College of Continuing Education News

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Survey Equipment Donation

Thanks to many generous donations from the Construction Management program's Advisory Board, the program was able to purchase new equipment for its course on surveying.

Patrick Redmond

College of Continuing Education (CCE) alumnus Patrick Redmond (BS ‘73), of Patrick Redmond Design based in Saint Paul, has been awarded a 2016 American Graphic Design Award from the 53rd Annual Graphic Design USA (GDUSA) American Graphic Design Awards. 

Liz Hruska

The job market is more competitive than ever, and it can be overwhelming for new graduates to plunge into after graduation. Fortunately, we have Liz Hruska, Assistant Director of Career and Internship Services, to offer her top five tips that will make for a smooth transition into the professional world.

October 5, 2016

Prof. August Nimtz

Despite government upheaval, loss of Soviet subsidies, and (up until recently) US sanctions, Cuba's Revolution sustains to present day.

September 21, 2016

Frederick McGhee

Minnesota's history is composed of large battles, former presidents, revolutionaries... and a lot of average people who stepped up to do the right thing, when it was needed.

Baldrige Award

Sheet metal manufacturer Du Fresne Manufacturing Company (represented on the Manufacturing Operations Management program Advisory Board) had the honor of receiving the Minnesota Performance Excellence Award based on Baldrige Criteria. It was the first Minnesota metal company ever to do so.  


LearningLife instructor Allan Koh, writes what he knows in his course, Iberian Triptych: Barcelona, Madrid, Granada: "I only cover those cities I have personally experienced."

September 2, 2016

Four 2016 ACL graduates presented their final projects on issues affecting the cultural landscape.

September 2, 2016

bike path

Find out what some motivated IBH students and alumni have been up to recently.

Virajita Singh

Passionate about art and design, Assistant Vice Provost in the Office for Equity and Diversity Virajita Singh, is "on a mission to ignite creativity in young and old alike." This is just one of the reasons she was eager to teach for LearningLife this past July. Little did Singh, who also is a senior research fellow and adjunct assistant professor in the College of Design, know that the experience would reignite her own creativity and inspire her to have even higher expectations for her teaching.