MSUM to get share of statewide bonding bill

The Minnesota Legislature passed a $825 million bonding bill on May 20. The funding is not final until signed by Gov. Mark Dayton, who has until the end of next week to approve or veto the bill. Sen. Kent Eken and Rep. Paul Marquart expect Dayton to sign off on the bonding bill. MSUM’s share of the bill includes $1.3 million […]

Minnesota State announces 400 scholarships for high-demand sector programs

Minnesota State announced on Wednesday the availability of 400 new scholarships of $2,500 each for students enrolling in high-demand programs at state colleges. The scholarships will be available Fall semester 2018 to new students enrolling at any Minnesota State college in associate degree, diploma, or certificate programs that prepare graduates for careers in high demand sectors including advanced manufacturing, agriculture, […]

Governor Recommends $180 Million to Address Deferred Maintenance at all 54 Minnesota State Campuses

$628,000 Recommended for Weld Hall Renovation, Addition Yesterday, Governor Dayton announced his top priority for this year’s legislative session: investments in infrastructure, including $180 million in asset preservation and replacement projects that would touch all 54 campuses within the Minnesota State system. He also recommended $63 million in state funds be combined with $31.5 million in system funds be allocated to […]

Minnesota’s Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund providing support to projects around the state for 25th year

$46.3 million secured for 65 environmental projects from state lottery-generated fund, including MSUM’s Prairie and Riparian Restoration and Monitoring project (St. Paul, MN, May 27, 2015) – $46.3 million from Minnesota’s Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund (“Trust Fund”) has been appropriated to 65 individual projects around the state. The bill containing the appropriations, which passed the Minnesota Legislature with […]