The MCTC Student Senate approved the Student Life budget for next academic year on April 22, which included a 50 cent increase to the Student Life fee, with a two-thirds majority vote. The increase created an additional $88,000 for the budget.
This is a commitment more institutions of MNSCU, including MCTC, should take as economic and environmental sustainability continue to grow as major concerns in the world today.
MCTC Public Safety has teamed up with Green Dot, a nation and campuswide movement to educate and engage citizens to end Personal-Power-Based Violence (PBPV).
Ex-offenders face a myriad of challenges reintegrating into society after their release from penal institutions. Employment and housing are major issues they have to resolve to move on with their lives.
When their faces are not in books studying, these students will be on the first floor of the Helland Center playing games such as Magic and Yu-Gi-Oh trading card games or video games that some play on a flat screen TV brought from home.
Students gathered in the Helland Center to present ideas addressing women and environmental issues to members of the community. The initial Future First conference was held in November 2014 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Minneapolis where hundreds gathered to hear topics ranging from women’s health to environmental repercussions of urbanization. Only a small portion was focused on MCTC student projects, so a follow-up presentation of about 40 gathered for updates on those ideas.
With warm weather on the horizon, a group of students in MCTC’s Urban Farm Collective (UFC) crammed into the tight confines of the Biology prep area in the Science Building on Monday, Apr. 6, to begin the seeding process for this upcoming growing season.
The Student Life Budget Committee (SLBC) proposed the 2015-16 Student Life budget to the Student Senate on April 8. The proposal includes a 50 cent increase per credit to the Student Life fee.
“It’s one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do,” he said. “The tests weeds out those aren’t serious about it. Being an air traffic controller is real shit.”