Minnesota State Colleges and Universities To Former Students: Come Back To School, Finish Degrees

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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is pushing to get working adults who have earned some college credits to go back to school and complete their degrees.

It's called the "Graduate Minnesota" campaign and it features 30-second radio spots and letters to more than 20,000 people who recently attended a state college or university, but didn't earn a degree.

System Chancellor Steven Rosenstone says many Minnesotans are closer than they think to earning a degree, which would make them more attractive to employers.

Each of the 31 state colleges and universities, including Northland Community and Technical College in East Grand Forks and Thief River Falls, has at least one adviser designated to help students determine how to resume their studies.

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