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Visiting Vikings and Medtronic!

  What do the Minnesota Vikings, Medtronic, and STARBASE Minnesota have in common? A strong passion and desire to inspire the next generation! In an event attended by 134 people, MN Vikings players and Medtronic came to STARBASE on Nov 1st to inspire Osseo’s Oak View Elementary 5th graders. In partnership with the Medtronic Foundation, five members of … Read more

STARBASE Minnesota Awards Alumni Scholarships

STARBASE Minnesota is proud to announce the 2021 recipients of The General Tim Cossalter Scholarship. This is an annual award, given to students who attended STARBASE programming as a student with their school, and who are now pursuing post-secondary education. Leslie Rivera attended STARBASE in 2010 with Achieve Language Academy in St. Paul and is … Read more

Volunteer Spotlight- Todd Throne

For some, retirement can be filled with relaxing mornings on a golf course, or sipping coffee and reading the paper. For the one and only Todd Throne, many days are spent engaging with students at STARBASE. In his words, “I am retired from teaching at a school, but not retired from wanting to teach and … Read more

STARBASE Minnesota Receives Tekne Award

STARBASE Minnesota Receives Community Impact Award at the 2018 Tekne Awards 19th annual Tekne Awards recognized Minnesota’s technology innovators and innovations STARBASE Minnesota Receives Tekne Award St. Paul, MN Nov. 30, 2018 – The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named STARBASE Minnesota as the recipient of the 2018 Tekne Award in the Community Impact … Read more

60,000th Student Celebration!

On February 13, 2018 STARBASE celebrated its 60,000th student at the graduation ceremony of University ACES from the Anoka-Hennepin School District! The 60,000th student, “Kit Kat,” was congratulated by STARBASE staff, University ACES teachers, and by our military speaker at graduation. Kit Kat was especially congratulated by her peers, as seen in the photo below. … Read more

Volunteer Spotlight- SSgt Mercedes Catchings

SSgt Mercedes Catchings, MN National Guard Volunteer and Former STARBASE Student  Mercedes Catchings, a Staff Sergeant with the 133rd Airlift Wing Readiness Squadron of the MN National Guard, let out a cheer and high five as she launched her newly designed rocket for a perfect flight on a recent beautiful and rainy May morning.  The … Read more

Volunteer Spotlight- Collin Kange

Collin Kange If one happens into a STARBASE classroom they will be immediately drawn into the whole scene – exciting murals on the walls, 3D printers and other technologies, STARBASE instructors in flight suits, students engaged in science, technology, engineering and math, (STEM), and caring adults around groups of students encouraging and guiding them in … Read more