December 2017

MAPCS 2017 winter conference

Civic-minded private college students hold winter conference
The Minnesota Association of Private College Students held its winter conference at St. Olaf College to discuss mental health on college campuses, the importance of the Minnesota State Grant Program and student senate transparency.

Winter issue of parent newsletter now available
A new issue of The Bridge: Parent News, our college planning e-newsletter for parents of a middle or high school student, is now online. Please consider sharing this useful resource with parents you might know — or sign up yourself!

Council graduation rate report now available
The report examines graduation rates for our member institutions compared to other sectors in Minnesota and nationwide averages.

New Council report on six-year graduation rates by need released
The report analyzes the six-year graduation rates by financial need indicators, including Pell Grant recipients, using new IPEDS data for the fall 2010 first-time, full-time cohort.

Job and Internship Fair scheduled for Feb. 27
Undergraduates students from our member institutions will meet and interview with employers at the Minneapolis Convention Center for the 42nd annual Minnesota Private Colleges’ Job and Internship Fair. More than 2,000 students attend each year.

Minnesota Private College Fund releases annual Donor Report
The 2016-17 report includes scholarship recipient profiles, information about the Minnesota Private College Fund and a list of donors.