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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

College Receptions

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/graduation/general/receptions.html

College of Allied Health and Nursing

Pre-Commencement Ceremony Reception
Saturday, December 15, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
CSU 253/4/5

Graduating students in the College of Allied Health and Nursing will be honored at a program in Centennial Student Union 253/4/5 on Saturday, December 15. The program which begins at 9:00 a.m., will include hooding of the Master’s students and awarding the college pin to all Masters and Undergraduates attending. Graduates are asked to wear their cap and gown. For more information contact: Bonnie Hanson at 507-389-6315 or bonnie.hanson@mnsu.edu

School of Nursing Pre-Commencement Ceremony Reception Celebrating RN-to-BS Completion and Master’s Degree Graduates
Saturday, December 15, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Centennial Student Union 245
The reception provides an opportunity for RN-to-BS Completion graduates and their guests to meet with faculty from the School of Nursing and receive a College of Allied Health and Nursing pin. Graduates are asked to wear their academic attire to the reception. Nursing Masters students will be hooded at the 9:00 am College of Allied Health and Nursing Pre-Commencement Ceremony for CAHN Graduate (Masters) students and families. Masters students and guests are also welcome to attend the School of Nursing reception. For more information contact: Patricia Edlund at 507-389-6023 or patricia.edlund@mnsu.edu

School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony
Friday, December 14, 2018
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
CSU Ballroom

Each student graduating from the basic Baccalaureate degree program will receive an invitation sent to their local address. A School of Nursing pin will be presented to each student graduating. For more information contact: Patricia Edlund at 507-389-6023 or patricia.edlund@mnsu.edu

 

College of Arts and Humanities

Reception
Saturday, December 15, 2018
10:30 a.m. – Noon
CSU Hearth Lounge

Graduates and their guests are cordially invited to join the department faculty and staff for refreshments, immediately following the Commencement ceremony. For more information contact Sharon Evans at 507-389-1713 or sharon.evans@mnsu.edu.

 

College of Business

College of Business Graduation Celebration and Luncheon
Saturday, December 15, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
CSU Ostrander Auditorium
This celebratory event invites graduates, family and friends to join the College of Business faculty and staff for a pinning and special luncheon event immediately following the University Commencement ceremony. College of Business leadership will recognize each graduate and will bestow university pins, and in the case of MBA and Master of Accounting (MAcc) students, conduct a hooding ceremony. RSVP is requested at https://cob.mnsu.edu/events-media/events/graduation/. For more information contact the College of Business at 507-389-5420 or cobevents@mnsu.edu.

 

College of Education

Pinning Ceremony
Friday, December 14, 2018
2:00 p.m. – Reception and Registration (CSU Ballroom)
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Pinning Ceremony (CSU Ballroom)

Bachelor of Science in Teaching Graduates and Graduate Level Initial Licensure graduates and guests are all invited to attend the reception and pinning ceremony. Students will be notified by email and through D2L. RSVPs are not required. For more information contact: kim.scholtens@mnsu.edu.

Graduate Degree Hooding Ceremony
Saturday, December 15, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Hooding Ceremony

Reception immediately following ceremony
Earley Center for Performing Arts, Ted Paul Theatre
Graduates receiving their Doctorate, Master’s Degree, Specialist Degree and guests, are all invited to attend the Hooding Ceremony and Reception. Invitations will be emailed. Academic attire required. RSVPs are required. Students will receive an email link to RSVP. For more information contact: Christina Hinz at 507-389-2826 or christina.hinz@mnsu.edu

 

College of Science, Engineering and Technology

Reception
Saturday, December 15, 2018
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Main level of Ford Hall – Student Commons area
Graduates, family and friends are invited to join faculty and staff for refreshments. For more information contact: Cindi Wenzel at 507-389-5998 or cindi.wenzel@mnsu.edu

 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Reception and Recognition Ceremony
Saturday, December 15, 2018
9:30 a.m. Reception
10:00 a.m. Recognition Ceremony
CSU Ballroom

Graduates, family and friends are invited to join faculty and staff for refreshments. During the program, each graduate receives special recognition and a College of Social and Behavioral Sciences graduation pin. RSVPs are not required. For more information contact: Denise Thompson at 507-389-5699 or denise.thompson@mnsu.edu