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M State Concert Band springs into the season

The Minnesota State Community and Technical College Concert Band celebrates the season with its annual Spring Band Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, in Legacy Hall on the Fergus continue reading →

Posted in News on April 14, 2015 at 2:42 pm

M State students show off skills at annual competition

Four Minnesota State Community and Technical College students were among the top award winners at the recent Minnesota SkillsUSA annual event in Bloomington. Shawn Teal of Dilworth won first place continue reading →

Posted in News on April 14, 2015 at 2:17 pm

M State’s Wilkens, Roberts receive NISOD Excellence Awards

Two instructors on the Detroit Lakes campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College are being honored with national awards recognizing their excellence in education and college leadership. Dr. Eric continue reading →

Posted in News on April 10, 2015 at 1:48 pm

Graphic design students recognized for creative skills

Two Minnesota State Community and Technical College students collected major industry awards in the student category of the ADDY competition sponsored by the American Advertising Federation of North Dakota on continue reading →

Posted in News on April 8, 2015 at 10:43 am

Empty Bowls fills Fergus Falls community need

Local college students and artists have created nearly 350 bowls that will be filled during the Empty Bowls community fundraiser at Minnesota State Community and Technical College from 11 a.m. continue reading →

Posted in News on April 6, 2015 at 9:40 am

Carpentry award winner combines passion for art, building

Carpentry student Kyra (Thompson) Johnson, who hopes to combine her love of art and building into a carpentry career, has been named an Outstanding Student by the National Association of continue reading →

Posted in News on April 6, 2015 at 8:02 am

M State pays musical tribute to Otter Tail County’s beauty

Come celebrate the beauty of Otter Tail County at the Minnesota State Community and Technical College Chamber Chorale’s Spring Concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 12, in Legacy Hall on continue reading →

Posted in News on April 2, 2015 at 12:20 pm

Grant funds target two M State campuses

Students on two Minnesota State Community and Technical College campuses will benefit from a grant designed to cut underage alcohol and marijuana abuse by Minnesota college students. Grant funds through continue reading →

Posted in News on March 30, 2015 at 2:07 pm

Nine inducted into PTK’s Detroit Lakes chapter

Nine students have been inducted into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society on the Detroit Lakes campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College. PTK is an international organization that continue reading →

Posted in News on March 25, 2015 at 10:00 am

M State presents mystery comedy ‘The Murder Room’

Imagine Mavis Templeton Hollister’s surprise when she returns home to find her husband, Edgar, still alive. Her aim must have been terrible, since she shot him three times. Then Mavis’ continue reading →

Posted in News on March 23, 2015 at 3:25 pm

M State, SMSU musicians combine for March 31 concert

Music lovers have a unique opportunity to enjoy performances by two area colleges as Minnesota State Community and Technical College and Southwest Minnesota State University join together for a choir continue reading →

Posted in News on March 19, 2015 at 3:38 pm

Art by Melbye, Cox included in Sketchbook Project’s 2015 Tour

Melissa Melbye, a student on M State’s Fergus Falls campus, and M State instructor of visual art John Charles Cox will be part of The Sketchbook Project’s 2015 Tour, a continue reading →

Posted in News on March 19, 2015 at 8:04 am

Klosterman returns to F-M for M State Orator Series

Best-selling author and journalist Chuck Klosterman returns to Fargo-Moorhead as the featured speaker in this year’s Orator Series at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, on the Moorhead campus of Minnesota continue reading →

Posted in News on March 11, 2015 at 10:55 am

M State hosts Charting the Future Gallery Walk

Minnesota State Community and Technical College will host its second Gallery Walk from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in Legacy Hall on the Fergus Falls campus to continue reading →

Posted in News on March 6, 2015 at 8:01 am

M State students claim 50 top spots in state BPA competition

Ten students from the Moorhead campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College claimed 50 Top Ten awards in the recent Business Professionals of America State Competitive Events in Alexandria. continue reading →

Posted in News on March 4, 2015 at 3:17 pm

New M State program addresses ‘huge’ gas industry need

A new Minnesota State Community and Technical College program will help fill a “huge” need for trained employees in the gas industry, according to Ward Westphal of MP Technologies, which continue reading →

Posted in News on February 27, 2015 at 10:29 am

Bigwood speaker wants to ‘make the future our friend’

Editor’s note: James Bensen will be the keynote speaker at Fergus Area College Foundation’s Bigwood Lecture at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, at Legacy Hall on the Fergus Falls campus continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2015 at 11:32 am

M State singers earn chance to perform with the best

Growing up in Salt Lake City, Mykey Watchorn often joked that one day he’d sing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. At the end of February, the Minnesota State Community and continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2015 at 11:28 am

Foundations support M State MLT program, students

Two local foundations have stepped forward with contributions that will benefit students in the Medical Laboratory Technician program on the Fergus Falls campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College. continue reading →

Posted in News on February 23, 2015 at 8:05 am

Wadena hosts Trades and Technology Showcase

A Trades and Technology Showcase will feature informational sessions about 11 career programs offered on the Wadena campus of Minnesota State Community and Technical College on Tuesday, Feb. 24. The continue reading →

Posted in News on February 17, 2015 at 9:33 am