Global Outreach

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Global Outreach

Building an Ecosystem for Learning, Innovation and Self-Discovery 

We work with international communities and global outreach programs to connect lifelong learners with similar interests and goals.

We provide:

  • Short-term programs in the fields of health, business, education, STEM, and language and intercultural understanding
  • Experiential learning opportunities for young learners, youth, young professionals and corporate executives

Programs Dates and Delivery Mode

  • We currently offer short-term programs year-around
  • Most programs are between one and three weeks
  • Face-to-face, blended, or online
  • Delivery languages: English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese (interpreters available upon request)

Programs Highlights

  • Seminars and workshops delivered by industry experts
  • On-campus room & board
  • Welcome and Closing Ceremonies
  • Cultural activities and excursions
  • Certificate of Participation
  • Transportation, including roundtrip to and from the airport and local
  • Access to university services and facilities
  • Walking distance to downtown St. Cloud
  • Located 1 hour from Minneapolis-St. Paul

Cost

Cost varies per Program Series. Select a Program Series page for more information.

Welcome to Minnesota

Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest, Great Lakes, and northern regions of the United States. Minnesota is the 12th largest in area and the 22nd most populous of the U.S. states; nearly 55% of its residents live in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul metropolitan area (known as the "Twin Cities"). This area has the largest concentration of transportation, business, industry, education, and government in the state. Urban centers in "Greater Minnesota" include Duluth, Mankato, Moorhead, Rochester and St. Cloud.

Headquarters in Minnesota, including Target, UnitedHealth Group, 3M, General Mills, U.S. Bancorp, Ameriprise, Hormel, Land O' Lakes, Fastenal, Best Buy, and Valspar.

The City of St. Cloud

Also called "The Granite City," St. Cloud is Central Minnesota's hub for arts, entertainment, health care and education. The university campus is within walking distance of theater, live music and more.

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