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First institution from the state of Minnesota joins the Interstate Passport Network!

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series February 2019

Concordia University, St. Paul is the latest institution to join the Interstate Passport Network (Network), coming aboard on January 3, 2019. Established in 1893, Concordia University, St. Paul is a private, comprehensive liberal arts university that offers over 80 programs for students seeking traditional undergraduate, degree completion, graduate, or doctoral degrees. It offers numerous scholarship […]

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Opportunity and need: Interstate Passport and military and veteran student

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series February 2019

By Thomas B. Steen, PhD, Passport State Facilitator Recently in Orlando, three of us “Passporters” participated in the United States’ largest gathering of student veterans. The Student Veterans of America’s (SVA) national conference is held annually to provide support and advice for students currently serving in one of the U.S. branches of service and for […]

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Delivering the Interstate Passport message on a college campus

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series February 2019

Miya Walker is the director of college relations, public affairs and governmental relations at Cerritos College in California and oversees the district’s external relations with local communities and governmental agencies in addition to the campus media, advertising, marketing and web administration. Walker also is the Interstate Passport campus marketing representative for Cerritos and facilitates the […]

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What’s the latest on student transfer

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series February 2019

Education Dive featured two articles this past month that address student transfer. The first article discusses how veterans are underrepresented at top US colleges. The second article examines how transfer students from community colleges fare compared to those who matriculate from high school. Enrolling More Veterans at High-Graduation-Rate Colleges and Universities explores barriers including transfer […]