About two dozen new employees at Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, began their orientation Monday, Aug. 15 with a welcome from CLC President Larry Lundblad. He pointed out demographic data showing an expanded reach of the community and technical college.
CLC draws most of its students from the counties of this region but also has students from throughout the state as well as an international contingent. All CLC faculty return this week for two days of workshops ahead of the Monday fall term start.
Other presenters were Nancy Paulson, director of human resources; Kari Christiansen, vice president of administrative services; Christina Vopatek, director of business services; David MacArthur, director of auxiliary services; Rick Otteson, physical plant director; Registrar Nick Heisserer; Mike Barnaby, director of financial aid; Ken Dickinson, director of security; Vice President Suresh Tiwari and deans Rebecca Best, Kelly McCalla, Michael Amick, Jeff Wig, and Beth Adams.