MaSU STEM Education programs impact area teachers and students
Twenty-seven area K-12 teachers participated in the Educational Engineering Institute at MaSU in June. In addition, STEM College for Kids brought several children, kindergarten through third grade to campus, giving MaSU teacher candidates an opportunity to fulfill their classroom experience requirements through the development of a fun, summer learning event for kids.
Distinguished MaSU alumni, friends honored
MaSU’s highest awards were presented to four distinguished alumni and friends during MaSU’s Alumni Day celebration June 23. Richard Balstad and Donald Cavalier each received the Distinguished Alumni Award. Mike Bakken received the Distinguished Service Award. Jeff Braaten was honored posthumously with the Distinguished Service Award.
Bensen retires, receives emeritus status
Steven Bensen was bestowed the distinction of Emeritus Vice President for Business Affairs upon his retirement, effective June 30, 2017. He began his 30-year career at MaSU in 1987 and has become one of the most treasured administrators MaSU has known. Steve’s work has been part of an unprecedented era of success at MaSU.