Events & News

Minnesota Private College Week coming in June

Counselor News
March, 2015

Minnesota Private College Week is only four months away.

Student at Day at the Capitol

Day at the Capitol

Wed, 02/25/2015 - Wed, 03/25/2015

Students meet with legislators over four days in February and March to advocate for the Minnesota State Grant program.

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Policy experts look ahead

February, 2015

Thought-provoking pieces on politics and policy in the news highlight the deep expertise of our faculty.

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February 2015 higher ed news

February, 2015

A few articles we think are worth reading.

Employer talking with a student at Job Fair

Job and Internship Fair

Wed, 02/18/2015 - Thu, 02/19/2015

Employers are invited to register to attend this event where they can meet and interview students from our 17 private colleges and universities.

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Quick fact: Undergraduate students of color enrollment increases

February, 2015

More than 19 percent of all undergraduate students enrolled at Minnesota’s private colleges were students of color in fall 2014.

Carleton College's women's rugby team

Work hard, play hard

February, 2015

Eleven private colleges offer club sports that provide students with a unique athletic opportunity that weave volunteerism with competition.

Missing Voices Summit at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

February 2015 all around the campuses

February, 2015

Recent news items from our campuses.

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Over-25 students bring life experiences to college

February, 2015

Many independent students juggle full-time jobs, families and even military commitments while working towards a degree.

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February 2015 briefs from the Council

February, 2015

Short news items from the Council.

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Policy: Challenges facing higher education

January, 2015

There are new forecasts for limited labor force growth in the state. While the share of the working population who needs to have at least some college education will remain high, Minnesota faces challenges of college affordability and on-time degree completion.

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January 2015 higher ed news

January, 2015

A few articles we think are worth reading.

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Quick fact: Recent grads continue studies

January, 2015

Graduate and professional schools attracted 20% of those who earned bachelor’s degrees in 2013 at our private nonprofit institutions. Heath care was the most popular field for those continuing their educations within one year of graduation.

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Student outreach boosts graduation

January, 2015

On-time graduation is a big issue for colleges nationwide. Many students juggle part-time jobs and full-time academic commitments. Individualized attention is a hallmark of an education at Minnesota’s private nonprofit colleges.

Carleton College political science professor and Cuban-American Al Montero

January 2015 all around the campuses

January, 2015

Recent news items from our campuses.

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