Dec 5, 2011

Students meet Attorney General

Central Lakes College international students recently toured the state capitol in St. Paul and met with Lori Swanson, state attorney general. The group included Carlos Solano Monestel, Costa Rica; Shanice Hector, South Africa; Nqobile Mahlangu, South Africa; Dennis Musasizi, Uganda; Swanson, Steve Wenzel (adjunct political science instructor), Karmila Seran, Central Java, Indonesia; Genevieve Avevor, Ghana; Erich Heppner (director of student life), Georgi Georgiev, Bulgaria; and Irshad Hussain, Pakistan. The students were given a tour by former state representative Wenzel. The tour included a visit to House chambers, where the students learned about the significance of the art work and how legislators produce laws when in session. The students also were also shown the Senate chambers and the historic former Supreme Court chambers. The group met with the Attorney General Lori Swanson.