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Animal-friendly campus

A Brainerd Eagle Scout candidate is making the Central Lakes College campus in Brainerd animal-friendly. Joshua Hofmann has built 13 homes for birds and small mammals on the 121-acre campus near the Mississippi River. The sites range from small and close to the ground for Orchard Mason bees to a …

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Summer work

Central Lakes College has numerous remodeling and campus improvement projects under way this summer. The Brainerd campus is filled with the sound of workers installing heating and ventilation ducts, as well as converting classrooms to more efficient and specific spaces for new curriculum. There’s also new carpeting in the first …

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Psychology partnership

Psychology students at Central Lakes College will earn bachelor’s degree credits at St. Cloud State University thanks to an articulation agreement signed July 30 by CLC President Dr. Larry Lundblad. As part of the agreement, the one-hour lab portion of an online St. Cloud State Psychology course will be offered …

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Facilities upgrades

The campuses of Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, are dotted with construction zones as remodeling and ventilation improvements take place this summer. Here are some of the projects: 1. New Videography Production studio and Mac lab at Staples; 2. Chalberg Theater, where work begins July 19 to install new …

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Music Video Camp

As construction continued next door, Music Video Camp participants at the Staples campus of Central Lakes College created music videos June 14-18. Camp Director Leon Dahlvang has taught for 11 years in the Communication Art and Design program at CLC, where he once was a student. This fall he adds …

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Mexican trip

A Central Lakes College delegation has delivered a package of donations to Mexico for Friends of the Orphans. Spanish instructor Jan Kurtz, students Abra Fisk of Fort Ripley and Heidi Purdy of Brainerd, and staffers Tyra Osvold of the Veterans Resource Center and Susan Bowman from Technology Support accompanied items …

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Energy job training

The Minnesota State Energy Sector Partnership has awarded 14 green grants totaling more than $1.1 million to train Minnesotans for jobs in energy efficiency and the renewable energy industry. Central Lakes College was awarded $99,125 in partnership with Zenergy, Jim’s Electric Co. Inc., RetroGreen Energy, Rural Renewable Energy Alliance and …

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Fall term starts Aug. 23

Central Lakes College in Brainerd and Staples will start the 2010-11 academic year on Monday, Aug. 23 with a fourth straight year of enrollment growth. As the first day approaches, nearly 3,400 students are registered, including nearly 2,200 full-time (at least 12 credits). Almost 2,400 enrolled for the fall term …

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‘The Rock Farm’

The Finnish actors who were part of the cast, accompanied by directors Tuire Hindikka (left) and Patrick Spradlin, met with CLC President Larry Lundblad on Aug. 9 before returning to Finland. Playwright Donna Salli of the CLC English faculty, stands behind her young Finnish acting friends, Susanna Kohonen, Kerttu Pyy, …

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Conference presenters

Central Lakes College employees Connie Frisch (right), director of nursing, and Pamela Nelson, online learning coordinator, presented at the international “Fusion 2010: Architects of Education” users conference July 12 at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Centre in Chicago. Accompanied by Michael Amick, dean of academic and technology service at CLC, …

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