Grand opening of alumni and leadership center held at Mayville State
The Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership Center at MaSU officially opened June 20 with a formal program and celebration. The Larson Center, formerly known as Northwest Hall, was built in 1911 as an infirmary for sick students. The building has served a number of purposes, including the college president’s home and student housing. Now the brick structure has been completely renovated to serve as an alumni and leadership center and home for the MSU Foundation offices.
MaSU celebrates 125th anniversary during Alumni Days
MaSU’s 125th anniversary was celebrated during the annual Alumni Days activities June 20 and 21. Highlights of the celebration included an all-class reunion, recognition of the 2014 Distinguished Alumni and Distinguished Service Award recipients, and musical entertainment provided by MaSU’s nationally recognized jazz musicians from the 60s and 70s.
MaSU STEM Education hosts numerous learning opportunities for teachers and students in June
Three programs that helped educate K-12 teachers and students in STEM topics were hosted by MaSU’s Stem Education in June. STEM Boot Camp is a three-day professional development program that introduces teachers to STEM and helps them implement the topics into their classrooms. The Educational Engineering Institute helps teachers find ways to incorporate engineering concepts into their lessons. STEM College for Kids for children in grades K-8 wrapped up three weeks of summer STEM activities at MaSU.