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Nominate an outstanding educator

Students and community members are invited to nominate their favorite CLC educator for an annual statewide award. Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018-19 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Teaching. This award is an honor bestowed upon Minnesota State faculty to acknowledge and reward exceptional …

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Minnesota Court of Appeals on campus

Oct. 3rd, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm, three judges from the Minnesota Court of Appeals will be at the CLC Brainerd Cafeteria to answer questions about the Minnesota justice system and Minnesota Court of Appeals.  This is a unique opportunity to meet with the judges for a conversation about their …

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CLC awarded educational innovative grant

Central Lakes College building.

 A Central Lakes College initiative is one of 23 projects from Minnesota State to be awarded an educational innovation grant. “Providing a vibrant and robust learning experience for our students requires that our colleges and universities be masters of innovation,” said Devinder Malhotra, chancellor of Minnesota State. “The projects that …

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CLC Connection: Welcome to fall semester

By Dr. Hara Charlier It seems like every year, summer flies by. I hope that all have spent time on the lake, laughing around a campfire with friends and family and relaxing in the sun with a good book. Summer couldn’t possibly be ending already. Yet, fall semester has already …

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Community invited to join CLC Community Band, Jazz Ensemble

Two male students walk outside of CLC.

Fall semester is nearing and that means its time to make some music! The vibrant Central Lakes College Community Band will begin rehearsing for its fall season on Monday, September 10. Rehearsals are Mondays from 7-9 pm in the band room. Jazz Ensemble begins rehearsing Monday, August 27. The group …

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CLC Student Senate awarded $2,000 in LeadMN Democracy Shark Tank event

Central Lakes College Student Senate was awarded $2,000 of seed funding to push forward their voting initiatives during a recent LeadMN Democracy Shark Tank event. At the event, several campus teams developed ideas and plans to support student voter engagement initiatives during the 2018 election. They pitched those ideas to …

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CLC to offer unique, online/evening hybrid classes

Central Lakes College will offer more liberal arts classes this year in a unique, mostly online format to better meet the needs of working adults. The classes meet mostly online and have one face-to-face evening class meeting each month. “These classes may appeal to those who don’t want a fully …

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Natural Resources students present their project findings at Camp Ripley

Three Central Lakes College Natural Resources students have been working at Camp Ripley this summer in our 2018 summer internship program. They recently presented their work and findings to Camp Ripley and CLC officials. The three students are: Kelly Sipper, from Crosby-Ironton; Destiny Mankowski, from Fort Ripley, and Noah Jendro, from Little …

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CLC welcomes two new employees

Central Lakes College welcomes two new employees. Teresa Schmitz is the new Assistant Director of Human Resources. She fills a vacancy after the previous Assistant Director of HR retired. Teresa comes to CLC with more than 15 years of local area HR coordinator/manager experience. Natalia DePauw is the new Assessment Specialist at our Brainerd …

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Community, students invited on travel study to Cuernavaca, Mexico

Community members are invited to participate in a travel study program to Cuernavaca, Mexico from March 8-16, 2019, lead by the Central Lakes College Spanish Department. Participants can save $100 by signing up before Sept. 15. This trip is a culminating experience for the spring semester Global Studies 1491 course, …

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