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Minnesota State University, Mankato to Award 2,276 Degrees at End of Fall Semester

MANKATO, Minn. (December 13, 2021) – Minnesota State University, Mankato awarded 2,276 degrees to 1,941 students at the end of the fall 2021 semester, with commencement ceremonies scheduled for 9 a.m. and noon Saturday, Dec. 11 in Taylor Center’s Bresnan Arena on the Minnesota State Mankato campus.

Live-streaming captioning services will be provided for each ceremony at https://www.mnsu.edu/ graduation/general/webcast. html. Advanced degrees awarded by Minnesota State Mankato at the conclusion of the fall semester included seven doctor of education degrees, four doctor of nursing practice degrees and one doctor of school psychology degree.

Graduate degrees awarded included 39 master of arts degrees, 15 master of accounting degrees, 14 master of arts in teaching degrees, 13 master of business administration degrees, four master of fine arts degrees, two master of public administration degrees, 182 master of science degrees, 19 master of science in nursing degrees, 25 master of social work degrees, two professional science master’s degrees, 45 specialist in educational leadership degrees and 126 graduate certificates.

Degrees awarded at the undergraduate level included 53 bachelor of arts degrees, ten bachelor of business degrees, 16 bachelor of fine arts degrees, 1,496 bachelor of science degrees, 28 bachelor of science in integrated engineering degrees, seven bachelor of science in civil engineering degrees, seven bachelor of science in computer engineering degrees, 19 bachelor of science in electrical engineering degrees, nine bachelor of science in mechanical engineering degrees, 41 bachelor of science in social work degrees, 27 associate of arts degrees and 65 undergraduate certificates.

Undergraduate students receiving recognition included 263 students graduating summa cum laude (3.8 grade point average and higher), 258 students graduating magna cum laude (grade point averages of 3.6 to 3.79) and 238 students graduating cum laude (grade point averages of 3.4 to 3.59).

More information about the Minnesota State Mankato fall commencement is at https://www.mnsu.edu/ graduation/.

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Grace Behr, BS, Rec, Parks & Leisure Services, Summa Cum Laude Cullen Berg, SPEC, Educational Leadership Alison Derry, BFA, Art Carter Dowdle, BS, Mass Media Charese Glenn, BS, RN Baccalaureate Completion Michelle Makayi, BS, Interdisciplinary Studies Valeriya Rydeen, BS, RN Baccalaureate Completion, Summa Cum Laude Lea Schlinger, BS, Marketing Michaela Thole, BS, Alcohol & Drug Studies, Cum Laude Megan Walker, GC, Computer, Keyboard, And Other Technology, Magna Cum Laude Megan Walker, MS, School Library And Information Studies, Magna Cum Laude Hastings, MN

Hayley Bocock, BS, Applied Leadership, Magna Cum Laude Colton Cassidy, BS, Management Lindsey Henrichsen, BA, English Studies, Cum Laude Christina Houtkooper, BS, RN Baccalaureate Completion Dominick Kaphing, BS, Exercise Science, Summa Cum Laude Abigail Nelsen, BS, Finance Macee Reinardy, BS, Manufacturing Engineering Tech, Cum Laude Alan Shaffer, BS Woodbury, MN

Samson Akintan, BS, Finance Samson Akintan, CERT, Business Analytics Kurri Anderson, BS, Sport Management Jackline Bickford, BS, RN Baccalaureate Completion, Magna Cum Laude Christopher Carufel, MS, Education Technology Candice Cooper, BS, RN Baccalaureate Completion, Summa Cum Laude Samuel Gruber, BSEE, Electrical Engineering, Cum Laude Cynthia Kiraguri, BS, Nursing, Cum Laude Juen Koech, BS, Psychology Kitara Krueger, BS, Mass Media Rachael Langton, BS, RN Baccalaureate Completion Damola Oshin, BS, Construction Management Michael Remke, BS, Aviation Emily Vanderhoff, BS, Exercise Science About Mankato State University Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,546 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 30 colleges and seven universities.

December 15, 2021