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- There is also a part of Rice University known as Brown College
Brown College is a technical college in Mendota Heights, Minnesota, part of the Twin Cities region. The college was founded in 1946 by Richard and Helen Brown . They started the broadcasting school as the American Institute of the Air in Minneapolis. In 1954 it became known as Brown Institute when courses in a variety of other fields including electronics and computers were added. The two founders retired in 1978, and the school changed its name in 2001.
Many regionally well-known television and radio personalities began their careers after studying and practicing at Brown. Former U.S. Representative and Senator Rod Grams from Minnesota attended the institute for a time in the late 1960s and United States Senator from Nebraska Chuck Hagel graduated in 1966. Other notable individuals include Jerry Dahlberg , Don Dresser , Roy Finden , Harley Flathers , Ned Goodwin , Cliff Mitchell , Jim Rohn , Tim Russell, Ray Szmanda, and Howard Viken .
Brown College is a subsidiary of Career Education Corporation .
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