Samuel Hodgson, Admissions Officer

Address: 122 Taylor Center, Mankato, MN 56001
Phone: 507-389-5037

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What was your favorite part about being a college student?

Being able to use all of the different amenities that Minnesota State University, Mankato has to offer and joining different student groups to find a great sense of community!

What is the craziest thing on your bucket list?

I want to run a 100-mile race one day!

What reality TV show would you want to appear in?

Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives. Just so I could hang out and eat food with Guy Fieri!

What is your favorite restaurant in Mankato?

Swiss & Madison.

What advice would you give to incoming Mavericks?

The community you involve yourself with right away will greatly impact your college career. Find the group of people you can be successful with and take on the MNSU journey together!

What job would you have if you listened to your 6-year old self?

I always wanted to be a pet store owner when I was young… something about it intrigues me still to this day!

What is the best thing about Minnesota State University Mankato?

I will always say the best thing about MNSU is the amount of opportunity you are offered here as a student. From undergraduate research and intramurals to jazz band and student government, there will always be opportunities for you to flourish as a student and individual!

What are you up to when you aren’t working?

You will often find me outside running, biking, hunting/fishing. I also enjoy hanging out with friends and family during the weekends.

What is your go-to karaoke song?

Piano Man by Billy Joel is one I can usually sing spot on!

Tags: Optimistic, Energetic, Involved in Campus Ministry, Enjoys the Outdoors, Former MNSU Tour Guide

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