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Occupational Therapy Assistant program Information Session
Judicial Reporting program Virtual Information Session
Katherine (Rin) Murphy ‘22
Kodjo Vossah-Messan ’19
Janie Sands, a first-generation college student, has found her passion for welding through Anoka Technical College and hopes to follow in her grandpa’s footsteps to become a welder.
Krystal Dunn is an Army National Guard veteran and first-generation college student with a dream of working in an engineering department at a company while breaking down barriers for her fellow female engineers.
Janie Sands, a first-generation college student, has found her passion for welding through Anoka Technical College and hopes to follow in her grandpa’s footsteps to become a welder.
Angie started in Anoka Technical College’s Construction Electrician program as one of only a few women. From day one, the faculty went above and beyond to support Angie as a female in the trades.
Training and education options that may have once been considered second choices are getting second looks from students and key decision influencers in their lives.
A group of 25 students, representing 10 area employers, has enrolled in Anoka Tech’s 16-credit Machine Technology Certificate program for fall 2022 semester thanks to efforts by the Anoka Chamber of Commerce to secure funding through Minnesota Dual-Training Pipeline grants.
Anoka Technical College is hosting the second annual Fall Festival and Car Show to bring members of the community, local employer partners, and college staff and faculty together.
Students in Anoka Technical College’s Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program put theory into practice through the Community Practice course.
In the 2021-2022 academic year, The Anoka Technical College Foundation disbursed more than $142,000 in scholarships to students.
Anoka Technical College welding students brought home top honors in individual and team competitions at Minnesota’s SkillsUSA competition earlier this month.
Construction on Highway 10 March 2022 - Spring 2024
Anoka Technical College Welding students scored top honors in the regional Behind the Mask welding contest
Anoka Technical College is adding a new advanced Automotive Electronic Diagnostic Specialist diploma program to its offerings in the fall 2022 semester. The advanced program gives new graduates and entry-level technicians opportunity to quickly advance diagnostic skills.
Dr. Tyner will share her insight on creating unity in our community through service and provide those who wish to join the fight for social, racial, and economic justice with the necessary tools to advance social justice.
Courses will be offered with in-person labs, with some online and hybrid delivery options. Learn more about course delivery methods. We're also pleased to continue offering a number of online, part-time and evening options.
Anoka Technical College and Anoka-Ramsey Community College are proud to be part of the 16 colleges in Minnesota State to provide emergency Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) training for over 300 Minnesota National Guard members. The CNA training will prepare guard members to support long-term care facilities to help address the healthcare worker shortage in long-term care facilities across the state.
The Foundations of Anoka Technical College and Anoka-Ramsey Community College have aligned efforts to help support students in crisis for Max Your Gift Day, Nov. 18. Gifts to the Max Your Gift fund will support the colleges’ Crisis Grant program.
Anoka Technical College welding students, faculty and staff welcomed leaders from the American Welding Society (AWS) and area partnership employers to campus Friday, Oct. 29.
Anoka Tech wants to learn more about our students’ attitudes, opinions and media habits. Knowing more about our college community will help us create more meaningful communications and messages for you and our future students.
Anoka Technical College and LeadMN hosted a ceremony to recognize the college’s designation as a Hunger Free Campus on Monday, Oct. 11. Anoka Technical College was one of the first colleges to receive the designation in January 2020 after the opening of the on-campus food shelf, Feed Your Need Food Pantry.
Anoka Technical College will host in-person and virtual information sessions for Minnesota State Week, Oct. 25 – 31
Anoka Technical College is hosting a its first annual Fall Festival and Car Show to bring members of the community, local employer partners and college staff and faculty together.
Anoka Technical College is partnering with Anoka County Public Health to offer free COVID-19 vaccine clinics on Saturday, Oct. 2 and Friday, Oct. 29 from noon to 3 pm.
A Message from Elaina Bleifield, VP for Academic and Student Affairs introducing issue 3 of the Summer Community Newsletter
Jeff Harris came to Anoka Tech through a referral from the Anoka County Job Training Center and Empowers Young Adult Program.
From student to business owner, advisor and Commissioner; Scott Schulte works to ensure the college remains a vibrant part of Anoka County.
Prima Power Laserdyne recently presented a Zeiss high resolution microscope to Anoka Tech at the college continues to expand its Robotic and Laser Welding program.
As an Advisory Board member of Anoka Tech’s Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) program and frequent employer of the college’s graduates, Nicoleen Meyer, vice president of clinical services at Accurate Home Care sees the difference in Anoka Tech students.
With fall just around the corner, and classes starting Aug. 23, Anoka Technical College is offering One Stop enrollment events.
Jim West owned an auto detailing business before making a change to make more time with family. He turned to Anoka Tech to help launch his career in welding.
In the 2020-2021 academic year, the Anoka Technical College Foundation disbursed more than $140,000 in scholarships to students.
Make a per-birdie pledge in the upcoming 3M Open Birdies for Charity, and you can support scholarships and crisis grants for Anoka Tech students this year.
Melissa Cartier '14 found her passion for health information management at Anoka Tech
As a veteran, first-generation student and female machinist, Krystal Dunn is comfortable with challenging situations and not shy about setting out to break down barriers. She continues to do so as one of the first students to complete the certificate portion of Anoka Tech’s Quality Inspection and Technician programs.
Anoka Tech welding students took home two big wins at the state SkillsUSA competition last weekend. Travis Money won the gold medal in the welding sculpture competition and will be representing the state on Minnesota at the national contest. Wade Garden won silver medal at the induvial contest.
Anoka Tech offering COVID-19 vaccine clinics for students, employees and relatives over age 18
Anoka Technical College and Anoka-Ramsey Community College are pleased to welcome Brandyn Woodard as their new Vice President of Equity and Inclusion.
Yesterday, there was a police-involved shooting death of a Black man, Daunte Wright, after a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center. Many of us are reeling with a variety of emotions and responses, including grief, fear, or exhaustion.
Fall registration at Anoka Technical College is right around the corner and the college is prepared to welcome students as they seek hands-on, safe learning opportunities that lead to futures in careers in-demand.
List of 2021 Student Success Week Events
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and CareerForce MN recently updated a report highlighting the top 30 jobs in demand during COVID-19. Of the top 30 jobs listed, Anoka Tech programs provide training for jobs in a variety of industries.
After retiring from the U.S. Air Force, Heather Erickson tried working in a corporate environment. Twice.
Judicial Reporting helps student out of rut career-wise to achieve dream career as an official court reporter in Denver.
Highlighted local online events available to honor Black History Month
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.
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 2021 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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