Welcome to Major Madness

  • major madness logoMajor Madness is an event for current and recently transitioned EL, BIPOC, and first-generation juniors and seniors to learn about career and academic opportunities available after high school. Students will have an opportunity to hear from professionals and college students from diverse backgrounds talk about their career and academic experiences. Minnesota West and SMSU Admissions and Financial Aid staff will be available to answer questions. Campus tours will also be available.

    2024 Events
    • November 7 at Minnesota West in Worthington
    • November 8 at SMSU in Marshall

    Tentative Schedule
    • 8:15am - 9am: Optional Tour
    • 8:30am - 9am: Registration
    • 9am - 9:15am: Welcome
    • 9:15am - 9:45am: Session 1: I Am Smart ... Grades Aren't Everything
    • 9:50am - 10:20am: Session 2: I Am Worthy ... Money Isn't Everything
    • 10:25am - 10:55am: Session 3: I Am Seen ... Representation Isn't Everything
    • 11am - 11:30am: Lunch
    • 11:30am - 12:15pm: Student Panel
    • 12:15pm: Closing
    • 12:30pm - 1:15pm: Optional Tour 

    The conference is free and includes breakfast and lunch. Transportation reimbursement will be available for schools. Watch for a registration link coming this fall!