College of Continuing Education News

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November 2, 2016

Richard Wagner

Das Rheingold, first of four parts to Richard Wagner's Der Ring des Nibelungen, is a wild and fantastic tale. Through it, Dr. Daniel Freeman will illustrate "how Wagner actually wanted to change the world through the medium of opera—in particular, to improve the moral environment of modern society in his day through a demonstration of the ghastly consequences of human corruption."

October 30, 2016

Minneapolis downtown skyline

Ever wonder what it's like to sit on an advisory board for some of the most creative organizations in the Twin Cities?

October 29, 2016

keys to success

The College of Continuing Education has a rich history of opening doors to education for non-traditional learners. Read some of their stories.

October 20, 2016

Jil Evans

Artist Jil Evans and philosopher Charles Taliaferro discuss the formation and spread of Venice's creative community, exploring what it means when a society can sustain such a movement.


ICP alumna Cheryl Wilgren Clyne is breaking ground as a creative leader in the Twin Cities art scene, having curated a highly acclaimed exhibition titled “superusted.” The exhibition, which features the work of 17 Midwest artists, gained attention in 2015 when it debuted at The Soap Factory under Clyne’s curation and artistic direction.

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.