Armstrong English, teacher Kaia Hirt, named Theater Teacher of the Year
Monday, 06 October 2014 10:37
Kaia Hirt, an English teacher at Armstrong High School, was honored by the Minnesota Educational Theater Association (META) with their Theater Educator of the Year award for 2014. Hirt was presented with the award at META's annual conference on Sept. 13.
Department awards $75 million in 'First in the World' grants to 24 colleges and universities
Thursday, 02 October 2014 15:22
To drive innovations in higher education that increase college completion, value and affordability, the U.S. Education Department awarded $75 million to 24 colleges and universities under the new "First in the World" (FITW) grant program.
Grant supports paid internships for Metropolitan State University students
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 10:24
Metropolitan State University's Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship (ICES) has been awarded a $150,000 grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation (Great Lakes) to create paid internships for university students. This award comes as Great Lakes expands its Career Ready Internship program, awarding $5.2 million in new grants to 40 colleges and universities in Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.