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10 more students awarded Workforce Development Scholarships

Central Lakes College is please to have awarded 10 additional Workforce Development Scholarships to students for fall semester. The scholarships, totaling $2,500 each, will help students launch a career in a high-demand occupation in Minnesota. These scholarships were made possible by a $7 million appropriation from the Legislature after a …

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Minnesota State adds additional rural mental health specialist

AgCentric, Minnesota State’s Northern Center of Excellence is excited to announce the addition of farmer mental health services through Monica McConkey. McConkey comes to AgCentric with a strong agricultural background and a wealth of behavioral health experience. McConkey grew up on a farm in northwest Minnesota and remembers well the …

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CLC student Named 2019 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Central Lakes College student Samantha Mrazek is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2019 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program helps new Phi Theta Kappa members defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate degree programs. …

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CLC’s Ag & Energy Center designated a Minnesota Water Quality Certified Farm

The Central Lakes College Ag & Energy Center has been designated a Minnesota Water Quality Certified Farm by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture. The Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program is for producers who are leaders in implementing conservation practices that protect our water. Through this program, the public receives …

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CLC Connection: BrightFuture Scholarships aim to help area students

By Paul Preimesberger, CLC Dean of Enrollment Management and Student Success At Central Lakes College, we believe the investment in higher education is well worth it. Whether students graduate with a diploma, certificate or an Associate’s of Arts Degree, these students will benefit from higher wages and expanded opportunities in …

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Open house for improved Brainerd campus food pantry

Central Lakes College’s Brainerd Campus will host an open house at the recently expanded food pantry. The event is open to the public and will be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 from 4 – 5:30 p.m. at the Student Life Center. Light appetizers and refreshments will be provided. CLC’s …

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CLC partners to host indoor food production container

There are always new ideas and opportunities sprouting up at our Ag and Energy Center. One recent example is an aeroponics food pod, where we’ll research indoor food production technology. Inside a massive shipping container, an entire aeroponic system will include all of the components needed for commercial food production. …

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Hundreds of $2,500 scholarships available throughout Minnesota for students pursuing high demand careers

Hundreds of college-bound students across Minnesota now have the opportunity to be awarded workforce development scholarships worth $2,500 or more that will help them launch a career in a high-demand occupation in Minnesota. These scholarships were made possible by a $7 million appropriation from the Legislature after a successful pilot …

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CLC announces new grant to expand student success efforts

Central Lakes College is thrilled to announce it was awarded a $3 million grant from the Department of Education to further its thriving student success efforts. The project funded by the grant focuses on using data to identify at-risk students and provide proactive support to increase CLC’s overall retention and …

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