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Metropolitan State appoints interim dean

Metropolitan State appoints interim deanCecilia Stanton, Crystal, has been appointed interim dean of students. The one-year appointment is effective Jan. 11.

As dean of students, she is responsible for overseeing services and programs to foster student success, including student life and leadership development (orientation, student organizations and governance). TRIO programs, multicultural student and retention services, international student services, veterans, women's and GLBT services, and handling student judicial and disciplinary matters.
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EDUCATION SPOTLIGHT: Kowouvi Togni chosen Metropolitan State outstanding student

EDUCATION SPOTLIGHT: Kowouvi Togni chosen Metropolitan State outstanding studentKowouvi Togni, of St. Paul, has been selected an outstanding student at Metropolitan State University. Chosen fall semester as an outstanding undergraduate student in the university’s College of Arts and Sciences, Tongi was among 920 students receiving bachelor’s and master’s degrees during Metropolitan State’s 85th commencement exercises on December 15.
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2010 Bill Gates Scholarship for low-income minority students

2010 Bill Gates Scholarship for low-income minority studentsThe Gates Millennium Scholarship Program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established to provide outstanding low income minority students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest.
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University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business hosts "Learners to Leaders"

 University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business hosts The University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business will host a professional development and networking event, “Learners to Leaders,” on Wednesday, February 10, 2010. The event kicks off an initiative to build engagement with African American college juniors, seniors, and recent graduates possessing demonstrated leadership ability and an interest in graduate education.
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University of Minnesota, community receive $2.9 million grant to help close digital divide in Twin Cities

The University of Minnesota, in partnership with 12 community organizations, has received $2,862,333 in federal funds to develop and improve 11 computer labs throughout underserved neighborhoods in the Twin Cities as part of the federal stimulus law. The award was selected from among 2,200 proposals received by the Department of Commerce. The grant was the only one given to a university and the largest grant given in its category.
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Audit of 15 key SPPS academic initiatives

Last week Saint Paul Public Schools Superintendent Valeria Silva and Dr. Douglas Reeves of the Leadership and Learning Center (LLC) shared summary findings of an Implementation Audit of 15 key SPPS academic initiatives. The Audit will help SPPS determine both the extent to which the initiatives are implemented at the school and district level, and also the extent to which the initiatives are linked to student achievement.
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University of Minnesota, community receive $2.9 million grant to help close digital divide in Twin Cities

The University of Minnesota, in partnership with 12 community organizations, has received $2,862,333 in federal funds to develop and improve 11 computer labs throughout underserved neighborhoods in the Twin Cities as part of the federal stimulus law. The award was selected from among 2,200 proposals received by the Department of Commerce. The grant was the only one given to a university and the largest grant given in its category.
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