One of the benefits of a Minnesota State education is that we are here whenever and however students decide to come to our campuses. The stories below illustrate this point. For one student, her university was her first choice when she was going through the admission process. For another, he chose his college after not making the baseball team at another school. Enjoy!

Devinder Malhotra
Chancellor, Minnesota State
Community College experience leads to Doctorate in Education
Scott Thayer says he never thought he would attend a community college. But the graduate of Normandale Community College also says it’s probably the best experience he has had in higher education. 
Making every second count at American Time
Alongside her busy class schedule and extracurriculars, Bemidji State University junior BreAnnene Willson is pairing an ancient skill with a modern profession and getting the experience of a lifetime.