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Theatre & Dance at the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival 56

Eighteen students received recognition for their performance and production work on Something Rotten, Rent, The Temperamentals, and The Importance of Being Earnest.
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Creative Writing Professor Chris McCormick Receives National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship

The National Endowment for the Arts announced that Professor Chris McCormick is one of 35 writers selected to receive an FY 2024 Creative Writing Fellowship of $25,000.
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A Student of the Seventies

On December 9, Tom Kunkel will take to the commencement stage along with hundreds of other graduates at Minnesota State Mankato and receive his diploma—in his case as a freshly minted geography graduate.
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Congratulations to our Fall 2023 Commencement Speaker, Ulises Valdez

Ulises is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies and a minor in Biology.
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Echo Food Shelf now on Downtown Express Route 7

The Echo Food Shelf will now be on Downtown Express Route 7 from November 20th, 2023. This route is much more convenient for students in need.
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Dakota Language students take 1st and 4th Place in the Cansayapi Dakota Language Bowl.

Dakota 101 and 201 students take First Place and Fourth Place in the Cansayapi Dakota Language Bowl at the Lower Sioux Indian Community.
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To Vietnam and Back

Three Vietnam veteran alumni who connected at the University in the late 1960s after their service shared their experiences at our event "To Vietnam and Back".
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Missouri Mule: Speech & Debate Team Results

The weekend of October 6th-7th, the Minnesota State University Speech & Debate team participated in a speech and debate tournament hosted by the University of Central Missouri.
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Music Industry Major Bailey Frerichs Awarded Prestigious 2023 Live Nation/Move Forward Foundation Award

Bailey Frerichs, a 21-year-old rising senior at Minnesota State University, Mankato who is a Dean’s List recipient has received a dedicated award from Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union. Her passion for live music has driven her to gain experience in multiple sectors.
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Social Studies Students Attend Colonial Williamsburg's Teachers Institute

Social Studies Education majors Jack Baumbach and Abbey Botko were selected to attend the 2023 Colonial Williamsburg's Teachers Institute.

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