Pathways to Adult Learner Success (PALS) Coloquium – December 4, 2015

Join Metro Alliance/MnSCU colleagues at this inquiry-designed colloquium to share ideas and build on strategies that serve adult learners on December 4, 2015. Explore opportunities to focus on options and emerging innovations your campus wants to develop or expand, such as competence-based education alternatives, assessment of prior learning for credit, and individualized, interdisciplinary degree pathways.... Continue Reading →

Always Lost Art Exhibit Announced

Metropolitan State University Gordon Parks Gallery presents Always Lost: A Meditation on War. The exhibit opens with a reception from 6–8 p.m. on Thursday, July 30 and continues through Aug. 21. This nationally touring humanities exhibit is on loan to the Minnesota Humanities Center from Western Nevada College and is sponsored by Metropolitan State’s Arts... Continue Reading →

Metropolitan State designated Cyber Defense Education Center of Excellence

The National Security Agency (NSA) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced that Metropolitan State University’s application to be designated a National Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Defense (CD) Education was approved. Metropolitan State has been recognized as a National Center of Excellence since 2005. The certification process occurs... Continue Reading →

New Academic Program

New graduate program in urban education launched Metropolitan State University has launched its new urban education master’s program. The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees and Minnesota Board of Teaching approved the program on Feb. 18. This new master’s degree, an Master of Science (MS) in Urban Education, along with its five concentrations,... Continue Reading →

Metropolitan State Receives Campus of Integrity Award

Metropolitan State University was chosen one of four recipients of this year’s Campus of Integrity Award by the International Center for Academic Integrity (ICAI). The award honors institutions demonstrating exceptional efforts to promote and maintain the values of academic integrity. Metropolitan State recently implemented a new academic integrity policy designed to uphold the highest integrity... Continue Reading →

Theater Program Receives Kennedy Center Award

Metropolitan State University’s theater program received the national award for “Outstanding Production of a New Work” for “My Soul and other Broken Things” from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF), a national event involving 18,000 U.S. college students. The Kennedy Center presents the award in Washington D.C. on April 18. “My Soul and... Continue Reading →

Metropolitan State Recognized for Community Engagement

Metropolitan State University is named in two lists honoring higher education organizations for their work in aligning community engagement and academics: the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's Community Engagement Classification, a classification Metropolitan State earned for the second time, and the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, which named Metropolitan State in... Continue Reading →

Created Equal at Metropolitan State: America’s Civil Rights Struggle Film Screenings

To mark the sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation, Metropolitan State University, in partnership with the Saint Paul Public Library’s Dayton’s Bluff Branch, is offering a series of screenings and discussion forums centered around four documentary films with riveting footage illustrating the history of civil rights in America. Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is an... Continue Reading →

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