September 2019

 

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Rodriguez resurrects old-fashioned photo technique
Minneapolis College of Art and Design alum Carla Rodriguez recently spoke with the Star Tribune about her stunning tintype portraits.

Carleton welcomes most diverse, selective class in history
Carleton College's incoming class of 534 students — of which 33 percent identify as people of color — was selected from a pool of 7,324 applicants. First-generation college students make up 11 percent of the class.

Dr. Eugene McAllister named interim president of Saint John’s
Former university president, White House official brings diverse background to Saint John’s University.

 

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Hamline welcomes another record incoming class
Hamline University's largest-ever first-year class, 109 transfer and 549 first-year students, were welcomed to the campus community by President Fayneese Miller during Convocation on Sept. 5.

St. Scholastica administrator chosen for leadership program
Ryan Sandefer, assistant vice president for academic affairs at The College of St. Scholastica has been selected by the Council of Independent Colleges to participate in the 2019-20 Senior Leadership Academy.

Summer construction brings renewal to spaces on Bethel’s campus
Bethel University renovated the oldest dorm on campus and converted other spaces into five new engineering labs and an Office of Military and Veteran Services.

 

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Saint Mary's to dedicate new residence hall
On Oct. 4, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota will host a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new, $6.9 million residence hall on the Winona Campus, Brother William Hall.

Macalester dean and alumna quoted in U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges Guide
Macalester College Dean Mindy Deardurff and Meera Singh '19, McKinsey & Company, business analyst, were quoted on how colleges are doing more to give undergraduate students a leg up on career planning.

Augsburg welcomes its largest and most diverse first-year class
This first-year class is the third in a row in which students of color make up the majority at Augsburg University.

 

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St. Thomas announces founding dean for College of Health
The University of St. Thomas announced Dr. MayKao Y. Hang has been appointed vice president and founding dean of its new College of Health.

Building Cultural Bridges Camp celebrates 15 years at CSP
This summer marked the 15th year of the Building Cultural Bridges Camp, which is a two-week camp held at Concordia University, St. Paul’s campus.

Convocation Highlights: social justice, inspiration, and a side of humor
St. Catherine University opened the academic year with a convocation ceremony that illustrated how the mission and vision is lived in action across the generations.