Next week, Commissioners Pogemiller and Katie Clark Sieben from DEED will kick-off a tour of higher education bonding projects included in the Governor’s Capital Investment bill. On Tuesday, they will be at Metropolitan State University to learn more about the new Science Education Center, designed to increase graduates in STEM fields. On Friday, the Commissioners will be in Duluth at Lake Superior College. Their project involves the reconfiguration, remodeling and renovating of classrooms and labs in the Allied Health and Science programs. Future visits will include Dakota Community and Technical College, the Northeast Higher Education District, including stops in Ely, International Falls, Grand Rapids and Hibbing, M State in Moorhead, SE Technical in Red Wing and Winona State University. The Governor has proposed a bonding bill of $945.6 million, with $233 million designated for higher education.
posted by Sandy Connolly 3/28/2014 at 12:58 PM