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Biotechnology program a stepping stone for MCTC students

October 5, 2010

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The Star Tribune featured the biotechnology program of MCTC, students and staff in a Sept. 22 article in its Jobs section. A small but growing job market, biotechnology is an emerging field whose applications are constantly expanding. Rebekah...

Obama engages student journalists ahead of summit on community colleges

October 5, 2010

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President Obama invited student journalists across the nation to discuss the state of higher education in the U.S. with him on Sept. 27, in a series of events targeted toward students and set to culminate in a White House summit...

Jimmy John’s workers announce union elections, allege union-busting

October 5, 2010

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Days after workers at Minneapolis Jimmy John’s franchise locations filed to hold union elections, the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) Jimmy John’s Workers Union alleged that their franchise owners, Mike and Rob Mulligan,...

Ummah Project celebrates Ramadan, plans for future youth and recreation center

September 9, 2010

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Students, faculty and the Muslim Student Association (MSA) from MCTC participated in an Iftaar dinner hosted by the Ummah Project at Coffman Memorial Union on the University of Minnesota campus last Friday. The Ummah Project,...

Minneapolis Jimmy Johns workers move to unionize

September 9, 2010

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Kitchen and delivery employees of the national chain known for sandwiches “so fast you’ll freak” walked off the job in Minneapolis last Thursday to picket on Block E and form the Jimmy Johns Workers Union, affiliated with...

MnSCU unveils ‘Veterans Education Transfer System’

September 9, 2010

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Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Chancellor James H. McCormick unveiled a new web service to help military veterans find out how their education, skills and training translate to credits in the MnSCU system last...

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May 4, 2010

Sustainability from the Ground Up

March 2, 2010

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On April 21, 2010 Minneapolis Community and Technical College's environmental club, 3 Legged Frog, will host a sustainability fair at MCTC, specific location to be announced. This is 3 Legged Frog's sixth annual sustainability...

MCTC student seeks tooth-brushes for at-risk children

February 8, 2010

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Many of us in the United States don't give the toothbrush in our bathroom a second thought. We were taught how to brush our teeth as young children and will never know any dental pain more severe than that caused by a toothache. MCTC...

Food distribution for needy students will be held Nov. 24

November 3, 2009

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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...

Music of These little nothings

March 10, 2007

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MCTC Band of the Week: These little nothings Check out their webpage at: http://www.myspace.com/theselittlenothings Click on the headphones below to hear their music. Want to hear These little nothings live? Their upcoming even...

The Yoga Club

January 3, 2007

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Jennifer WickstromYoga Club There 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. W...

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