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April 20: Wall Street Journal Reporter Deborah Gage to Visit Campus

Deborah Gage is a 1973 Minnesota State Mankato graduate.

Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 4-15-2015

Mankato, Minn. – VentureWire and Wall Street Journal reporter Deborah Gage, who grew up in Mankato, graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 1973 and later covered local news for the Mankato Free Press and politics for Minnesota Public Radio, will be on the Minnesota State Mankato campus Monday, April 20 to visit with students, faculty and staff.

Gage is currently scheduled to be available to meet with students, faculty and staff outside of Morris Hall 150 from 10-11 a.m. Monday, April 20. (NOTE: The agenda for her Monday visit is still being finalized -- please visit the College of Business website for agenda updates.)

Gage, who is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, is available to discuss her own career path, how Silicon Valley and venture capital work, how the Wall Street Journal works and what her current job is like.

According to a submitted biography, Gage served as editor of the Reporter newspaper while attending Minnesota State Mankato, and she graduated in 1973 with degrees in English, Spanish and American Studies.

For more information about Gage's visit, please call 507-389-1120, and ask for either Bryan Hoffman, technology director for the College of Business, or Stephanie Reitter, the Wall Street Journal Student Ambassador for the College of Business. Email inquiries may be sent to either or

Gage's visit to campus was arranged through an academic partnership program between the Wall Street Journal and the College of Business at Minnesota State Mankato. Through this partnership, all students enrolled in a College of Business course (100-499 levels) have access to all Wall Street Journal resources. The College of Business at Minnesota State Mankato has been integrating the Wall Street Journal into classrooms since 2004, and it is the only college in Minnesota to offer it.

Wall Street Journal resources available to College of Business students at Minnesota State Mankato includes target-specific content, an economic calendar and information on news, indicators, Federal Reserve & forecasting, international news and markets, market data to track markets, funds and institutions, and more.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,376 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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