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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/mssa/
  • MSSA Helps the Homeless: Pedal Past Poverty
  • MeMe Cronin is sworn-in as Student Government
  • Crowd looks on as 86th Student Government leaders take oath of the office
  • 86th Student Government cake
  • Kent Paulson receives Vic Swenson Student Friendly Award
  • David Beimers receives MSSA's Duane Orr Teacher of the Year Award
  • Off-Campus & Residence Community Senators taking oath of the office
  • Academic Senators taking oath of the office

Constitution Amendment Passes

The name "MSSA (Minnesota State Student Association" is a thing of the past now that the votes are in on the Name Change amendment voted in during the Spring General Election held April 10, 2018.

"Student Government" replaces MSSA. Constitution Commission has rewritten governing documents accordingly.

Financial "Referendums" Adopted

In the 4/10/18 Spring General Election students by wide margins supported both a 2.96% increase in the Student Activity Fee and a 4.04% increase in the Intercollegiate Athletics Fee.

The Student Senate had endorsed $2,605,360 in Student Activity Fee (SAF) subsidies to over 25 programs 3/14/18. State law requires student referendum if SAF increases go beyond 2%. Athletics' 4.04% increase over $3.71 per credit hr. - $1,175,714.

Pesklo Elected Speaker

Nathanial Pesklo

  • The 86th Session of the Student Senate met April 25, 2018, and elected Nathaniel Pesklo as its Speaker. The Speaker is a non-voting presiding officer who conducts each Senate meeting.

Pres. MeMe Cronin Takes Charge

MeMe Cronin and Katelynn Ogunfolami

  • In a record 4/10/18 election day turnout MeMe Cronin won as 2018-19 Student Government President. The new Vice President is Katelynn Ogunfolami who ran on Cronin's Mavericks United ticket.

MSSA Budget Hearing

Senators rest after the 7 hours long Budget Hearing on March 14th, 2018. The Student Senate endorsed $2,605,360 in Student Activity Fee (SAF) subsidies to over 25 programs.3/14/18. State law requires student referendum if SAF increases go beyond 2%, including SAF programs + Athletics. Athletics' 4% increase over $3.71 per credit hr. - $1,175,714.

Student Government President MeMe Cronin

Student Government President
MeMe Cronin

Student Government Vice President Katelynn Ogunfolami

Student Government
Vice President
Katelynn Ogunfolami