The Graves Family Foundation has awarded the School of Urban Education a grant of $46,000 to provide stipends to student teachers during the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters. To date, the foundation has donated over a million dollars to fund dozens of education and youth programs.
Metropolitan State University confers Doctor of Humane Letters upon Josephine Shang-Kuan Su
Metropolitan State University is pleased to announce the conferring of the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters upon our esteemed university partner, Josephine Shang-Kuan Su, in recognition of her eminent contributions to Metropolitan State and to the field of International Education, which enhances the missions of both China University of Technology and Metropolitan State.
Metropolitan State University welcomed first students in Nagasaki University exchange
Early this June, Metropolitan State University welcomed two students from Japan who will attend the Saint Paul university as a cultural exchange, in a celebration that also commemorated the Nagasaki-Saint Paul Sister City Committee's fifth anniversary of the Gift of Cherry Trees.
Jenny Xiong named new admissions counselor and Asian American liaison
Jenny Xiong has been named the new admissions counselor and Asian American liaison for Metropolitan State University. She is passionate about higher education and helping people in the Asian community realize that they can achieve the dream of earning a bachelor's degree and be more successful in life.
Mathematics Professor Cindy Kaus receives prestigious award
Dr. Cindy Kaus, professor of mathematics at Metropolitan State University, has been named recipient of the Mathematical Association of America’s (MAA) North Central Section award for Distinguished University Teaching of Mathematics. In addition, the North Central Section will forward Kaus’ name as a nominee for the national award.
Brian Higbee named new operations coordinator for ICES
Brian Higbee joins Metropolitan State University’s Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship (ICES) as the new Operations Coordinator. He’s excited to work at Metropolitan State, because he enjoys engaging with the students, as well as helping them learn and make a difference in their lives.
Metropolitan State University student travels to Somalia to help provide famine relief
Metropolitan State University Student Said Salah has raised over $10,000 to help provide famine relief to those in need in Somalia. His interest in helping with famine relief began in 2014, when his uncle called from a rural area of Somalia. He explained to Salah that there has been a long drought that has greatly impacted his family and others in his community as well.