Celebrate Alumnus of the Year: Michael O’Connor

Posted June 10, 2019

Michael O’Connor

The Metropolitan State University Alumni Board of Directors will recognize the 2018 Alumnus of the Year, Dr. Michael O'Connor, with a reception on Thursday, June 13.

O’Connor has lead a distinguished professional and academic career with volunteer leadership for Metropolitan State and other local organizations. He also gives generously of his time and talent to support alumni engagement, student learning opportunities, and civic engagement.

He was named to the Metropolitan State Foundation Board of Trustees in 2018.

O’Connor was born in Saint Paul, grew up in Maplewood, and has lived all of his life in Minnesota. O’Connor is director, strategy and project management/chief of staff with Medtronic, Plc. He now lives in Lino Lakes with his wife and son, and in his leisure, he enjoys being outdoors and is active in playing soccer, biking, running and tennis.

Read more about O’Connorin the Spring 2019 issue ofbuzz magazine or on our website https://www.metrostate.edu/alumni/award

Metropolitan State Foundation Board of Trusteesis now accepting nominations for the 2019 Alum of the Year and Emerging Alum of the Year. Contact alumni.relations@metrostate.edufor more information.