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Patrick Abrahamson Scholarship Fund grows, will help more students

Thanks to a recent contribution to the Patrick Abrahamson Scholarship Fund, additional students will benefit through the fund at Central Lakes College Foundation. Faye Abrahamson helped establish this scholarship fund in memory and honor of her late husband, Pat Abrahamson, in 2013. The fund assists students enrolled in CLC’s Small …

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Recently retired CLC President Lundblad Recognized with Emeritus status

  The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees has awarded emeritus status to three former college and university presidents, including recently retired CLC President Larry Lundblad. In making his recommendation to the board, Minnesota State Chancellor Steven Rosenstone said that bestowing this status not only honored the presidents, …

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NR instructor Kent Montgomery receives Educator Award from MACTA

Central Lakes College Natural Resources instructor Kent Montgomery was recently awarded the 2016 Educator Award by The Minnesota Association for Career and Technical Education Administrators (MACTA). The Educator Award is one that recognizes the finest career and technical instructors in Minnesota at the secondary or postsecondary level who have demonstrated …

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CLC Graphic Design program demonstrates new technology

Students from Upsala High School got a hands-on lesson in using Adobe software and a UV printer during a recent visit to Central Lakes College. Upsala High School teacher Renee Scholz brought students Alexis Krebs, Alice Hebig, Shelby Krebs, Isaiah Wardlaw and Josh Schlumpberger, in order to learn new skills …

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CLC to offer new course: Introduction to Global Studies

This spring, Central Lakes College will offer a new course: Introduction to Global Studies (GLST 1401). More and more students are being asked to understand global issues. In this course, students will look at the interdependence of people around the world. What are the global issues that affect relationships? This course …

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CLC a partner in Deep Winter Greenhouse prototype

The University of Minnesota Extension Regional Sustainable Development Partnerships (RSDP) along with the Center for Sustainable Building Research (CSBR) at the University of Minnesota College of Design will partner with Central Lakes College to test a prototype Deep Winter Greenhouse (DWG) that is designed to help farmers grow fresh produce …

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Wenzel represents CLC at Books For Africa event

Central Lakes College Political Science instructor Steve Wenzel represented the college at a recent Books for Africa event in Minneapolis. The event, held at Ambassador Samuel Kaplan’s house, pulled in public officials from across the state and farther. “I was honored to represent CLC at this event,” Wenzel said. Central Lakes …

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CLC Foundation purchases student housing

Thanks to a significant investment by the Central Lakes College Foundation, students will now have a housing option near campus. On Friday, the CLC Foundation closed on the purchase of The Pines Apartments, located adjacent to campus. “This is an opportunity to meet a critical need at CLC by providing …

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CLC student named Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Central Lakes College student Elliot Amick was recently named a 2016 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. This scholarship is designed to provide new Phi Theta Kappa members with financial resources to help defray educational expenses while enrolled in a two-year college. Amick, a Brainerd resident, is a A.A. Degree student …

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Olander appointed to Department of Agriculture advisory committee

Keith Olander, Dean of Agricultural Studies at Central Lakes College, was appointed to serve on the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s Good Food Access Program Advisory Committee. He joins representatives from across the state on the committee. Olander is also director of AgCentric, Minnesota State Center of Excellence in Agriculture, and …

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