President Joe Birmingham of Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples, announced the college signed an agreement to provide credit transfer for CLC students entering collaborative programs at St. Cloud State University and the University of Minnesota-Crookston.
The CLC-SCSU pact allows for associate in applied science graduates from the CLC natural resources program to enter the university with 57 credits transferring toward the bachelor of science degree in environmental studies.
The U of M-Crookston agreement enables CLC horticulture graduates with the AAS degree to enter the plant industries management-horticulture emphasis at the U with 64 credits toward a bachelor of science degree.
The agreements are similar to those CLC has secured with the University of North Dakota; Bemidji State University; Minnesota State University, Mankato; the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; Southwest Minnesota State University; and Minnesota State University-Moorhead.
Comments taken on permit application
Public comments are being taken by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency on a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination and State Disposal System permit application from Brainerd Public Utilities for the municipal wastewater treatment facility on Highland Scenic Drive.
The public comment period ends June 1. Comments, petitions and requests should be submitted in writing to Terry Mader, Majors Water and Land Section, at the Majors and Remediation Division of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, 520 Lafayette Road North, St. Paul, Minn., 55155-4194.
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