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Minnesota West receives manufacturing grant

October 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Minnesota Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (MNAMP) has been selected to receive a $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor for advanced manufacturing education throughout Minnesota. 

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Faculty feud with MnSCU chancellor heats up

June 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s state university faculty union sent a harsh critique of Chancellor Steven Rosenstone’s performance to the MnSCU governing board as it gears up to evaluate him.

The union and Rosenstone have had a tense relationship. Si…continue reading on

Minnesota West’s interim president will be selected from MnSCU employees

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON —The position of interim president of Minnesota West Community and Technical College will be chosen from internal candidates of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU), it has been announced.
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Students demand more education spending

February 13, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Laura Duscher and Brittany Stanoch say they are Minnesota’s future, so they suggest looking back to 1999.
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Are high school students the answer to worker deficit?

November 22, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press

The complete package. That is what Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) Chancellor Steven Rosenstone said employers expect of graduates. There is no evading a high demand to fill vacant manufacturing positions, especially in our region of the state. As the jobs have progressed over the years, so too has the skill set needed to successfully perform the duties of the previously labor intensive roles. Communication skills, a firm grasp on the English language, teamwork and problem solving skills are sought by today’s employers. Continue Reading

Kelliher among new MnSCU trustees

July 31, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL Former Minnesota House Speaker Margaret Anderson Kelliher is among the new Minnesota State Colleges and Universities trustees. Continue Reading

Applications sought for MnSCU Board of Trustees

May 20, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees is currently accepting applications for four positions on the board.
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Willmar, Minn., educator’s high expectations pay dividends

April 29, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR If the students in Shawn Mueske’s biology classes are studying about fingerprints, shoeprints, blood typing, throat cultures or bacteria in food, he uses samples from students and gets them involved in the learning.
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Ridgewater College instructor honored by MnSCU as an Educator of the Year

April 19, 2012 in West Central Tribune

Shawn Mueske, a biology instructor at Ridgewater College, was honored this week with an Educator of the Year award from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees. Continue Reading

MnSCU will map state’s business needs by industry, region

March 22, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The system’s chancellor, Steven Rosenstone, announced Wednesday that MnSCU, along with the state Chamber of Commerce and Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, will hold 40 “listening sessions” statewide to gather data from businesses. Continue Reading

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