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Day at the Capitol

Date Thursday, March 12, 2015
8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
FeaturingPresident Jay Barnes
Location Minnesota State Capitol
Instructions for GuestsMeet in the DeVries Lounge near the RC Gym at 8 a.m. to travel by bus to the Minnesota State Capitol.
RegistrationRegister for Day at the Capitol through the Minnesota Private Colleges Council website.
SponsorsMinnesota Private Colleges Council, Office of the President, Office of Alumni and Parent Relations, Office of Financial Aid, Student Life, Department of Political Science, and Office of Communications and Marketing

Event Description

Students — meet with your legislators at the Minnesota State Capitol to advocate for the Minnesota State Grant program! This program provides critical support to almost 100,000 Minnesotans — that’s one in four undergraduates at public and private colleges. Begin your day with breakfast at the Capitol with President Barnes and alumni who are state legislators, aides, and lobbyists. Next, you'll receive training on how to lobby on behalf of the state grant program before heading out to meet with your state legislators. You'll receive a free breakfast and lunch as well as free transportation to and from the Capitol.


Contact Suzanne McInroy, director of communications, at 651.638.6266 or s-mcinroy@bethel.edu.