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Reading to break the cycle

Reading students at Central Lakes College not only learn to improve their personal reading comprhension. They’re given the opportunity to read to others, such as the pre-schoolers in the day care/ early childhood education center on the Brainerd campus. Instructor Jan Bedard provided the example of group reading. She demonstrates …

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The Brain and Being Human

Central Lakes College students studying psychology and participating in the Honors Associate in Arts degree program joined instructors Martha Kuehn (psychology) and Robert Brekken (history, leadership) on Oct. 4 and 5 to view live streaming video of speakers on the sold-out Nobel Conference 47 program at Gustavus Adolphus College, St. …

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Empowering readers

Jessica Teague, Little Falls, is one of the CLC students in Reading I. She is shown reading to pre-schoolers. Janet Bedard, a Central Lakes College reading instructor, has learned more from mistakes than she has by doing things right the first time. She was raised a working-class daughter of a …

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Collaborators meet

Educators from Pequot Lakes, Long Prairie, Deer River, Pine River, Pierz, and Remer met recently with collaborator Dave Piasecki at Central Lakes College to review progress and plan future assessment and accountability for their College in the Schools partnership. Dave, who teaches economics and history at CLC, oversees the group …

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Chief justice talk

Lori Gildea, chief justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court, visited a criminal justice class at Central Lakes College in Brainerd on Wednesday, Oct. 12 to discuss how the court works and aspects of the state court system in general. The criminal law students followed up her presentation with several questions …

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Open house

The Staples campus of Central Lakes College will host its fall celebration and open house from 1 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28. This is an opportunity to visit with students and faculty to find the career that is right for you. The event includes information on the Associate …

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Italy trip meeting

An informational meeting for the next Central Lakes College travel study trip to Italy will be held Monday, Nov. 21 from 7 to 8 p.m. in room E 354 (Lecture Hall) of the Brainerd campus. The Italian Renaissance Experience, led by English and Humanities instructor Michael Soderlund, will travel to …

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Fall celebration

Forty students were recognized as fall graduates of the Central Lakes College Heavy Equipment Operation and Maintenance program at Staples on Nov. 23. Keynote speaker at the fall celebration was Andy Mack of Strata Corp., Grand Forks, N.D., a member of the Heavy Equipment Advisory Board at CLC. Zachariah Helton …

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Natural Resources Advisory Committee

The Central Lakes College Natural Resources Advisory Committee met on the Brainerd campus recently to review curriculum and internships as well as forthcoming faculty assignment changes. Instructors Gary Carson and Dr. Bill Faber conducted the luncheon meeting. Volunteer members include Marc Bacigalupi, Andy Carlson, Gary Drotts, Jeff Halverson, Mike Loss, …

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After-school lab

Twenty-four Staples-Motley fourth and fifth graders enjoyed two days of special, after-school learning Dec. 6 and 8 at Central Lakes College in Staples. Their teachers were CLC students in anatomy and physiology, whose service-learning exercise required them to provide stations demonstrating skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems. The CLC students are enrolled …

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