September 2020

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Steven Poskanzer to step down as Carleton president next summer
Carleton College President Steven Poskanzer will step down in July 2021, ending an 11-year presidential tenure with the college.

SJU graduate at center of NBA action inside the bubble
Joey Heimel, Saint John’s University class of 2019, is now working as a team attendant as the NBA restarts its season.

Bethel now offers a B.A. in Art Therapy
Bethel University’s newest major is suited for students excited to combine their creative practices with a passion to serve diverse communities in mental health settings.

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Gustavus welcomes class of 2024
Social distancing, masks, and the indomitable Gustie Spirit set the tone for a historic year at Gustavus Adolphus College as the newest students prepared for classes to begin.

Macalester students release "cultural atlas" of Minneapolis
A group of Macalester College students led by instructor Ashley Nepp published "Meandering Minneapolis," a book that uses maps to tell overlooked stories about the city.

Augsburg president takes part in panel discussion on racism
In response to the discussion on confronting systemic racism, Augsburg University President Pribbenow spoke of the need for leaders to disrupt the status quo in hiring decisions.

Saint Mary's creates stackable business credentials
Saint Mary University of Minnesota’s School of Business and Technology is thinking outside of the box with new customizable and stackable series of graduate certificates — called Saint Mary’s Accelerators.

CSP partners with meta for online mental health counseling services
META, the nation’s leading digital mental health platform for schools has partnered with Concordia University, St. Paul to offer online counseling services for all its students.

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St. Kate's awarded $1.3 million TRIO grant
St. Catherine University has been awarded a $1.3 million competitive grant over five years from the U.S. Department of Education to establish a TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program.

St. Scholastica student makes an impact on a national stage
A student at The College of St. Scholastica successfully petitioned to have a question about child poverty added to one of the national presidential debates.

Meet the designer behind the safety murals throughout MCAD's campus
Minneapolis College of Art and Design student and designer Jared Maire has a simple, yet important message: Health is not an abstract idea.

St. Olaf marks 30th anniversary of its Natural Lands
The 350 acres of restored forests, wetlands, and prairie at St. Olaf College have become a refuge for students and an outdoor laboratory for student learning and research.