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MN Reconnect Pilot Program


The Minnesota Office of Higher Education (OHE) and Minnesota State are partnering to develop a new pilot program to support adult learners called MN Reconnect. The pilot program is made possible by financial and technical support from the Lumina Foundation and the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO). The program will support Minnesota State students through specialized services, who return to college during fall of 2019 to earn a credential of economic value after an absence of two or more years.

Visit the MN Reconnect website here.

What Institutions are Participating?

Inver Hills Community College
Lake Superior College
Riverland Community College
South Central College

Who do I Contact with Questions?

Inver Hills Community College:
Heidi Thury (651) 450-3287

Lake Superior College:
Emily Chapinski (218) 733-5983

Riverland Community College:
Amanda Mathews (507) 433-0374

South Central College:
Edel Fernandez (507) 389-7444

What Specialized Services are Available?

Students will be supported by a designated institutional staff member, titled Navigator. The Navigator will assist in academic and financial planning; and community services.