December 2021

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. Share this useful resource with parents you might know — or sign up yourself!

2021-22 Transfer Guide available
This handy reference for counselors and students alike offers campus-specific information about the transfer requirements at our 17 colleges and universities. Expanded details are provided for each of our members. View or download a free copy today.

Job and Internship Fair coming in February and March
Undergraduate students from our member institutions will meet and interview with employers at the 46th annual Minnesota Private Colleges’ Job and Internship Fair, which is attended by more than 2,000 students and over 300 employers.

Recordings now available of virtual counselor sessions
Full recordings from both Nov. sessions as well as a playlist of each individual institution's presentation are now available on our college counseling page.

Students at Minnesota private colleges turned out to vote in the 2020 election
Twelve of our members made the list of top 15 Minnesota institutions for student voter participation in the 2020 election — with St. Olaf College taking first place — according to All In Challenge for Campus Democracy. Click the link to read the full report.

Annual Kente Summit held in November
Men of African descent from our member institutions gathered for the 10th annual summit; the keynote speaker was Crystal Marie Moten who spoke at the Mahmoud El Kati Distinguished Lectureship in American Studies. Professor El Kati received recognition for his career as a lecturer, writer, and commentator on the African American experience. The Council supports this effort through planning and coordination with member institution staff and student contacts.