MnSCU officials to visit places of worship, promote higher education

Ten high-ranking officials of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system will speak at places of worship this weekend to encourage more students of color and other underrepresented groups to prepare for and complete college. Their goal is to provide information and support for parents as they help their children prepare for college and to encourage adults who haven’t completed a college-level program to do so. Click headline to read more.

Enrollment of new underrepresented students increases 22 percent this fall at Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Enrollment of new students from groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education increased by 22 percent this fall at the 32 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, according to a new report presented to the Board of Trustees. These groups include students of color, low-income students and students whose parents did not attend college. Click the headline for the full news release.