What’s new on our campuses this fall
Our 17 colleges have a lot that’s new on campus this fall, including several new majors. Check out the quick examples we gathered.
Construction starts on The College of St. Scholastica’s Health Science Pavilion
The College of St. Scholastica held a groundbreaking on Aug. 26 to celebrate the start of construction of its new Health Science Pavilion.
Carleton Knights take part in the Green Dot training
Thirty-five varsity student-athletes at Carleton College took part in a nationally recognized bystander intervention program Green Dot, which focuses on training individuals to take action when they see instances of personal violence.
Bethany Lutheran College now offers legal studies major
Bethany Lutheran College announces the addition of a new major and minor in legal studies beginning with the fall semester of 2015.
Saint Mary's First Generation Initiative names new executive director
The Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota's First Generation Initiative (FGI) is now under the leadership of Alisa Macksey, who served as interim executive director and regional programs director for the Christian Brothers Conference.
Macalester announces new data science minor
Macalester College’s Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science (MSCS) has announced a new data science minor beginning this fall.
New faculty at Bethel University
Twelve full-time faculty members joined the College of Arts & Sciences at Bethel University, including six Bethel alumni.
Addition to campus organic garden will expand educational use
Work on a new high tunnel (hoop house) began this fall at Cornucopia garden — the campus organic garden at Concordia College, Moorhead — and will extend the garden growing season.
MLIS student at St. Kate’s named national diversity scholar
Edwin Schenk, a Master of Library and Information Science student at St. Catherine University, was selected as a 2015-2017 Association of Research Libraries Diversity Scholar.
Dr. Michael Walcheski of Concordia University selected to NCFR academic program review committee
Dr. Michael Walcheski of Concordia University, St. Paul has been selected to serve as a member of the National Council on Family Relations’ certified family life educator academic program review committee.
Gustavus launches new career readiness and placement tool
Gustavus Adolphus College's career development office recently launched Handshake, a new web-based career readiness and placement tool that will support the college's 2,500 students.
St. Olaf launches Institute for Freedom and Community lecture series
This fall, St. Olaf College's Institute for Freedom and Community will host a series of lectures that aim to foster intellectual inquiry and meaningful discussion of important political and social issues.