Generation K

Among the commemorative bricks on Alumni Plaza on the Alumni Plaza—which is located just under the Alumni Arch on campus—is the Klocke brick, which lists the names of Dr. Ronald Klocke, his wife … [Read more...]

Mavericks on the Frontlines

From working on the front lines in hospitals and clinics to figuring out ways to keep children fed without school lunches, University alumni are finding creative, resourceful and compassionate ways to … [Read more...]

Adapting, leading in schools

For many Minnesota State Mankato students already working in the K-12 education field, a major pivot to distance learning happened in March when the pandemic resulted in school closures across the … [Read more...]

Second Chance Scholarship

When Kwakha Lynn “Beatrice” Kiondo lost her cultural contribution scholarship after struggling to maintain a qualifying GPA, she feared she would have to return home, especially as the COVID-19 … [Read more...]

Helping International Students Facing Money Issues

Hit particularly hard by the stay-at-home orders issued in spring semester were the more than 1,100 international students who not only couldn’t return home, … [Read more...]

German Settlement

By the time Michelle Malecha graduated with a degree in German from Minnesota State Mankato in 2013, she’d already studied in Germany twice and was going one more time. Since then, she’s been … [Read more...]