May, 2018

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MCAD student receives prestigious Wingate Fellowship
Kiley Friese, a Minneapolis College of Art and Design senior, received a 2018 Craft Windgate Fellowship, a prestigious award worth $15,000 and one of the largest offered nationally to art students.

St. Thomas offers greater access to MBA
The University of St. Thomas online MBA is designed to meet the needs of working professionals and allows students to tailor the MBA to their career path.

St. Scholastica hosts UWS evacuees after refinery fire
The College of St. Scholastica hosted about 100 students evacuated from the University of Wisconsin-Superior after a fire at the Husky Energy Refinery near the UWS campus.

Six CSB and SJU students receive Fulbright awards to teach English in schools overseas
Since 2013, 29 students or graduates from the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University have earned Fulbright ETA awards.

Fulbright selects Concordia senior for Colombia
Concordia College (Moorhead) senior Rachel Schaefer, a Spanish and education double major, received a Fulbright Teaching Award to Colombia.

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From ‘Countdown’ to commencement
The first Countdown to College students graduated Saturday from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. The First Generation Initiative serves economically challenged students while addressing the academic achievement gap.

Dancers get full Northfield Experience in Carleton-St. Olaf collaboration
What is the Northfield Experience? Ask Carleton College's dance community and they'll be happy to show you in a window at the public library.

Macalester alumnus Kofi Annan urges students to become leaders
The Star Tribune covered the former U.N. Secretary-General's visit to Macalester College for the dedication of the Kofi Annan Institute for Global Citizenship.

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Augsburg adopts test-optional admissions policy
Submission of ACT or SAT test scores for admission at Augsburg University is optional for fall 2019 incoming undergraduate student applicants, except in specific circumstances.

Hamline student awarded Truman Scholarship
Hamline University’s Conner Suddick, a legal studies and social justice double-major, was one of 59 students nationally in 2018 to be named as a Truman Scholar, which awards those pursuing a career in public service.