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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

News Highlights

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Announcement

Aug. 18: New Student Processional through Alumni Arch

Because of rain, this event will be held indoors in hallway between Taylor Center and Myers Field House.

News

Aug. 14: University President's Convocation

President Richard Davenport will address faculty and staff from 9-10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 14 in the Centennial Student Union Ballroom.

Future Maverick Program Adds Business Transfer Pathway

Minnesota State Mankato and South Central College announced a new transfer pathway for students pursuing degrees in business.

University, Business Partners Receive Minnesota Job Skills Partnership Grants

Minnesota State Mankato and business partners will share in more than $255,000 in grant funds.

University Signs 'MOU' with Government of Costa Rica

Memorandum of understanding creates opportunities for collaboration.

$420,000 Grant Supports Launch of Emergency Grant Program for Students

Funds will address financial barriers to help low-income students stay enrolled to completion.

Book by Former University President James F. Nickerson is 2017-18 Common Read

Nickerson's book is titled "Out of Chaos: Reflections of a University President and his Contemporaries on Vietnam-Era Unrest in Mankato and its Relevance Today.”

Arts & Entertainment

Rap Artist B.o.B to Perform Oct. 6 at Minnesota State Mankato

Tickets go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 22 for Homecoming Week concert Friday, Oct. 6.

Department of Music Announces Fall 2017 Performance Series

Series features performances by professional artists as well as student ensembles, student recitals.

Sept. 7: Jazz Vocalist Maud Hixson, Pianist Rick Carlson

Classic jazz concert set for Halling Recital Hall.

Sept. 11: Blues Poet/Musician Ray Bonneville

Performance will be in Halling Recital Hall.

News

Study Shows University Reduces Carbon Footprint Over 5-Year Period

Carbon footprint went down by 6.8 percent from 2011-12 through 2015-16, according to study.

Students Gain Global Perspective in South Africa

Eight social work students and five faculty members returned May 27 from a three-week trip to the eastern cape of South Africa.

Minnesota State Mankato Begins 150th Anniversary Celebration by Announcing use of Sesquicentennial Logo

Sesquicentennial logo will serve as University's signature brand through December 2018.

University Responds to Community Call for Downtown Presence

Three University entities moving to downtown Mankato office building to further engagement with businesses, community.