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Stay up to date on the latest news and events at Dougherty Family College and browse upcoming events to learn more about what we have to offer our students.

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Helping New Students Thrive in Higher Education

Featured Story

Featured on the front page of the Star Tribune, Dougherty Family College's Summer Enrichment Program highlighted how it is designed to help students "thrive in college and not just survive". 

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Newsletter from Dougherty Family College

Check out the Spring Dougherty Family College Newsletter. Read about the following: 
  • Dean's Corner
  • Interview with Scholar Graduating with Bachelor's Degree: Janette Mendoza
  • Interview with Scholar Graduating with Bachelor's Degree: Aiesha Osman
  • Impact Drive Philanthropy
  • Internship Partner: Minnesota Neonatal Foundation
  • Mentorship Program: Castlelake
We appreciate each of you for the many ways you support our scholars in becoming transformational leaders. We are changing the landscape of higher education together.
Dr. Buffy Smith, Dean
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Constellation Fund Spotlights DFC

The Constellation Fund produced a video about Dougherty Family College, a grantee partner, highlighting the school's academics, community and culturally sustaining teaching methods.

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