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Honors Learning Community Service Project

New Record

Annual Honors Curling Challenge

For the past three years, Honors faculty have hosted a learn-to-curl social at the Mankato Curling Club.

Minnesota State Mankato to Host 2015 Upper Midwest Regional Honors Conference

The theme of the 2015 conference is “Confluence and Conflict”

Honors LCC Applications for 2013-2014 now available!

Applications are due by Feb. 5th, 2013, for LCC positions for next year.

Congratulations to our December graduate, Emma Grumke!

Emma Grumke successfully completed the Honors Program and graduated with a degree in Accounting.

Ginny Walters will join the Honors Staff as the Assistant Director of Honors / Fellowship Coordinator

Ms. Ginny Walters will join the Honors Staff in August as the Assistant Director of Honors / Fellowship Coordinator

Congratulations to Honors Seniors!

Students will graduate with Honors from Minnesota State Mankato this spring

Honors Student Wins Minnesota State Foundation Grant for Research

Tatiana Soboleva won a Foundation Grant from the Undergraduate Research Center.

Honors Program Class Contributes to Mankato Magazine

Honors class project published in March 2014 issue of Mankato Magazine

Congratulations to Kurtis Malecha!

Malecha will attend grad school at the University of California, Irvine in the fall

New Honors Learning Community Coordinator for 2013-2014 Announced

Zach Petzel has been named the new honors first-year learning community coordinator for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Honors Council for Fall 2013 – 2016

The Faculty Association Executive Committee has selected faculty to serve on the Honors Council for Fall 2013 – 2016

Visitors Help Commemorate 2013 Day of Remembrance

Saburo and Marion Masada spoke about their experiences living in the Japanese American Internment Camps.

Grace Webb Studies Abroad Spring Semester

While in Ecuador, Webb conducted an internship with a local city newspaper

The Honors Program Welcomes New First-Year Students

The Honors Class of 2017 includes six valedictorians and six students who were awarded major university scholarships

Assistant Director of Honors and University Fellowship Coordinator

The Honors Program at Minnesota State University, Mankato invites applications for a probationary position as Assistant Director of Honors and University Fellowship Coordinator.

Honors Students and Staff to Attend Upper Midwest Regional Honors Conference

Honors students and staff will travel to Duluth to attend the Upper Midwest Regional Honors Conference

Congratulations to Honors Student Tatiana Soboleva

Soboleva receives scholarship

Honors at the Minnesota State Mankato Undergraduate Research Symposium

Twenty-two honors students presented their research

The 3rd Annual Honors Spring Luncheon

The Honors Spring Luncheon is an event to wrap up the school year and reminisce on all that has been accomplished.

The Honors Program welcomes Colleen Miller to its staff

Honors Program Graduate Assistant

Congratulations to Honors Student Abrar Zawed

Zawed receives scholarship

Free Tickets to Minnesota State University's Theater Presentations through Honors

Every year, the Honors Program purchases tickets for Honors students to be able to attend various theatrical presentations.

Honors Student Katie Westermayer Wins Grant

Katie was one of 50 students nationwide to win a Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant.

The Honors Beacon has New Editor-in-Chief

Rachael Igo is the new editor-in-chief for the 2013-2014 academic school year

Honors Students Awarded Research Funds

Six honors students have been awarded funds to support their research

Minnesota State Mankato Honors Program Student Ina Pae to Attend Selective International Leadership Training Program

Pae will join 70 students chosen for their commitment to human rights and international service

Efolio Defense

Senior Accomplishments

The Palestinians in Syria and the Syrian War

Sociology Fellow from the Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry to lecture at MSU, Mankato

Congratulations to Honors Student Alex Mozey!

Alex Mozey receives scholarship and prestigious accounting award

Richard Miller Honors Student Workshop and Public Lecture

Miller is the author of As if Learning Mattered: Reforming Higher Education, Writing at the End of the World

Junior Lauren Bach Elected to National Collegiate Honors Council Board of Directors

Will be first from university to serve on National Collegiate Honors Council Board of Directors.

