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CLC releases spring 2018 President’s, Dean’s lists

Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, has announced its 2018 spring semester honors list. The President’s List includes 186 students who earned a grade-point average of 3.75 to 4.0 while enrolled for at least 12 credits. The Dean’s List includes 211 students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 to …

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CLC announces area youth summer camps

Central Lakes College is please to announce five summer youth camps available to the community. For more information or to register, please visit www.clcmn.edu/camps/. Raider Volleyball Camp June 18 from 8 am to 4 pm Cost: Varies Three different opportunities to improve and have fun playing and training for volleyball! …

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AgCentric adding a new partner to the Center of Excellence Council

On Thursday, May 17 St. Cloud Community and Technical College will become the newest member of AgCentric. AgCentric was formed in 2014 by founding partners of Minnesota State: Central Lakes College (Staples & Brainerd), Northland Community and Technical College (Thief River Falls & East Grand Forks), and Ridgewater College (Willmar …

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In honor of 80th anniversary, CLC seeking outstanding alumni

In celebration of its 80th anniversary, Central Lakes College will add five alumni to its previously established 75 Outstanding Alumni (who were chosen to celebrate the college’s 75th anniversary.) Honorees from Central Lakes College and its successor colleges (Brainerd Junior College, Brainerd Community College, Brainerd Technical College and Staples Technical College) are …

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Three CLC nursing students surprised in class with scholarships

Four Central Lakes College Nursing students received a surprise in class this week: Three representatives from the 40 et 8, American Legion walked in the door with a $500 scholarship for each of them. Each of the following students was awarded a $500 scholarship from American Legion Posts 255 and …

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Finding CLC: One student’s story

Naomi Ringhand couldn’t find the perfect high school. She tried traditional school. She tried online school. But then she heard about Central Lakes College’s PSEO program, which allowed students to get high school credits concurrently with college credits. From the moment she first set foot into the bright hallways at …

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Two CLC students named to PTK All-Minnesota Academic Team

Central Lakes College students Paul Warmuth and Claudina Williams were named to the Phi Theta Kappa All-Minnesota Academic Team. The distinction honors them for their leadership, academic achievement and community and college service. Each received a medal at a recent Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society luncheon.

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CLC Mobile App Development student innovation project named national finalist by NSF, AACC

A group of Central Lakes College Mobile Application Development students are one of ten finalists in the nation for the fourth annual Community College Innovation Challenge (CCIC), sponsored by The National Science Foundation (NSF) and the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). The national contest challenged community college students to …

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CLC student receives top scholarship honor

Central Lakes College Medical Assistant student Jill Clark won one of three $1,000 Minnesota Society of Medical Assistants scholarships for 2018. Clark, of Pillager, is only the fourth CLC student to receive one of these scholarships. She will be recognized at the Minnesota Society of Medical Assistants Spring Conference in …

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CLC instructor lead author for MISA book

Dr. Thaddeus McCamant, specialty crops educator at Central Lakes College, was the lead author for a book for the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA). The book is titled “Perennial Fruit: New, Unusual, and Unique Crops for Northern Climates.” Contributing author was Sadie Schroeder, then affiliated with Green Lands Blue …

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