Oct 31, 2013

CLC Law Enforcement Club Earns Awards

The Central Lakes College Sigma Delta Law Enforcement Club earned numerous awards at the Regional American Criminal Justice Association conference. The conference was held in Chicago for region 6 which includes the states of Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. The conference consists of competitions, seminars, workshops and regional business meeting. A closing banquet is held at the end of the Conference and trophies are awarded to the winners who competed throughout the week.

Oct 30, 2013

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. 

Oct 28, 2013

Cultural Thursday - American Indians: A Culture ALIVE!

November 7, 2013 in the Chalberg Theatre, CLC Brainerd Campus
In commemoration of National Native American Month, Central Lakes College Director of Intercultural Services, Diversity and Tribal Relations, Mary Sam, will present an overview beginning with the era of Indian boarding schools and ending with present day Mille Lacs Band Nay ah Shing school and Tribal College programming.  

Oct 23, 2013

CLC Waives Application Fee October 25-31

Central Lakes College will waive application fee 
to celebrate “College Knowledge Month” 

Central Lakes College is participating in “College Knowledge Month,” a statewide effort to provide every graduating high school senior with the opportunity to apply to college. In conjunction with this effort, Central Lakes College will waive application fees for new students from October 25-31, 2013.

Oct 15, 2013

CLC Celebrates Medical Assistants Recognition Week

The Medical Assistant students at the Staples campus of Central Lakes College are gearing up to celebrate Medical Assistants Recognition Week, October 21-25, 2013, as designated by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). Medical assistants across the country will be recognized during this week and honored on Medical Assistants Recognition Day on Wednesday, October 23.

Visit Brainerd Partners with CLC

Courtesy of the Brainerd Dispatch • October 13, 2013

Visit Brainerd recently announced a partnership with the Marketing Principles class at Central Lakes College, to act as the subject of their class marketing project.
Visit Brainerd markets the lakes area as it represents lodging establishments in Brainerd and Baxter. Marketing for a diverse set of activities to a wide range of people presents a real world challenge for the students.

Oct 4, 2013

CLC Cafeteria named After the "Mad Hugger"

Courtesy of the Brainerd Dispatch • October 3, 2013
By Jennifer Stockinger, Staff Writer
Happy Joe’s Cafe may be the perfect name for Central Lakes College (CLC) cafeteria.

The cafeteria was recently named when the college awarded its three-year food service bid to Prairie Bay Grill & Catering in Baxter that started this academic year of 2013-14.
Nick Miller, general manager of Prairie Bay, said the cafeteria was named after Joe Plut, who retired from CLC as the English and humanities instructor, and who is known as “the mad hugger.”

Oct 2, 2013

Public Announcement

Central Lakes College wishes to announce that it will host a site review for initial accreditation of its Practical Nursing and Associate Degree Nursing Programs by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

You are invited to meet the site visit team and share your comments about the programs in person at a meeting scheduled at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 at Central Lakes College, Brainerd campus in the “Cube” (C240).