Scholars at the Capitol scheduled for February Students from 16 of our colleges will be on hand the morning of Feb. 21 in the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda to present their research during the 2018 Private College Scholars at the Capitol. This is a public event so stop on by if you can make it.
Learn how many nursing bachelor’s and master’s degrees are awarded by Minnesota private colleges.
Our colleges awarded 30 percent of all bachelor’s degrees in Minnesota during the 2016-17 academic year. When just looking at nursing degrees, that number is much higher — with our colleges awarding 44 percent of all nursing bachelor’s degrees in Minnesota. What’s more, they also awarded 48 percent of all nursing master’s degrees too.
Find out how legislation moving through the U.S. House of Representatives might affect Minnesota college students.
The landscape of federal support for college students would change dramatically under legislation moving through the House of Representatives. While some new efforts would emerge, several existing sources of aid would be eliminated, with low-income students facing the greatest risks.
Read about the ways College Possible and Breakthrough Twin Cities are adapting to serve more at-risk students.
Efforts to help students get to college are always changing, so we caught up with two non-profits to see what’s new.
College Possible’s Tech Connected program
College Possible helps high school students in Minnesota and several other states navigate the college admissions process and become successful college students. Their traditional campus model focuses on urban centers where schools may have fewer resources and lots of students.
Discover how Macalester College has changed its library by rethinking both space and function.
Libraries have always been at the heart of Minnesota private colleges, but the library of today looks very different than the stacks of decades past. Macalester College has embraced the changing nature of the college library and hasn’t been afraid to rethink its space and function.