News Highlights

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News

Cyrenthia Jordan Named Director of Equal Opportunity & Title IX

Jordan will begin her duties on Tuesday, Sept. 8.

Minnesota State Mankato and Vikings Agree to 3-Year Training Camp Extension

University and team partnership extends beyond 50 years.

SBDC Director Mike Nolan a Delegate on Mexico Trade Mission

Nolan one of 36 delegates who will join Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton on trade mission.

Campus Cop a University Alum

Minnesota State Mankato is Stephanie Wilkins' beat.

Ellen Preska Steck Named Foundation President

Alumna, business executive was recently elected to two-year term as president of the Minnesota State University, Mankato Foundation.

Chinese Delegation Visits Campus

Visit that included 22 representatives from 19 Chinese institutions is part of a "PathPro" partnership.

Professor to Serve on State Council on Disability

Professor Nancy Fitzsimons from the Department of Social Work was appointed to serve on council by Governor Mark Dayton.

Campus Kitchen Growing Food for Those in Need

Student volunteer organization started its own garden this spring.

Sports

Football No. 1 in National Poll

American Football Coaches Association poll ranks the Mavericks No. 1 in its preseason rankings.

Announcement

Aug. 29: Student Group to Hold 3rd Annual Foam Party

Event is free for University students.

Student Group Announces Name Change

IMPACT is now Student Events Team.

Aug. 20: Student Move-in Day

More than 3,000 students will begin moving into on-campus residence communities on Thursday, Aug. 20.

Events

Convocation, Academic Master Plan Celebration Set for Monday, Aug. 17

President Richard Davenport to give convocation address at 9 a.m. Monday.

2015-2016 Good Thunder Reading Series Begins Sept. 10

Series' 34th year will feature nine writers during six events.

Oct. 24: Juana Bordas to keynote 2015 Women & Spirituality Conference

Latina writer the author of "Salsa, Soul and Spirit."

Arts & Entertainment

Music Department Announces Fall 2015 Performance Season

Performance Series features visiting professional artists and student ensemble concerts.

Oct. 9: 'Blue Bandana' Singer/Songwriter Jerrod Niemann to Perform on Campus

Country music star to perform in Myers Field House during Homecoming week. Tickets go on sale Sept. 1.