LeadMN joined 22 national organizations in urging Chairwoman Murray and Ranking Member Burr to help students that are in danger of losing federal financial aid because of Satisfactory Academic Progress issues.
Twice a year, fall and spring semesters, the Mark M. Welter Foundation provides LeadMN the opportunity to promote the Mark M. Welter World Citizen Award to twenty Minnesota State college and university students.
Minnesota Public Radio covered the partnership that LeadMN has with the Minnesota Secretary of State's office in running Minnesota's Democracy Cup. This award recognizes the colleges and universities that have the highest student voting rate in Minnesota.
This week the White House launched a new national strategy to address hunger. Included in this new strategy is a recognition of the issue of college hunger as a major barrier to students across the country and steps to begin addressing food insecurity for millions of students.