November 2011 Archives

NationalRuralHealthAssociation.gifRural Multiracial and Multicultural Health Conference
New Horizons in Rural Health Care: Vision or Mirage
Dec. 7-8
Daytona Beach, Fla.


The Rural Multiracial and Multicultural Health Conference is one of the only meetings in the nation to have an agenda focused on rural multiracial and multicultural health issues, this conference is designed to benefit those who are dedicated to bringing quality health care and health services to this underserved and often under-represented portion of the rural population.

Minneapolis Public School students and their families will have the opportunity to explore careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and learn more about programs to help them prepare for high school and beyond.

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Wednesday, November 30
> Morning session - 9:30-11:45 a.m.
> Afternoon session - 12:45 to 3 p.m.
> Evening session - 6:15 - 8 p.m.

Lincoln Community School
1200 North Penn Avenue
Minneapolis, MN

The Expo will include a Career Alley where students can talk in small groups with STEM professionals. An Exhibit Fair will highlight after-school, community, business, and post-secondary STEM opportunities. Daytime participants will also experience a main-stage performance surrounding the wonders of science.

Many health care careers require in-depth knowledge in science, technology, engineering, or math. Course work and training in these fields are a part of the education of a health care professional.

The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA), Minneapolis Public Schools and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) are sponsoring the STEM Expo. The Expo is organized in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Education and AchieveMpls.

11/19/2011 - University of Minnesota, Crookston Preview Day

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New and prospective students are invited to visit the University of Minnesota, Crookston to learn more about the campus during Preview Day, on Saturday, November 19, 2011. The welcome and admissions presentations begin at 10 a.m..

Preview Day is designed to help students and their families as they make decisions about college. Students are encouraged to bring their families along for the in depth look at campus.

Students may register for Preview Day by visiting www.umcrookston.edu/admissions or by contacting the Admissions Office at 218-281-8569.

During Preview Days, students have the opportunity to interact with current students, faculty, and staff as they learn about the U of M, Crookston. Throughout the day the students will be able to receive detailed information about the various opportunities available on the Crookston campus, participate in a question and answer session, tour the beautiful campus, and enjoy lunch in Brown Dining Hall.

For more information, visit www.umcrookston.edu/admissions.

Today the University of Minnesota, Crookston delivers 26 bachelor's degree programs, 18 minors, and 36 concentrations, including 10 online degrees, in the areas of agriculture and natural resources; business; liberal arts and education; and math, science and technology. With an enrollment of 1,600 undergraduates from 25 countries and 40 states, the Crookston campus offers a supportive, close-knit atmosphere that leads to a prestigious University of Minnesota degree.

The MN AHEC Network partners with the University of Minnesota, Crookston. The Northwest MN AHEC, based in Crookston, leads the way in engaging with University of Minnesota, Crookston students who have in interest in health sciences and health careers.

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