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MCTC Welcomes New President, Dr. Sharon Pierce

President Pierce at MCTC eventMinneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) is pleased to welcome its new president, Dr. Sharon Pierce. Dr. Pierce began her appointment on Friday, July 1.

Pierce previously served Howard Community College (Md.) as the vice president for academic affairs since 2010; as chair of the Health Sciences Division from 2005 to 2010; as director of the nursing education program from 2001 to 2006; as the nursing course leader from 1993 to 2001; and she was on the nursing faculty from 1990 to 2010. She also served as a practicing nurse from 1978 to 1990. She holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s from the University of Maryland and a doctorate from Morgan State University (Md.)

“Throughout her outstanding career, Sharon Pierce has been dedicated to urban education and the mission of community and technical colleges,” said Steven Rosenstone, chancellor of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU). “Dr. Pierce is committed to students and their success. She will ensure that MCTC continues to be a great partner with the public schools, businesses, and community organizations across the City of Minneapolis.”

Welcome, President Pierce!