2017 holiday event schedule released Many of our member colleges hold holiday concerts, theater performances and even an art sale that are open to the public. Check out our list and make plans to attend.
Learn about how Minnesota continues to be a “net exporter” of undergraduate students.
Minnesota continues to be a “net exporter” of undergraduate students. Although 8,870 first-time students from other states chose to attend college in Minnesota in fall 2016, 14,965 Minnesota residents enrolled out of state — a net loss of 6,095 students, representing the biggest gap in the last decade. Among four-year institutions, our member colleges enrolled the most first-time students from out-of-state. View the full student migration report.
Explore the ways our colleges support vets as students as well as an alum’s efforts to fight homelessness among Minnesota vets.
Minnesota Private Colleges are proud to serve veterans — helping them build on what they have learned while protecting our country. Here are excerpts of some stories from two of our colleges about supporting these students, and we have a story of the impact for vets of an alum’s efforts to fight homelessness.
Delve into the nuances of the free speech and civil discourse on campus with a Q&A with the president of Saint John’s University.
Colleges across the country have been faced with a new challenge — the issue of free speech on campus. How do colleges ensure the safety of students while allowing deep, sometimes difficult, conversations to happen? Saint John’s University President Dr. Michael Hemesath shared his thoughts on free speech.
Discover how three colleges are tapping into positive psychology to help students remain resilient in the face of challenges.
Feeling optimistic can feel next to impossible at times, including for college students. But students can learn how, in the face of all their challenges. A new project stemming from a Northfield, Minnesota partnership finds that students can be helped to build skills that can add up to greater resiliency and, yes, happiness.