Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to headline Metro State’s Career Ideas Festival
George Anders, author and editor-at-large at LinkedIn, is the keynote speaker for Metro State’s Career Ideas Festival on March 29, 2019. The first 100 people to register and attend the event will receive a free copy of his most recent book “You Can Do Anything.” It was published in 2017 by Little, Brown and Company. Photo courtesy of George Anders / georgeandersbooks.com

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to headline Metro State’s Career Ideas Festival

Keynote speaker will uplift liberal arts education at Metro State's Career Ideas Festival on March 29.

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Speaker series lets students set sights on UX careers
Designers of smartphones, tablets and computers employ the principles of user experience, or UX. A new speaker series at Metro State will bring Twin Cities-area UX professionals to campus. Photo credit: Canva

Speaker series lets students set sights on UX careers

A new speaker series is bringing user experience professionals into Metro State classrooms.

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Minding the digital literacy gap at Metro State
Emily Myanna welcomes students to Game Night in the Library and Learning Center lounge on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018. Myanna is an AmeriCorps member who offers computer skill tutoring to students and library patrons. Photo by Kathryn Ganfield

Minding the digital literacy gap at Metro State

Library adds AmeriCorps member to the team to teach tech to students.

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Metro State students spot cybersecurity careers in their futures
Twin Cities employers meet cybersecurity job candidates and Metro State students at the MN Cyber Career Expo June 27, 2018 on the St. Paul campus. Employers in attendance included 3M, Ameriprise Financial, Azule, Diversant, Experis-Manpower Group, IDEMIA, Mayo Clinic, Metro Transit, Minnesota IT Services (MNIT), Optum, Protocol 46, RSM Technology and Management Consulting, Talent Software Services, Target, US Bank and Xcel Energy. Photo by Scott Lindell

Metro State students spot cybersecurity careers in their futures

The 2018 MN Cyber Career Expo offered students and job candidates a chance to chat with tech company representatives.

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Casual career event aims to put Metro State students at ease
Students mingle with company representatives at “Meet the Employers” event in the Student Center on May 31, 2018. Photo by Scott Lindell.

Casual career event aims to put Metro State students at ease

Some students are wary of traditional job fairs. So the Career Center put on a more easygoing event of informational interviews at "Meet the Employers" on May 31.

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Nursing students start the school year on the ‘write’ foot
Dr. Brian K. Goodroad, associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, leads nursing students in the APA Scavenger Hunt in the Student Center on Sept. 17, 2018. Photo by Scott Lindell.

Nursing students start the school year on the ‘write’ foot

Scavenger hunt teaches students how to properly cite research in APA style.

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Metro State holds its largest job fair of the year
Students lined up to meet recruiters at Metro State’s largest career fair of the year in the Student Center cafe on Sept. 12, 2018. Photo By Scott Lindell

Metro State holds its largest job fair of the year

To accommodate representatives of 48 employers—and nearly 200 students eager to meet them—the Diversity Networking and Job Fair took over the entire lower level of the Student Center on Sept. 12.

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Metro State students dig archaeology
Dr. Daniel Kreutzer, left, and anthropology student Ken Philpot examine objects found in an archaeological dig in Swede Hollow Park Sept. 21, 2018. Photo by Scott Lindell

Metro State students dig archaeology

First-generation college students joined an anthropologist for fieldwork in St. Paul's Swede Hollow Park.

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