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Apply to Hennepin Tech for FREE in October

Monday, September 26, 2022


Apply to Hennepin Tech for FREE in October during Minnesota State Month. All colleges and universities are waiving application fees.

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Need help with housing, food, or other basic needs?

Monday, September 26, 2022


Hennepin Tech and Minnesota State have partnered with United Way 211 to establish a statewide basic needs resource hub.

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New Peace Officer and Public Safety associate degree at Hennepin Tech

Friday, September 16, 2022


Hennepin Tech is offering a new Peace Officer and Public Safety associate degree.

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Top 50 Ranking in the U.S. for Hennepin Tech

Friday, September 16, 2022


Hennepin Tech ranks among the best two-year colleges in the nation, according to WalletHub.

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It’s a table and a work of art! Grad is a finalist in national furniture competition

Wednesday, September 14, 2022


A graduate from Hennepin Tech celebrated an impressive second-place finish in a national furniture-making contest.

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Hennepin Tech kicks off 50th anniversary

Wednesday, August 24, 2022


The city of Eden Prairie and the city of Brooklyn Park proclaimed September 1st as “Hennepin Technical College Day” in honor of the college's 50th anniversary.

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Free tuition for students in ICATT apprenticeships

Wednesday, August 17, 2022


Students in ICATT apprenticeships participated in Signing Day on the Eden Prairie campus.

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New training devices for nurses

Sunday, August 14, 2022


Hennepin Tech nursing students are using new, interactive training devices.

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HVAC program earns prestigious industry accreditation

Thursday, August 4, 2022


Hennepin Tech's HVAC program has earned accreditation from HVAC Excellence, an industry organization.

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Audio graduate plans a career in the music industry

Tuesday, July 12, 2022


In the Audio Production program, many students prepare to enter the music industry when they graduate. Recent grad Michael Mantini is pursuing that path.

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Gold, silver, bronze medals for Hennepin Tech students at SkillsUSA

Tuesday, June 28, 2022


Congratulations to the Hennepin Technical College (Hennepin Tech) students who earned gold, silver, and bronze medals at SkillsUSA, a national competition for career and technical students.

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CenterPoint Energy awards grant to Hennepin Tech

Wednesday, June 15, 2022


Centerpoint Energy is providing Hennepin Tech with a grant for new equipment that will enhance student learning labs in the HVAC program.

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Marine veteran selects a Dental Assistant career

Wednesday, June 1, 2022


Nicole Harper, a Marine vet, completed the Dental Assistant program.

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Grad earns degree after eight year journey

Friday, May 27, 2022


Class of 2022 was interviewed on graduation day. Grad Cameron John battled health problem and temporary vision impairment while completing Independent Study degree. After eight years, he accepted his diploma.

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Nursing grad pursues mental health career

Tuesday, May 24, 2022


Graduates were interviewed at the commencement ceremony in the spring of 2022. Leslie Orobosa, who earned academic honors, described the team spirit in Hennepin Tech's nursing program and her career plans.

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Food Truck classes now available at Hennepin Tech

Tuesday, May 17, 2022


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.”

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Joy Bodin Named Interim President of Hennepin Technical College

Thursday, April 28, 2022


Joy Bodin has been named to serve as interim president of Hennepin Technical College, effective June 1, 2022.

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Star Wars, a droid, and the battle to earn a college scholarship

Thursday, April 28, 2022


Student Steven Stolberg was competing to earn a scholarship and wrote an emotional and detailed essay.

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Meet Ali Gleason: Student speaker for Commencement 2022

Wednesday, April 27, 2022


Dental Assistant graduate, Ali Gleason, has been selected as the student speaker for the 2022 Commencement.

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Turning over a new leaf: A naturalist studies Network Security

Friday, April 22, 2022


Hennepin Technical College student Waldo Callo Tapia earned a scholarship and discusses his education and career choice.

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HTC students earn nine medals at SkillsUSA

Monday, April 18, 2022


Hennepin Technical College (HTC) students had an outstanding performance at the 2022 SkillsUSA Minnesota State Leadership and Skills Conference.

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How a scholarship helped a Fluid Power student jump-start his career

Wednesday, April 13, 2022


A student in the Fluid Power program, Nolan Pust, described what a scholarship means to him.

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Student Profile: Repairing boats and snowmobiles is a fun, rewarding career

Monday, April 11, 2022


It’s a rewarding career to troubleshoot and repair boats, ATVs, motorcycles, and more. A student describes his path into Marine Motorsport.

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Baking pies and HTC led to a new, second career

Monday, April 11, 2022


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.

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Landing a dream job as a landscape designer

Wednesday, April 6, 2022


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.

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HTC Plant Sale takes place in-person May 5, 6 and 7

Monday, March 28, 2022


Hennepin Technical College is welcoming back customers to shop inside its greenhouses for the annual plant sale.

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Hennepin Technical College Faculty Jeff Peterson Earns National Award

Friday, February 18, 2022


The American Association of Community Colleges is honoring Jeff Peterson with the Dale P. Parnell Faculty Distinction Recognition.

