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.
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