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Dec. 13: Commencement Ceremonies
University to present 1,687 degrees at 9 a.m., noon ceremonies.
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 12-9-2014
Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato will present 1,687 degrees during summer/fall commencement exercises at 9 a.m. and noon on Saturday, Dec. 13 in Taylor Center on the Minnesota State Mankato campus.
Graduates of the College of Arts & Humanities, College of Business and College of Science, Engineering and Technology will participate in a 9 a.m. ceremony, and graduates of the College of Allied Health and Nursing, College of Education and College of Social and Behavioral Sciences will participate in a noon ceremony.
Maps detailing parking lot locations for Saturday’s commencement ceremonies are available online.
Graduate-level doctoral degrees to be presented include six doctor of education (Ed.D.) degrees and three doctor of psychology (Psy.D.) degrees.
Graduate-level master’s degrees to be presented include 51 master of arts degrees, six master of arts in teaching degrees, nine master of fine arts degrees, seven master of business administration degrees, 10 master of nursing degrees, five master of public administration degrees, 179 master of science degrees, 26 master of social work degrees and 17 specialist degrees.
Awarded at the undergraduate level will be 84 bachelor of arts degrees, 36 bachelor of fine arts degrees, 1,121 bachelor of science degrees, two bachelor of science in computer engineering degrees, three bachelor of science in mechanical engineering degrees, eight bachelor of science in electrical engineering degrees, 13 bachelor of science in engineering degrees, 36 bachelor of science in social work degrees and 61 associate of arts degrees.
Undergraduate students receiving recognition will include 66 students graduating summa cum laude (3.8 grade point average and above), 195 students graduating magna cum laude (3.5 to 3.79 grade point average) and 194 students graduating cum laude (3.3 to 3.49 grade point average).
Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,376 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.
(Note to Editors: The number of graduates does not equal number of degrees because some students earn more than one degree)