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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 Recognition Ceremony and Reception
for CAHN Graduate (Masters and Doctoral) Students and Families
Saturday, May 5, 2018
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Centennial Student Union, Ostrander Auditorium

The Pre-Commencement Ceremony includes special recognition and/or hooding for students receiving their Masters or Doctoral Degree. Graduates are asked to their academic attire to the ceremony. For more information contact: Bonnie Hanson at 507-389-6315 or bonnie.hanson@mnsu.edu.

 

CAHN Pre-Commencement Receptions:

Graduates will receive a College pin at their respective reception.  

Dental Hygiene:

Friday, May 4, 6:00-8:00 p.m., CSU Ostrander Auditorium

Family Consumer Science:

Saturday, May 5, 10:00-11:00 a.m., CSU Ballroom North

Health Science:

Saturday, May 5, 10:00-11:00 a.m., Centennial Student Union 253,4,5

Human Performance:

Saturday, May 5, 10:00-11:00 a.m., Highland Center 1700 A&B

Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services:

Saturday, May 5, 11:15-11:30 a.m., Myers Field House during lineup

Speech, Hearing and Rehabilitation Services:

Saturday, May 5, 10:00-11:00 a.m., Clinical Sciences Building Atrium

 

School of Nursing Pre-Commencement Ceremony Celebrating RN-to-BS Completion, Masters and Doctoral Degree Graduates
Saturday, May 5, 2018
10:00-11:00 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 and Doctoral students will be hooded at the 9:00 am College of Allied Health and Nursing Pre-Commencement Ceremony for CAHN Graduate students and families. Masters and Doctoral 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, May 4, 2018
5:30 - 8:00 pm
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, May 5, 2018
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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 Recognition Ceremony & Reception
Saturday, May 5, 2018
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Recognition Ceremony
1:00 - 1:30 p.m. - Reception
CSU Ostrander Auditorium

Graduates, family and friends are invited to join faculty and staff at a recognition ceremony and reception before the Commencement ceremony. Each graduate will be recognized and receive a university graduation pin. The ceremony includes special recognition and/or hooding for students receiving their Master of Business Administration degree or Master of Accounting degree. RSVP the graduate and any guests that will be attending, to cob.mnsu.edu/events. For more information contact the College of Business at 507-389-5419 or renee.grams@mnsu.edu.


 

College of Education Pinning Ceremony
Friday, May 4, 2018
CSU Ballroom
2:00 pm - Registration and Reception
2:30 - 3:30 pm - Pinning Ceremony

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: Christina Hinz at 507-389-2826 or christina.hinz@mnsu.edu.


 

College of Education Graduate Degree Hooding Ceremony
Saturday, May 5, 2018
9:00 - 10:00 am - Hooding Ceremony
(Graduates - please arrive at 8:30 a.m. for registration)
Reception immediately following ceremony
Earley Center for Performing Arts, Ted Paul Theatre

Graduates receiving their Doctorate, Master's Degree or 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, May 5, 2018
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Main level of Ford Hall - Student Commons area

Graduates, famiy 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, May 5, 2018
12:15 p.m. - Dessert Reception
12:45 p.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 & Behavioral Sciences graduation pin. RSVPs are not required. For more information contact: Denise Thompson at 507-389-5699 or denise.thompson@mnsu.edu.