Mark your calendars to join educators from across the state in this virtual event on May 18, 2021 from 9:00 am – 3:45 pm.
In the summer of 2019 Minnesota State launched a bold initiative to establish zero textbook cost degree programs at 6 college campuses within the system. Campus faculty and instructional support staff worked diligently the following academic year to explore no-cost textbooks, modify curriculum materials, and engage in course redesign. As a result of these collective... Continue Reading →
As Minnesota State continues to move towards becoming a more equitable environment, we are committed to incorporating anti-racist ethos on our campuses. All Minnesota State employees are welcome to join the webinar "Developing an Institutional Anti-Racist Framework" on January 21, 2021 from 9:00 - 10:30 am, an opportunity from the Minnesota State Office of Equity... Continue Reading →
Educational Innovations invites faculty, staff, and administrators to participate as application reviewers in the FY21 innovation funding round. Innovation funding provides seed and sustaining grants for campus projects that support student, faculty, and staff innovation and show great potential for improving teaching, learning, and access for students across the system’s 37 colleges and universities. Individual... Continue Reading →
The January 2021 Transfer & Degree Audit Newsletter is now posted on the Transfer and Degree Audit pages through ASA Connect. In this issue: uAchieve Planner & Schedule Builder UpdateTransfer Pathways UpdatesMonthly WebinarContact Infoand more! Questions? Contact Cassandra Levesque.
New Year's Resolutions By Catherine Ford My feelings about New Year resolutions have run the spectrum. Some years I boldly declare my resolutions; other years I quietly write them down and place them near my computer where I am sure to see them. Still other years, I pass on them all together. And so, here... Continue Reading →
Anyone interested in learning more about innovation funding opportunities but missed the information sessions, are invited to watch the recording. Watch on MediaSpace (Sign in with StarID@MinnState.edu) Applications for the FY21 round must be received by 4:00 pm on January 22, 2021 for consideration. Learn more in the announcement. Faculty and staff can find the application on the Innovation Funding... Continue Reading →
Registration is open for the Spring 2021 Book Group! This is a statewide opportunity to read, discuss, interact, share, and learn with a book on a topic relevant to our work and create action plans to create more equitable learning opportunities for students on our campuses and to eliminate the equity gap by 2030. All... Continue Reading →
Starting in the 2016-2017 school year, Anoka-Ramsey Community College launched a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning initiative to encourage and support community college faculty in conducting research on effective teaching strategies in the community college classroom. With additional innovation funding, Anoka-Ramsey developed the MN REFLECT program, which stands for Research Experiences For Learning, Engaging, Connecting,... Continue Reading →
Can student-led discussions be effective? Our friends at the Cult of Pedagogy have shared a laundry list of strategies to consider as you prepare to organize discussions with your students. Yes, we know, you may be tempted to roll your eyes and say, "Oh great, another list of suggestions on how to facilitate online discussions.... Continue Reading →
The December 2020 Transfer & Degree Audit Newsletter is now posted on the Transfer and Degree Audit pages through ASA Connect. In This Issue: Transfer Pathways UpdatesDegree Audits SummaryuAchieve Planner & Schedule Builder UpdateMonthly WebinarContact Infoand more! Questions? Contact Cassandra Levesque.
ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 18, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named Shannon Jesme to serve as interim president of Northland Community and Technical College. The appointment becomes effective January 1, 2021 and is for a six-month term. Shannon Jesme “Shannon demonstrates strong ethics, analytical expertise, and... Continue Reading →