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Philip Fuehrer
Mar 23, 2018

20th Annual Student Leadership Awards Nominations are open!!

Mar 23, 2018 by Philip Fuehrer

The Office of Student Life and Leadership Development is now accepting nominations for the 20th Annual President’s Student Leadership Awards Banquet. Six awards honoring student organizations and student leaders will be given out during this annual event.  Nominations are extended and open until 4pm on Tuesday, April 17th. New this year will be 2 awards for "Student Leader of the Year" instead of specifying gender.  You can find all the category's in the SLLD "Forms" page here: https://orgs...

Philip Fuehrer
Oct 4, 2017

Indigenous Peoples Day Event - Monday, October 9

Oct 4, 2017 by Philip Fuehrer

You are invited to attend this upcoming free event (10/09/17) from  3pm to 6pm for Indigenous Peoples Day with a Tipi Demonstration at 10am and up for display to the end of the ceremonies at 6pm. Light meal provided.  Click on the flyer for more info. Location:  Great Hall, New Main building, St. Paul Campus.

Philip Fuehrer
Sep 20, 2017

Unleash the She - Women's Health Month 5K and 10K

Sep 20, 2017 by Philip Fuehrer

For more information about Metropolitan State’s Unleash the She team, contact Jodee Fitzgerald, Healthcare and Wellness Services coordinator at 651-793-1552 or Learn more about The She at:

Philip Fuehrer
Feb 16, 2017

Gamer? Developer? Participate in a REAL play test!!

Feb 16, 2017 by Philip Fuehrer

The folks that brought you "Exploding Kittens" have developed a new game:  "Bears vs Babies" Metro State is the ONLY official playtest site in Minnesota for this brand new game!!! Space is LIMITED for this FREE event so reserve your spot at one of the 4 game tables.  You can register for up to 2 time slots. Register at: Hurry before spaces are filled!!!

Philip Fuehrer
Sep 21, 2016

Changing America: Digital Storytelling Contest - 1st Place $500

Sep 21, 2016 by Philip Fuehrer

The Metropolitan State University Library invites all current Metropolitan State students to submit entries to the Digital Storytelling Prize, a contest offered in conjunction with the Smithsonian traveling exhibit Changing America: Emancipation Proclamation, 1863 and The March on Washington, 1963.  Students will use digital media to create brief narrative responses to the exhibit and the question, “How has the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 and/or the March on Washington of 1963 affected...

Philip Fuehrer
Mar 21, 2016

Give your input on Metro's next PRESIDENT - March 21 and 22 ONLY

Mar 21, 2016 by Philip Fuehrer

Metro State will be getting a new President - and YOU can give your input and thoughts.   Starting TODAY, March 21 with another finalist tomorrow (March 22). Either attend the student session in person in the EcoLab Room (Room 302) of the Library from 12:15 pm to 1:10pm.   OR, join the online WebEx: You may also give your input through an online electronic form:

Philip Fuehrer
Mar 7, 2016

Student Center Building Hours Changing

Mar 7, 2016 by Philip Fuehrer

After monitoring usage and looking at budgets we are shaving off 6 hours of open time during the week.  Based on usage patterns, very few patrons will notice the difference.  Beginning Sunday, March 13 the standard Student Center hours will be: Sunday: Noon to 10:30 pm  Mon - Thur: 7am to 10 pm  Friday: 7am to 11 pm  Saturday: 9am to 7pm  The fitness room will continue to close 30 minutes prior to building close. For Spring Break we will close at 8pm Mon-Fri and the building will be closed...

Philip Fuehrer
Feb 23, 2016

Social Identity and Police Perception Survey

Feb 23, 2016 by Philip Fuehrer

Masters Student Daniel Alberts needs your help for his Thesis.  He's conducting a survey to develop a better understanding of how an individual’s social identity impacts their perceptions of police legitimacy. The survey should only take about 5 minutes of your time. Your answers are anonymous; no personally identifying information is being collected. Results of the survey will be presented in aggregate form. Your help with this research is strictly voluntary. You do not have to answer any q...

Philip Fuehrer
Feb 2, 2016

Campus closing at 4pm Today - February 2nd, 2016

Feb 2, 2016 by Philip Fuehrer

A message from METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY Due to dangerous weather & driving conditions, Metropolitan State University will cancel all classes after 4:00 pm at all locations today; February 2.  All Buildings will be closed.  Please see the main campus webpage for additional information. Thank you. Safety Office

Philip Fuehrer
Jan 26, 2016

Grad Expo - February 27, 2016

Jan 26, 2016 by Philip Fuehrer

Collegiate Cap and Gown Company, Division of Herff Jones, Inc., and Metropolitan State University are offering this service to graduating students. Come to the Grad Expo A One-stop Shop for All Your Graduation Needs! Drop in anytime between 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 27, 2016 Metropolitan State University New Main, Great Hall Saint Paul Campus   The Grad Expo on February 27, offers the following services: Metropolitan State: Get up to five guest tickets for the commencement ce...

Philip Fuehrer
Jan 12, 2016

Internship Information Sessions coming up!

Jan 12, 2016 by Philip Fuehrer

Sponsored by the Institute for Community Engagement and Scholarship - 4 session between January 25 and April 18, 2016. Click Here to see full info on dates, times and how to register. 

Philip Fuehrer
Dec 4, 2015

University Dining Center Closure

Dec 4, 2015 by Philip Fuehrer

Good Afternoon Wabasha Deli became our on-site food service on October 1, 2010 and have been a very important part of our University.  I appreciate all they have done.  Friday, December 18, 2015 will be the University Dining Center’s last day of operation ending on-site food service until it starts at the Student Center.   The dining services portion of the Student Center is still under construction and not slated for “substantial completion” until 01/06/16.  The process for locating a new ...

Philip Fuehrer
Sep 11, 2015

Atomic Bomb Survivor - seminar on 09/28 at 1pm

Sep 11, 2015 by Philip Fuehrer

Atomic Bomb Survivor Michiko Harada will speak at Metropolitan State University on Sept. 28, 2015, 1:00-2:30, Energy Park Place, 1380 Energy Lane (near Midway classroom building), Room 104-10 in the Center for Online learning Hibakusha (atomic bomb survivor) from Nagasaki, Ms. Michiko Harada, will speak about her experiences. Ms. Harada will be accompanied by Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall Director Mr. Masanobu Chita, Ms. Nagiko Yokoyama also from the Nagasaki Peace Memorial and interpreter ...

Philip Fuehrer
Aug 12, 2015

Cecil the Lion - protecting wildlife from poachers group event

Aug 12, 2015 by Philip Fuehrer

On Saturday, August 15th from 11:00am to 2:00 pm at 2090 Conway St. in St. Paul at The Conway Community Recreation Center one and all are invited to a family friendly event. Artist John Quigley, from California, a visual artist who creates images on the ground using the human participants to effect his art (which has been called aerial art, human sculptures and living art) will be on hand to work with as many attendees as possible to create the world's largest human lion face (as seen from t...

Philip Fuehrer
Feb 10, 2015

Hands Up, Don't Shoot - a documentary

Feb 10, 2015 by Philip Fuehrer

The Dayton's Bluff Community Council, along with the East Side Freedom Library, is sponsoring the documentary "Hands up Don't Shoot our Youth Movement" on Wednesday, February 11. Filmmaker Ralph L. Crowder III will be present to introduce the film and lead a discussion afterwards. This is a fully FREE event and open to the public.  Show time is 6:30 pm at the Dayton's Bluff Community Council offices located at 804 Margaret St., St. Paul. Call 651-772-2075 for more information.