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Central Lakes Wind Symphony and Jazz Orchestra looking for musicians

Calling all musicians in central Minnesota! You are invited to join the Central Lakes Wind Symphony and Central Lakes Jazz Orchestra at Central Lakes College. “It’s time to strike up the band once again or dust off your horn or percussion bag,” said director Jonathan Laflamme. “Life is too short …

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Two CLC students awarded MNLA scholarships

Two Central Lakes College students were awarded $1,000 scholarships sponsored by the Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) Foundation. Charleen Kehoe, from Bemidji, a student in the Horticulture Program. Jodi Liberty, from Brainerd, a student in the Horticulture and Sustainable Greenhouse Production programs. The MNLA scholarship program recognizes superior students …

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Faculty, staff awarded grants that focus on CLC’s strategic pillars

The CLC Foundation recently awarded five grants, totaling $4,630, to faculty and staff on projects that address one of CLC’s strategic pillars: Inspire learning, advance innovation and transform lives. The funds came from the CLC Foundation through a fundraiser at The Night Out when participants donated over $6,000 in under five …

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CLC Ag & Energy Center receives Denzil Cooper Award

At the recent Central Minnesota Irrigators Corporation (CMIC) 50th annual meeting, the Central Lakes College Ag & Energy Center was awarded the Denzil Cooper Award for its continual collaboration and partnership with CMIC. The Denzil Cooper Award is given to an industry/company that supports Central Minnesota irrigators through collaboration via resources, time, and …

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CLC student awarded NCLEX Scholarship

Central Lakes College student Lucy Felten was awarded a Hurst Review NCLEX Scholarship. Felten, a nursing major and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society member, is one of 15 students nationwide to receive this scholarship. The scholarship, funded by national nursing exam prep company Hurst Review Services, is exclusively for Phi …

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380 scholarships awarded to students

Central Lakes College building.

The Central Lakes College Foundation announced this week that more than 380 scholarship awards were made for spring semester, totaling more that $190,000. That brings the total awarded from the Foundation this academic year to just over $375,000. “Thanks to the generosity of our community we were able to increase our scholarship giving …

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CLC announces fall 2018 honors lists

Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, has announced its fall 2018 semester honors lists. The President’s List includes 228 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 291 students who earned a grade-point average of 3.25 to …

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Brainerd campus to have planned power outage Thursday

Central Lakes College building.

Central Lakes College’s Brainerd campus will have a limited, planned power outage from approximately 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3. The temporary outage will only affect half of the building, but will affect some services.    All scheduled events are still occurring, such as the spring registration session.  The …

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CLC’s Christiansen awarded Next Gen All-Star Award

Kari Christiansen, Vice President of Administrative Services at Central Lakes College, was awarded the Next Gen All-Star Award, presented at the Minnesota State CFO Annual Conference. This award, presented for the first time this year, recognizes individuals or teams whose efforts support the design, coordination, and implementation of the system’s …

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CLC’s Nick Heisserer earns Strategic Enrollment Management Endorsement

Central Lakes College’s Nick Heisserer has earned the Strategic Enrollment Management Endorsement from the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers (AACRAO). Heisserer’s name will soon appear in the national registry. Heisserer is among an elite group of only 24 individuals nationally to earn this Endorsement, and the first person …

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