An entire graduating class from one Minneapolis high school are all heading on to continue their education. All 47 seniors from Cristo Rey Jesuit High School will be attending two or four year colleges next year. Since opening in 2007, Cristo Rey Jesuit High School has had 162 graduates with 70 percent of them enrolled in college.
The Twin Cities have made yet another list. Minneapolis-St. Paul was named one of the top destination cities for attracting recent graduates. LinkedIn compiled a list of the top 10 destination cities that were most popular for recent college grads.
Reading the names of more than 500 graduates is no easy task, especially when they come from 46 countries. But that’s the job of Macalester College registrar Jayne Niemi during Saturday’s commencement.
There is some bad news for the mid-year liberal arts graduates at the University of Minnesota. The school announced that it is canceling commencement ceremonies in December this year.
A recent survey from an Eden Prairie company, GraduationParty.com, shows families are putting a lot of time and money into throwing graduation parties.
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar is making her way through northwestern Minnesota, dishing out advice to graduates and getting input from area residents who have battled annual floods.