Inver Hills Community College is one of a handful of schools hosting a series of cyber-security competitions, and I.T. professor Ben Franske tells the Pioneer Press why the Department of Homeland Security has recognized Inver Hills IT department as a center of excellence for cyber security training: Cyber security “has always been baked into the Read more

Glitches in Inver Hills Community College‘s move to online-only textbook sales left many students without books for the first two weeks of the semester, faculty and students say — and some students still don’t have all their materials. Faculty have had to push back assignments and scale back on lab activities because students haven’t had Read more

I was too busy covering the Senate higher-education omnibus bill to get to post on some temporary job changes announced yesterday by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) system. North Hennepin Community College President John O’Brien will be heading to the central office to be interim vice chancellor for academic and student affairs on Read more

“There are a lot of kids we’re missing with College in the Schools or AP. It’s preparing them for college and actually helping them see that there is potential and they are college material.” —  District 196 Superintendent Jane Berenz to an InverGroveHeightsPatch reporter on why her district is teaming up with Inver Hills Community College to Read more

I’ve had a chance to talk with President Tim Wynes. Good interview – low key, but engaged and with a sense of humor. Seems to make sense, considering his background. Chancellor, Iowa Valley Community College District Executive dean of governmental affairs, grants and college research and director of development, Indian Hills Community College General counsel Read more

I’m in a photography and writing class, and there seems to be more cohesiveness than first meets the eye. In front of the class of 25 are photography instructor Paul Wegner and writing-and-research-skills instructor Lisa DuRose, who are tag-teaming in a program called “The Observant Eye.” Wegner is discussing the work and themes of photographer Sally Read more