2003 news releases

December 31, 2003 - Hibbing Community College joins Northeast Higher Education District
December 31, 2003 - Hibbing Community College joins Northeast Higher Education District
December 31, 2003 - New brochure about health care education available from MnSCU
December 31, 2003 - Training for Minnesota's dislocated workers jumps in 2003
December 18, 2003 - Clifford Vrieze Earns ACTE Teacher of the Year Award
December 18, 2003 - Interim president named for Alexandria Technical College
December 18, 2003 - More financial aid for lower-income and part-time students advocated by MnSCU
December 10, 2003 - MnSCU Trustee Dusek appointed to national commmittee
December 10, 2003 - National Guard troops in Bosnia earn college credit online
October 27, 2003 - Acting president for Alexandria Technical College named as search begins to replace Shellito
October 22, 2003 - MnSCU enrollment increases for fifth consecutive year
October 6, 2003 - Normandale Community College President Thomas J. Horak announced his intention to retire at the end of the current 2003-04 academic year.
September 30, 2003 - MnSCU Trustee Mary Choate reappointed to Association of Community College Trustees Board
September 29, 2003 - Erickson to complete 2,300-mile bicycle tour to raise awareness of the needs of part-time students
September 8, 2003 - MnSCU awards grants for diversity and anti-racism projects
September 3, 2003 - MnSCU purchases downtown Minneapolis property to expand higher education offerings
August 28, 2003 - College students must meet new 14-day deadline to apply for state financial aid to help pay for college
August 23, 2003 - Scholarship Challenge Itinerary: Trustee Emeritus Robert Erickson
August 21, 2003 - Former Minnesota State Colleges and Universities trustee to spend 29 days biking for bucks for part-time college students
July 29, 2003 - Governor Pawlenty appoints Tyler Despins to MnSCU Board of Trustees
July 16, 2003 - MnSCU approves tuition increase
July 16, 2003 - MnSCU Board of Trustees elects officers
July 11, 2003 - Unique collaboration offers online college courses to National Guard troops overseas
July 3, 2003 - U.S. Department of Education determines some Metropolitan State University students were ineligible to receive financial aid
June 18, 2003 - 2004 - 2009 Capital Budget Request Project List
June 18, 2003 - Chancellor McCormick's contract extended two years by MnSCU Board of Trustees
June 18, 2003 - Douglas Allen appointed as president of Ridgewater College
June 18, 2003 - MnSCU Board of Trustees approves new college name
June 18, 2003 - New gun regulations for campuses adopted by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees
June 18, 2003 - Request for $275 million in building, remodeling projects approved by MnSCU Board
June 16, 2003 - Douglas Allen recommended as president of Ridgewater College
June 13, 2003 - MnSCU students to pay 12.6 percent more in tuition and fees under proposed increases
May 30, 2003 - Legislature approves $59.7 million bonding request for MnSCU
May 21, 2003 - Name changes approved for Southwest State University and Anoka-Hennepin Technical College
May 21, 2003 - Terrence Leas chosen as president of Riverland Community College
May 19, 2003 - Terrence Leas recommended for president of Riverland Community College
May 14, 2003 - New online portfolios available for students, teachers and residents through MnSCU
May 8, 2003 - Three finalists recommended for Ridgewater College presidency
April 22, 2003 - Four finalists recommended for Riverland Community College presidency
April 22, 2003 - MnSCU presents 2002-2003 Academic and Student Affairs Awards
March 26, 2003 - MnSCU Board Chair Mary Choate appointed to national college board
January 29, 2003 - MnSCU Prepares Bonding Request
January 23, 2003 - Reorganization of the state colleges and universities in northwestern Minnesota gains permanent status
January 23, 2003 - Tentative Settlements Approved in Class-Action Lawsuits
January 6, 2003 - Jacquart Recognized at ACTE Annual Convention

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