Student Blogger Study USA

Exploring Organizing: My Internship at MRLF

My HECUA internship at the Minneapolis Regional Labor Federation has helped me begin to loosen my restricted perception of who can and should organize, and where organizing is most effective. These experiences have exposed me to the endless opportunities where change can be implemented. Read More »

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Student Blogger Study USA

Learning as a Collective about Inequality in America

When people ask me what the Inequality in America program is, time and time again I fail to feel as though I have given a fulfilling answer. This is because we are learning so dang much. In February alone, we have learned everything from the benefits of asset-based mapping to the effect that poverty has on cortisol levels. Read More »

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UMN apply-a-thon, Minneapolis campus

Apply-a-thon for University of Minnesota Students!  Complete your HECUA USA application in one sitting, with the help of advisors from HECUA and the University of Minnesota’s Center for Community Engaged Learning office. Event Details:  Appleby Hall, Room 240 1pm – 3pm Pizza will be provided. Read More »

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UMN apply-a-thon, St. Paul campus

Apply-a-thon for University of Minnesota Students!  Complete your HECUA USA application in one sitting, with the help of advisors from HECUA and the University of Minnesota’s Center for Community Engaged Learning office. Event Details:  St. Paul Student Center, Room 110 10am-12pm Bagels and coffee will be provided.  Read More »

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UMN Apply-a-thon, Minneapolis campus

Apply-a-thon for University of Minnesota Students!  Complete your HECUA USA application in one sitting, with the help of advisors from HECUA and the University of Minnesota’s Center for Community Engaged Learning office. Event Details:  Appleby Hall, Room 240 1pm – 3pm Pizza will be provided. Read More »

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UMN Apply-a-thon – St. Paul campus

Apply-a-thon for University of Minnesota Students!  Complete your HECUA USA application in one sitting, with the help of advisors from HECUA and the University of Minnesota’s Center for Community Engaged Learning office. Event Details:  St. Paul Student Center, Room 110 10am-12pm Bagels and coffee will be provided.  Read More »

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Alumni Profile

Kara Hakanson: Media Creator

Welcome to HECUA’s Alumni Profile series. Each month we’ll catch up with a HECUA alumni, and see how their time in a HECUA classroom influenced their career goals, their life in the community, and their pursuit of continued education. If you or a friend would like to participate in this series, please email lohmans@hecua.org. This month […] Read More »

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Alumni Profile

Moira Pirsch: Artist and Organizer

Welcome to HECUA’s Alumni Profile series. Each month we’ll catch up with a HECUA alumni, and see how their time in a HECUA classroom influenced their career goals, their life in the community, and their pursuit of continued education. If you or a friend would like to participate in this series, please email lohmans@hecua.org. This month […] Read More »

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Alumni Profile

Minrose Straussman: Curriculum Developer

When I signed up for HECUA-Metro Urban Studies Term (now Inequality in America) in 2012, I was hoping to learn how to put my passion for equity in education into action. The notion of praxis HECUA taught me—the idea that I can put social justice values into action through my work—is something I now use daily as a curriculum consultant and writer, helping organizations design their English language arts, English as a Second Language, and social studies courses. Read More »

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Student Blogger

Syd Finishes Their Making Media Internship

Every semester, one student from each HECUA program takes on the role of student blogger, sending regular dispatches from the field. Syd Stratman will be HECUA’s student blogger for the Making Media, Making Change program this spring semester. Syd is a senior at the University of Minnesota, majoring in Studies in Cinema and Media Culture […] Read More »

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