Hennepin Technical College Drives Innovation and Industry Demand Through Education

Mar 11, 2024

In response to the tragic death of George Floyd, Dr. Merrill Irving Jr., President of Hennepin Technical College (HTC), has taken a leadership role by facilitating an open forum for campus community members to come together, share their grief, and engage in discussions surrounding inclusion and racial justice. Recognizing the nationwide impact of Floyd’s death, HTC has forged a partnership with Wallace State Community College (WSCC) in Alabama. This collaboration aims to promote dialogue and reflection on the systemic issues highlighted by Floyd’s death, fostering a deeper understanding and commitment to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion within both institutions and their broader communities. Dr. Irving’s leadership in facilitating these initiatives demonstrates HTC’s dedication to addressing pressing social issues and promoting positive change through education and collaboration.

Read more at: https://hennepintech.edu/communications/news/2020/06/racial-justice-healing-inclusion.html

Disclaimer: This article was originally published on or around June 15, 2020. The original article can be found at the following link: [insert link]. We acknowledge the contributions of Dr. Merrill Irving Jr., President of Hennepin Technical College, in facilitating important initiatives related to racial justice and inclusion. For the complete article and further details, please visit the original source at the link above.