North Hennepin Community College

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North Hennepin Community College
Logo of North Hennepin Community College
Motto Engaging students, changing lives
Type Public community college
Established 1966
President Barbara McDonald
Students 10,705 credit students enrolled in fiscal year 2014
Undergraduates Associate degrees & certificates
Location Brooklyn Park, MN, United States of America
Colors Blue and white
Nickname Norsemen
Website http://www.nhcc.edu

North Hennepin Community College, also known as NHCC, was founded in 1966, is one of the largest and most diverse community colleges in Minnesota. It is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, the fifth largest system of higher education in the United States. It is located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.

Notable alumni[edit]

Bruce Anderson - A Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 29, which includes portions of Hennepin and Wright counties in the northwestern Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Barb Goodwin - A Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party (DFL), she represented District 41, which included portions of Anoka, Hennepin, and Ramsey counties in the northern Twin Cities metropolitan area.[1]

Tom Hackbarth - A Minnesota politician and former member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represented District 31B, which included portions of Anoka County in the northern Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Jerry Hertaus - A Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents District 33A in the western Twin Cities metropolitan area.

Warren Limmer – A Minnesota politician and member of the Minnesota Senate. A member of the Republican Party of Minnesota, he represents the 34th District, which includes portions of Hennepin County,

Jessie Ventura - The 38th Governor of Minnesota from 1999 to 2003. He was the first and only member of the Reform Party to win a major government position, but later joined the Independence Party of Minnesota.

Accreditation[edit]

North Hennepin Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.[2]

In addition to NHCC's institutional accreditation, the following programs have received specialized accreditation or approval by national and/or international organizations:

Business Program – Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs

Histotechnology Program – National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Medical Laboratory Technician Program – National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Nursing Program – National League of Nursing Accreditation Commission

Minnesota Board of Nursing

Online Programs – The Higher Learning Commission

Paralegal Program – American Bar Association Standing Committee on Paralegals

Peer Tutor Program – College Reading and Learning Association

CRLA Member Services

References/External Links[edit]

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

References[edit]

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