A Veteran’s Days

Tillman Award-winner Patrick Nelson's pre-University time was spent in combat. When his phone rang, Patrick Nelson was walking the halls in between classes … [Read more...]

All Over The Board

And the award for Best Father’s Day Gift of 2019 goes to Gena Johnson. On that day, her father received a phone-shot video of Gena and her sister wishing him a happy day, although doing the talking … [Read more...]

Loud, proud, and rousing the crowds: Meet the music machine that’s just like family

In the 20 years between 1993 and 2013, the University went without a marching band. For 10 of those years, it didn't have a pep band, either. But since 2013, the Maverick Machine has broken that … [Read more...]


Nearly 20 years ago, longtime banker and Maverick football alum Jim Sneer gave Minnesota State University, Mankato $50,000 toward a new artificial-turf football field that had been proposed. When … [Read more...]

A Lasting Impact

    They traveled the country together, competed in speech tournaments together, even lived together for three years as Minnesota State Mankato students.  Heather … [Read more...]