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Tuesday, May 24, 2022
Nursing grad in mental health field
Graduate Leslie Orobosa, who earned academic honors, described the team spirit in Hennepin Tech's nursing program and her career plans. ...more
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Food Truck classes now available at Hennepin Tech
Interested in owning a food truck or culinary small business? Learn about the new Culinary Entrepreneur program. Your homework assignments will include creating elevated “street eats.” ...more
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Joy Bodin Named Interim President of Hennepin Technical College
Joy Bodin has been named to serve as interim president of Hennepin Technical College, effective June 1, 2022. ...more
Thursday, April 28, 2022
Star Wars, a droid, and the battle to earn a college scholarship
Student Steven Stolberg was competing to earn a scholarship and wrote an emotional and detailed essay. ...more
Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Meet Ali Gleason: Student speaker for Commencement 2022
Dental Assistant graduate, Ali Gleason, has been selected as the student speaker for the 2022 Commencement. ...more
Friday, April 22, 2022
Turning over a new leaf: A naturalist studies Network Security
Hennepin Technical College student Waldo Callo Tapia earned a scholarship and discusses his education and career choice. ...more
Monday, April 18, 2022
HTC students earn nine medals at SkillsUSA
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) students had an outstanding performance at the 2022 SkillsUSA Minnesota State Leadership and Skills Conference. ...more
Wednesday, April 13, 2022
How a scholarship helped a Fluid Power student jump-start his career
A student in the Fluid Power program, Nolan Pust, described what a scholarship means to him. ...more
Monday, April 11, 2022
Student Profile: Repairing boats and snowmobiles is a fun, rewarding career
It’s a rewarding career to troubleshoot and repair boats, ATVs, motorcycles, and more. A student describes his path into Marine Motorsport. ...more
Monday, April 11, 2022
Baking pies and HTC led to a new, second career
A student searched for a second career and decided to embrace a love of baking pies. She enrolled in the Baking and Pastry Entrepreneur program. ...more
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
Landing a dream job as a landscape designer
For graduate Zara Wirkus, her experience in the Landscape, Horticulture, Greenhouse and Urban Forestry program at Hennepin Technical College helped her prepare for a career as a landscape designer and a dream job. Read all about her experiences in this interview. ...more
Monday, March 28, 2022
HTC Plant Sale takes place in-person May 5, 6 and 7
Hennepin Technical College is welcoming back customers to shop inside its greenhouses for the annual plant sale. ...more
Friday, February 18, 2022
Hennepin Technical College Faculty Jeff Peterson Earns National Award
The American Association of Community Colleges is honoring Jeff Peterson with the Dale P. Parnell Faculty Distinction Recognition. ...more
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Registered nurse began her college studies at HTC
HTC graduate Hou Pha describes how she juggled family, college, and work. ...more
Thursday, February 10, 2022
HTC grad describes path into urban forestry career
Courtney Eurich wanted to start a career that would help her support her daughter and entered an urban forestry career. ...more
Monday, February 7, 2022
COVID response: HTC free training for nursing assistants
HTC participated in a statewide effort to alleviate critical staffing shortages in healthcare by offering free training for certified nursing assistants. ...more
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Student balances work and study in engineering field
A students left a four-year college and found out that HTC provided her with exceptional career and leadership opportunities. ...more
Thursday, January 27, 2022
First woman of color in HVAC at HTC
Cassy Jensen is a trailblazer. In 2021, she earned an associate degree in the HVAC program. Faculty believe that Jensen is the first woman of color to graduate from HVAC at the college. ...more
Monday, January 10, 2022
National ranking: HTC students of color earn degrees in engineering fields
HTC ranks 24th in the nation for conferring associate degrees to students of color in engineering technologies and related fields. ...more
Monday, December 13, 2021
Hennepin Technical College Faculty Linda Paquette Earns Award
The Minnesota Association for Career and Technical Administrators honored Linda Paquette, HTC faculty member. ...more
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Long Haul Trucking donates truck for HTC student learning
HTC received a donation of a 2017 Peterbilt truck for use in its Medium Heavy Truck Technology program. ...more
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
HTC student Ariel David earns World Citizen Award
An Information Technology student has been awarded the Mark Welter World Citizen Award. ...more
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Can military life help you succeed at HTC? One vet says – yes!
