Monthly Archives: June 2011

IPR 2011 Summer Commencement

Saturday, June 25th, 2011 – The jams were on, the lights were up, and the people were plenty. Instructor Scott Nelson (MC “Scooter”) did a fantastic job of keeping commencement focused, and Steve Hodge, keynote speaker, gave his shoes to the graduates (metaphorically speaking). No worries, he doesn’t need them anyhow. Dean of Students Rebecca
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IPR Career Services Alumni Networking Event

Tuesday, June 21, 2011 – Career Services hosted IPR alumni for conversation and networking at J.D. Hoytes, downtown Minneapolis. An estimated 15-20 alumni showed for the event, and it was great to catch up on new accomplishments with old friends. Several are working freelance, some are in between gigs; we even saw a handful of
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Blogging with the Experts: Kevin Bowe

Stop Your Time Wastin! One thing to remember about turning 18….. there’s no such thing as summer vacation anymore. After high school it’s just another 3 months of life and either you’re working hard to get where you want to be in an unbelievably competitive industry or you’re wasting your time. Either one is fine
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IPR Community Service Day: River Clean-up a Success

Minneapolis is beautiful, and we’d like to keep it that way. One of the most attractive additions to our local geography is the Mississippi river and the amazing parks and walkways that line its banks. Since 2008 IPR has participated in the Minnesota “Adopt-a-River” program. We decided we’d take responsibility for keeping things picked up
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IPR Hires New Talent to Pro Audio Outlet

Please join me in welcoming Isaac Halvorson to the IPR Pro Audio Outlet team. An admitted nerd, like most of us, Isaac replaces a tough act to follow (aka Dan Cortez). Isaac is a worthy addition! Stop by and welcome him. A few facts about our new talent: Born and raised in North Dakota Moved
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IPR Career Services Director Selected to Speak at ACCSC Professional Development Conference

Norbert Kreuzer, Director of Career Services, has been selected by the ACCSC (Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges) to teach a breakout session for its 2011 Professional Development Conference. The ACCSC is recognized as one of the top national accrediting bodies for technical and career colleges; they are also IPR’s accrediting agency. As only
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Howler Featured in NME Magazine

Good news from the inbox; IPR student Max Petrek’s band Howler was recently featured as no.3 in NME magazine’s  50 best new bands of 2011. This is a British, online publication – just sayin. Kudos to Youa Vang  for tipping me off to the City Pages blog that highlights Howler’s recent recognition. As I researched
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Music Video Summer Camp

Minnesota School of Business (MSB), Richfield will host a Digital Video Camp this summer: WHEN: June 27th – 29th TIME: 8am-4pm with an option to stay later and experience a true 12-hour production day WHERE: MSB’s Broadview Studio WHY: Kick start your education and Pull Your Focus Camp will be held at the Broadview Studio in
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Alumni Party and Networking Event next Tuesday!

All IPR Alumni are invited to our Summer Alumni “Social Hour” this coming Tuesday , June 21 at J.D.Hoyt’s (across the street from IPR). Click HERE for their website. The time is 5:00pm – 7:00pm. Their happy hour is from 4pm – 6pm and appetizers will be provided by IPR. So, be there, and network
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Staying Engaged; Maintaining Your IPR Skillset

Congratulations, you’ve probably either recently graduated or left IPR for the summer, and you’ve got a lot of open time in front of you. It’s tempting to take advantage of all the summer options out there, but if you desire to maintain your IPR skillset, you’ve got to make time for what matters. Are you
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