Four Minnesota community colleges have been named among the top 10 percent in the country by the Aspen Institute, and are in the running (along with 116 others in the country) for the $1 million Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence: Alexandria Technical College Central Lakes College-Brainerd Minnesota State Community and Technical College Minnesota West Read more

Tutor-activist Rosemary Sellers explains in The Huffington Post what parents should do if they’re posting their kids’ college acceptance results on Facebook: If you want to stop being a competitive, self-centered, obnoxious parent, then keep your kid’s admissions information to yourself. If they decide to post it all over FB, fine… but don’t you do Read more

College campuses add language immersion programs Colleges and universities nationwide are creating and expanding existing language immersion programs, under which students live together while learning a language around the clock. (USA Today) Governor suggests schools should drill for natural gas Some Pennsylvania universities should consider drilling for natural gas below campus to help solve their Read more

Emily Peterson, editor-in-chief of St. Cloud State’s University Chronicle student paper, has come up with Top 10 things professors should know. Here’s an abbreviated list: 1. We don’t care about your political affiliation. There are far too many professors who blast their political views when it is completely unnecessary. 2. Some students, believe it or Read more