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Seeking Nominations for 2015 Outstanding Alumni of the Year

The Century College Foundation and Alumni Board of Directors invites you to nominate an oustanding alumni for the 2015 Outstanding Alumni Award.This honor was created to recognize remarkable alumni who have successfully completed coursework at Century College.

To read about the selection criteria and access the nominaiton form, select the Outstanding Alumni Nomination link below. The Alumni of the Year will be recognized at the Century College Graduation ceremony on Friday, May 15, 2015. Application deadline is Monday, March 9, 2015.

2015 Outstanding Alumni Criteria and Nomination Form

2014 Outstanding Alumni of the Year

Carl Thomas, Lancer Automotive

Carl Thomas graduated from Century College in 2004 with an Automotive Service Technologies and Applied Arts and Science Degree. After graduating, Carl continued to broaden his education with more specialized training. Among his many accomplishments, Carl was the youngest Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certified Master Technician with an Advanced Drivability Certificate in the history of ASE.

At the age of 27, Carl purchased his father’s automotive repair shop, Lancer Service Auto Care in Saint Paul, MN.

Carl Thomas

Now in his 30’s, Carl’s business thrives with 10 employees and more than 2,400 satisfied customers. Committed to his industry, he still finds time to serve on the boards of multiple organizations including AASP, MNSSA, Skills USA, Century College and St Paul Technical College Advisory Committees.

Carl told us, "I was very fortunate to have grown up as part of an industry I have a large passion for. Century's instructors and staff helped fueled my passion and prepared me for the upcoming challenges. That education and experience minimized my obstacles and allowed me to excel when facing new and uncomfortable situations. For that, I am truly grateful. "

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As a former student, we know you'll want to stay in touch with college news and networking opportunities.

Our Alumni Association can help you do just that.

Alumni Association members include:

  • degree and certificate graduates
  • non-graduate and transfer members
  • non-credit and continuing education members
  • community friends

You are an alumnus if you have taken a course at Century, Lakewood or Northeast Metro/916.


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You'll have many opportunities to share your time, talent, and experience with our community. We're looking for alumni who would like to learn more about:

  • Mentoring/Tutoring Students
  • Serving as a guest speaker to classes
  • Helping to host an event
  • Joining an Alumni Association Board of Directors Committee
    • Events
    • College & Community Relations
    • Governance

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Century's Alumni Association is currently accepting donations for the Alumni Scholarship for students who, through family, friends or mentors, have strong connections with Century College. Click HERE to make a donation now.