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Oct 23rd

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Dr. Brenda Cassellius, servant of the community

Dr. Brenda Cassellius, servant of the communityDr. Brenda Cassellius made history when she became the first African American Commissioner for Education for the state of Minnesota. She went through many struggles before she earned the top honor of the highest educational position in the state. She went through poverty, racial discrimination, and was even a single mother. Through it all, she believed and proved that with a good education, everything is possible.
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Students of WE WIN Institute were recently treated to the gift of living history

Students of WE WIN Institute were recently treated to the gift of living historyChildren kindergarten through 2nd grade learned about the incredible life of Dr. Josie Robinson Johnson, who has given and sacrificed her all in the benefit of African-American people.
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College Possible year-end celebration

College Possible year-end celebrationLast weekend, College Possible held its annual Year-End Graduation Celebration. Over 1,200 low-income students showed up to the Great Hall of the Coffman Memorial Union on the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities campus.
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One-hundred percent of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School seniors accepted to college

 One-hundred percent of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School seniors accepted to collegeOn Saturday, June 8, seniors from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School will walk the stage and accept their diplomas.
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Veteran philanthropic executive, community leader Karen Kelley-Ariwoola join Seed, Inc. and the Harvest Network of Schools as Chief Officer of Strategic Alliances

Veteran philanthropic executive, community leader Karen Kelley-Ariwoola join Seed, Inc. and the Harvest Network of Schools as Chief Officer of Strategic AlliancesKaren Kelley-Ariwoola, veteran philanthropic executive and community leader joins Seed, Inc. and the Harvest Network of Schools* as Chief Officer of Strategic Alliances, effective July 1, 2013. Kelley-Ariwoola most recently held the position of Vice President, Community Philanthropy at The Minneapolis Foundation where she served for 18 years prior to her departure in 2012.
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MCTC partners with Boston Scientific to launch math and science initiatives for Minneapolis high school students

Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC) announced the third sequential year of its partnership with Boston Scientific Corporation today as part of a multiple partner initiative that encourages Minneapolis high school students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The Summer Jump Start to College initiative is designed to increase the number of low-income students and students of color who are prepared for college-level math and science courses upon graduating from a Minneapolis public high school or Robbinsdale Cooper High School.
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Kenna Cottman: An example of African-American excellence

Kenna Cottman: An example of African-American excellenceWE WIN Institute's students learned about great African-American heroines of the past such as Harriet Tubman and Sojourner Truth and of the present such as Josie Johnson and Kenna Cottman.
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