There’s still time to start classes this fall. Join us at Metropolitan State University’s One-Stop Enrollment Event.
Whether you still need to apply for admission or just need to finish the application and enrollment process, this event is for you, 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Aug. 14 at the Student Center, Saint Paul Campus, 680 7th St E, St Paul.
This event is for prospective and interested students, students who have applied and still have to complete the process, and students who have been admitted and need to register for classes.
RSVP recommended, but not required. Contact Admissions at firstname.lastname@example.org 651-793-1302 with questions or to reserve your spot.
You will be able to:
- apply for admission
- see how your credits may transfer
- complete orientation
- receive transfer advising
- get registered for classes
NOTE: Plan on being present for the duration of the event, although the length of your process will depend on what is still needed to complete your admission/registration.
What to bring:
- Photo ID
- Official unopened transcripts from all previous, non-Minnesota State institutions. All official transcripts are required to be considered for admission, and we can pull Minnesota State transcripts on your behalf, provided there are no holds.
- ACT or Accuplacer scores if available.
You must meet our published admission requirements in order to be admitted:
To make the process go even more quickly, apply for admission at metrostate.edutoday and apply for financial aid at fafsa.gov, using school code 010374.
The Saint Paul Public Library Dayton’s Bluff Branch and the League of Women Voters of St. Paul are hosting the Saint Paul-itics ice cream social and voter registration event at 4 p.m. on Aug. 6, 645 East Seventh Street, Saint Paul.
In addition to frozen treats, the event will include a mock election with a real ballot counter, all-age activities and live jazz music performed by Tres Mundos.
This is an opportunity for Metropolitan State University students, faculty, staff and area residents to meet local elected officials, participate in mock voting and register to vote. The event celebrates the Dayton’s Bluff community, and raises civic engagement and awareness of the upcoming 2018 midterm elections.
Volunteers are needed to help register voters at the event. Those interested should email email@example.com or contact Sig Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tres Mundos features pianist and vocalist Viviana Pintado from Cuba, percussionist Eliezer Freites-Santos from Brazil, and saxophonist and flutist Douglas Little from the United States. Their music blends salsa, samba and jazz to create a sound that is both entirely authentic and original.
Celebrate the Dayton’s Bluff community and get to know our neighbors. Meet elected officials. Register to vote. #MetroStateVotes2018
The three-day International Conference on Restorative Practices will be hosted Aug. 9-11 at Metropolitan State University.
With the theme “Restoring Self, Restoring Community, Restoring World,” the conference will feature three keynote presentations, more than 60 breakout sessions and cultural performances. The purpose of the conference is to inspire people to think bigger and differently to transform communities into being inclusive and restorative; equip people with the knowledge, skills and tools they need to effectively lead restorative changes in their schools and communities; and spark ongoing opportunities for connections, networking, inspiration and collaboration.
Registration is now open (register at this URL), with options for single-day registration and the full three-day conference. Information is at http://irpcminnesota.com. The conference outline is available at this URL: https://irpcminnesota.com/conference_guide/
Conference organizers welcome long-time practitioners and those who are newly exploring ways of bringing relationships and humanity into schools, cities, courtrooms, workplaces and communities.
Contact Natasha Lapcinski, conference coordinator and co-convener at (612) 295-7604 and Natasha.Lapcinski3@gmail.com with questions.
Despite his incarceration, Jason Sole persevered and became a professor of criminal justice and public safety.
Come to a community gathering to hear about his life journey and recent appointment as the Public Safety Initiatives Director for the City of Saint Paul.
5 to 7 p.m. June 28, Metropolitan State University, Founders Hall Auditorium, 700 East Seventh Street.
Metropolitan State University’s Women’s and LGBTQ Student Resource Center invites you to Ally Development Training at 1–4 p.m., Tuesday, July 10, in the Metropolitan State University Library and Learning Center, Room 302, 645 East Seventh Street.
An aspiring “ally” is a member of the majority group who works to end oppression in their professional and personal life. Allies are also advocates for the minority population.
Seventy percent of first-year lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer college students consider leaving school out of fear from being bullied or harassed. However, Ally and Safe Space programs have been shown to be effective tools for helping LGBTQ students and staff feel safer and more included in college communities.
To register for the training or for more information, contact the Women’s and LGBTQ Student Resource Center at WLGBTQ@metrostate.edu.
Demand for cybersecurity professionals in Minnesota is expected to grow faster than other positions. Cybersecurity professionals are critical to organizational growth and success and employers are seeking them.
The MN Cyber Career Expo is open to students and alumni and will be 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, June 27, Metropolitan State State, Saint Paul Campus, 700 E. 7th St.
Recruiting companies and employers expected to attend include: 3M, Ameriprise Financial, Experis, Mayo Clinic, Metropolitan Council, Protocol 46, RSM US LLP, State of Minnesota IT Services, Target Corporation, UnitedHealth Group, US Bank, and Xcel Energy.
RSVP here: https://metrostate.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/4986/student_preview
The event is hosted by the Career Center and MN Cyber. For more information, visit www.metrostate.edu/career; call 651.793.1528 or email email@example.com.
The Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship, Metropolitan State University Library and Learning Center, the Student Parent Center, and Saint Paul Public Library all invite you to the Fourth Annual Community Puppet Palooza from 6 p.m.–8 p.m., Tuesday, June 26, Everyone is welcome to join in on the fun.
This free, family-friendly event is an evening of outdoor games, face painting, snacks, and a live puppet show of Open Eye Figure Theatre’s Driveway Tour. The festivities will start at 6 p.m., rain or shine, near the Labyrinth on the west side of the Metropolitan State University Library. At 7 p.m., the curtain will rise on Open Eye Figure Theatre’s “Little Grandpa’s Big Surprise.”
Per Open Eye Figure Theatre’s website:
Little Grandpa is turning 100 years old, and his granddaughter BB is planning the best, biggest, most bodacious, and SECRET—ssshhh—Surprise birthday party ever. But when cake-baking chaos ensues, BB has to call on her friends and neighbors for help. Can they bring all the ingredients together in time?
Come watch and find out. Feel free to bring a blanket to sit on during the puppet show.
For more information, contact Michelle Filkins at 651-793-1621 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’re looking for something to do indoors on hot Friday afternoons this summer, check out Summer Movie Fridays, co-sponsored by Metropolitan State University Library and Learning Center and Dayton’s Bluff Public Library.
Every Friday from June 22–Aug. 17, a movie will be shown at 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m. in Metropolitan State University Library and Learning Center Room 132.
These family-friendly screenings are free and open to the public.
| Summer Movie Fridays at 1 p.m.
| June 22
| June 29
|| The Borrowers
| July 6
| July 13
|| The Boss Baby
| July 20
| July 27
| Aug. 3
|| The Emoji Movie
| Aug. 10
|| Despicable Me 3
| Aug. 17
|| Early Man
If you have questions, please contact the Dayton’s Bluff Public Library at 651-793-1699 or Mallory Kroschel and MaiSee Vang at 651-793-1634.
Metropolitan State University welcomes Latino students and their families to Latino Family Night, April 12, 2018 in the Great Hall, New Main. Attendees are provided information about the university, admissions, scholarships, FAFSA and the Minnesota Dream Act, and resources available to assist them.
Contact Assistant Director and Chicano/Latino Liaison Karina Moreno D’Silva at 651-793-1308 or email@example.com with any further questions.