CBS Minnesota News affiliate WCCO in the Twin Cities visited Mankato to meet with Madi Leubke and Evan Storkamp, student pilots with the University’s Aviation Program.
While the University’s marching band dates back to 1929, the rebooted and retooled version known as the Maverick Machine evolved in 2013. A decade later it has grown from 30 members from across campus to more than 150 strong. Much of that credit goes to Director Michael Thursby, who members refer to as “dad” for his insight and instruction. A 10-year celebration is planned during Homecoming Week.
A new bronze statue commissioned by the Centennial Student Union entitled Sittin’ with Stomper will be unveiled in the CSU on Wednesday, Jan. 17. The statue features the University’s beloved mascot, Stomper, seated on an 8-foot bronze bench that will be permanent placed on the main level of the CSU. A plaque commemorating the spirt of the statue will also be installed near the sculpture.
Minnesota State Mankato will award 1,772 degrees to 1,617 students at the end of the fall 2023 semester, with approximately 700 students planning to participate in commencement ceremonies scheduled for 9 a.m. and noon Saturday, Dec. 9 in Taylor Center’s Bresnan Arena.
The Fraternity and Sorority Chapters will host a Meet the Greeks night on Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 8 to 10 p.m. in CSU 253/4/5 following recent election of 2024 FSL officers. Alyssa McCulloch, of Sigma Sigma Sigma, was elected President of the Panhellenic Council and Kaden Schafer, Sigma Nu, was named President of the Interfraternity Council. New officers will serve during the 2024 calendar year.
Minnesota State Mankato moved up one spot and ranks eighth nationally in international student population among master’s institutions, according to an annual Open Doors Report released Nov. 13 by the Institute of International Education. The ranking based on Fall 2022 enrollment showed 1,711 international students.
There may be some new hardware in the University Athletics trophy case after Scott Nelsen’s chili concoction claimed the traveling trophy as the top vote-getter in Wednesday’s annual Chili Cook-off
As the winter season approaches, University Scheduling is calling on our community to help us keep our students warm.
The Department of Theatre & Dance is accepting submissions for the 2023 Fall Screening Showcase!
Finals Week got you stressing? The CSU and Student Activities seek to come to your aid with Finals Week Stress Busters.
The Holiday Choral Concert will feature Chamber Singers and the Concert Choir. Don’t miss this performance on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 3 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Maverick Fusion and Maverick Vocal Precision will be coming together for a performance on Monday, Nov. 27, at 7:30 p.m. in Halling Recital Hall.
A magical musical combo will be performing on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. at Halling Recital Hall.
The Career Development Center now offers you free access to the powerful platform SkillsFirst; an AI-powered resume, cover letter, and career preparation tool.
Are finals week scaries starting to creep in? Look forward to Late Night Breakfast on Monday, Dec. 4, from 9 to 10 p.m.
All Greater Mankato area kids ages pre-k to 5th grade are invited to the Maverick Holiday Carnival on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 1 to 3 p.m.
Anime Club is hosting a Howl’s Moving Castle themed evening on Monday, Nov. 13, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Ostrander Auditorium.
International students are encouraged to wear their traditional clothing on Thursday, Nov. 9.
Stop by on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m., in Ostrander Auditorium for Y2K Bingo.
On Monday, Nov. 6, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., in CSU 201, the Maverick Success Workshop series will discuss some methods to manage stressors and what resources might be available to students on campus to help.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) offers a wide variety of benefits
Apply to be a spring semester Community Advisor (CA). Position begins on January 3.
What does Taylor Swift, Five Nights at Freddy’s, and Scream have in common? They will all be just $3 on Saturday, Nov. 4!