Hello! Did you know that the colleges and universities of Minnesota State partner with more than 2,000 employers? They help inform curriculum and create hands-on learning opportunities that ensure student success, as well as help address workforce shortages. In this month's newsletter, I share with you two such partnerships. Enjoy!

Devinder Malhotra
Chancellor, Minnesota State
Partnership is life-changing for graduate
Dan Guinee was looking for a career change when he attended Lake Superior College Career Night. That’s where he learned that aviation company AAR would pay for his retraining. He went home, told his wife he was quitting his job to go to AAR and starting school in the fall.
From student work, to the big game, to career
A partnership between software company GeoComm and St. Cloud State University, gave Steve Henningsgard the chance to develop a new way to plot cell phone location on maps. His work ended up being used at U.S. Bank Stadium for "the big game."