On Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 from 2:30 to 4 p.m., Anoka Technical College and Anoka-Ramsey Community College are participating in Minnesota State Day at the Capitol. The event brings together legislators, trustees, presidents, students, faculty and staff to highlight the success of students, the impact Minnesota State schools have on the community and the exceptional curriculum provided to students.
Alongside Minnesota State colleagues, Don Lewis, vice president of finance and administration at Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College was recognized for his outstanding work at the 2018 CFO Annual Conference held last week at the Minnesota State system office in St. Paul.
Minnesota State, the system of 30 state colleges and seven state universities, recently released the results of a study that estimates the contribution of Anoka Technical College and Anoka-Ramsey Community College to the regional economy to be $371.7M and 3,198 jobs.
Anoka Technical College welcomed legislators and business partners to campus in early October to discuss technical trades and workforce concerns in the state of Minnesota. The Machine Trades faculty hosted a tour, as college employees, legislators, local businesses and K-12 partners met at the college to discuss the successes and initiatives shaping the future of a skilled Minnesota workforce.
Anoka Technical College unveiled an industry-leading piece of machinery within the Machine Trades Department in late August: a new five-axis mill from Matsuura Industries. The mill was delivered earlier in the summer to fanfare from college community. The mill will provide students with more accurate, current technical skills on a new standard, meeting industry demands and adding value to graduates entering the workforce.
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.
Anoka Technical College presents the Mosaic of Equity, in support of diversity and inclusion.
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