4/22/2020
In written testimony to the Minnesota State Board of Trustees, LeadMN President Oballa Oballa urged the Chancellor, College Presidents to take a voluntary 10% pay cut. The Minnesota State system should follow the lead of Governor Walz, the University of Minnesota President Grabel and other higher education institutions.

4/14/2020
Now that the Department of Education has outlined how it will release the CARES Act money to college and universities, how will colleges and universities distribute this money to college students that are facing emergency situations right now?
4/03/2020
Congratulations to all students nominated for the Mark M. Welter World Citizen Award!
4/02/2020
An email was sent to every community and technical college student asking them a series of questions on how they are doing. The responses show how students have been impacted by the unprecedented changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
3/23/2020
LeadMN President Oballa Oballa sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to action to provide support to community and technical college students during the Covid-19 National Emergency.
1/15/2020
The time for finger-pointing must end and we must begin to take real action to address these challenges.
1/14/2020
Read the Forbes Magazine article featuring President Oballa Oballa's story on building a stronger democracy and becoming a US citizen.
1/09/2020
At a time when we need more college graduates, the high cost of Minnesota’s community and technical colleges is a major
barrier to student success. Tuition at Minnesota’s two-year colleges is some of the highest in the nation and is a debt sentence for many low-income families.
1/03/2020
Congratulations to the 21 students who received scholarships for the 2020 Spring Semester!
12/02/2019
Congratulations to all students nominated for the Mark M. Welter World Citizen Award!