We will be meeting in the PLAZA of the T Building at 10am! Our buses will be leaving at 10:30am! Questions? Find Me!! ( Angelica Leonard) MCTC Student Senate is sponsering the free bus transportation. We DO have handicap accessability for those who need it.
From the Mansfield room in the capital, junior senator Jim Webb of Virginia delivered the democratic response to the President’s State of the Union Address. The freshman Senator focused on two main concerns of the Democratic Party; the health of the economy and the country’s foreign policy.
On Wednesday, January 31st the T Building skyway hosted the Spring Student Life Club Fair that featured both established student groups and those that are just beginning to attract members.
MCTC hosted its seventeenth annual birthday tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. at the Basilica of St. Mary’s cathedral on January 16th. The celebration featured a speech by actor Lou Gossett Jr., gospel music performed by James Grear & Company, the Nu Friends Community Choir, Young Hands for Christ and 4 Given, an a cappella youth group.
Beer, chips, nipple slips, and oh yea–football. The circus that is the Super Bowl is again upon us and we’ll no doubt be seeing purple rain, no not the Vikings, but rather Prince. This year’s event will take place Feb. 4 in sizzling Miami. The game features the high-powered offense of the Indianapolis Colts against the stout defense of the Chicago Bears.
In July of 2006 MCTC political science professor Lena Jones traveled to Somalia to commemorate the start of a sister relationship with Puntland State University in Garoway, Somalia. The delegation Jones traveled with consisted of six people, including MCTC graduate Abdurashid Ali.
On Wednesday, November 1, the Greater Minnesota Day Care Association closed. The GMDCA had worked as an intermediary between M.C.T.C. students and state provided childcare grants, and as a result of their ending of operations, students with children lost access to around $70,000 in funding.
Jennifer WickstromYoga ClubThere is a new student club for those students who have taken either PHED 1108 or have previous experience with yoga. These sessions are an open forum and yoga will not be taught, only practiced. We meet Fridays from 8:00-8:30 and 12:00- 12:30 in B.
MCTC – On October 3rd and 4th the annual Nobel Conference was hosted at Gustavus Adolphus College in Saint Peter, Minnesota for the 42nd year in a row. Professor Parke Kunkle, as he has almost every year since 1970, attended the conference as an observer, there to soak up the “intellectual surrounding” and encourage students to do the same.
M.C.T.C. kicked off its new biotechnology program this semester. Biotechnology is a science that uses cells and biological molecules for making advances in human and animal health, agriculture and food production, and also manufacturing sustainable environmental management.