LeadMN as Students United: Student Diversity Task Force Retreat

It’s a rare occurrence to be in a room full of people who are all passionate about the same thing. As a student leader, I’ve enjoyed the opportunities I’ve had to work with faculty, staff, and administration. I value their experience, wisdom, and expertise. However, my favorite group to work with is students. There’s a unique energy and eagerness within the student spirit that I love...

Why Students United Is Requesting a Fee Increase

Next week, Students United State Chair Joseph Wolf will testify to the Minnesota State Finance and Facilities Committee in support of raising the Students United per credit fee by four cents, from .43 cents to .47 cents. A student taking 30 credits per year would see a $1.20 increase starting in fall 2017. ..

2017 Penny Golf Scramble Speakers

We are excited to announce the 2017 Speakers for our Penny Golf Scramble Program. We are proud of all of our scholarship and fellowship recipients, and we cannot wait for you to hear their stories at the 24th Annual Penny Golf Scramble. This year we have Priyanka Lamichhane, Alison Bettin, and Nelsie Yang speaking at the event...

Announcing the Spring 2017 Scholarship Recipients

Students United is proud to announce the 2017 Spring Scholarship Award Winners. 24 deserving students received scholarships this spring with a total of $30,100. For the 2016-2017 year, we conclude with...

Session Ends. A Higher Education Bill is signed.

After a long session that included a special session, Governor Mark Dayton has signed the Higher Education budget bill. It is the job of the Minnesota legislature to set the state's budget for the next biennium, which is a two-year period of time. This means the Higher Education Bill will fund higher education for the next two years...

Meet Next Year's State Chair Faical Rayani

My name is Faical Rayani (fesal). I am international student born and raised in Saudi Arabia. My mother is from Syria and father is from Tunisia. I have been in Minnesota for over 3 years and have been an involved student ever since my first year at Minnesota State...

Top Fifteen Accomplishments for the 2016-2017 Students United Board of Directors

I started this article planning to title it “The Top 10 Greatest Things the Students United Board Did This Year!” or maybe the “Ten Signs that Your Students United Board Accomplished a Ton!” or even “10 Reasons to Love Your Students United Board of Directors Even More!”

But there are more than ten items. As I started writing I had at least 15 major items that this Board accomplished for the students of Minnesota’s state universities...