Tyler Herbuck is a former U.S. Marine who is now a student at HTC. ...more
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Military veteran & HTC student shares his advice
A military veteran and HTC students shares his reflections and advice for other veterans. ...more
Monday, November 8, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine clinic 11/10 EPC & 11/11 BPC 3-6pm
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is hosting a COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for our students, faculty, staff and community at both the Eden Prairie and Brooklyn Park campuses. The vaccine clinic will occur during the Rock the Registration campus event. There is no cost to receive the vaccination; health insurance is not required nor will health insurance information be collected. ...more
Friday, November 5, 2021
First of its kind in Minnesota: New program offers free college and an engineering career
HTC are in ICATT, the Industry Consortium for Advanced Technical Training apprenticeship program. It provides a full scholarship and an “earn while you learn” model. ...more
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
HTC announces new Music Business and Entrepreneurship degree
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is launching a new Music Business and Entrepreneurship associate of applied science degree, beginning spring semester of 2022. ...more
Monday, October 25, 2021
Hockey mom finds new passion for cybersecurity
Hockey mom finds new passion for cybersecurity ...more
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Apply to college for free throughout October
HTC is celebrating Minnesota State Week. Free application in October. ...more
Friday, September 24, 2021
HTC students to receive help with child care costs
A new grant will help make childcare more affordable for HTC students who are parents of young children. ...more
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
What is systemic racism? Learn more at these events
Two virtual events describe the harmful history of housing discrimination in Minneapolis. ...more
Thursday, August 26, 2021
Hennepin Technical College president featured in Community College Journal
President Irving describes how HTC is enhancing efforts to use data to better support the academic success of students of color. ...more
Friday, August 13, 2021
Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic
Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic ...more
Thursday, August 5, 2021
HTC cancels tuition debt for students hurt by COVID
HTC is helping students who suffered financial hardships during COVID by using federal funds to pay off tuition debt. ...more
Thursday, August 5, 2021
A bit of Hollywood at HTC: An instructor directs a movie with star power
This summer, people are returning to theatres to enjoy movies – just in time to see a film with a connection to Hennepin Technical College (HTC). ...more
Thursday, July 22, 2021
HTC joins White House COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is one of hundreds of higher education institutions in the U.S. that has pledged a commitment to the COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge organized by the White House and Department of Education. ...more
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Gold, silver, bronze medals for HTC students at SkillsUSA
Dmitry Katkov earned a gold medal at SkillsUSA ...more
Friday, June 18, 2021
Fall semester is back on campus at Hennepin Technical College
More in-person classes return for fall. ...more
Thursday, June 17, 2021
Alliantgroup CEO, Dhaval Jadav, provides donation for scholarships
Donation to scholarships at HTC ...more
Monday, June 7, 2021
HTC faculty Dr. Ryan Brovold named to new national IT council
CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the information technology (IT) industry and workforce, has created a new council to help accelerate career pathways in information technology. ...more
Friday, May 21, 2021
He started college at age 15 and never paid tuition: Meet HVAC-R student Kian Howard
Kian Howard graduated from college nearly one month prior to graduating from high school. He accomplished this feat because he attended Hennepin Technical College (HTC) while he was also a student at Wayzata High School. ...more
Friday, May 21, 2021
Robotics student describes why he enjoyed classes at HTC
A few weeks prior to his college graduation, Derik Sorenson was busy interviewing for jobs. During one Zoom interview, there were eight people on the video conference call and each person took turns asking him questions. ...more
Thursday, May 20, 2021
Welding in high school helps to launch career
A student earns high school credits and HTC credits for welding classes. ...more
Monday, May 10, 2021
Meet the student speaker for HTC’s virtual commencement
For the 2021 Hennepin Technical College Virtual Commencement ceremony, the student speaker is Grace Bichanga Larson, a licensed practical nursing student. During her remarks, Grace offers words of encouragement and a reminder about the remarkable and tragic year the graduating class survived to reach this milestone. ...more
Thursday, May 6, 2021
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar message to HTC graduates
