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Career exploration

About 225 students from five area school districts on Dec. 2 sampled careers at the Staples campus of Central Lakes College. At this Career Exploration Day each high school student could choose three, 30-minute sessions. The students were from Little Falls, Staples-Motley, Pequot Lakes, Pierz, and Pine River-Backus. CLC provided …

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Pine River courses

Central Lakes College is offering two courses at its Pine River Outreach Site, as well as many more online. Introduction to Manufacturing, a two-credit class that provides a basic overview of manufacturing processes and opportunities, will be held from Jan. 31 to April 24. Practical Writing, a three-credit class, will …

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Welding program makes SENSE

Students in the Central Lakes College Welding program in Brainerd have additional benefits as a result of a new partnership with the American Welding Society. Membership in AWS brings national accreditation acknowledged by SENSE – Schools Excelling through National Skill Standards Education. With the start of the spring semester, CLC …

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Scholarship for manufacturing class

The Initiative Foundation is making it easier to enroll in college and train for a new job in manufacturing with a scholarship for students who take  “Introduction to Manufacturing” at the Central Lakes College Outreach Site in Pine River this spring.  A special scholarship fund will defray 50% of the …

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State honor

Brainerd resident Julie Jo Larson, an honor student at Central Lakes College, has been recognized by state organizations with scholarships she said qualified students shouldn’t overlook for themselves. “It is my hope that I can inspire more students to take the time and fill out the scholarship applications,” she said. …

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College self-improvement effort

The Central Lakes College community is focused on measurements that convey the degree of success the institution has achieved in preparing its students for endeavors of choice. In advance of an accreditation team visit and review of improvements that will be acknowledged by the Higher Learning Commission, the HLC Steering …

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Educating for careers

Chances are you or someone you know has a better job today thanks to a skill-centered  education designed to sustain a technical career. Congratulations. Central Lakes College and other Minnesota colleges and universities with career and technical education programs are observing Career and Technical Education Month. Gov. Mark Dayton signed …

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Grant to double international student enrollment

Central Lakes College will receive $604,737 to host 18 students from Central America and the Caribbean for two years through a Youth Scholarships program funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The students, who will arrive in August, will come from countries participating in the Scholarships for Education …

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Welding award

Tyler Gangl of Pierz, a welding student at Central Lakes College recently received $100 from the American Welding Society. He won the Gas Metal Arc category at Behind the Mask, a competition held at Anoka Technical College, sponsored by AWS. Gangl, 19, is one of 14 CLC welding students among …

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Figure skating video

The Central Lakes College Videography Production students this week are in Brainerd to set up, rehearse, and produce a recorded broadcast of the weekend’s Vacationland Figure Skating Show in the Civic Center. “We are treating it like a live broadcast with multiple cameras, switchers, directors, etcetera,” said Mark Ambroz, instructor. …

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