June 2019
St. Scholastica President Barbara McDonald

St. Scholastica names Barbara McDonald as its 13th president
The College of St. Scholastica has announced that North Hennepin Community College president Dr. Barbara McDonald will become its 13th president, effective Aug. 5, 2019.

MCAD announces new president
The Minneapolis College of Art and Design has named Sanjit Sethi as its next president. He will take office on July 15.

Careers begin for Hamline's class of 2019
The Hamline University Career Development Center has helped many Pipers secure their dream jobs right out of college.   

D.C. Summer Study Program back for its 40th year at CSB/SJU
Twelve College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University students from all majors beginning summer internships.

Carleton students awarded Fulbright grants in 2019

10 Carls receive Fulbright awards
Meet the Carleton College alumni who will spend a year abroad on prestigious Fulbright grants.

Capitol lessons
A longstanding internship at the Minnesota State Capitol helps Bethel University students navigate the transition from college into the working world.

St. Olaf has 13 Fulbright fellows
Ten members of the St. Olaf College Class of 2019 have been named Fulbright fellows, as well as three recent graduates who applied through the college.

Concordia St. Paul dedicates Ries Tower
Concordia University, St. Paul honored retiring President Dr. Tom Ries by renaming and dedicating the recently purchased Central Midway Building as Ries Tower.

Augsburg to start women's wrestling program
Augsburg University becomes Minnesota’s only university with a varsity women’s wrestling team, set to compete during the 2019-20 academic year with Max Mejia as the first coach.

Macalester and Saint Mary's students

Two Macalester alumni behind medical app NightWare
The Minneapolis Veterans Medical Center is testing Macalester College alumnus Tyler Skluzacek’s '16 NightWare invented to ease his father’s PTSD. The article quotes Grady Hannah '96, NightWare’s chief executive.

Saint Mary’s hosts interactive Regenerative Medicine Workshop
With funding from a $49,000 grant, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota recently hosted its second Regenerative Medicine Workshop for 10 regional college students.

Record-setting Fulbright year
Out of six applicants, Concordia College had four students receive scholarships. Seniors Toby Kindem, Alexandra Rankin, Hannah Allen and McKayle Carter have received Fulbright awards.

St. Thomas' SOLV Initiative

SOLV Initiative: Bringing Asmat to the Classroom and Beyond
As part of the SOLV Initiative, the University of St. Thomas installed a collection from the American Museum of Asmat Art at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.