education

There’s a new source of engineers in the pipeline that will make inroads in addressing Minnesota’s anticipated shortage of the in-demand profession.     Read More

New logo of Minnesota State, formerly known as MnSCU.

This month, you should begin seeing the new logo for Minnesota’s largest higher education system.
The star-embossed navy blue banner bearing a capital M arrives along with the rollout of a new name. What has been known as MnSCU is now transforming to Minnesota State.
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The Bloomington Public School District knows that students need to be prepared for what happens after graduation — which means getting on a career path. Read More


St. Catherine University is proud of its record of launching it graduates into fields where they break barriers and make history.
Now the 110-year-old women’s college in St. Paul is making history of its own, bringing an alumnae back as its next top leader.
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A scene from Prime Digital Academy's Bloomington classroom.

The pipeline carrying software developers to the businesses that urgently need them now travels through an industrial park in Bloomington.
That’s where the newly-constructed classrooms of Prime Digital Academy are turning out graduates ready to work for Minnesota businesses.
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Photo courtesy of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School.

94 Minnesota companies, such as Baker Tilly (for more about Baker Tilly's experience with the program click here), Gray Plant Mooty and Ecolab, are curren Read More
On Jan. 16, the University of St. Thomas’s Opus College of Business in Minneapolis hosts “Making Values and Ethics Come Alive,” a roundtable by the college’s Center for Ethical Business Cultures. Read More

Mark Hurlburt

Local tech company The Nerdery is now accepting applications for its new Prime Digital Academy, an accelerated learning program that will train students to become web developers and software engineers. Read More
Liberal arts students are known for their critical thinking skills and cultural awareness. However, few of them have any exposure to business, even though many have entrepreneurial aspirations. Read More