MnSCU Chancellor Steven Rosenstone announced last month a new effort to better match MnSCU programs to needed skills. Since then, system officials have held more than 30 listening sessions in different fields. Many Minnesota companies report being unable to find skilled labor in their trades, the Information Technology field is especially hard up for talent.
Chanhassen psychologist pleads guilty to $550K billing fraud
Charles Howard Jorenby, 57, pleaded guilty to one count of healthcare fraud in U.S. District Court late last month.
Charges: Coon Rapids man had 25 pounds of cocaine from Mexico
Luis Javier Avila-Lopez, 38, was arrested after law enforcement seized the cocaine earlier this year.
Responding to Twitter release, former Minnesota GOP candidate calls for 'bullets'
It was in response to a thread on Twitter concerning the social media giant's moderation efforts regarding political issues.
Man shot dead inside Minneapolis bar Saturday night
The shooting happened after 11:30 p.m.
Hero dad who stopped carjacker who fled with his kids identified
A GoFundMe has been set up to support Derek Gotchie and his family following the incident.
Watch: New London-Spicer wins 3A championship on incredible walk-off TD
New London-Spicer defeated the unbeaten Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton in remarkable circumstances.
Suspect in woman's killing in Moorhead is arrested
James Kollie Jr. was arrested Friday evening.
Former chair Jennifer Carnahan sues Minnesota GOP, which is suing her back
Carnahan stepped down under a cloud of controversy in August 2021.
One injured after leaping from burning vacant building in Minneapolis
Authorities say the building is known to be used by squatters.
Head-on crash leaves two drivers dead in southeastern Minnesota
The crash happened in Houston County just before 4 p.m. Friday.
Charges: Armed man made death threats at Minneapolis LGBTQ bar
The man allegedly used derogatory terms while threatening to kill someone.
MnSCU's new chancellor pledges to keep tuition down
Chancellor Steven Rosenstone says MnSCU must refocus its outcomes and encourage faculty and staff members to be entrepreneurial when it comes to finding ways to cut back.
New MnSCU chancellor to be installed this week
The new chancellor of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system will be formally installed this week in a ceremony at the state Capitol. Chancellor Steven Rosenstone is scheduled to accept the ceremonial medallion during an event Wednesday morning.
Survey: More than third of employers plan to add jobs next year
A poll from St. Cloud State likely means good news for college students. The biggest gainers will be education, retail and business services.
State universities meeting with ag businesses on what skills they need
The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system wants to ensure that it's churning out graduates who have the skills the agricultural economy needs. That's what's behind a seven-stop listening tour for the rest of the month that will take educators to Crookston, Austin, and Little Falls among other places.
MnSCU applications nearly triple during week-long push
Applications to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system rose from 5,504 to 15,657 during National College Application Week. MnSCU waived the application fee and allowed a single application to count for all its institutions.
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