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Parke Kunkle and the Minnesota Planetarium Society take a Tekne

December 10, 2010

Update Kunkle’s astrology comment gets astronomical attention On Nov. 3, 2010 the Minnesota High Tech Association awarded one of its 11th annual Tekne awards to the Minnesota Planetarium Society (MNPS) for their work with the “ExploraDome.” One of the fou...

The applicable aspect of an Associate of Arts

December 10, 2010

Most employers require a college degree for potential employees to even get their foot in the door at their companies. But in today’s economy, even those with bachelor’s and master’s degrees have trouble finding gainful...

PRIDE hosts “Erasing Hate” Discussion

November 12, 2010

PRIDE, the student organization for the LGBT community, held its first event, “Erasing Hate” last month. The event, organized by Dean Cheryl Saunders and sponsored by the Matthew Shepard Foundation, was coordinated to both...

ASA welcomes you with open arms

October 5, 2010

Dragon dancers, potlucks of foods from different culinary traditions, a fashion show and a talent show from a variety of cultures. The Asian Student Association, one of the most diverse clubs at MCTC, is finally welcoming new...

Campus anthropologists study past, present humans

October 5, 2010

Anyone who is currently Liberal Arts major at MCTC has probably wondered what anthropology is, and decided to take an anthropology class to fulfill a degree requirement. Some students although may have passed up taking the class...

Student Veterans of America provides a way for vets to move back into society

October 5, 2010

Of the many clubs and organizations MCTC has to offer, one of the most important is the Student Veterans of America, or SVA, as they refer to it. According to their website the main “vision” of the SVA is to smooth out...

On graduation, retention with college president Davis

October 5, 2010

In a recent interview in his office, Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC), President Phil Davis gave detailed information about retention and graduation rates. President Davis also talked about what he and his...

Committee begins search for next chancellor

September 9, 2010

The 16-member search advisory committee appointed by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees will meet Wednesday to begin the process of selecting a successor to Chancellor James H. McCormick, who will...

Former basketball coach Pivec finds new home

September 9, 2010

Former MCTC head basketball coach Jay Pivec has accepted a position as head coach of the men's basketball team at Dakota County Technical College. This will be DCTC’s first time having a basketball program, one they hope Coach...

Campus card delivers debit capabilities

September 9, 2010

After three years of work, improvements are coming to the MCTC Campus Card, or student ID card. In an interview, Director of Auxiliary Services Gary Westerland said that he and his associates are proud to announce the new capabilities...

MCTC receives new American Indian advisor

September 9, 2010

Starting this fall Rachel King will serve MCTC students as an academic advisor. She will also be available as support for American Indian students here at MCTC. “I’ve worked with the American Indian community for several...

‘You’re Always a Little Bit Alone’

May 4, 2010

An ex-cop who claims his favorite movie to be Juno on his Facebook page may not necessarily bring to mind anyone in particular. But his decisions affect thousands and his policy goals determine the future of our education. He...

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