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Contributed photo Tom Wegner tutored a student at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Fergus Falls through the college's Center for Academic Success.

Dislocated worker on road to new career

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Declining economic conditions typically change the face of student populations on college campuses as individuals who become unemployed after years in the workforce turn to community and technical colleges to update their skills and retrain.


Tom Wegner is one of many new faces on campus, where state and federal funding programs are making it possible for him to prepare for a new career in nursing.

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