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President Pierce

President Sharon Pierce

"Minneapolis College will eliminate equity gaps in educational outcomes and improve student outcomes from initial exploration to retention and graduation. These strategic priorities reflect the core of the College's Mission, Vision, and Values and align with the Minnesota State Equity 2030 initiative."

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September 23, 2022
Connecting in Ways that Matter


Connecting in Ways that Matter

September 23, 2022
We’ve started Fall Semester with hope in the promise of a new beginning. Coming together again on campus after challenging adjustments, we experience great opportunities for connection, both big and small. Whether it’s a chance meeting at…

Fresh Energy, New Possibilities

August 1, 2022
As we begin fall semester, I have a sense of hope and anticipation for what lies ahead. Something special happens when we come together on campus to work, study and learn. This fall we have every reason to celebrate, as we welcome more…

President’s Message on Recent Acts of Violence

May 26, 2022
There are times when words can’t express our deepest feelings. This is such a time. How do we process the deadly shootings in Buffalo, Laguna Woods and Uvalde? The seemingly endless violence causes almost unbearable pain and fear. This is…

Year-End Reflections and New Beginnings

April 29, 2022
It’s hard to believe we’re coming to the end of another academic year and summer is nearly upon us. I’m encouraged by the progress we made during this challenging year, and I’m confident our work will only deepen as we focus on fall 2022…

Springing into Action to Support Students

March 15, 2022
Spring is a time to celebrate resilience—the way nature adapts to and recovers from the adverse conditions of winter. I celebrate the resilience and adaptability that each of you has demonstrated in steadying the course this semester, and…