All the Right Moves

In 1968, Robert Cobb was asked to lead the Health Sciences Department at Mankato State College. He accepted the appointment—but during the negotiations he requested that his wife, Florence, be hired … [Read more...]

Dreams Coming True

Kady Johnson ’13 MA remembers crying the day she was accepted to college. She cried because she hadn’t expected it to be an option for her—and because she didn’t think that she would be able to pay … [Read more...]

A Higher Degree

For as long as anyone in the College of Graduate Studies and Research can remember, officials from Minnesota State Mankato had been lobbying legislators for approval to offer doctoral programs. “It … [Read more...]

Art in the Every Day

For as long as she can remember, art has been an important part of Lynda Jacobsen’s life. She credits her mother for instilling in her an appreciation for beauty in the things around her. “In our … [Read more...]

What’s in a Name?

What does it take for the University to name a building in someone’s honor? Apart from following the policies established by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system about who can … [Read more...]

Global Giving

Like other institutions of higher learning, Minnesota State Mankato draws people seeking personal and professional growth. But there is more than personal fulfillment going on here. Many people on … [Read more...]