Brooklyn Park, May 6, 2021 – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) is congratulating Hennepin Technical College graduates. ...more
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Fire and COVID couldn’t stop this graduate
As a single, working mom with four young children, Anai Arteaga is accustomed to pulling off a superhero juggling act on a daily basis. Yet, nothing could have prepared her for the avalanche of hardships that came her way over the past year. ...more
Monday, April 26, 2021
Two-year or four-year college? An automotive student makes his choice
Should you earn a two-year degree or a four-year college degree? The answer depends on many factors including your budget and career goals. ...more
Monday, April 26, 2021
New Baking and Pastry degree begins at HTC
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is launching a new Baking and Pastry Entrepreneur degree and certificates beginning fall semester 2021. The college is the only institution of higher learning in Minnesota State to offer an associate degree in this field. ...more
Thursday, April 15, 2021
Annual Plant Sale at Hennepin Technical College
The annual Plant Sale at Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is taking place with online ordering and curbside pickup and payment. ...more
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Academy of Country Music Nominates Graduate of Hennepin Technical College
The Academy of Country Music (ACM) has nominated Gena Johnson for Audio Engineer of the Year. She is the first woman ever to receive an ACM nomination in that category. Johnson is a 2012 graduate of Hennepin Technical College (HTC) in the audio recording program. ...more
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Hennepin Technical College Faculty Susan Thaemert Earns National Award
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is honoring Susan Thaemert with the Dale P. Parnell Faculty Distinction Recognition. ...more
Thursday, March 4, 2021
High salaries for graduates help Hennepin Technical College earn top national rankings
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is one of the best colleges in the nation for students who want to earn a high salary after graduation, according to the 2021 Best Colleges list from GradReports. ...more
Monday, February 22, 2021
HTC students fight a cyber attack in a statewide IT competition
Vibrant self-portraits, innovative photography, and dramatic audio – those are some of the creative works you will experience when you visit a new online art gallery titled, “Streaming Identity.” ...more
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Hennepin Technical College named a national leader in awarding associate degrees to minority students
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is among the best colleges in the nation for granting associate degrees to students of color, according to newly-released rankings in Diverse Issues in Higher Education. ...more
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Visitors are welcomed to our new online art gallery
Vibrant self-portraits, innovative photography, and dramatic audio – those are some of the creative works you will experience when you visit a new online art gallery titled, “Streaming Identity.” ...more
Monday, February 1, 2021
Five Years in a Row! HTC Earns Readers’ Choice Awards
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is celebrating new Readers’ Choice awards from Sun Newspapers. This is the fifth consecutive year that HTC has earned the title, “Best Technical College and Vocational School.” ...more
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Virtual Career Fair is February 4
Are you eager to launch your career? Or perhaps you just need to practice your interviewing skills in a virtual environment? ...more
Friday, December 11, 2020
Military veteran finds new career
After serving two tours of duty in the Middle East, U.S. Army veteran Stephen Hampshire began his civilian life. But when COVID-19 prompted layoffs at his workplace, he lost his job at an insurance company. ...more
Thursday, November 5, 2020
Star Tribune profiles two HTC graduate
A mother and daughter teamed up to help each other graduate from Hennepin Technical College (HTC). ...more
Monday, October 5, 2020
John and Sally Turrittin Establish Endowed Scholarship at HTC
John and Sally Turrittin Establish Endowed Scholarship at HTC ...more
Friday, September 18, 2020
Calling all artists! Your creative work is needed for a new online gallery
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is seeking entries for a multimedia online art gallery titled, “Streaming Identity.” Students, faculty, staff and community members may contribute creative work to the gallery. ...more
Monday, September 14, 2020
Students adapt to the new normal on campus
The coronavirus has changed the way we enter the front door at Hennepin Technical College. Each day, when people arrive at the entrance, a HTC security team member uses a hand-held electronic thermometer to take each person’s temperature. ...more
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
New federal grant provides more loaner laptops for students
HTC has received a new federal grant that will reduce technology barriers for low-income students during the COVID-19 crisis. ...more
