Michael Berndt Named President of Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College

Michael Berndt ST. PAUL, Minn., March 18, 2020 – The Board of Trustees of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has named Michael Berndt to serve as the president of Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) and Inver Hills Community College (Inver Hills). The new appointment becomes effective immediately. “Michael has a long history with Minnesota State... Continue Reading →

Finalists Named for the Presidency of Dakota County Technical College and Inver Hills Community College

Minnesota State has named three finalists in the search for the next president of Dakota County Technical College (DCTC) and Inver Hills Community College (IHCC). The candidates are Michael Berndt, Beatriz Espinoza, and Charles Lepper. The candidates were recommended by a search advisory committee that was comprised of students, faculty, staff, and community leaders, and... Continue Reading →

Z-Degree Project Participants Announced

Supported in part by funding through the State of Minnesota Legislature, Minnesota State announces its Zero-Textbook Cost Degree (Z-Degree) Project participants. Z-Degree Large Grant The following six colleges have received up to $100,000 to meet an ambitious goal directed by the State of Minnesota 91st Legislature (SF2415) to offer a Z-Degree on each of their... Continue Reading →

Educational Development Digest | October 2019

This month we highlight the Faculty Developer’s Network and improving student-to-content interactions. Faculty Developer’s Network Members of the Faculty Developer’s Network are engaged in leading or working with faculty development opportunities on campus. This might be through a formal Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL), elected faculty to chair the campus faculty development committee, or... Continue Reading →

Minnesota State Centers of Excellence 2nd Quarterly Newsletter

  This quarter, we’re featuring stories on energy. The Minnesota State Energy Center of Excellence consists of 13 Minnesota State colleges and universities offering 40 energy-related programs developed in partnership with representatives from major utilities, labor organizations, rural electrics, and state agencies. Read the 2nd Quarterly Newsletter. • Sign up for their quarterly newsletter •... Continue Reading →

Minnesota State Recognized at National Conference

Minnesota State recognized at National Conference with exceptional statewide coordination for Positive Student Outcomes Award. The group on stage, receiving the award during "The Sourcies". This year at the CollegeSource Annual Conference, Best Practices awards called “The Sourcies” were awarded. The intention is to recognize schools and organizations in the user community that are doing... Continue Reading →

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