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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 Winter 2024 Dougherty Family College Newsletter. Read about the following: 
  • Dean's Corner
  • STEM Club
  • Alumni Connections
  • Career Expo
  • Transfer Events
  • The Power of Internships: Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota
  • DFC Professional Mentor Program
It is easy to be hopeful about the future when you work with phenomenal scholars and highly talented educators who are committed to increasing the college attainment levels within under-resources communities.
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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