Tag: Central Lakes College

Central Lakes College President Talks Fall Semester, Activities in Full Swing

(BRAINERD, MN) — Fall classes got underway at Central Lakes College last week, so we spoke with Dr. Hara Charlier, the school’s president, to hear about how the semester has started and what the school has to look forward to. Dr. Charlier first talked about how last week went, noting a record number of attendees…
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September 2, 2021 0

Central Lakes College students earn honors at SkillsUSA National Championships

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/28/21) (Brainerd, MN) — A pair of Central Lakes College students received high honors at the recent SkillsUSA National Championship Competition. Student Benny Minten took 1st place in the Diesel Equipment Technology Contest and Caleb Hasbargen finished 3rd in the Welding Contest. Central Lakes College PSEO Ethan Strong also competed in…
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June 28, 2021 0

Brainerd Community Theatre productions head indoors

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/16/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Brainerd Community Theatre will be moving their two upcoming summer productions indoors as they kick off their busy schedule. BCT Director Patrick Sprdalin released that the company’s production of Neil Simon’s classic comedy “The Odd Couple” will be performed in the John Chalberg Theatre on the Brainerd…
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June 16, 2021 0

Energy Efficiency and Agriculture Tour on CLC-Staples campus

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/15/21) (Staples, MN) — Central Lakes College Staples Campus, in partnership with the Sustainable Farming Association-Central Chapter and Minnesota Farmer Union, are inviting a wide range of individuals to network and gain experience and knowledge in clean energy technology and finance on June 20th. The “Energy Efficiency and Agriculture Tour” will…
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June 15, 2021 0

Auditions for ‘Xanadu: The Musical’ take place June 1-2

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (6/1/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Brainerd Community Theatre is beginning auditions for their summer production of “Xanadu: The Musical” today, June 1st, and Wednesday, June 2nd. Ths parody of the 1980 movie of the same title is a jukebox that features the chart-topping tunes of Electric Light Orchestra and Olivia Newton-John.  Those…
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June 1, 2021 0

CLC Performing Arts announces full summer events schedule

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/31/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Central Lakes College Performing Arts is returning their full summer of events including plays, musicals, concerts, and films. All events will take place outdoors on the summer stage located on the south lawn of the Brainerd campus of Central Lakes College. Four music concerts under the title…
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May 31, 2021 0

Two Central Lakes College welding students place at SkillsUSA competition

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/13/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Two Central Lakes College welding students recently earned top honors in the 2020-21 SkillsUSA Minnesota conference. The annual competition brings welding students from across the state to compete in the individual welding competition. CLC PSEO Ethan Strong and student Caleb Hasbargen each earned medals with Hasbargen earning…
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May 13, 2021 0

Central Lakes College to receiver NRCS Grant funding

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (5/12/21) (Brainerd, MN) — Central Lakes College was recently announced as part of a group to receive grant funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). CLC, along with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and other project partners, will be awarded $3.5 million to implement conservation measures…
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May 12, 2021 0

Central Lakes College Monthly Update with Dr. Hara Charlier

(BRAINERD, MN) — With busy times ahead at Central Lakes College as the 2020-2021 academic year wraps up, we spoke with the school’s president, Dr. Hara Charlier, for our monthly update to see how everything is going. First, Dr. Charlier took the opportunity to look back on one of the most unique academic years in…
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May 11, 2021 0

Central Lakes College to hold 3 Graduation Ceremonies

RELEASE (5/8/21) Central Lakes College graduates will participate in their 2021 commencement ceremonies May 12-14. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the in-person ceremonies will be limited to graduates only, with family and friends invited to watch online via clcmn.edu, YouTube and Facebook. The details of the Ceremonies: Staples campus, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 12. Student speaker…
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May 9, 2021 0