North Hennepin Community College

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North Hennepin Community College
Logo of North Hennepin Community College
MottoEngaging students, changing lives
TypePublic community college
PresidentBarbara McDonald
Students10,705 credit students enrolled in fiscal year 2014
Location, ,
United States
ColorsBlue and white

North Hennepin Community College (NHCC) is a public community college in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. It was founded in 1966 and is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system.


NHCC offers associate degrees as well as certificates. North Hennepin also offers 13 bachelor's degree programs through collaboration with universities in Minnesota. Full degrees for certain majors can be obtained via NHCC and courses required in other majors can also be taken at their campus.

North Hennepin Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.[1]

Notable alumni[edit]

Notable faculty[edit]

  • Lance Kiland (November 27, 1947 to June 30, 2015) an American painter and Professor. He held a B.A. from Moorhead Sate University and M.F.A. from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. A founding members of NHCC’s Art Department and established the current Graphic Design program. His artwork is a vision of emotional, cultural, and psychic complexity filled with irony, agony, and gentle humor, reflecting his lifelong examination of both art and life. His work is in many private and public collections including the Walker Art Center, Minnesota Museum of American Art, Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art.[citation needed]


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  2. ^ "Legislator Record - Goodwin, Barbara J. "Barb"". Minnesota Legislators Past & Present. Retrieved 2012-12-08.

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Coordinates: 45°06′19″N 93°22′27″W / 45.10529°N 93.37425°W / 45.10529; -93.37425