Mar 31, 2014

Nursing Information Sessions Offered at CLC

CLC will be offering Nursing Information Sessions for anyone interested in learning more about careers in nursing and the education programs. Nursing faculty and program advisors will be available at each of the sessions. Program registration and planning information will be provided.

CLC Announces Program Changes for Fall 2014

Central Lakes College will be making program changes for fall semester to better serve students and provide opportunity for growth in programming. The college plans to expand manufacturing and agricultural programs at the Staples campus and move media programs currently based in Staples to the Brainerd campus. 

CLC Presents The Mixed Blood Theater Production “The Deaf Duckling”

Minneapolis’ Mixed Blood Theatre’s production of The Deaf Duckling will be performed at Central Lakes College in the Chalberg Theatre at 10 am on Thursday, April 10, 2014. 

Playwright Aditi Kapil deftly weaves together the classic “Ugly Duckling” fairy tale with the story of a deaf child born into a hearing family. Performed simultaneously in American Sign Language and English, it offers a warm and insightful look at how one family bridges deaf and hearing cultures. 

Mar 27, 2014

CLC Outstanding Educators

Two Central Lakes College instructors are nominated for Outstanding Educator awards bestowed each year by the Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. Julie Morgan, Dental Assisting, and Nathan Peterson, Robotics/Automated Systems, are now eligible for the Educator the Year award. 

Mar 24, 2014

CLC to Host Free Workshop on Grant Seeking for Nonprofits

Introduction to Finding Funders 
The Hassler Library at Central Lakes College will host a free workshop on grant seeking for nonprofit organizations on Wednesday, April 2nd from 9:30am to 11:00am in room E203. The session will be led by Kief Schladweiler, Coordinator of the Funding Information Network with the Foundation Center ( Mr. Schladweiler will highlight the electronic and print resources available for your free use at the Hassler Library of Central Lakes College, a partner in the Foundation Center’s Funding Information Network. No registration required. 

Cultural Thursday Presentation: Grenada

The island nation of Grenada may refer to itself as the "Spice Island" for its amazing culinary diversity but older citizens of the USA will recall the 1984 U.S. military invasion of tiny Grenada ordered by President Ronald Reagan.  When it was over, socialist leader Maurice Bishop and his entire cabinet were dead.  Their bodies were never found and no one is certain exactly how they met their fate.  By force, Grenada's economy was diverted from socialism to capitalism. 

Mar 19, 2014

Hannah Janzen Named 2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar

Hannah Janzen (Palisade, MN), a student at Central Lakes College, has been named a 2014 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing 50 Gold, 50 Silver and 50 Bronze Scholars, and providing nearly $200,000 in scholarships annually. Each Silver Scholar receives a $1,250 scholarship and a special medallion. 

Mar 11, 2014

CLC Students Win Grape Growing Scholarships

CLC Viticulture Enology Science and Technology Alliance (VESTA) students Christy Paulson and Luke Sombke were awarded the Elmer Swenson Scholarship at the Cold Climate Conference at the Grand Awards Banquet in St. Paul. This is the second year Christy received the award. Minnesota Grape Growers Association award of $1,000 is for full time students in Viticulture (grape growing) and Enology (wine chemistry).

Career Day Lets Students Explore Jobs

Brainerd • March 7, 2014

Verndale High School juniors Kylee Wright and Barbora Novotna are pretty sure about the job fields they want to join.

But on Friday, they got their first real feel for the health science field.

The Bridges Career Exploration Day was held at Central Lakes College. It pulled in about 2,100 students from 21 high schools in the Brainerd lakes area. There, the students heard from professionals in about 150 career fields, including agriculture, business, manufacturing and technology, communication, human services and health science.

Courtesy of the Brainerd Dispatch
by Jessica Larsen

Mar 5, 2014

Gold Award for Central Lakes College

Winners Announced in the 29th Annual Educational Advertising Awards - CLC Wins Gold for Newspaper Advertising
Winners were announced in the Twenty-Ninth Annual Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Education Marketing Report. The Educational Advertising Awards is the largest educational advertising awards competition in the country. This year, nearly 2,000 entries were received from over one-thousand colleges, universities and secondary schools from all fifty states and several foreign countries.