Pam Guss, Business Manager, Student Activities

Address: CSU 173
Phone: 507-389-6076

Pam’s duties as business manager for the Student Activities Office cover a wide array including front desk coverage; hiring, training and scheduling student workers; creating purchase orders and invoices for student events; purchasing and receiving duties; reconciling and recording expenses; and learning other duties as time goes on.

Education: Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT: A.S. General Business and Minnesota State University, Mankato: B.S. Business Administration

Past Experiences: Administrative Assistant for Honors Program; Undergraduate Research Center and University Fellowships at Minnesota State University, Mankato; Receptionist at Mankato West High School


"My top accomplishments at Minnesota State Mankato are continuing to learn new things every day."

"The most rewarding aspect of my work with students is getting to know them well and learning about where they are from."

“I like to spend my free time READING--I'm a huge reader--keeping active by going for walks, hanging out with my family and friends and my dogs, playing board games, doing jigsaw puzzles, and going out to listen to live music."


  1. Three words that best describe you. "Fun, friendly, reader"
  2. Three things that can always be found in your refrigerator. "Yogurt, salad, eggs
  3. Name three people, living or dead, you would like to invite for dinner. "My father and my grandparents so I can ask them more about their lives."
  4. What is something people would be surprised to know about you? "I traveled for a year in Up With People and have lifelong friends all over the world."
  5. What superpower would you like to have? Why? "Being able to understand and speak all languages so I could converse with anyone worldwide."
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