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Two students named to All-Minnesota Academic Team

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College hosts 2014 One Book Cambridge Community-Wide Reading program May 8

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Can’t get a job? Get inspired by someone who got 50 jobs in 50 weeks April 29

Join the fun: The IT Girl hits college stage April 18-26

College faculty member publishes first chapbook, Blood Ties

Three faculty members named 2014 Outstanding Educators by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Be a Life Saver: College Offers Free Suicide Prevention Workshop April 16

Public Invited to 8th Annual Student Fine Arts Portfolio Exhibit Opening April 3

Anoka-Ramsey Community College Students Enter Digital Age with Launch of New Web Site

College Scenic Designer Honored by Kennedy Center Theatre Festival Recognition

Cast Announced for Upcoming Production of The IT Girl

Two Rivers Reading Series Hosts Graphic Novelist Tyler Page April 8

Six Public Openings in MN Master Naturalist Volunteer Training at College

College women’s and men’s basketball teams make history: both teams win regional championships, advance to nationals

Scholarship Fundraising Event Breaks Record in Attendance and Profit

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Master falconer visit huge success

College gears up undergraduate research opportunities to enrich learning, advance scientific knowledge

Science Night: Peregrine Falcon – Fastest Member of the Animal Kingdom, Feb. 25

College Announces Cast for Upcoming Production of And Then There Were None

College STEM Chicks encourage girls’ interest in science, technology, engineering and math

27th Annual Minnesota Writer Program Welcomes Award-Winning Author Cary J. Griffith Feb. 13

College Music Faculty Offer Free, Public Recital Feb. 7

College Art Faculty Offer Free, Public Talks about Craft

College Now Offers Pharmacy Technician Degree at Cambridge Campus

Faculty Members Recognized with 2014 State Arts Grants

College’s Free Candlelight Ski Event Set for Feb. 1

College Scholarship Fundraising Event Jan. 31

Las Hermanas Padilla at Anoka-Ramsey, Jan. 16 and 17

Anoka-Ramsey theater production selected for Kennedy Center Midwest regional competition

Sponsors for scholarship event needed to change lives

Scholarships change lives for the better by helping to keep higher education more affordable for students, including students at Anoka-Ramsey Community College Cambridge Campus.

December 13, 2013

Scholarships change lives for the better by helping to keep higher education more affordable for students, including students at Anoka-Ramsey Community College Cambridge Campus.

Cambridge resident Katrina Anderson’s life was changed by her scholarship. Anderson was taught she could not overcome her beginnings, such as a low-income household with no family history of higher education.  After years of menial jobs, Anderson decided to try something different. She started classes at Anoka-Ramsey Community College, and was able to afford her program in Business thanks to a scholarship from the Cambridge Campus Foundation.

Every January the foundation hosts Scholardazzle, a gala to raise money for scholarships to help students, such as Anderson, afford higher education.

This year’s sponsorships, a key aspect in generating scholarship funds from the event, have begun to arrive.

According to Michael Wall, Interim Foundation Executive Director, seven local businesses and families have already committed to sponsoring at the Diamond ($1000) level, and the Cambridge Wal-Mart will donate $1,500.

“Not only is this an impressive and heartwarming beginning to the Scholardazzle scholarship fundraising effort, but it is also a wonderful display of the community’s value of education,” said Wall.

The other initial Diamond-level sponsors include:  Juanita and Chuck Peterson, John and Bonnie Schlagel, Cambridge Medical Center, Debby and Tom Molano, Presbyterian Homes, Ray and MarieAnn Magnuson and Anoka-Ramsey Community College.

“We give because we think it is the right thing to do,” said event sponsor Bonnie Schlagel when asked why she and her husband chose to support Scholardazzle and local college scholarships.

The 2014 Scholardazzle event is set for Friday, Jan. 31 at Spectacular Events in Isanti. The evening includes dinner, live music, games, live, silent, and cake auctions, and the chance to win table service and champagne from the foundation’s board of directors.  Tickets are $55 or two for $100.

For more information about becoming a sponsor or purchasing tickets to the event, visit, or call 763-433-1968.