January 2017 briefs from the Council
Minnesota Private College Scholars Showcase scheduled for Feb. 15
Students from 16 of our colleges will be on hand the morning of Feb. 15 to present their research and what they learned at the 2017 Scholars Showcase in the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda. This is a public event so stop on by if you can make it.
Job and Internship Fair, Feb. 22-23
Undergraduates students from our member institutions will meet and interview with employers at the Minneapolis Convention Center for the 41st annual Minnesota Private Colleges’ Job and Internship Fair. The fair is attended by more than 2,000 students each year.
2017 legislative agenda released
The Council calls for making a significant new investment in the State Grant program — changes that would help students reduce reliance on debt and allow more families access to more choices in higher education. The agenda details recommendations, along with background about Minnesota’s education challenges and how private nonprofit colleges are making a difference.