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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

College Receptions

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/graduation/general/receptions.html

College of Allied Health & Nursing

Pre-Commencement Recognition Ceremony & Reception

For CAHN Graduate (Masters) Students and Families
Saturday, May 11, 2019
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Centennial Student Union, Ostrander Auditorium

The Pre-Commencement Ceremony includes special recognition and/or hooding for students receiving their Master’s Degree. Graduates are asked to wear their academic attire to the ceremony. For more information contact: Bonnie Hanson at 507-389-6315 or bonnie.hanson@mnsu.edu.

 

CAHN Pre-Commencement Receptions:  Graduates will receive a College pin at their respective reception.

Dental Hygiene: Friday, May 10, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., CSU Ostrander Auditorium

Family Consumer Science: Saturday, May 11, 10:00-11:00 a.m., CSU Ballroom North

Health Science: Saturday, May 11, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Centennial Student Union 253, 254, 255

Human Performance: Saturday, May 11, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Highland Center 1700 A&B

Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services: Saturday, May 11, 11:15 – 11:30 a.m., Myers Fieldhouse during line-up.

Speech, Hearing and Rehabilitation Services: Saturday, May 11, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Clinical Sciences Building Atrium

 

School of Nursing Pre-Commencement Ceremony Reception Celebrating RN-to-BS

 

Completion, Master’s, and Doctoral Degree Graduates
Saturday, May 11, 2019
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Centennial Student Union 245

The reception provides an opportunity for RN-to-BS Completion graduates and their guests to meet with faculty from the School of Nursing and receive a College of Allied Health and Nursing pin. Graduates are asked to wear their academic attire to the reception. Nursing Masters students will be hooded at the 9:00 am College of Allied Health and Nursing Pre-Commencement Ceremony for CAHN Graduate (Masters) students and families. Masters students and guests are also welcome to attend the School of Nursing reception. Nursing Doctoral students will be hooded at the 12:00 pm Commencement Ceremony. Doctoral students and guests are welcome to attend the School of Nursing reception. For more information contact: Cynthia Friesen at 507-389-6023 or cynthia.friesen@mnsu.edu.

 

College of Arts & Humanities

Reception

Saturday, May 11, 2019
10:30 a.m. – Noon
CSU Hearth Lounge

Graduates and their guests are cordially invited to join the department faculty and staff for refreshments, immediately following the Commencement ceremony. For more information contact Sharon Evans at 507-389-1713 or sharon.evans@mnsu.edu.

 

College of Business

Recognition Ceremony and Reception

Saturday, May 11, 2019
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. – Recognition Ceremony
1:00 – 1:30 p.m. – Reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres
CSU Ostrander Auditorium

Graduates, family and friends are invited to join faculty and staff at a recognition ceremony and reception to be held before the University Commencement ceremony. Each graduate will be recognized and receive a university graduation pin. The ceremony includes special recognition and/or hooding for students receiving their Master of Business Administration or Master of Accounting degree. RSVP is required at cob.mnsu.edu/events. For more information contact Jen Cucurullo at jen.cucurullo@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5424.

 

College of Education

Pinning Ceremony

Friday, May 10, 2019
2:00 p.m. – Reception and Registration (CSU Ballroom)
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. – Pinning Ceremony (CSU Ballroom)

Bachelor of Science in Teaching Graduates and Graduate Level Initial Licensure graduates and guests are all invited to attend the reception and pinning ceremony. Students will be notified by email and through D2L. RSVPs are not required. For more information contact: kim.scholtens@mnsu.edu

Graduate Degree Hooding Ceremony

Saturday, May 11, 2019
9:00 – 10:00 a.m. – Hooding Ceremony
Reception immediately following ceremony
Earley Center for Performing Arts, Ted Paul Theatre

Graduates receiving their Doctorate, Master’s Degree, Specialist Degree and guests, are all invited to attend the Hooding Ceremony and Reception. Invitations will be emailed. Academic attire required. RSVPs are required. Students will receive an email link to RSVP. For more information contact: Christina Hinz at 507-389-2826 or christina.hinz@mnsu.edu.

 

College of Science, Engineering and Technology

Reception

Saturday, May 11, 2019
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Main level of Ford Hall – Student Commons area

Graduates, family and friends are invited to join faculty and staff for refreshments. For more information contact: Cindi Wenzel at 507-389-5998 or cindi.wenzel@mnsu.edu.

 

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Reception and Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, May 11, 2019
12:15 p.m. – Dessert Reception
12:45 p.m. – Recognition Ceremony
CSU Ballroom

Graduates, family, and friends are invited to join Dean Matt Loayza and SBS faculty and staff for refreshments and a program honoring SBS graduating students. During the program, each graduate receives special recognition and a College of Social and Behavioral Sciences graduation pin. RSVPs are not required. For more information contact: Denise Thompson at 507-389-5699 or denise.thompson@mnsu.edu.