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Italian Reflections Trip to Italy November 7-15

Experience the wonders of Italy and more as you set sail on this week-long cruise from Athens to some of Italy’s most renowned cities. Begin with Sorrento, a resort town nestled on the cliffs overlooking the Bay of Naples.

British Isles Odyssey Trip July 23-August 5

From ancient castles and Georgian mansions to rugged Highlands and scenic islands, experience some of the British Isles’ most picturesque cities and landscapes.

July 13: Minnesota State Mankato Night at the MoonDogs

Join us for a Mankato MoonDogs Game and pre-game picnic.

June 15: Minnesota State Mankato Night at the Twins

Join us for a Twins Game and pre-game reception at the Crowne Plaza SkyGarden.

June 27: Minnesota State Mankato Night with the Lynx

Join us for a night with the Minnesota Lynx Basketball team.

Italian Inspiration Trip to Italy

Experience the celebrated cities and towns of Italy’s west coast and the charms of Provence as you sail aboard the beautifully appointed Oceania Cruises a haven of elegance.

College of Business Alumni Night August 23

Canterbury Park Chief Executive Officer Randy Sampson ’80, Minnesota State Mankato President Richard Davenport and College of Business Dean Brenda Flannery invite you and a guest to a fun-filled evening of racing and socializing with alumni, faculty and friends!

September 23-29: Homecoming 2012

Join us for Homecoming 2012: Stomp the Yard

Antebellum South Cruise

Enjoy authentic Americana aboard the luxury steamboat American Queen and let this unique river voyage on the Mighty Mississippi bring Southern culture to life.

August 5 - 12 Alaskan Adventures Cruise

Embark on an adventure to Alaska and explore exciting towns woven together by the colorful threads of Native, Russian and American history.

Emeriti Conversations over Coffee October 11, 2012

Kevin Parsneau from the Government Department will discuss the upcoming election.

Oct. 25 Memories on Front Street in Mankato

Visit three establishments on Front Street in Mankato and learn about what other business the buildings housed.

Aug. 26 -Taste of Europe 10-Day Cruise

Leave England and visit France, Portugal and Spain on this cruise from Aug. 26-Sept. 6, 2013

May 21-29, 2014 Mediterranean Antiquities

Uncover the revered antiquities of the Mediterranean as you sail to fascinating ports on the coasts of Italy, Croatia, Montenegro and Greece. Sail aboard Oceania Cruises Insignia and let medieval ruins, storied cultures and old-world charm bring ancient times to life on this incredible voyage.

MSU Mankato Night At Mount Kato

Cancelled for 2013.

Lakeville Alumni & Student Reception

Alumni and prospective students will gather In Lakeville to talk about their experiences at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

St. Paul Alumni & Student Event

A chance for alumni, incoming students and their families to network.

Oct. 11-19 Flavors & Culture of Northern Italy

Visit Verona, have a Lake Garda cruise, and enjoy wine and cheese tastings.

Sept. 26 - Oct. 5 Autumn in America's Heartland

Travel from St. Louis, to Hannibal and up to Dubuque, La Crosse and Red Wing and end in St. Paul.

Brooklyn Park Admissions & Alumni Event

The Office of Admissions at Minnesota State University, Mankato is hosting a reception for prospective students in the Brooklyn Park area. Alumni are invited to mingle with students and their family.

Alumni Night at the Wild

Discounted tickets to see the Wild against Tim Jackman and the Flames.

Orlando Alumni Reception

Orlando area alumni reception on March 18, 2013.

October 19-24, 2014 Grand Canyon

Experience this beautiful area by train, bus and trolley.

Family Day at the Climbing Wall

Alumni and their families can enjoy the Minnesota State Mankato rock climbing wall.

Alumni at the Timberwolves Game

Join other Minnesota State Mankato alumni for a reception before the Timberwolves take on the Golden State Warriors!

Atlanta Alumni Event

Spend the evening meeting other Minnesota State University Mankato Alumni in the Atlanta area.

Recognizing Our Extraordinary Alumni

2013 Honorees

Jan. 25- Feb. 4, 2014 Tahitian Travel

10 night cruise to eight locations, including Bora Bora

June 14: Minnesota State Mankato Night at the Twins

Join us for a Twins Game and pre-game reception at the Crowne Plaza SkyGarden.

June 29 - Gage Demolition Weekend

After 47 years and over 50,000 residents, Gage residence hall will be imploded the weekend of June 29-30, 2013

May 10: Entry Deadline for Gage Top 10

Have a quote that should be in the Gage Top 10? Send it in by May 10!

August 6 - Alumni Night at the MoonDogs

Join us for a pre-game picnic and Mankato MoonDogs game.

Mavericks vs Gophers Men’s Basketball November 1

The Athletics Department at University of Minnesota invites you to watch the Mavericks take on the Gophers on November 1, 2012. A discounted ticket price is being offered for block seating so you can sit with fellow Mavericks.

National Parks &Lodges of the Old West

The country our ancestors dreamed about—and that still resides in our nation’s great parks—is filled with beautiful scenery, abundant wildlife, hiking, storytelling, and incredible old lodges you will write home about.

