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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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New Members, Ongoing Members, and Anyone interested in Lifelong Learning

Please join us for

  • Coffee/tea/treats
  • Great conversation
  • Meet new people
  • Learn more about Mankato Area Lifelong Learners

Saturday, April 21, 2018
   9:00 am - 10:30 am

Children’s Museum of Southern Minnesota

224 Lamm Street, Mankato








Tom Hanson


Saturday, January 13, 1 p.m. - Ostrander Auditorium


After speaking in recent weeks at Foreign Policy conferences in Europe


Tom spoke in Mankato the last three years on Foreign Policy and Future Worldwide Developments.


His 2018 address will focus on the U.S. Election and its effect on U.S. Foreign Policy.


 Question and Answer to follow presentation

Tom Hanson is:

  • A 25-year veteran with U.S.Foreign Service
  • Worldwide speaker on Foreign Policy
  • Chair, Minnesota Committee on Foreign Relations
  • Diplomat in Residence, Alworth Institute for Internatinal Affairs, UM, Duluth
  • Co-chair, China Asia Business Association


Free parking in the Visitor's Lot across the street from Centennial Student Union on MSU Mankato campus - one block north of Stadium Road on Ellis Avenue

For more information, contact our office at (507) 389-2011.  Office hours are Monday - Friday 9 am to noon.


Sponsored by Mary Jo Surprenanat with support from Community Bank


 This Event is Free to Everyone




For information on special events or to be added to our mailing list send an e-mail message to: or call (507) 389-2011.

GUESTS accompanied by members are WELCOME at Special Events and do not need to pay the $25 annual membership fee (space permitting), with the exception of the The Nobel Conference which is only open to members.  Non-member (guest) fee may apply.

A member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System. Minnesota State University, Mankato is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University. This document is available in alternative format to individuals with disabilities by calling 507-389-2011 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY). Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, please contact LIfelong Learners at 507-389-2011 (V), 800-627-3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY) at least 30 days prior to the event.

Membership is valid for one year.

  • $25 single
  • $45 per couple
  • $130 bundle for a single plus 4 quarters of presentations
  • $250 bundle for a couple plus 4 quarters of presentations

Register Here

Refund Policy: There are no refunds unless an event is canceled by Mankato Area Lifelong Learners.