education

Carlson Family Foundation gives $15 million to University of Minnesota
The Carlson Family Foundation has announced $15 million in gifts to the University of Minnesota, including $10 million to expand the global scope of its business school, the Carlson School of Management. Read More
MCTC Foundation Scholarships
A 2017 report from the Wisconsin HOPE lab found that approximately 14 percent of community-college students are homeless. In addition, homeless community-college students were more likely than housing-secure students to work long hours at low-wage, low-quality jobs, and to get less sleep. Read More
Meet Adrienne Diercks, founder and executive director of Project SUCCESS. Read More


A new economic strategy at the community level. Read More
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
This week, Gustavus Adolphus College brought in heavy academic firepower for its 52nd annual Nobel Conference.  This year’s theme: “In Search of Economic Balance.” Read More
At Ultra Machining Co. (UMC)  in Monticello, business is humming like the whir emitted by the multimillion-dollar CNC machines on the factory floor. 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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