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Registered nurse began her college studies at HTC

Thursday, February 17, 2022


HTC graduate Hou Pha describes how she juggled family, college, and work.

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HTC grad describes path into urban forestry career

Thursday, February 10, 2022


Courtney Eurich wanted to start a career that would help her support her daughter and entered an urban forestry career.

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COVID response: HTC free training for nursing assistants

Monday, February 7, 2022


HTC participated in a statewide effort to alleviate critical staffing shortages in healthcare by offering free training for certified nursing assistants.

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Student balances work and study in engineering field

Thursday, January 27, 2022


A students left a four-year college and found out that HTC provided her with exceptional career and leadership opportunities.

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First woman of color in HVAC at HTC

Thursday, January 27, 2022


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.

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National ranking: HTC students of color earn degrees in engineering fields

Monday, January 10, 2022


HTC ranks 24th in the nation for conferring associate degrees to students of color in engineering technologies and related fields.

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Hennepin Technical College Faculty Linda Paquette Earns Award

Monday, December 13, 2021


The Minnesota Association for Career and Technical Administrators honored Linda Paquette, HTC faculty member.

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Long Haul Trucking donates truck for HTC student learning

Wednesday, December 8, 2021


HTC received a donation of a 2017 Peterbilt truck for use in its Medium Heavy Truck Technology program.

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HTC student Ariel David earns World Citizen Award

Tuesday, December 7, 2021


An Information Technology student has been awarded the Mark Welter World Citizen Award.

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Can military life help you succeed at HTC? One vet says – yes!

Wednesday, November 10, 2021


Tyler Herbuck is a former U.S. Marine who is now a student at HTC.

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Military veteran & HTC student shares his advice

Tuesday, November 9, 2021


A military veteran and HTC students shares his reflections and advice for other veterans.

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COVID-19 Vaccine clinic 11/10 EPC & 11/11 BPC 3-6pm

Monday, November 8, 2021


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.

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First of its kind in Minnesota: New program offers free college and an engineering career

Friday, November 5, 2021


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.

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HTC announces new Music Business and Entrepreneurship degree

Wednesday, November 3, 2021


Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is launching a new Music Business and Entrepreneurship associate of applied science degree, beginning spring semester of 2022.

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Hockey mom finds new passion for cybersecurity

Monday, October 25, 2021


Hockey mom finds new passion for cybersecurity

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Apply to college for free throughout October

Tuesday, September 28, 2021


HTC is celebrating Minnesota State Week. Free application in October.

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HTC students to receive help with child care costs

Friday, September 24, 2021


A new grant will help make childcare more affordable for HTC students who are parents of young children.

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What is systemic racism? Learn more at these events

Wednesday, September 1, 2021


Two virtual events describe the harmful history of housing discrimination in Minneapolis.

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Hennepin Technical College president featured in Community College Journal

Thursday, August 26, 2021


President Irving describes how HTC is enhancing efforts to use data to better support the academic success of students of color.

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Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Friday, August 13, 2021


Free COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

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HTC cancels tuition debt for students hurt by COVID

Thursday, August 5, 2021


HTC is helping students who suffered financial hardships during COVID by using federal funds to pay off tuition debt.

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A bit of Hollywood at HTC: An instructor directs a movie with star power

Thursday, August 5, 2021


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).

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HTC joins White House COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge

Thursday, July 22, 2021


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.

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Dr. Ryan Brovold named to national IT council

Friday, July 2, 2021


Dr. Ryan Brovold, IT faculty, was selected to serve on CompTIA, a national IT council.

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Gold, silver, bronze medals for HTC students at SkillsUSA

Tuesday, June 29, 2021


Dmitry Katkov earned a gold medal at SkillsUSA

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Fall semester is back on campus at Hennepin Technical College

Friday, June 18, 2021


More in-person classes return for fall.

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Alliantgroup CEO, Dhaval Jadav, provides donation for scholarships

Thursday, June 17, 2021


Entrepreneur and alliantgroup CEO, Dhaval Jadav, donated $100,000 for its scholarships.

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HTC faculty Dr. Ryan Brovold named to new national IT council

Monday, June 7, 2021


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.

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He started college at age 15 and never paid tuition: Meet HVAC-R student Kian Howard

Friday, May 21, 2021


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.

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Robotics student describes why he enjoyed classes at HTC

Friday, May 21, 2021


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.

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Welding in high school helps to launch career

Thursday, May 20, 2021


A student earns high school credits and HTC credits for welding classes.

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Meet the student speaker for HTC’s virtual commencement

Monday, May 10, 2021


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.

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U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar message to HTC graduates

Thursday, May 6, 2021


Brooklyn Park, May 6, 2021 – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) is congratulating Hennepin Technical College graduates.

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Fire and COVID couldn’t stop this graduate

Thursday, May 6, 2021


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.

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Two-year or four-year college? An automotive student makes his choice

Monday, April 26, 2021


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.

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New Baking and Pastry degree begins at HTC

Monday, April 26, 2021


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.

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Annual Plant Sale at Hennepin Technical College

Thursday, April 15, 2021


The annual Plant Sale at Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is taking place with online ordering and curbside pickup and payment.

