CONTACT: Katryn Conlin
Communications Director, Southeast Technical
1-877-853-8324, ext. 6364
For Immediate Release
Southeast Technical kicks off "KNOWvember" with November 1 Open Houses in Winona and Red Wing
(Winona, MN) October 23, 2014 -- This year, November will become "KNOW-vember" at Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical as the college opens its doors with Open Houses on both its Winona and Red Wing campuses.
"Southeast Technical is an accredited college with very affordable tuition. You don't have to travel far to find the opportunity to begin a college education or complete a diploma, certificate or associate degree program," says President Dorothy Duran. "We are here to serve our community."
The open houses take place on Saturday, November 1. Both events will offer refreshments, cash door prizes, and building tours. A book walk, face painting, and other fun activities are planned for children. Faculty and staff will be on hand to answer questions, explain the college's programs, and assist with Spring and Fall 2015 applications. The $20 application fee will be waived for the day.
- The Winona Open House runs from 9 am to 12 noon. Many program areas will be open, including auto body collision and automotive technology, nursing, CNC-precision machining technology, radiography, and more. The CAD (computer aided design) department will demonstrate 3D printing, Spanish instructor Lynne Rabuse will have ethnic foods to taste, and humanities instructor David Echelard's digital films will run continuously.
- In Red Wing, the Open House runs from 1 pm to 4 pm. The nursing, HVAC, and computer labs will have their doors open for tours. The college will showcase its unique musical instrument repair programs as the violin repair, band instrument repair, and guitar repair and building labs will give demonstrations of their work. Visitors will be treated to live music played by students from the college.
For more information about the Southeast Technical's Open Houses, call 507-453-2700 in Winona and 651-385-6300 in Red Wing, or visit www.southeastmn.edu/KNOWvember.
About Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical
With a clear mission of "Education to Employment," Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical provides students a strong foundation for acquiring the knowledge, skills, and attitudes they will need for a lifetime of learning. Its Winona and Red Wing campuses merged in 1992, becoming Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical in 1999. For more information, visit www.southeastmn.edu.