Thursday, October 25, 2012
The public is invited to attend any of the scheduled events at no cost.
Inver Hills Community College will celebrate Veterans Week Nov. 6-12 by highlighting personal stories of veterans both in film and in person. The public is invited to attend any of the scheduled events at no cost. On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the college will host two showings of “Wartorn: 1861-2010,” at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The HBO film is a dramatic presentation of a condition known by different names at different times: hysteria, melancholia and insanity, shell-shock, combat fatigue and, most recently, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Discussion will follow both presentations. The film will be shown in the Green Room of the College Center. On Thursday, Nov. 8, the Black Student Union will host a panel of veteran speakers who fought in …
Monday, September 24, 2012
The public is invited to attend an orchard groundbreaking event and help plant the apple trees from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5.
On Oct. 5, Inver Hills Community College will take its efforts to produce healthy foods for those in need to the next level by planting of a 50-tree apple orchard. The orchard is an extension of the Inver Hills Community College-Metropolitan State University Interdisciplinary Community Garden, which was established in the spring of 2012 on the Inver Hills campus and is maintained by students, faculty, staff and community members. The garden generates produce for local food shelves, as well as for individual students and community members who grow produce for personal use in reserved plots. By mid-September, the garden had produced more than 1,300 lbs of fresh, pesticide-free produce that was donated to local families in need. The public is…
Friday, September 21, 2012
Registration is $20 for those who register by Oct. 5, and $25 on Oct 13—the day of the race.
Inver Hills Community College's Student Life division will host the third annual Run for the Hills 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, Oct. 13, at the college. The event is open to all and raises money to fund a student scholarship. Registration is $20 for those who register by Oct. 5, and $25 the day of the race. The fee includes a long-sleeve T-shirt (advance registrants only), and snacks and beverages donated by local businesses. Day-of registration begins at 8 a.m. Oct. 13 in the college's south parking lot, and the run/walk begins at 9 a.m. The route weaves around the Inver Hills campus and through the surrounding community. Inver Hills alumnus Kevin Siem, who received the scholarship in 2011, said the funds raised through this event allowed him…
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
"Both Inver Hills and Concordia (St. Paul) have extraordinary capacity to help students succeed, but what we can do very well alone we can do even better together," Concordia President Tom Ries said.
Follow Inver Grove Heights Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter Inver Hills Community College and Concordia University-St. Paul announced a partnership Tuesday morning that will allow for graduate degree programs and expanded bachelor's degrees on the IGH campus. The agreement combines Inver Hills' associate degrees in Contemporary Business and Individualized Professional Studies with Concordia's Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management and Leadership and its Master's of Business Administration. Similarly, students pursuing an associate degree in Accounting through Inver Hills can continue into Concordia's Bachelor of Arts in Accounting program on the Inver Hills campus. "This is an extraordinary …
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Inver Hills is also working with students in Apple Valley, Burnsville, Rosemount and Inver Grove Heights through its Leading and Developing Readiness (LADR) program.
Beginning the 2012-13 school year, high school students in South St. Paul will be able to graduate from high school with an Associate's degree from Inver Hills Community College without ever stepping foot on a college campus or paying for a college class. Inver Hills and South St. Paul Public Schools finalized the details of an agreement July 31 that allows students pursuing South St. Paul Secondary’s International Baccalaureate Diploma Program to earn credits at both institutions simultaneously. For South St. Paul students, this means they have the opportunity to earn a high school diploma, an IB Diploma and an Associate of Arts degree by the end of their senior year of high school. "With rising college tuition costs throughout the nation…
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Inver Hills has been named a "Military Friendly School" for three consecutive years by G.I. Jobs Magazine.
Editor's note: The following contains portions of a news release from Inver Hills Community College. All military veterans and service members can now apply to Inver Hills Community College without paying the college's application fee, according to a statement Monday. Inver Hills has always waived application fees for active duty military members but, with Monday's policy decision, will extend that privilege to veterans beginning in the Fall of 2012. The standard application fee for all prospective Inver Hills students is $20. According to Inver Hills, the addition of veterans is part of an effort by the college to identify student veterans early, and to increase outreach and awareness of the benefits and services available specifically …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Inver Hills received an award for curriculum excellence and instructors Dale Henninger and Ben Franske were recognized for their individual contributions.
Inver Hills Community College was recognized by Cisco Systems last month for the college’s Cisco Networking Academy course offerings in its youth, degree and non-credit programs. The college received the Award of Academy Excellence in Curriculum Quality for its CCNA Security programming, which prepares students to secure Cisco routers, switches and associated networks, with an emphasis on maintaining the integrity, confidentiality and availability of data in the face of modern threats to network security. Dale Henninger, an adjunct instructor with the college’s Network Technology and Security program, is one of two individuals nationwide to receive Cisco’s Stand Out Instructor Award. Henninger also was recognized for passing the Cisco …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Each of the scholarship recipients will receive $650 toward their Fall 2012 tuition.
Editor's note: The following is a statement from the Minnesota State College Student Association The Minnesota State College Student Association (MSCSA) Scholarship Board is pleased to announce the recipients of the Fall 2012 MSCSA Leadership Scholarship. Seven students attending Minnesota State Colleges and Universities throughout the state were awarded the merit-based scholarship as recognition of their exemplary community and campus leadership in addition to maintaining a superb grade point average (GPA) throughout their academic career. The recipients will each receive $650 towards their Fall 2012 tuition. The seven student recipients include:
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Jason Hoseney came to Inver Hills from Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo., where he served as vice president for student success.
Inver Hills Community College has hired Jason Hoseney to fill the recently vacant position of vice president of student affairs. The position was left vacant after 12-year Inver Hills veteran Barbara Read retired at the beginning of June. According to a statement from the college, Hoseney comes to Inver Hills from Three Rivers Community College in Poplar Bluff, Mo., where he served as vice president for student success. At Three Rivers Hoseney led the redesign of the college’s enrollment process, focusing on building early momentum by reaching out to students early in their high school years and establishing direction through advising. He also initiated an early warning system that allowed college officials to identify students when they…
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
The grant is part of the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education program.
Inver Hills Community College recently received a $200,000 grant designed to help bridge the gap between information technology careers and underrepresented students. The grant—part of the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education program—will fund a pilot program involving three components: "The Twin Cities has a unique cultural and ethnic blend, and at Inver Hills, we have a real dedication to serving underrepresented students," said Kevin Gyolai, dean of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) at Inver Hills. According to a statement from the college, 72 percent of the student body at Inver Hills can be considered "underrepresented students"—including students of color, low-income status and those …