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MCTC Chosen to Participate in National Project on General Education for a Global Century

Posted on: October 22nd, 2010 by insidemctc No Comments

As One of 32 Participating Institutions, Minneapolis Community and Technical College Will Revise General Education Curricula To Better Prepare Today’s Students With Skills and Knowledge Essential for Socially Responsible Citizenship

The Association of American Colleges and Universities announced today that Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) has been named one of 32 colleges and universities chosen in a competitive process to participate in General Education for a Global Century, a curriculum and faculty development project that is part of AAC&U’s Shared Futures initiative and is funded by the Henry Luce Foundation. Over 140 institutions applied to be part of the initiative.

Project Team at MCTC

“Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) has a long tradition of preparing students to live and work in an increasing global society,” said President Phil Davis. “Our faculty have been vigilant about maintaining a general education curriculum that fulfills our global education goals. This grant will help us to strengthen our commitment to preparing students to be engaged, global citizens.” (more…)