Events & News

Song and host family

Student column: Why I moved 8,000 miles for college

June, 2014

A Macalester College junior from Vietnam reflects on her experience as an international student.

summer on campus

June 2014 campus news

June, 2014

Brief campus news highlights.

DEED tool

New tool gives employment snapshot for recent college grads

June, 2014

We all want more data when it comes to measuring how college grads are faring in Minnesota and a new tool helps do that — with a few caveats.

Fact you can use

June 2014 fact you can use

June, 2014

The pay gap between college graduates and everyone else reached a record high last year, according to new Labor Department statistics. Americans with four-year college degrees made 98% more an hour on average in 2013 than people without a degree. Read The New York Times article.

Kap Mueller

College students discover the value of the summer internship

June, 2014

Internships give students real-world work experience, enhance their education and aid their career decisions. Students and career directors share their takes.

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June 2014 briefs

June, 2014

Short news items.

Tulips on campus

May 2014 campus news

May, 2014

Latest news from our campuses

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May 2014 briefs

May, 2014

Short news items.

Ibrahim Al-Hajiby

Senior sages: words from the wise

Advice to share with future college students
May, 2014

Three graduating seniors reflect on what they learned about college —and share their advice to incoming students at their institutions.

Saint Ben's Community Kitchen

Students benefit from getting involved: so do their communities

May, 2014

Read examples from four of our colleges about how students and colleges are engaging with their communities.

Fact you can use

May 2014 fact you can use

May, 2014

Percent of alumni saying that they benefited “very much” from a majority of classes taught by professors: 88% private college grads and 25% of public school grads. Find this fact and more in our re-vamped student brochure, Excellence, Career Preparation, Affordability.

Spread the word

Counselor News
May, 2014

With the end of the school year fast approaching, please encourage your students and their parents to include campus visits in their summer plans during Minnesota Private College Week, June 23-27.

New print pieces are on the way

Counselor News
May, 2014

College Guide 2014 and our revamped student brochure, Excellence, Career Preparation, Affordability are now available.

Worth reading

Counselor News
May, 2014

Here are some recent articles or resources that counselors might find useful.

Resources for counselor use

Counselor News
May, 2014

New resources include an updated presentation and photos for counselors to use.

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