Women's Basketball Guard Named All-American

Grant Funds Health Care Career Training at Cambridge Campus

Music Faculty Anderson Elected President-Elect of MN Music Educators Association

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College Presents Reading/Discussion with Author Scott Wrobel, April 23

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Anoka-Ramsey Women’s Basketball Team Wins Region XIIIA Championship

Open Houses: April 2 and 4

College Offers Minnesota Manufacturing and 21st Century Career Paths Discussion, April 17

Kent Hanson Named President of Anoka-Ramsey Community College

Cambridge Campus Student Newspaper Wins Top Award

College Invites Public to Attend Anti-Science: A Challenge to Modern Science, March 7

College proudly presents The Last Night of Ballyhoo Feb. 28 - March 3

Anoka-Ramsey Provides Free, Public Screening of Latina Film, Quita Mitos, March 5

College Annual Scholardazzle Fundraiser Sets New Fundraising Record

Theatre Students Gain Experience/Distinctions at Largest Region Theatre Festival

Cast Announced for College Production of Last Night of Ballyhoo, Feb. 28 – March 3

College Presents Free, Public Discussion with Penumbra Theater, Feb. 27

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Three Semifinalists for President of Anoka-Ramsey Community College and Anoka Technical College Named

Scholardazzle Jan. 25 Offers Opportunity to Support Community

Three College Faculty Members Earn State Arts Grants

Join College for Candlelight Ski Feb. 2

College Invites Public to Music Building Grand Opening, Jan. 14

Support Higher Education in the Community: Attend or Support Scholardazzle Scholarship Fundraiser, Jan. 25

Cast Announced for Winter Musical

Grant Funds Health Care Career Training at Cambridge Campus

April 16, 2013

Short-term training for veterans, TAA eligible, dislocated workers for health care careers.

Anoka-Ramsey Community College announces the Health Professions Pathways (H2P) grant that funds programs offered at the Cambridge Campus. If you are interested in obtaining credentials as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Phlebotomy Technician, Trained Medical Aide (TMA) or Pharmacy Technician, contact Jan Pomeroy, H2P Retention Coach at Anoka-Ramsey at 763-433-1468 or

The college is offering these new programs of study at the Cambridge Campus to assist veterans, incumbent and unemployed workers in achieving industry-recognized credentials in health care in one year or less. The newest program, the Pharmacy Technician certificate is a one-year program designed to meet the needs of the community by helping individuals achieve sustainable and gainful employment.

“It is a pleasure to respond to the need for pharmacy technicians in the communities of East Central Minnesota,” says Deidra Peaslee, Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs. “Those who complete this program will have the skills leading directly to employment.”

Anoka-Ramsey became part of the Health Professions Pathways (H2P) grant in October 2012. This grant includes working with a consortium of colleges across the country, including Pine Technical College, Minn.; El Centro College and Texarkana College, Texas; Ashland Community and Technical College and Jefferson Community and Technical College, Ky.; Owens Community College, Ohio; City Colleges of Chicago, Ill.; and Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, OH.

The consortium also includes partner employers and agencies that are galvanizing a national movement to dramatically improve health professions training. These groups have three major goals: 1. provide trade-impacted and low-skilled workers with adequate preparation, support and opportunities to complete postsecondary training in health professions that provide credentials aligned with job advancement; 2. expand and enhance the health care workforce with the competencies needed by industry; and 3. build the capacity of community colleges to continuously assess student and employment outcomes and use this information to improve the quality of health professions programs.

For more information about these health care career programs, please contact Jan Pomeroy at Anoka-Ramsey at 763-433-1468 or