Dec 19, 2013

CLC Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

The Central Lakes College Foundation has welcomed four new members to its board of directors. Kevin Donnay, Nathan Hamilton, Steve Wenzl, and Jeff Wig will serve terms on the non-profit organization board which is responsible for providing scholarships and other student financial support to the community and technical college in Brainerd and Staples.

Dec 17, 2013

Unique Opportunity for CLC Machine Tool Students

The Machine Tool Technology Program at Central Lakes College had a unique opportunity to introduce students to industry training. Kevin Cook, the President of Magnum Machining (Deerwood MN), offered to bring representatives from Mitsubishi Materials USA Corporation for a three hour seminar on modern machining practices of the most current tooling available. John Zaremba and Daryl Reinhardt gave presentations on Machine tooling. Their lecture focused on efficient material removal and how to maximize high-tech tooling.

Dec 12, 2013

CLC Hosts Postsecondary Leadership Summit

Local and state education leaders need to start collaborating now so future students are more career and college ready.
That was the message at the Pathways to Postsecondary regional leadership summit Wednesday at Central Lakes College’s (CLC) Brainerd campus. Secondary and postsecondary education officials from across the region attended.

Story courtesy of the Brainerd Dispatch - Jessica Larsen, Staff Writer

All-American Lindsay Monson

AVCA Announces Two-Year College All-America Teams and Player of the Year

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its Two-Year Colleges Women's Volleyball All-America Teams. Central Lakes College middle hitter Lindsay Monson (Pierz, MN) was named First-Team All-American by AVCA. Monson was the only Division III player selected to the first-team.

Dec 6, 2013

Heavy Equipment Fall Celebration

The Staples campus of Central Lakes College held a Fall Celebration event on November 27, 2013 to recognize students completing the Heavy Equipment Operation & Maintenance Program and Diesel & Heavy Equipment Technician Programs. 

Thirty-five students were honored at the event with parents, family, and friends in attendance. Student representative Josh Buermann spoke on behalf of the graduating class and was also presented with the Heavy Equipment Operations student of the year award.

CLC Foundation Receives $10,000

A $10,000 check was presented to the CLC Foundation from the Disabled American Veterans of Minnesota, Crow Wing County Chapter #22 to start a scholarship fund for veterans.

The Central Lakes College Foundation is the non-profit fundraising arm of the college. Its mission is to raise dollars primarily for student scholarships.

Dec 3, 2013

CLC Students Treated to Thanksgiving Meal

It’s no fun being alone on a holiday and Central Lakes College (CLC) student Corie Weaver decided to do something about that. Her efforts and the efforts of other volunteers and donors to organize a Thanksgiving banquet for students opened up her eyes to the generosity of the Brainerd community.

By Mike O'Rourke, Associate Editor • Courtesy of the Brainerd Dispatch

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Merry Tuba Christmas

The CLC Music Department will once again sponsor the annual get-together of low brass players known as MERRY TUBA CHRISTMAS. Each year all across the country, Tuba, Euphonium (baritone horn) players and, in this case Trombone players assemble to share the season and the music of Christmas with other low brass players and the public.