College of Continuing Education News

Recent News

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

Hand writing in notebook photo

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.

Debra Wamsley

Debra Wamsley brings a wealth of addiction studies knowledge and experience as a clinician to the College.

July 25, 2016

student and tutor

According to Experience Corps Volunteer Coordinator Erin Simon, "The students get to go to school knowing that there will be another caring adult who is excited to see them and cheer them on as they go about the work of becoming readers and scholars. At the same time, the adult volunteers have the opportunity to share their curiosity and love of learning with the next generation."

MELP Activities

In this short video, international MELP students share what they like to do with their friends on campus.