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Occupational Therapist Assistant Info Session
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Kodjo Vossah-Messan ’19
Electronics Engineering Technology and Biomedical Equipment Technician AAS
Kodjo Vossah-Messan ’19
With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise the need for prepared, compassionate health care heroes also increases Anoka Tech offers 10 patient care programs preparing students to work in all areas of health care. With small class sizes and opportunities for hands-on learning, the fast-track patient care programs allow students to quickly get their bearings and graduate prepared.
Campus closing at 11:30 am Dec. 24. Closed Dec. 25.
With no training available in South Dakota, Anoka Tech College partners with the SDCRA to offer accredited training online via Zoom
Minnesota State Week 2020, Fall Open House, program info sessions
Medical Assistant, Best of Award
Anoka Technical College is proud of the contributions of our alumni community working in areas directly impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Here are just a few of their stories.
Anoka Tech's Machine Trades program is addressing the need for candidates with more STEM-like, multi-disciplinary skills and training.
The Anoka Technical College Foundation helps provide students support inside and out of the classroom.
Elaina Bleifield, VP for Academic and Student Affairs reflects on a challenging spring semester and discusses plans for fall.
A recap of Anoka Tech’s strategic plan in action through crisis grants, an on-campus food pantry and technology access.
Anoka Technical College and Anoka-Ramsey Community College are prepared for a safe return to fall semester – starting Aug. 24 – and ready to provide students access to hundreds of high-quality, college courses and programs. In addition, tuition at both schools is frozen for fall semester to remain at the same rate as last year offering one of the most affordable options for higher education in Minnesota.
After challenges navigating the college experience at other institutions, Christian Koch ’20 found his place — inside the classroom and beyond — at Anoka Technical College.
After an injury took machinist Jess Lamb out of the shop, an encounter with Anoka Tech faculty helped him see a new career path.
In partnership with Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Anoka Technical College is bringing the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program to the Anoka-Ramsey Cambridge Campus for the fall 2020 semester.
Together with the 30 state colleges and seven state universities that make up Minnesota State, Anoka Technical College will host virtual information sessions during the second annual Minnesota State Week, June 22-26.
As an institution of higher learning, we have an obligation and a responsibility to educate our community to dismantle racism and racial inequality in our society. This calls for us to provide and implement a curriculum that explores and addresses the issues of systemic racism, equity, and inclusion.
30 years after graduating from high school, Robbin Mullins ’15 came to Anoka Technical College for a change in career. As an adult learner, Robbin was nervous. At Anoka Tech, Robbin found a supportive environment and diverse community where she was able to learn and grow.
Made possible by the Minnesota State Legislature, Anoka Technical College now has a limited number of $2,500 Workforce Development Scholarships available to students seeking a certificate, diploma or degree in Automotive Technology, Medical Assistant, Machine Trades, Practical Nursing or Welding.
The National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) Accreditation Commission granted accreditation to Anoka Technical College’s concurrent enrollment program for demonstrating high quality and meeting rigorous standards.
Anoka Technical College encourages people to take advantage of the college’s upcoming One Stop enrollment events. During the One Stop hours, attendees can apply to one of the 70 in-demand programs, take course placement tests and register for fall classes, all in a few hours.
A message from college President, Kent Hanson to the spring 2020 graduating class.
In the 2019-2020 academic year, the Anoka Technical College Foundation disbursed more than $165,000 in scholarships.
Anoka Tech has expanded grading options for the Spring 2020 semester, including offering students a Pass/No Credit Grading Option.
Occupational Therapy practitioners are used to getting creative to modify a task in order to complete it. It’s what they help clients do every day. So, it’s no surprise Anoka Technical College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) faculty were able to modify the traditional lab class to help students successful complete their spring semester courses.
Anoka Technical College is closely monitoring the developing situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-10) and is committed to taking steps necessary to protect the health and safety of our college community.
Students experiencing food insecurity are invited to stop by the Feed your Need Food Pantry to pick up non-perishable and refrigerated food items.
High school seniors, returning college students, and adults looking to change careers are invited to explore the more than 35+ in-demand career and training programs highlighted at the Anoka Technical College Open House, Thursday, April 23.
On Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 from 2:30 to 4:30 pm, Anoka Technical College will participate in Minnesota State Day at the Capitol.
After a seven percent increase in enrollment during the fall semester this academic year, Anoka Technical College defied the trends within the Minnesota State college and universities system with another enrollment increase this spring semester of 9.4 percent compared to spring semester 2019.
Anoka Technical College is hosting an open house for the Judicial Reporting program, Monday, March 2, 6 to 7 pm.
In recognition of the National Court Reporting and Captioning Week, Feb. 8 - 15, and to let people know about the growing number of employment opportunities the profession offers, Anoka Technical College is hosting a Court Reporting and Captioning Exhibition.
The Anoka Technical College Emergency Medical Services (EMS) certificate and Paramedic Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree programs are offering information sessions to help prospective students and the community better understand what it takes to become an emergency services technician and a paramedic.
On Thursday, Dec. 19, Anoka Technical College celebrated the achievements of 212 graduates representing 20 different programs at the 2019 fall commencement ceremony.
Anoka Technical College will offer a Robotic and Laser Welding certificate starting spring semester 2020. The program is designed for students with a basic welding background who want to advance their career.
Anoka Technical College welcomes new Development Director, Pamela Russell. Russell came to Anoka Tech in November, after moving back to her home state from Tacoma, Wash., where she worked with various nonprofit organizations.
When her success in the classroom and sobriety were undercut by a relapse, Ariel Hage ’19 persevered.
Anoka Technical College’s Practical Nursing diploma program was recently granted initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) Board of Commissioners.
After looking into programs in health care careers at other colleges and universities, some of which she says were, “astoundingly expensive,” Jessica connected with Anoka Technical College’s Success Coaching team. Together they matched her interest and past academic experience with a new plan: the Medical Assistant program.
Jay Nelson, chief human resources officer at Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College, was selected as a recipient of Minnesota State’s 2019 Human Resources All-Star Award.
On Monday, Aug. 26 Anoka Technical College opened its doors for the start of the 2019-2020 academic year to more than 1,700 students, an increase of 7.1 percent from fall 2018.
The path to Anoka Technical College’s Practical Nursing program and graduation was not free of obstacles for Khadijo Ibrahim ’19. But, she was able to make the college her home away from home with staff, faculty and peers who made her success part of their own missions.
Even with two young children in the center of his life, Harry Spurill intends to graduate from Anoka Tech in December with a Biomedical Equipment Technician (BMET) Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree.
In Anoka Technical College's first community newsletter President Hanson invites you to learn about the people, programs and events that make Anoka Tech proud.
Gerrilyn Kujawa started at Anoka Tech seeking a career that would support her and fuel her desire to be creative. She found both with training and a career in welding.
Josh Hultberg, CNC Machining instructor at Anoka Technical College just finished his first year teaching, but his relationship with Anoka Tech has a much deeper history.
To keep up with demands of the industries seeking Anoka Tech grads and ensure the college continues to provide the finest career and technical education in Minnesota, Anoka Tech constantly works to modernize equipment, classrooms and curriculum. Recently, four academic program areas experienced significant upgrades.
Together with the 30 state colleges and seven state universities that make of Minnesota State, Anoka Technical College is hosting tours and information sessions during the first annual Minnesota State Week.
On Thursday, May 16, the Anoka Technical College list of graduates grew by more than 300 students representing 26 different programs.
Students will have nine new options fall semester 2019 at Anoka Technical College.
Building on the established Emergency Medical Service (EMS) certificate program, Anoka Technical College is now enrolling for its new Paramedic degree program!
Natalie Zabrzenski, a student in the Information Technology (IT) program at Anoka Technical College recently competed in the annual Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference. Zabrzenski placed in three categories, securing a spot in the national competition this May.
Paul Gustafson's story is just one example of how partnerships in Anoka Tech's manufacturer's cohort benefit students and the community.
Kara Roberts, a 2018 graduate of the Anoka Technical College Legal Administrative Services program, is the recipient of the inaugural 2018 New Century Workforce Pathway Scholarship.
The Anoka Technical College Automotive Technology program recently underwent some major changes, including new equipment and new partnerships.
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