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Hennepin Technical College student named 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar
William Buck, a student at HTC, is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members named a 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship. ...more
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
HTC president appointed to Minnesota State taskforce on law enforcement education reform
Minnesota State has announced the formation of a Taskforce on Law Enforcement Education Reform. The Taskforce will lead a critical examination of current law enforcement education programs across the Minnesota State system using an anti-racism and equity-focused lens. The action is one element of Minnesota State’s multi-prong approach to law enforcement education reform being taken in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd. ...more
Thursday, August 20, 2020
Hennepin Technical College urges participation in “Ending the Silence on Racism”
We are launching a new initiative, “Ending the Silence on Racism.” Through this campaign, we invite our campus and the broader community to learn more about the devastating harm of systemic racism and engage in critical conversations about racial equity and social justice. ...more
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
HTC earns the title of Bee Campus USA
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) was recently named Bee Campus USA, an honor that recognizes college campuses nationwide that protect pollinators. ...more
Thursday, June 25, 2020
HTC collects items for the Minneapolis Recovery Effort
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is collecting donations that will be distributed to people who need help after the recent unrest in Minneapolis. ...more
Monday, June 15, 2020
Racial justice, healing, and inclusion
Racial justice, healing, and inclusion: Opportunities for discussion, reflection and planning a path forward ...more
Friday, June 12, 2020
Collaborating on social justice, equity
Southern community college is partnering with a diverse two-year college in a Minneapolis suburb to explore issues of racial justice and equity. ...more
Friday, June 12, 2020
High salaries for graduates help Hennepin Technical College earn top national rankings
Five programs at Hennepin Technical College (HTC) are among the best in the nation, according to the 2020 Best Colleges list from GradReports. The rankings are based on graduates’ salaries and college debt. The list helps prospective students answer the question, “What can I expect to earn if I graduate from a particular school with a particular major?” ...more
Thursday, June 4, 2020
HTC Instructor Honored for Work with SkillsUSA
SkillsUSA named Duane the 2020 Post-Secondary Advisor of the Year. SkillsUSA leaders say that Duane earned this award because he has inspired students, went above-and-beyond to make a difference in the lives of students. ...more
Thursday, June 4, 2020
HTC Audio Program in Austria
We’re proud of our Audio Program for its participation in an international conference based in Austria. More than 100 people from around the world attended the virtual event and HTC took part in the education and career portion. ...more
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
HTC student earns World Citizen Award
Asani Ajogun, pharmacy technician student at Hennepin Technical College (HTC), has been awarded the Mark Welter World Citizen Award. ...more
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
HTC named a Hunger Free Campus
A free grocery program for students is among the innovative initiatives Hennepin Technical College (HTC) has launched to address food insecurity on campus. Now in recognition of HTC’s efforts, the statewide organization LeadMN has named HTC a Hunger Free Campus. ...more
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Student Academic and Leadership Recognition
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is honoring more than 250 students with its annual Student Academic and Leadership recognition. ...more
Friday, April 24, 2020
Three HTC students named to All-Minnesota Academic Team
Congratulations to Hennepin Technical College (HTC) students, Maimouna Cissoko, Talish Kumar, and Gideon Webber-Peterson, who have been named to the All-Minnesota Academic Team by Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), the honors society for two-year colleges. ...more
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
HTC Students Receive Honors From Upper Midwest Emmys ...more
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Free groceries help Hennepin Technical College students who experience food insecurity
Free groceries help Hennepin Technical College students who experience food insecurity ...more
Friday, March 27, 2020
Two staff members at Hennepin Technical College earn “40 Under 40” recognition
Two staff members at Hennepin Technical College earn “40 Under 40” recognition ...more
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
February is Career and Technical Education Month
Brooklyn Park, February 5, 2020 – Hennepin Technical College is participating (HTC) in this month’s national celebration of Career and Technical Education (CTE). ...more