Dr. Emily Stark Publishes Article in Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council

Stark’s article describes how the Honors Program partnered with the Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation

Honors Welcomes New Graduate Assistant

The Honors Program welcomes a new member to their staff

New Council Members Appointed to the Honors Council

The Faculty Association Committee Selected 3 Faculty to Serve on Honors Council

Appointment of Next Honors Program Director at Minnesota State Mankato

Dr. Anne Dahlman has been appointed as the next Director of the Honors Program

Minnesota State Mankato Junior Awarded International Fellowship

Abrar Zawed was recently awarded a RISE (Research Internships in Science and Engineering) Fellowship

Submit Your Abstract for the URS

Deadline to Submit for the URS is March 4th

Honors Office Open Position

Honors is looking for a Media Relations Director

Honors at the National Collegiate Honors Council Conference

Eight honors students and staff traveled to Denver, Colorado

Soupir Selected as Hunger Fellow

Mara Soupir selected as Campus Kitchens Project CoBank Rural Hunger Fellow for Campus Kitchen at MSU, Mankato

Honors Program Welcomes 46 Incoming Students

46 new entering-first-year students will join the Honors Program in Fall 2014.

Public Lecture: Putting Dinner on the Table in Chaucer’s London.

Dr. Martha Carlin, Professor of History at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, to Visit Campus

Calkins to Offer Public Workshop

Author Susanna Calkins to Offer Public Workshop on Historical Fiction

New Honors Learning Community Coordinator for 2015-2016 Announced

Katelynn Malecha has been chosen as the Honors Learning Community Coordinator for 2015-2016

Apply to be an Honors Learning Community Coordinator

Learning Community Coordinator applications due Feb 8, 2016.

Undergraduate Research Center Spring Grants

Spring Grant Deadline is Feb 12th

Summer 2016 Study Abroad Program

The Long Island University faculty is leading a study abroad program called Wildlife Conservation & Sustainable Ecotourism in summer 2016.

PCSW Grant Opportunity

The President's Commission on the Status of Women (PCSW) has a grant opportunity for MSU students, faculty, and staff.

Pan-African Conference

Register for the Pan-African conference by March 16th to go to the event free of charge.

Internship Opportunity in Washington DC

Consider applying for the LIVE. LEARN. INTERN. Programs.

Symposium Proposals

Proposals for the Undergraduate Research Symposium are due on March 4.

Campus Camp Wellstone

Sign up to be a part of a two-day leadership development program to help students acquire various political strategies/skills.

Spring Job and Internship Fair

There is a spring job and internship fair being held at the Earle Brown Heritage Center in Brooklyn Center, MN on February 26th from 11 am to 3 pm

Honors Program Student Receives Meredith Scholarship

Eryn Zuiker (Biology, ’19) was selected as the 2016 recipient of Meredith Scholarship

PULSE: "Pittsburgh Urban Leadership Service Experience"

This opportunity cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh, through partnering with nonprofits for a year of service and leadership.

Honors Student Volunteers

Honors Student Volunteers are needed to play staffer roles for a poverty simulation on Friday, Dec 2nd.

Tutor ESL Students

Tutor ESL Students

Upcoming Research Opportunities

Upcoming Research Opportunities

Brother/Sister Program

Volunteer at the Mankato Family YMCA

Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service

Immerse yourself in community leadership and engagement this summer in Washington, DC!

Leadership Opportunities

Here are some leadership conference opportunities

Study Abroad in France

Students will travel to France over spring break to study history, art and culture.

Study Abroad in Italy

This spring break you could find yourself in Florence & Venice, Italy! Find out more information

China Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections

CHINA Town Hall is a national day of programming on China involving 70+ cities throughout the United States.

Minnesota State Mankato Student Awarded Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Olivia Robinson awarded the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship

Honors Student Selected to Represent the State of Minnesota

Mikyla Denney will represent state of Minnesota

Honors Student Awarded Beatrice and Joseph Mossally Scholarship

Rasheed Al-Amari is recipient of scholarship as part of the Gladys B. Olsen International Student Endowment

Minnesota State Mankato Sophomore Awarded Internship at Dartmouth

Alex Salazar (Biology, ‘18) was recently awarded an internship at Dartmouth College

Honors Program Receives Award

Honors Program Receives the Excellence in Curriculum Programming Award

Honors Student wins the Richason Scholarship

Austin Rau receives honors from GTU

Honors Beacon Wins National Newsletter Award

Honors newsletter awarded first place out of 19 print submissions

Study Abroad Course to Paris

Dr. Corley (History) and Dr. Kerr-Berry (Theatre and Dance) will be offering a study abroad course to Paris

CETL Opportunity for Students

The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) on campus is seeking second-semester sophomore or early junior students to work in their Students Consulting on Teaching (SCOT) program.

Apply for Student Interdisciplinary Research Panel (SIRP)

Applications are now being accepted for the upcoming SIRP strand of the NCHC Conference.

UReCA Seeking Submissions

The UReCA is seeking submissions from undergraduate honors students.

Minnesota State Mankato Sophomore Awarded Prestigious Study Abroad Award

Sophomore Makenzie Petzel was awarded a Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grant