Metropolitan State University is pleased to announce the conferring of the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters upon our esteemed university partner, Josephine Shang-Kuan Su, in recognition of her eminent contributions to Metropolitan State and to the field of International Education, which enhances the missions of both China University of Technology and Metropolitan State.
Mathematics Professor Cindy Kaus receives prestigious award
Dr. Cindy Kaus, professor of mathematics at Metropolitan State University, has been named recipient of the Mathematical Association of America’s (MAA) North Central Section award for Distinguished University Teaching of Mathematics. In addition, the North Central Section will forward Kaus’ name as a nominee for the national award.
Minnesota Campus Compact award winners
The Minnesota Campus Compact Annual Luncheon and Awards Summit on April 5 at the University of St. Thomas recognized the 2017 recipients of the Presidents' Community Partner Award, the Presidents' Student Leadership Award, and the Presidents' Civic Engagement Steward Award.
Dr. Meghan Coleman appointed to the Minnesota Board on Aging
Dr. Meghan Coleman of Metropolitan State University's College of Community Studies and Public Affairs Human Services, Aging Studies/Gerontology, has been reappointed to the Minnesota Board on Aging (MBA) by Governor Mark Dayton.
Metropolitan State takes First Place in Datagon competition
Metropolitan State University’s “Team Data Fury” took first place at the Datagon competition. This competition allows student teams to compete and present data-driven answers to defined problems and societal issues.
Birtukan Abebe honored with nomination for Professional Excellence in Service Award
Birtukan Abebe was recently recognized for her years of dedication and service as an academic advisor in the Information and Computer Sciences department by being chosen as Metropolitan State University’s representative nominee for the Minnesota State Board of Trustees’ Professional Excellence in Service Award. Although she was not chosen at the awards ceremony, Abebe feels it was an honor to be recognized.
Bukola Oriola selected Metropolitan State University outstanding student
Bukola Oriola, College of Individualized Studies Outstanding Student, graduated with her bachelor’s degree in individualized studies with focus on community leadership and diversity. Oriola is a Twin Cities activist and internationally-known figure for her advocacy work in the fight against human trafficking.