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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Sept. 25: Dave Wellstone to Address Future of Mental Health Parity

Presentation is first in the Department of Counseling and Student Personnel Lecture Series on Mental Health and Wellness.


Ted Paul Theatre Gets $500,000 Facelift

"The Music Man" opens the 2018-18 Mainstage season.

Homecoming Week 2018 Highlighted by Sept. 29 Parade

Weeklong event schedule begins Sept. 24, with Sept. 29 Sesquicentennial Parade beginning at 10 a.m.

Small Business Development Center Receives Grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture

Grant will pilot a rural business succession program.

University Releases Book on 150-Year History of Minnesota State Mankato

“Minnesota State University, Mankato 1868-2018: A Sesquicentennial History,” was written by William E. Lass.

University Archives Completes Digitization Project of Student Newspaper

All of University's student newspapers from 1926 to present are available online.

University's Sept. 29 Sesquicentennial Homecoming Parade will be in Downtown Mankato

The 1-mile parade route will begin on South Front Street at the corner of West Liberty Street.

Minnesota State Mankato Aviation Program is Partner in Delta Air Lines Pilot Career Path Program

Delta's public announcement named Minnesota State Mankato as one of eight initial partner universities.

Minnesota State Mankato Begins 150th Anniversary Celebration by Announcing use of Sesquicentennial Logo

Sesquicentennial logo will serve as University's signature brand through December 2018.


Oct. 2: Minnesota Education Fair for High School Students

Event is in Myers Field House.

Arts & Entertainment

Sept. 17-Oct. 2: Rafael Perez Art Exhibit

Exhibit is in Centennial Student Union gallery.

Sept. 25: Bluegrass/Newgrass Group Blue Hazard

Performance is in Halling Recital Hall.

Sept. 24-Oct. 15: 'Project Passion' Design Exhibition

Exhibit is in Conkling Gallery.

Sept. 27-Oct. 6: 'The Music Man' Opens Mainstage Theatre Season

Play will be performed in newly renovated Ted Paul Theatre.

Sept. 30: Sesquicentennial Musical Showcase

Concert is in Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 2: Multi-Instrumentalist Noah Hoehn in Concert

Event is in Halling Recital Hall.

Oct. 6: Singer/Songwriter Annie Mack in Concert

Event is part of the University Department of Music's Performance Series.

Oct. 9: University Jazz Ensembles

Performance is in Halling Recital Hall.

2018-2019 Good Thunder Reading Series Features Six Events

First featured writer is poet and essayist Ladan Osman on Thursday, Sept. 13.