Monday, February 11, 2013
The community college will launch the initiative on Feb. 13
The following is a press release from Inver Hills Community College. Inver Hills Community College and the Eagan & Lakeville Resource Centers are pleased to announce a joint effort to launch Mobile Pantry at Inver Hills, offering free food support for students in need beginning Feb. 13. Forty percent of Inver Hills students identify themselves as in need of food assistance, and an additional 17 percent say they are not currently in need of food assistance, but have been in the past, according to a food needs assessment done by the college in November 2012. The Mobile Pantry at Inver Hills is available to any IHCC student who identifies himself or herself as in need of food support. Students “shop” from the Eagan & Lakeville Resource …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
In other news from around the South Metro, Pardon My French Restaurant unexpectedly closes its doors and Nicholas David returns to Rosemount for an emotional homecoming concert.
You can't be in front of your computer 24 hours a day, so each weekend, Patch reviews the top recent stories from throughout the South Metro region. Here's a look at stories that may impact your life or be of interest to you. To read the full story, click on the headline link. UPDATED: 60 Dead of Flu-related Complications, Almost 2,000 Hospitalized The health department’s second weekly report on the flu outbreak more than doubles the number of reported deaths in the state. Apple Valley-Rosemount Real Estate Market Booming Median prices are way up over previous year's levels, but Realtors say there's now a new problem: Not enough homes on the market to meet demand. VIDEO: Nicholas David Stages Homecoming Performance at St. Joe's in …
Friday, January 18, 2013
The partnership allows students who have earned an associate degree from Inver Hills to stay on campus and transfer into SMU’s Bachelor of Science in Business program.
The following is a press release from Inver Hills Community College: Inver Hills Community College has again expanded the bachelor’s degree offerings available on its Inver Grove Heights campus thanks to a new agreement with Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. The agreement allows students who have earned an associate degree from Inver Hills in Accounting, Contemporary Business, Contemporary Business Practice or Individualized Professional Studies to stay on campus and transfer seamlessly into SMU’s Bachelor of Science in Business program. Similarly, those who have completed Inver’s associate degree in Emergency Medical Services (Paramedic) are able to continue into SMU’s Bachelor of Science in Allied Healthcare Management, also offered …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
During a visit to Inver Hills Community College, Sen. Al Franken spoke with Patch about legislation he plans on proposing to increase the number of mental health staff in schools.
Since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary in which 20 children were killed, Sen. Al Franken has been meeting with government officials, school staff and law enforcement in discussions around school safety and gun control. During a Tuesday afternoon visit to Inver Hills Community College, Franken spoke with Patch about legislation he plans on proposing to increase the number of mental health staff in schools. “If you identify mental health issues that children have early on—and they’re treated—then kids with mental health issues grow up to be no more violent than the general population,” he said. Franken also echoed Dakota County Sheriff Dave Bellows’s argument that there need to be more rigorous protocols in place to prevent people with…
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Sen. Al Franken came to Inver Hills Community College Tuesday afternoon to meet with veterans enrolled at the school and learn about the college's paramedic and IT programs.
Sen. Al Franken toured Inver Hills Community College Tuesday afternoon. At the Inver Grove Heights school, he spoke with students and learned about the college's Emergency Medical Services and Information Technology Careers departments.
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The senator will speak with student veterans and meet with students and faculty in the college's emergency medical services and information technology departments.
U.S. Sen. Al Franken will visit Inver Hills Community College today to meet with student veterans and faculty. Last week Franken came to Eagan to discuss school safety, mental illness and assault weapons—and to drive a robot. We'll have more on the event Wednesday morning.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Rick Hansen is the state representative for District 39A.
Minnesota has one of the most educated workforces in the country and it’s one of the many ways our state is attractive to businesses. Students who attend our public colleges and universities are more likely to stay in Minnesota, work in Minnesota, and raise a family in Minnesota. The research and work being done in our public colleges and universities in clean energy, robotics, health care and dozens of other fields has the potential to create thousands of new jobs, and even entirely new industries and technologies that we haven’t even thought of yet. The students at our MNSCU schools, like Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College, are our future leaders and entrepreneurs. We should be embracing these colleges and…