be president of Minneapolis Community and Technical College.

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Join Us for Student Success Day

Student Success Join us Thursday, February 25 for Student Success Day! This is a fun day to learn skills for classroom success, plan for graduation or transfer and get prepared for an exciting career!

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MCTC Theater Arts Presents Winter Play

home page news image MCTC, in association with Student Life and the Theater Arts department, present the winter play production of Six Degrees of Separation, written by John Guare and directed by Gail Smogard.

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28th Annual Minnesota Book Awards

Shannon Gibney Congratulations to Shannon Gibney, MCTC English department faculty, in receiving the nomination as a finalist in the 28th Annual Minnesota Book Awards. Gibney’s debut work, See No Color, was nominated in the Young People’s Literature category.

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MCTC co-sponsored Increasing Teacher Diversity in MN forum

Increasing Teacher Diversity in Minnesota More than 200 people from more than organizations, school districts, institutions and various racial/ethnic communities throughout the state participated in the "Increasing Teacher Diversity in Minnesota" forum.

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MCTC Annual MLK Day Celebration

MLK 2016 MCTC continues its ongoing effort to celebrate the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Our annual celebration to take place Friday, Jan. 22, 8 a.m.–9 p.m.

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Spring Financial Aid Dates

MCTC's Divison of Continuing Education offers iOS development classes Student success requires planning for college costs! Here are a few tips every student should know in preparation for Spring Semester 2016.

 

 

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College Dedicates Science Center

MCTC Ackerberg Science Center New names on the MCTC Science Center building belong to longtime friends of the college: Carolyn and Sanders (Sandy) Ackerberg. Nearly a hundred friends, family and community members gathered in the newly dedicated Ackerberg Science Center on November 23 to honor the life, legacy and gift made on behalf of Sandy.

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MCTC Director Named MnSCU Administrator of the Year

Tom Williamson, MCTC Acknowledging his significant contributions to the development of academic and student affairs programming at Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Tom Williamson, director of academic operations, has been selected to receive a 2014-2015 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Academic and Student Affairs award for Outstanding Academic and Student Affairs Administrator.

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Join Us for Student Success Day

Student Success Join us Tuesday, November 10 for Student Success Day and a STEM Fair! This is a fun day to learn skills for classroom success, plan for graduation or transfer and get prepared for an exciting career!

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