When most teens are taking a break from reading and writing, dozens of high schools students choose to spend their Saturday in a classroom. They are part of Minds Matter, an organization that helps low-income students prepare for college success over a three-year program. The Twin Cities chapter of Minds Matter was founded by Kelly Miller. “We’re trying to show them that there’s a lot that the world has to offer, and there’s a lot they can achieve,” Miller said.
A Twin Cities foundation has chosen to donate $10 million to the University of Minnesota. It is specifically for the School of Nursing’s scholarships for a certain type of degree: Doctor of Nursing Practice.
On Wednesday, Jerry Kill announces his recruiting class as part of signing day. The Gophers missed out on some key in-state recruits and are hoping they stole a couple from other areas of the country.
What can you get by playing, on average, about 1 minute per game for your high school basketball team as a sophomore? A Division I scholarship, apparently.
Before he was a Gopher, Rodney Williams was a high-flying star at Robbinsdale Cooper.
A well-respected and much-loved wrestling coach was remembered in a unique way on Saturday.
Turns out, Kia Johnson has her older brother — and that B+ she got back in elementary school — to thank for the deluge of success she’s enjoyed lately.
Dakotas-based Sanford Health is providing $2 million for athletic scholarships at a Minnesota university.
The University of Minnesota has received $14 million to establish a new scholarship.