MNCEME is a consortium of academic institutions led by Minnesota State University, Mankato, in conjunction with ten two-year colleges located throughout Minnesota. Membership includes: Alexandria Technical College, Alexandria; Anoka Technical College, Anoka; Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie campuses; Normandale Community College, Bloomington; South Central College, North Mankato and Faribault campuses; and the five colleges of the Northeast Higher Education District: Hibbing Community College, Hibbing; Itasca Community College, Grand Rapids; Mesabi Range Community and Technical College; Eveleth and Virginia campuses; Vermillion Community College, Ely; and Rainy River Community College, International Falls.
The Center serves industry as a first-contact resource for continuing education, emerging technology and the development of future workers by promoting opportunities for students to pursue science, technology, engineering and math as career fields.
Maximize Minnesota’s manufacturing competitiveness through innovation
The Minnesota Center for Engineering & Manufacturing Excellence leads and stimulates innovative collaboration among industry, education and allied organizations to equip Minnesota manufacturers with an educated workforce to compete worldwide.
Culture of Learning
Call to Excellence
Strategic Goal 1
Lead collaborative efforts to increase pipeline flow across the full spectrum of people pursuing or employed in STEM career paths.
Strategic Goal 2
Assist Minnesota Industry in meeting critical technical needs of the 21st century.