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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Institutional Diversity

Who We Are & What We Do

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/cultdiv/departments/americanindian/aboutus.html

Assistance in the recruitment of underrepresented students: The Directors visit schools, community agencies and organizations connected with students who may potentially attend MSU and advocate for these students to be admitted.

Counseling Services: Academic, personal, and financial advising are important to young people who are attending higher education institutions. These services are an important part of our services.

Peer Tutoring and Counseling Program: Student volunteers are always available and willing to assist their peers with academic tutoring, personal discussions or just talking about adjustment to MSU.

Social-cultural programs and activities: Social-cultural programs are held on campus weekly including major events.

Scholarships: The Office of Institutional Diversity maintains many scholarships and endowment including the Cultural Diversity Program Scholarship, African American Awareness Scholarship, Asian American Awareness Scholarship, Chicano-Mexicano-Latino American Awareness Scholarship, Little Crow Scholarship and many others.

Career Development Assistance: In addition to providing referral service, the Office of Multicultural Affairs assists students in researching career information and developing their own potential.

Ethnic Student Organization Advising: Ethnic student organizations include:

  • American Indian Student Association
  • Black Student Union
  • Cambodian Student Association
  • Chicano-Latino America Student Association
  • Ethnic Graduate Organization
  • First Nations Organization
  • Hmong Student Association
  • Lao Student Association
  • Pan African Student Association
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • Somali Student Association
  • Vietnamese American Student Association
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund-Scholars Chapter