Nov 13, 2014

CLC Music Department Fall Band Concert

The CLC Music Department presents it's Fall Concert, "A Bit O' Brit, A Wee Dram O' Scotch" on Tuesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chalberg Theater. 

The Jazz Band will feature music from the Spring Fine Arts Festival which took place at Cragun's Resort last April. Styles will range from easy Swing to Funk and Latin.

The Central Lakes College Community Band will feature music of the two countries they toured last summer, England and Scotland. Composers of Concert Band music from England and Scotland have added many wonderful pieces to the Concert Band repertoire and some of these will be on the program. During the Concert Band portion of the concert, slides from the tour will be featured showing the places in which the band performed and those they toured.

Admission for the concert is $5.00 with CLC students and children 12 and under admitted free of charge. There is no advanced ticket sales and no reserved seating.

Verse Like Water Series Presents: Tracy K. Smith


Verse Like Water: the visiting poet program of Central Lakes College, in collaboration with the Crossing Arts Alliance presents Pulitzer Prize winning poet Tracy. K. Smith. The reading will be held in the Chalberg Theatre at the Brainerd campus on Friday, November 21 at noon.

With her third book of poetry, Life On Mars, Tracy has established herself as one of the top poets in America. Tracy will read at noon, sign books immediately following the reading, and offer an informal talk on writing, the imagination, and creativity at 1:30 pm. All Verse Like Water events are free and open to the public.


Nov 7, 2014

CLC Offering Nursing Classes in Pine River


Beginning in January, Central Lakes College will offer nursing classes at a new satellite location in Pine River. The spring semester 2015 classes begin on January 13. The classes offered at the Pine River site are Nursing Assistant Class - 3 Credits and the Home Health Aide Class - 1 Credit .

A designated scholarship fund has been created for any student taking classes at the Pine River site. No residence requirements are necessary. Scholarships will be awarded on a first come first served basis and are available as long as the fund exists.

Nov 6, 2014

CLC Celebrates Native American Heritage Month


Central Lakes College will be holding several activities over the month of November in Celebration of Native American Heritage Month.

About Native American Heritage Month
What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the U.S., has resulted in a whole month being designated for that purpose.

Nov 3, 2014

CLC Student Selected for 2014 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship

Jackson, MS – Bradley Aaesen (Brainerd/Baxter), a student at Central Lakes College, has been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a 2014 Coca-Cola Leader of Promise Scholar. 

Selected as 2014 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars, 207 Phi Theta Kappa members have been awarded a total of $207,000 in scholarships. Chosen from more than 900 applications worldwide, the scholars receive scholarships of $1,000 each to further their associate degree studies. Independent judges evaluate the applications based on scholastic achievement, community service and leadership potential. 

Nov 1, 2014

CLC Wins Regional Tournament


The CLC Raider volleyball team beat Itasca 3-0 in the Region 13B championship game on Saturday and will advance to the NJCAA Division III national tournament. The Raiders won six straight games in the tournament beating Hibbing on Friday. 

The Region 13B champion Raiders will travel to Rochester, MN to play in national tournament November 14-15. 

Oct 31, 2014

Nominations Accepted for Educator of the Year


The MnSCU Board of Trustees is now accepting nominations for Educator of the Year Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award is an honor bestowed upon Minnesota State Colleges & Universities faculty to acknowledge and reward exceptional individual professional accomplishment and to encourage ongoing excellence in teaching. Central Lakes College (CLC) has been fortunate to have so many wonderful, caring, engaged and outstanding faculty in its ranks. Indeed in recent years, several of our faculty have been successfully recognized through this award.