The Senate Higher Education Committee heard testimony from LeadMN President John Runningen and Vice President Karina Villeda about the need to listen to students as policymakers develop the biennial budget this legislative session.
Each month the cabinet shares some of the work they accomplished.
LeadMN Preident John Runningen was invited to attend the bill signing to thank Governor Walz, Lt Governor Flanagan, Speaker Hortman, Majority Leader Dziedzic, Minority leader Demuth, Minority Leader Johnson and all the legislative leaders that made this legislation happen.
LeadMN President John Runningen testified in support of House File 110, which allows 16 and 17-year-olds to pre-register to vote in Minnesota.
LeadMN and the LeadMN Scholarship Board congratulate the 24 students who were award a scholarship for the 2023 Spring Semester, totaling $19,000.  Congratulations to you all!  Are you interested in pursuing a scholarship, or perhaps you are intrigued about what it took to be awarded a scholarship, read about several of the selected recipients below. 
The Star Tribune spoke with LeadMN President John Runningen about how legislators can support students during the upcoming legislative session.
Each month the cabinet shares some of the work they accomplished.
Student leaders from groups representing all of Minnesota's public colleges and universities signed a letter to Governor Walz urging him to make a $1 billion investment in higher education this legislative session.
LeadMN will be hosting a special election this Friday for President, Vice President and Treasurer. Here are the candidates that are running.
At the October General Assembly, LeadMN recognized four state legislators with the inaugural lifetime achievement award for elevating the voices of students. Each legislator made a substantial impact on community and technical college students by advocating to address the challenges that students face from college affordability to student basic needs, to expanding free textbook programs.