at Bremer Tower 445 Minnesota Street, Suite 500, Saint Paul, 55101-2903 United States
Student representatives of over 60,000 private college students from the 17 member colleges and universities of the Minnesota Private College Council.
The Minnesota Association of Private College Students (MAPCS) is a group of civic-minded college students who together represent the public policy and social issues of more than 60,000 private college students from the 17 member colleges and universities of the Minnesota Private College Council (MPCC). The goal of MAPCS leaders is to strengthen each institution by working together. They support the Council’s legislative agenda and the Advocates for Minnesota Student Aid.
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Minnesota Secretary of State, Steve Simon, shares a message for our students. Please share via your campus channels! #MAPCS
Here's a picture of the group that attended the Spring Retreat at Gustavus Adolphus College this past weekend. We got a lot of great work done!
We're glad to have new #MAPCS Advisory Board members with us! Shannon McKeever -- St. Catherine University '17 Major: International Relations Campus involvement: Senate Official on the Student Senate "I enjoy MAPCS because it's a wonderful opportunity to make a difference for all Minnesota private college students along with other student leaders."
#MAPCS presents: William Seabrook -- St. Olaf '16 Majors: Political Science and Economics with an emphasis in Finance Campus involvement:Student Government Association Vice President; Chair of Student Senate, Mock Trial team, host of the campus radio show, Winn-Sickle "I enjoy MAPCS because it allows for my student government to interface with other schools to gather different ideas while supporting a cause that we all support."
This week, we will meet one of our #MAPCS advisory board members from St. Olaf! Tyler Benning -- St. Olaf '17 Majors: Biology and Political Science Campus involvement: Board of Regents Student Committee, Residence Hall Council, TRiO mentoring, Catholic Student Association "I enjoy MAPCS because I get to meet interesting, engaged students from around the state"
Are you interested in being a part of MAPCS Leadership next year? MAPCS will host our Spring Leadership Retreat at Gustavus Adolphus College from April 8-9th. If you are interested in joining us as an Advisory Board Member make sure to talk to your current board member to RSVP. *There is space for 1 new member from each institution to attend the retreat.
MAPCS is proud of our student leaders. Tonight our Communication Chair Rachael Schauer was elected to serve the student body of Concordia College as its Student Government Association President!! Congratulations Rachael and thanks for all the work you do for your peers and for #MAPCS!!
Thank you so much to everyone who was able to attend the conference today! Here's a picture with the Lieutenant Governor and we'll have many more to come!
Rise and shine, it's conference day! We're so excited to get the day rolling. Registration is from 9:15-9:50am. See you there! #MAPCS
Here's a great article from the Chronicle of Higher Education:http://chronicle.com/article/Today-s-Freshman-Class-Is/235273?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en&elq=7e42f86007c4430bae24c793d4674ea2&elqCampaignId=2420&elqaid=7858&elqat=1&elqTrackId=ea9326aab1a3499aa5bf0efe9fd69180
Interested in some background information prior to the 2016 Winter Leadership Conference? Check out this article from Insider Higher Ed: https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/01/21/oberlins-president-refuses-negotiate-student-list-demands
We have six student leaders serving executive roles within #MAPCS. Let's meet our Communication Chair! Rachael Schauer -- Concordia College '17 Major: Psychology Minor: Communications Campus involvement: Student Body Vice President with Student Government Association, The Concordia Choir, Undergraduate Research Program and Tactus "MAPCS is so cool. It's incredible to have the opportunity to expand the influence of my own college while working alongside and learning from equally motivated and passionate student leaders from all of MN's different private colleges and universities."
ATTENTION #MAPCS: We have some very exciting news to share regarding our upcoming conference. Lt. Governor Tina Smith will be joining us in the afternoon as our keynote speaker! She has been especially involved in addressing the rising cost of higher education and student loan refinancing. You won't want to miss this! Check out the following link to learn more about her: http://mn.gov/governor/dayton/smith-bio.jsp
This week's #MAPCS Monday features: Ian Calaway -- Macalester College '16 Majors: Mathematics and Economics Campus Involvement: Student Body President "I enjoy MAPCS because I am able to learn from the other student governments in Minnesota and build connections that join our institutions."
Today at 3pm the registration link for our conference will close. Be sure to get all 10 of your allotted attendees signed up for our event! #MAPCS
#MAPCS presents.... Paget Pengelly -- Gustavus Adolphus College ‘16 Major: Political Science Minors: Scandiavian Studies and Strategic Communication Campus involvement: Habitat for Humanity Executive Board, Gustavus Ambassadors, Marketing & Communication Office, Admissions office intern, Theta Xi Gamma Sorority and Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Society
The Minnesota Association of Private College Students will be Co-sponsoring this event in St. Paul with many other great organizations. If you are a Private College student who is interested in attending please let your MAPCS Advisory Board Member know!
#MAPCS presents: Eric Yeakel -- Hamline University '17 Majors: Legal Studies and Political Science Campus involvement: Hamline Undergraduate Student Congress, Jazz band, Redgreys Club Soccer and McVay Youth Voice "I enjoy MAPCS because it offers a unique opportunity for all of the private colleges' Student Leaders to come together to make positive change in Minnesota."
Check out our MAPCS Winter 2016 Newsletter below! Thank you Concordia Student Government Association for sharing this!
15 of our 17 colleges and universities are represented on our #MAPCS Advisory Board. Let's meet a representative from Saint Benedict! Ana Belmonte -- College of Saint Benedict ‘16 Major:Communication Campus involvement: Cultural Affairs Representative in the CSB Student Senate and CSB Senate Representative in the Cultural Affairs Board "I enjoy MAPCS because it gives me an opportunity to network with other college students who want to make a difference in their respective campuses and in collaboration with other colleges."
Across our campuses, we encourage you to engage in discussion with others today on society then and now and how we can be active in leadership through collaboration and embracing diversity. #MAPCS #MLKDay2016