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Jul 22nd

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College Possible year-end celebration

College Possible year-end celebrationLast weekend, College Possible held its annual Year-End Graduation Celebration. Over 1,200 low-income students showed up to the Great Hall of the Coffman Memorial Union on the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities campus.
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One-hundred percent of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School seniors accepted to college

 One-hundred percent of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School seniors accepted to collegeOn Saturday, June 8, seniors from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School will walk the stage and accept their diplomas.
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Veteran philanthropic executive, community leader Karen Kelley-Ariwoola join Seed, Inc. and the Harvest Network of Schools as Chief Officer of Strategic Alliances

Veteran philanthropic executive, community leader Karen Kelley-Ariwoola join Seed, Inc. and the Harvest Network of Schools as Chief Officer of Strategic AlliancesKaren Kelley-Ariwoola, veteran philanthropic executive and community leader joins Seed, Inc. and the Harvest Network of Schools* as Chief Officer of Strategic Alliances, effective July 1, 2013. Kelley-Ariwoola most recently held the position of Vice President, Community Philanthropy at The Minneapolis Foundation where she served for 18 years prior to her departure in 2012.
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MCTC partners with Boston Scientific to launch math and science initiatives for Minneapolis high school students

Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) announced the third sequential year of its partnership with Boston Scientific Corporation today as part of a multiple partner initiative that encourages Minneapolis high school students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The Summer Jump Start to College initiative is designed to increase the number of low-income students and students of color who are prepared for college-level math and science courses upon graduating from a Minneapolis public high school or Robbinsdale Cooper High School.
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Kenna Cottman: An example of African-American excellence

Kenna Cottman: An example of African-American excellenceWE WIN Institute's students learned about great African-American heroines of the past such as Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth and of the present such as Josie Johnson and Kenna Cottman.
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Superintendent announces priorities to shift the educational experience at MPS

Superintendent announces priorities to shift the educational experience at MPS Dr. Bernadeia Johnson, superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS), announced priorities Monday to reshape the educational experience for all students in the state’s third largest school district. The announcement included developing a partnership zone for achievement, autonomy and accountability and several key labor negotiation priorities. 
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Microsoft launches 2013 Summer Internship Program for women and minorities

Nationwide -- The Explore Microsoft Internship Program is a 12-week summer internship program that is specifically designed for college underclassmen (freshmen and sophomores) and offers the opportunity to experience working at Microsoft. This program is designed to expose students to the field of software development and encourage students to pursue degrees in computer science, computer engineering, or related technical disciplines through hands-on training and group project experience.
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