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Academy of Country Music Nominates Graduate of Hennepin Technical College

Wednesday, March 17, 2021


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.

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Hennepin Technical College Faculty Susan Thaemert Earns National Award

Wednesday, March 17, 2021


The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is honoring Susan Thaemert with the Dale P. Parnell Faculty Distinction Recognition.

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High salaries for graduates help Hennepin Technical College earn top national rankings

Thursday, March 4, 2021


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.

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HTC students fight a cyber attack in a statewide IT competition

Monday, February 22, 2021


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.”

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Hennepin Technical College named a national leader in awarding associate degrees to minority students

Thursday, February 4, 2021


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.

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Visitors are welcomed to our new online art gallery

Thursday, February 4, 2021


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.”

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Five Years in a Row! HTC Earns Readers’ Choice Awards

Monday, February 1, 2021


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.”

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Virtual Career Fair is February 4

Thursday, January 14, 2021


Are you eager to launch your career? Or perhaps you just need to practice your interviewing skills in a virtual environment?

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Military veteran finds new career

Friday, December 11, 2020


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.

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Star Tribune profiles two HTC graduate

Thursday, November 5, 2020


A mother and daughter teamed up to help each other graduate from Hennepin Technical College (HTC).

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John and Sally Turrittin Establish Endowed Scholarship at HTC

Monday, October 5, 2020


John and Sally Turrittin Establish Endowed Scholarship at HTC

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Calling all artists! Your creative work is needed for a new online gallery

Friday, September 18, 2020


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.

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Students adapt to the new normal on campus

Monday, September 14, 2020


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.

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New federal grant provides more loaner laptops for students

Tuesday, September 1, 2020


HTC has received a new federal grant that will reduce technology barriers for low-income students during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Hennepin Technical College student named 2020 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Tuesday, September 1, 2020


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.

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HTC president appointed to Minnesota State taskforce on law enforcement education reform

Tuesday, September 1, 2020


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.

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Hennepin Technical College urges participation in “Ending the Silence on Racism”

Thursday, August 20, 2020


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.

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HTC earns the title of Bee Campus USA

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


Hennepin Technical College (HTC) was recently named Bee Campus USA, an honor that recognizes college campuses nationwide that protect pollinators.

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HTC collects items for the Minneapolis Recovery Effort

Thursday, June 25, 2020


Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is collecting donations that will be distributed to people who need help after the recent unrest in Minneapolis.

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Racial justice, healing, and inclusion

Monday, June 15, 2020


Racial justice, healing, and inclusion: Opportunities for discussion, reflection and planning a path forward

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Collaborating on social justice, equity

Friday, June 12, 2020


Southern community college is partnering with a diverse two-year college in a Minneapolis suburb to explore issues of racial justice and equity.

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High salaries for graduates help Hennepin Technical College earn top national rankings

Friday, June 12, 2020


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?”

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HTC Instructor Honored for Work with SkillsUSA

Thursday, June 4, 2020


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.

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HTC Audio Program in Austria

Thursday, June 4, 2020


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.

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HTC student earns World Citizen Award

Wednesday, May 20, 2020


Asani Ajogun, pharmacy technician student at Hennepin Technical College (HTC), has been awarded the Mark Welter World Citizen Award.

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HTC named a Hunger Free Campus

Wednesday, May 6, 2020


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.

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Student Academic and Leadership Recognition

Wednesday, May 6, 2020


Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is honoring more than 250 students with its annual Student Academic and Leadership recognition.

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Three HTC students named to All-Minnesota Academic Team

Friday, April 24, 2020


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.

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HTC Students Receive Honors From Upper Midwest Emmys

Tuesday, April 14, 2020


Four students at Hennepin Technical College (HTC) have won Crystal Pillar awards for video production.

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Free groceries help Hennepin Technical College students who experience food insecurity

Thursday, April 9, 2020


Free groceries help Hennepin Technical College students who experience food insecurity

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Two staff members at Hennepin Technical College earn “40 Under 40” recognition

Friday, March 27, 2020


Two staff members at Hennepin Technical College earn “40 Under 40” recognition

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February is Career and Technical Education Month

Tuesday, February 4, 2020


Hennepin Technical College is participating (HTC) in this month’s national celebration of Career and Technical Education (CTE).

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Hennepin Technical College Earns Three Readers’ Choice Awards in 2020

Friday, January 31, 2020


Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is celebrating three new Readers’ Choice awards from Sun Newspapers.

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HTC dedication ceremony

Wednesday, January 29, 2020


On Wednesday, January 29, Hennepin Technical College (HTC) held a dedication ceremony for new classroom spaces in the Information Technology & Cyber Defense program.

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Robotics Instructor at Hennepin Technical College Earns National Award for Student Learning

Wednesday, January 22, 2020


The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) will honor Brad Thorpe with the Dale P. Parnell Faculty Distinction Recognition.

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Hennepin Technical College event supports First Generation college students in Robbinsdale Area Schools

Thursday, November 21, 2019


Hennepin Technical College (HTC) is helping students embrace being the first in their family to attend college.

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Last updated by mdibba : 2022-08-17 09:03:34