Mesabi Range College

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Mesabi Range College
Mesabi Range College–Virginia.JPG
Main entrance of Mesabi Range College–Virginia
Type Public
Established 1925
Provost Carol J. Helland
Students 1,700
Location Virginia and Eveleth, Minnesota, Minnesota, United States
47°28′16″N 92°31′29″W / 47.4711111°N 92.5247222°W / 47.4711111; -92.5247222[1]
Colors Gold, Green
         
Athletics NJCAA
Sports 8 teams
Nickname Norse
Affiliations Minnesota College Athletic Conference
Website http://www.mesabirange.edu/
Mesabi Range logo.png

The Mesabi Range College (MRC) formerly Mesabi Range Community and Technical College is a two-year college with campuses in Eveleth and Virginia, Minnesota, United States. Students in the Virginia High School and other neighboring school districts can receive college credits also by taking classes there.

MRC offers an A.A. Degree as well as numerous technical programs such as: Industrial Mechanical Technology (Millwright), Welding, Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education, Welding, Practical Nursing, Graphic Design Media, and more.

MRC is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association. The college has opportunities for both men and women as well as intramural activities. The athletic teams include: men's and women's basketball, men's and women's golf, football, baseball, softball, and volleyball.

History[edit]

Previously, the school was named Mesabi Range Community and Technical College but underwent a name change in January 2014.[2] It is named for the Mesabi Range, an iron-ore deposit in Minnesota's Iron Range where the campuses are located.

Accreditation[edit]

Mesabi Range College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mesabi Range College
  2. ^ Brenda K. Kochevar (March 24, 2014). ""Mesabi Range College" Official Name as of January 2014" (PDF). www.mesabirange.com. Mesabi Range College. Retrieved December 22, 2016. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 47°31′28″N 92°32′58″W / 47.52444°N 92.54944°W / 47.52444; -92.54944