Support ServicesPage address: http://www.mnsu.edu/cultdiv/departments/africanamerican/supportservices.html
Below are a few of the services that the Center for African American Affairs provides to the campus community to help ensure the recruitment, retention, and success of pan-African students at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
The Village Mentoring
The Center for African American Affairs offers a mentoring program, The Village, that equips students with the tools necessary to be successful at Minnesota State University, Mankato. The mentoring program is committed to assisting low socioeconomic status, first-generation, and underrepresented students of color navigate through orientation to commencement.
For more information on The Village Mentoring Program, click here.
Black Excellence in You (BE You) Living Learning Community
Black Excellence in You: Black Male Living Learning Community (BE YOU LLC) is a program that supports Black, first year males at Minnesota State University, Mankato. This cohort will provide a space for first-year, Black men to shared common experiences in an effort to assist in the retention and recruitment of Black men at MNSU and, to ensure academic excellence, encourage leadership development, and heightened civic engagement.
For more information about the BE You LLC program, click here.
DASH Emergency Funding
Minnesota State University, Mankato, through a partnership with Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation, is offers a an Emergency Grant Program to current Minnesota State Mankato students, who experience a financial emergencies that could mean the end of college for low-income students.
For more information about student support offered through the Center for African American Affairs or at Minnesota State University, please contact Kenneth Reid, Director of the African American Affairs, at (507) 389 - 6207 or via email at Kenneth.Reid@mnsu.edu.