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MCTC students Race to Save the Planet

November 3, 2009 City College News 0

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.

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Fall Days, By the Fountain

October 6, 2009 City College News 0

Take a walk on any given day this fall, and you will see beauty. Exit your classrooms upon their finish. A sigh of relief washes over you. Follow the pathway from MCTC’S large modern buildings, into the brisk, welcoming air of Loring Park. Walking to the park, perhaps towards the widely known fountain, you will see your classmates.

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Find Community at MCTC

October 6, 2009 City College News 0

Be part of the community- join up with student life! Minneapolis Community and Technical College has a vibrant student life that emerges to be more and more vibrant every day. Whatever your interests may be, or whatever kind of social support you are looking for, you will probably be able to find an organization on campus that suits your needs.

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MCTC’s Sustainability Fair

May 1, 2009 City College News 0

The MCTC Sustainability Fair is an annual event hosted by two MCTC student groups: Three-Legged Frog, and Sisters for Social Justice. “It’s all about raising awareness and encouraging conversations among like-minded people,” said Jessica Braun, a 25-year-old MCTC math major and president of Three-Legged Frog.

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MCTC Students Looking For Home

May 1, 2009 City College News 0

Mary Ann Prado has seen about 300 students experiencing homelessness and hunger since she started working as the Director of Resource and Referral Services at MCTC in May 2008. It’s her job to connect with students who are experiencing hunger and homelessness to find services so that they can find or stay in housing and stay fed and clothed.

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Job Fair At MCTC

May 1, 2009 City College News 0

On April 9, MCTC hosted a spring job fair on the second floor of the T Building with the objective of uniting students with employers. Job fairs are prevalent this time of year; companies at the fair described it as “peak season” for the job market. It is also a great time for students to find work due to its proximity to graduation and the end of the school year.