Minnesota State Z-Degree Project – Video Update

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 →

Developing an Institutional Anti-Racist Framework

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 →

Call for Reviewers – Innovation Funding

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 →

Watch the Innovation Funding Information Session

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 →

Register for the Spring 2021 Book Group!

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 →

Shark Tank Open Success Story: MN REFLECT

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 →

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