Amid an atmosphere of warmth and gratitude, a recognition ceremony honored individuals who have contributed to the student veteran community on March 10, 2010 in the Gourmet Dining Hall. A congressional proclamation declared the day Student Veterans of America Appreciation Day.
A group of young adults in the Muslim community have decided that the time to find solutions for the problems their youth are facing is now. Included in that group is MCTC student Saciido Shaie, president and the founder of Somali Youth Action. That solution is the Muslim Youth Recreation Center.
Shawn Belcher is AWESOME! Thulani & Cory – you are the best supervisors in the world. – Ksenia & Marie Lynn Coffee – You are awesome – Ksenia Matt – I Love You more than super magnificent toaster oven, ice cream sandwich dinosaur, robots. – Angelina Much Love to my “home slice” Nancy D.
In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Friday, Jan. 15 a discussion was held in the Whitney Fine Arts Theater with nationally renowned educator Geoffrey Canada as the keynote speaker.
As part of Race to Save the
Planet’s Public Work Project,
seven MCTC students joined forces
to organize an Environmental Ac-
tion Fair to be held on the school’s
MCTC student Irineo Mojica took
it upon himself to tell the story of
some of the people who take the often deadly route to immigrate to the
On Oct. 28 and 29, “Chicano
Latinos Unidos” a very active MCTC
student group, brought the festivity
of a very special holiday, “Dia de los
Muertos” or Day of the Dead, to Helland Center in invitation to share the
traditional music, food, and dancing
of this important event with the students and staff of MCTC.
The Minneapolis Community and Technical College Nursing School Class of 2009 will be hosting its pinning ceremony on Friday, Dec.18 at 7 p.m. in the Whitney Fine Arts Theater. All are welcome to attend. In an effort to prevent the spread of H1N1 and the seasonal flu, the Student Nurse Association working in conjunction with Amy Hruska, Safety Administrator of the Public Safety Department, posted proper hand washing technique posters in restrooms throughout the Minneapolis Community and Technical College campus.
The world population is presently growing at a rate of 1.15 percent per year. This may sound like a small number at first, but with the current global population at 6.7 billion people, it suddenly becomes an alarming figure. Since the inception of the Industrial Revolution, human population has been growing at an exponential rate.
As part of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, students on campus have been collecting food to be given to needy students.
Sponsored by the Director of Resources and Referral Services, the distribution of that food will be done on Tuesday, Nov. 24 in the Bowman Hall gymnasium.