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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
MSU Virtual Tour

Upper Campus - Taylor Center

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Taylor Center- Otto-Brock Hall of Champions

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Otto-Brock Hall of Champions:

A total of 4,900 square feet is available featuring display cases and banners recognizing achievements by students, faculty, and community supporters. The Hall of Champions was named after James Robert "Bob" Otto and Georgene Brock. Bob was the Men's Athletic Director who retired in 1989. The existing basketball arena was re-named "Otto Arena" in 1991 to recognize his long service ( 17 years as football coach and 13 years as Men's Athletic Director). Georgene Brock was the Women's Athletic Director, having served as a coach and athletic director from 1964 through 1998.

The Otto - Brock Hall of Champions was designed by Shandwick International and Prospera along with Dr. Rush, Starr Kirklin, Kris Conners and Judy Mans.

Connect Business Magazine interview with Jeanne Votca Carpenter, Senior VP of Marketing & Business Development, of Shandwick International and MSU Alum.


The Welcome Center and Admissions Office (6,100 square feet), greet visitors, prospective students, families, visitors, and distinguished guests.

The Taylor Center, with a total area of 142,951 square feet serves as "the" gateway to campus for students, alumni, friends, faculty and staff. The building is the new home for men's and women's Maverick basketball, women's volleyball and men's wrestling.

The Bresnan Arena features space for 4,800 Maverick sports spectators, seatings for 49 wheelchairs and 49 companions, two large concession areas and a food court. Overlooking the arena is the 2,800-square foot Dale and Wilma Johnson Alumni Room, a great reception area for a variety of uses including hospitality functions of the Maverick Booster Club. The Arena will also provides space for commencement.


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This picture was taken on November 14, 2000