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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Student Portfolios

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Honors students demonstrate[PDF] key competencies (201 KiB) and show their best work through their portfolios. Portfolios allow students to chart their progress, reflect upon their learning, and show off their best work to prospective graduate schools and employers.

The honors students' portfolio work actually begins each September, when they write annual learning plans that establish their goals for the academic year. From September through May, students collect, select and reflect upon their most impactful experiences. They submit their portfolios for review by the honors faculty each summer. With the help of faculty assessment and guidance, the students use the portfolio review process to chart new goals for their next year.

Read more about [PDF] learning portfolios in higher education. (71 KiB)






Mackenzie Dockendorf
Major: Exercise Science

Alex Salazar
Major: Ecology




Sarah Aldrich
Major: Spanish Education

Tyler Keller
Major: Math Education


Class of 2019


Aspen Curtis
Major: Nursing

Anjola Onadipe
Major: Biomedical Sciences


Class of 2020



Avery Whooley
Major: Corrections & Gender and Women Studies

Linh Hoang
Major: Psychology

Minor: Communication Studies


Class of 2021



Jada Harley
Major: Biomedical Sciences
Minor: Spanish

Olivia Marquette
Major: Psychology
Minor: Child Development and Family Studies