Alumni Link Newsletter


Distinguished Alumni Awards


 Help the Alumni Association recognize individuals who have enhanced the reputation of Minnesota State Mankato through their actions, hard work and achievement. Nominations for the following awards will be accepted through September 15, 2016:

Achievement Award

Humanitarian Award

Harold J. Fitterer Service Award

Young Alumni Award

Read more     |     Make a Nomination     |     View Past Recipients


 Under the Arch Graduates

Alumni had a ball at Summer Baseball Socials!

Thank you to all our alumni and friends for joining us at three different ballparks across the midwest: Target Field where we rooted for the Minnesota Twins; CHS Field where we cheered on the St. Paul Saints; and Sioux Falls, for autographs with Maverick baseball alum and Canaries catcher Nolan Johnson. We can't wait for next summer!

Did you know: 755 alumni attended events in 2015-2016? If you weren't among them, consider joining us this year and read about our upcoming events below!

Mankato Marathon


#FutureMav Photo Share

Do you have a little Maverick at home? Take a photo of your future Maverick in purple and gold, email us the photo or share it on your favorite social media site with #FutureMav and we will send your family a free Maverick Growth Chart! Photo submissions can be emailed to Pictured, left: Future Mav Ava born May 1, 2016.

Distinguished Alumni Awards


Today Magazine: Spring 2016

The latest edition of the Today Magazine is out! Did you receive your copy in the mail? You can catch all the amazing articles online at or update your information with us online and receive your own copies in your mailbox twice a year! Read more...



Minnesota Twins Baseball


College of Business Alumni Event: Canterbury 2016

Friday, August 19    |    Silks at Canterbury Park    |    RSVP by Aug. 12

This popular College of Business event is back! To register online or find more details, visit Business grads: Mark your calendars now and don't forget to wear your purple and gold! 

St. Paul Saints


Save the Date: Homecoming Activities, Alumni Corral and More!

October 3 - 8, 2016

Join us for your 2016 Minnesota State Mankato Homecoming celebrations! The week will be packed with athletic events, student competitions, a parade and more! New this year will be the Alumni Corral, a special tailgate spot reserved for alumni and friends before the football game on Saturday, Oct. 8. This exclusive offer will be available soon, so keep watching your email! 

Sioux Falls Canaries Baseball


Family Weekend 2016: Legacy Brunch

Saturday, September 24    |   10:30 a.m.

Does your son or daughter attend Minnesota State Mankato? Then save the date for our on-campus Legacy Brunch! We welcome alumni families along with their current students to attend this free event during Family Weekend. We will recognize the Alumni Association Legacy scholarship winners, win door prizes and enjoy a free brunch. Email invitations will be sent to legacy families soon!




Find out what your former classmates have been doing lately or send us your own update! We'd love to hear about your family, your career, and any other updates you'd like to share. Click on the decade of your graduation below for the most recent additions... 
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