May 14, 2002 - Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Trustee Embarks on 2,101-mile "Scholarship Challenge"
Contact: Melinda Voss, (651) 296-9443, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bike Tour will Raise Money, Visibility for Needs of Part-time Students
In a quest to raise scholarship money for a group of students he says are left out of Minnesota's financial aid program, Robert Erickson, trustee for the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities, will embark on a 2,101-mile bike tour of all 53 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities on Tuesday, May 14, from Normandale Community College. He will depart at 8 a.m. with a brief send-off celebration beginning at 7:40 a.m.
Who: Trustee Robert Erickson, MnSCU Board of Trustees Chancellor James H. McCormick, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Dr. Tom Horak, President Normandale Community College Students
What: Send-off celebration for the 2,101 solo bike tour of 53 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to raise money for a new scholarship program for part-time students.
When: Tuesday, May 14, 7:40 - 8 a.m.
Where: Normandale Community College main entrance, 9800 France Avenue South, Bloomington (France and 98th)
Note: Click here for his complete itinerary