Academic Initiatives

Academically-focused initiatives help enhance the University environment, advance the University strategic directions and achieve University goals.

Agribusiness and Food Innovation

Agribusiness and Food Innovation

The Agribusiness & Food Innovation (AFI) Program opens doors to careers in one of the nation’s largest industries. The AFI program develops students’ innovation skills within the agriculture and food industries as well as the knowledge of the business creation process.

Equity 2030

Equity 2030

Minnesota State system’s Equity 2030 initiative vows to eliminate disparities among minority, low-income and first-generation students across all campuses.

MinnPoly

MinnPoly

The Minnesota Polytechnic and Applied Learning Institute (MinnPoly) offers students the opportunity to learn-by doing. It is the first and only polytechnic institute in Minnesota.