Abuzar Iqbal, a mass media major at Minnesota State Mankato, went home to Doha, Qatar, without a second thought of what would happen next. He applied “real-world thinking” to promote online student events from half-way around the world.
Brandon Weidemann, music industry senior and Student Events Team concert chair, applied his skills and interests to create a weekly baking-from-home series to keep fellow students at Minnesota State Mankato connected during COVID-19.
Back in May 1975, Jim Chalgren produced the first drag show at Minnesota State Mankato. It was a precursor to establishing the nation’s second campus LGBT Center in the U.S. in 1977.
Student leaders in the Division of Diversity and Inclusion were recently recognized. View the list of honorees for 2020 as we congratulate these students for their outstanding service.
The Womens Center at Minnesota State Mankato encourages students with dependent children to complete the Bridge To Benefits assessment to determine qualification in a wide range of assistance programs.
Got Popcorn? A new summer streaming film series hosted by the Memorial Library offers a range of classic and award-winning films as a means of exposing students to library services such as Kanopy. It also helps students stay connected to Minnesota State Mankato.
COVID-19 halted normal commencement exercises, but it couldn’t stop the pride for the 2,200 Spring 2020 graduates at Minnesota State Mankato. The University’s May 9 plans for a virtual celebration include a commemorative mailing, special website and a #MavGrad2020 online graduation photo gallery.
What awaits us on the other side of a pandemic? Lenny Koupal with the Centennial Student Union believes students returning to Minnesota State Mankato will bring a heightened awareness of Maverick Pride that comes from a shared campus experience.