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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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April 29, 2022
Year-End Reflections and New Beginnings


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…

Welcome to 2022

January 7, 2022
Welcome back! I hope you had a restful winter break and are looking forward to spring semester as much as I am. As we begin our new semester, I would like to reflect on some recent accomplishments. In December we completed training for…

Creating Pathways to Student Success

November 18, 2021
While operating during a pandemic has introduced numerous challenges, across Minneapolis College we see many examples of progress toward our goal of equitably serving students and ensuring their success. The onset of COVID-19 encouraged…

Reducing the Racial Divide in Minneapolis

August 5, 2021
With the sentencing of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derrick Chauvin now complete, Minnesotans and people all over the world are asking one question: What now?