Cooper High School's Students In Action team takes third at Minnesota region competition
Thursday, 21 May 2015 14:26
Cooper High School's Students In Action team ("CIA") won third place and took home a gold banner at the Minnesota region Students in Action Spring Competition April 18. The competition included an online survey and an oral presentation on service efforts over the past year. The team also received a gold banner for their work. The girls are junior Pachia Xiong, senior Pakou Vang, junior Allison Merkl, junior Abigail Merkl and junior Madison Nichols.
The Minneapolis Urban League (MUL) Board of Directors and Interim CEO announced on Wednesday, May 13 the MUL will not seek to renew for the 2015-2016 academic year its contract with Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) for the Urban League Academy (ULA). The alternative high school will close on June 5, 2015 ending a 40-year partnership.
Semifinalists for President of North Hennepin Community College named
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 14:46
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named four semifinalists who are under consideration to be president of North Hennepin Community College. The candidates are Matt Entenza, Barbara McDonald, Landon Pirius, and Tony Summers.
A BRIGHT FUTURE ON THE HORIZON: Amira Warren-Yearby selected as the 2015 ThreeSixty Scholar
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 14:41
ThreeSixty Journalism, a nonprofit program of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of St. Thomas, has selected ThreeSixty student Amira Warren-Yearby as the 2015 ThreeSixty Scholar. Warren-Yearby will receive a full-tuition, four-year scholarship to study Communication and Journalism at St. Thomas starting in Fall 2015.
Minnesota Girl Scouts tour Historically Black Colleges & Universities
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 15:27
A spring break bus tour to North Carolina for Minnesota Girl Scouts charted the next step in their young lives. Twenty-eight high school students in the Girl Scouts River Valleys ConnectZ initiative left the first week of April for North Carolina where they visited five public and private historically black colleges and universities. During their visits, the Girl Scouts also had an opportunity to interview with admissions counselors and apply to the schools. The majority of the students will be the first in their families to pursue post-secondary education.
State University launches new graduate program in urban education
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 15:24
Metropolitan State University launches new urban education master's program. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees and Minnesota Board of Teaching approved the program on Feb. 18.