Winona Daily News: National Science Foundation grant will help Minnesota State College Southeast develop advanced manufacturing education hub
June 24, 2019
Minnesota State College Southeast announced Monday the award of a $441,952 grant from the National Science Foundation. This grant, guaranteed for three years, will build on the success that MSC Southeast has already had in creating high school partnerships that provide college credits, credentials, and internships in advanced manufacturing to students throughout southeast Minnesota.
Through the project, entitled "Establishing a Rural Advanced Manufacturing Education Hub in the Upper Mississippi River Basin," Minnesota State College Southeast, regional K-12 schools, industry partners, and four-year universities will collaborate to develop a high school STEM Academy Hub model in southeastern Minnesota and nearby western Wisconsin.
"This is an incredible opportunity for Minnesota State College Southeast to make an impact in our region," said Larry Lundblad, interim president of MSC Southeast. "Hundreds of high school students will benefit from increased access to high-technology education."
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