February 2019

Schedule of winter and spring campus visit events released
Students can get a jump-start on campus visits by attending visit events during the winter or spring. Follow the link to view the event schedule.

Explore summer enrichment programs at our colleges
To help busy parents, the Council had compiled a quick list of summer offerings hosted by our colleges for middle and high school students.

Private colleges’ commitment to STEM
STEM education has long been a cornerstone commitment at the institutions represented by the Minnesota Private College Council. These institutions are significant contributors of bachelor’s degree graduates, awarding 27 percent of STEM degrees in the state. Read a handout that includes many examples of our colleges’ STEM contributions.

Private College Scholars at the Capitol held
More than 30 students from our colleges presented their research on Jan. 23 with a poster session in the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda for our annual Private College Scholars at the Capitol. A booklet with abstracts of their research is available at the above link.

How legislators can best help Minnesota college students
A new issue of the Legislative Update from the Advocates for Minnesota Student Aid covers recommended policy changes for 2019 that would have the biggest impact on students.