Friday, January 31, 2020
Hennepin Technical College Earns Three Readers’ Choice Awards in 2020
Brooklyn Park, January 30, 2020 – Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is celebrating three new Readers’ Choice awards from Sun Newspapers. ...more
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
HTC dedication ceremony
On Wednesday, January 29, Hennepin Technical College (HTC) held a dedication ceremony for new classroom spaces in the Information Technology & Cyber Defense program. ...more
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Robotics Instructor at Hennepin Technical College Earns National Award for Student Learning
Brooklyn Park, January 23, 2020 – The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) will honor Brad Thorpe with the Dale P. Parnell Faculty Distinction Recognition. ...more
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Hennepin Technical College event supports First Generation college students in Robbinsdale Area Schools
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is helping students embrace being the first in their family to attend college. ...more
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Hennepin Technical College Culinary Arts program featured in CCX Media
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) Culinary Program gets creative with cakes! ...more
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Hennepin Technical College Recognized for High Voting Participation
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) was honored at the 2019 ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony, which recognizes colleges and universities committed to increasing college student voting rates, ...more
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Post-Secondary Courses Lead To Big College Savings
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) was featured in CCX media, regarding the benefits of Post-Secondary enrollment options. ...more
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Hennepin Technical College Hosts Hmong New Year Event
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) hosted its first-ever Hmong New Year event. ...more
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Hennepin Technical College Plastics Program Featured in Industry Magazine
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) was featured in the Lumina Foundation magazine. ...more
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Hennepin Technical College Earns Top Ranking in U.S. for Ford Auto Technician Program
A program that trains auto technicians at Hennepin Technical College (HTC) ranks first in the nation for student enrollment, based on a review from Ford Motor Company. ...more
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Voting among Hennepin Technical College students increased in 2018
The Institute for Democracy & Higher Education announced that student voting among Hennepin Technical College students was up in last year’s election, increasing to 44.2% in 2018 from a rate of 24.4% in 2014. ...more
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Law enforcement Open House welcomes future students at Hennepin Technical College on November 14
If you are considering a career in law enforcement, join us for an open house at the Hennepin Technical College (HTC) to learn what it takes to become a licensed peace officer. ...more
Friday, October 4, 2019
Hennepin Technical College Foundation hosts gala to support student scholarships
The Hennepin Technical College Foundation hosted its annual Scholarship Gala on Thursday, October 3, 2019. ...more
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Public notice of upcoming accreditation review by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
Hennepin Technical College wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for initial accreditation of its practical nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). ...more
Monday, August 5, 2019
Historic first: Hennepin Technical College awards associate degrees to Light Rail Train Technicians
Hennepin Technical College on Thursday will award the first light rail train technology degrees in the Minnesota State system. ...more
Monday, July 22, 2019
Hennepin Technical College receives national award for innovation
Hennepin Technical College (HTC) and its foundation have received the 2019 Innovation of the Year Award from the League for Innovation in the Community College. ...more
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Bringing home the gold: SkillsUSA builds confidence and technical skills
Hennepin Technical College student Ander Hillebregt earned a gold medal at the SkillsUSA Championships ...more
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Stop, Drop, Enroll!
HTC is taking part in a first-of-its kind effort to help understand why some students leave college after their first year. ...more
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Hennepin Technical College graduate selected to join the Cisco Live Dream Team
Nyphen Sanders, a Hennepin Technical College graduate, was recently selected for the Cisco Live Dream Team, a prestigious information technology internship. ...more

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