Suicide Prevention Week Sept. 10-16: Learn to recognize the signs
Metropolitan State University is launching efforts to reduce and prevent suicide by providing gatekeeper trainings, which teach participants to recognize signs of distress in people and to connect that person to helpful resources. You can help to prevent suicide at Metropolitan State University.
ANEW BAM Summer Youth Program advances success of youth and families
Metropolitan State University hosted the ANEW Black Arts Movement (BAM) Summer Youth Program on campus for the fourth consecutive year, through co-sponsorship with the Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship (ICES). ANEW BAM was founded in 2013 by Kevin Robinson, executive director, and Vanessa Young, program director and Metropolitan State graduate.
Health and Wellness Student Association seeks new membership
The Health and Wellness Student Association (HWSA) at Metropolitan State University is seeking new members to join its revamped student group. This student association advocates for all students' health and wellness and members will partake in decision-making and organization of the club.
Metropolitan State University hosts 2017 Conference for Current and Aspiring Educators
Lack of teacher diversity in Minnesota is a crisis that contributes to the achievement gap for our students of color. The annual Conference for Current and Aspiring Educators of Color and American Indian Educators hosted at Metropolitan State University is unique in the country and now in its second year in Minnesota.
Metropolitan State University announces Dental Hygiene Dual Enrollment Program
Metropolitan State University and Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) have recently announced a new Dental Hygiene Dual Enrollment partnership. The agreement was formally signed by RCTC's Interim President Mary Davenport and Metropolitan State President Virginia "Ginny" Arthur at a ceremony Tuesday, July 11, in the RCTC Dental Hygiene Lab.
Metropolitan State University to host U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking regional meeting and town hall
Metropolitan State University will host the U.S. Advisory Council on Human Trafficking during a three-day visit to Minnesota for a regional meeting to discuss and deliberate ways to meaningfully engage survivors of human trafficking.