July 21 - Shakopee Student/Alumni Send-off

New students and their families are invited to mingle with alumni.

Sept. 19-27, 2014 Autumn Riverboat cruise

Discover glorious autumn foliage along the Mississippi from St. Paul to St. Louis on an authentic river cruise aboard the luxury steamboat American Queen. This all-American voyage features the river in its most classic glory, with rich fall colors, spectacular bluffs and communities born of the spirit immortalized by Mark Twain.

July 14-19 Alumni Visits in Northern Minnesota

Come out for an informal alumni gathering in Northern Minnesota!

August 4 - Faribault Student/Alumni Send-off

New students and families can mingle with alumni.

July 13 - Theatre Show in New Prague

Join us for a family-friendly evening of entertainment with “Forever Plaid” on Saturday, July 13 at 7:30 pm.

Jan. 31, 2014 - Social in Bloomington

Alumni Social Hour gathering at Joe Senser's in Bloomington, MN

Discover Cuba - March 16-23, 2014

Travel from Miami to Havana on this once in a lifetime trip.

July 17-23, 2014 Canadian Rockies

Tucked away in the most breathtaking corners of the majestic Canadian Rockies are the legendary resorts of Lake Louise, Jasper, and Banff. Head north to experience the humbling proportions and famed beauty of Canada’s mountain landscapes, and revel in the opulence, history, and graceful hospitality of its most celebrated lodges.

Homecoming 5K

Join us for a morning run/walk around campus.

Cirque Du Soleil is coming to Minneapolis

Join us on October 4 with discount tickets for alumni.

Oct. 12 Family Weekend Legacy Brunch

During Family Weekend 2013, all alumni who are parents or grandparents of a current student are invited to attend.

Homecoming 2014 - Oct. 3 & 4

Save the date to join us!

Nov. 9 Pre-game event: Mavericks vs. Univ. of Sioux Falls

Join alumni and friends at a pre-game reception with light appetizers before the Mavericks take on the University of Sioux Falls.

Dec. 16 - Chicago Event

Alumni gathering being planned for downtown Chicago.

Dec. 8 - Family Day at the Pool

This family-friendly event is free of charge and open to alumni and campus employees.

March 16 - Alumni Climbing Wall Event

Alumni Families are invited to join us at the indoor climbing wall for some afternoon exercise.

HOMECOMING REUNIONS 2013

Make plans to join us for Sept 27 & 28! We welcome alumni back to campus and have a full range of events for the week.

Homecoming 5K

Join us on the fitness trail at 9am on for the Homecoming 5K.

Feb. 20 - Naples, FL Alumni Reception

Alumni Reception in Naples, FL

March 6 - Bloomington Area

Alumni and admitted students are invited to come and see our newest partnership location and share stories of Minnesota State Mankato.

June 20: Night at the Twins

Join us for a Twins Game and pre-game reception downtown!

June 20-July 1, 2014 Baltic Cruise

The treasures of the Baltic are revealed on this magical voyage aboard the elegant Oceania Cruises Marina. Discover onion-domed cathedrals, Baroque palaces, medieval towns and stunning harbors as you cruise the Baltic Sea to captivating ports in Germany, Lithuania, Latvia, Finland, Russia, Estonia and Sweden.

March 17 - Baltimore Reception

Join David P. Jones, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs and Minnesota State University Mankato alumni and friends at this reception.

April 25 - Distinguished Alumni Awards

Celebrate with the 2014 winners.

March 4 - Target Field Event

Event for alumni and admitted students to gather, talk about Minnesota State Mankato and enjoy the field.

Golden Mavericks at Homecoming

Golden Mavericks Reunion - those who graduated 50 or more years ago - a chance to reconnect!

August 1 - Alumni at the MoonDogs

Join alumni and incoming students for dinner and a ball game!

Alumni Survey

Take our alumni survey and give us your opinions!

Oct. 24 - Chattanooga, TN Event

Make time in your day to gather and reconnect with other alumni in the area.

July 29 -Shakopee Maverick Gathering

A celebration of Mavericks past and future, as alumni mingle with incoming students and their families.

Oct. 29 - Diversity Alumni Reception

Come see old friends and make new ones!

October 24 - Construction Management 40 Years

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Construction Management program!

Dec. 13 - Phoenix Event

Join Phoenix area alumni for the Coyotes vs. the Wild!

Jan. 30 - Twin Cities Reception

Join us for a happy hour reception!

April 23 - May 9, 2015 - Pathway to Panama

Discover the pristine natural wonders, spirited cultures and grand colonial architecture of Florida, Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Mexico while sailing aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Regatta.

June 15-23, 2015 - Travel to the Mediterranean

Visit Rome, Amalfi, Barcelona, Monte Carlo and more!

July 14-28, 2015 - Inner Mongolia

Organized and escorted by Minnesota State University, Mankato Professor Emerita Nancy Luomala

Sept. 26-Oct. 5, 2015 - Greek Isles

Travel to the spectacular Greek islands.

October 11-21, 2015 - Prague River Cruise

A chartered river cruise experience featuring 7 nights aboard the Amadeus Royal.