The grant will provide training for graduate students and speech-language pathologists who will learn the latest approaches for helping people with Parkinson’s to improve their speech and voice.
The inaugural "Senior Smiles" event provided free dental care to 72 area senior citizens.
Rec N’ Read is hosting an open house for children in grades K-5 who want to boost their reading and writing skills on Saturday, April 9 from 10a.m. - Noon in the Clinical Sciences Building on the campus of Minnesota State Mankato.
The Recreation, Parks, and Leisure Services (RPLS) program will present the Inaugural RPLS Day on April 8, 2022, in the Centennial Student Union. The Day will feature networking, professional development and an awards ceremony.
When Jamie Rigling, a 2006 graduate of Social Work helps formerly incarcerated people, she does so from a unique place of empathy.
Best-selling author and speaker Johann Hari to deliver keynote address.
The Center for Rural Behavioral Health will achieve its mission through research, workforce development and continuing education, such as providing licensure board required trainings in outstate Minnesota.
The Department of Dental Education at Minnesota State University, Mankato is accepting applications for the Master of Science in Advanced Dental Therapy (ADT MS).
FACS to the Max is designed for FCS educators (grades 5-12), interested high school students, and FCS college students focusing on skills to maximize FCS classrooms. We can't wait to see you in person in our recently-remodeled department!
More than 700 people registered for this training, exploring the link between historical trauma and health disparities in communities of color. Learn more in this Mankato Free Press article.
Minnesota State University, Mankato School of Nursing faculty are partnering with University of Minnesota through a ~$1.5 million grant to increase the number of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANEs) in rural Minnesota, sovereign nations, and underserved areas in the United States.
The 2022 event provided free dental care to 70 area children.
Scholarship applications for the upcoming academic year are now open!
Congratulations to our students who made the Dean's List during the last semester!
Minnesota State University, Mankato's Dental Education program is offering free dental care to area children 18 years and younger Thursday, February 3 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Appointments are required - please call 507-389-2147.
Students and faculty with the Physical Education-Developmental Adapted Physical Education (DAPE) major volunteered, cheered, and learned about creating inclusive environments during an adapted floor hockey match. Learn more in this Mankato Free Press article.
School of Nursing students at Minnesota State University, Mankato participated in a mock disaster drill that had first-semester nursing students role playing as tornado victims and third-semester nursing students responding at the scene.
The Health Care Career Exploration Program gave these high school students the opportunity to learn more about allied health careers through clinic rotations, shadowing, observations and networking.
The College of Allied Health and Nursing is honoring active, reserve and retired military members by offering a variety of dental, hearing and health services at no charge during the "Health for Heroes" event, November 11.
School of nursing faculty contributed to research behind Mankato and North Mankato being named Compassionate Communities. Learn more in this Mankato Free Press article.
Minnesota State Mankato's Dental Therapy programs is highlighted in this article from the Pew Charitable Trusts as one way to help meet the demand for access to affordable, oral health care.
Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Dental Hygiene Program is offering free dental care to area children 18 years and younger Thursday, Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
This article in the Mankato Free Press talks about the gap between providers and providers of color - especially in rural Minnesota - and one of the ways the University is working to support a more diverse workforce.
KEYC News Now shared this story about a series of events hosted by Minnesota State University, Mankato designed to recruit a more diverse student body to the field of behavioral health careers
During a Mankato City Council meeting, Health Science faculty were asked to provide data on flavored tobacco use in youth. Get the research, meeting recap and details in this Mankato Free Press article.
Congrats to this year's College of Allied Health and Nursing students who received scholarships!
With studies citing the professional Speech Language Pathology (SLP) field being more than 92 percent white, the Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate program is purposefully recruiting students as Diversity and Inclusion Fellows.
As part of an occasional series focused on mental health, this Mankato Free Press article features the alcohol and drug studies program students and faculty and how they are responding to the need for mental health care leaders, especially in rural Minnesota.
Responding to the demand for more Physical Education-Developmental Adapted Physical Education (PE-DAPE) educators, Minnesota State University, Mankato is now the first University in the Upper Midwest to offer a PE-DAPE undergraduate major.
Program builds on solid foundation during first year in new College home.
College of Allied Health and Nursing faculty were interviewed by KEYC News Now about their work creating meaningful experiences for those with dementia.
Lydia Jagodzinski, '20 turned her passions for community, diversity, and working with youth into her dream job.
Three decades after he was a student worker, Jeff Maurer '87, returns as an instructor.
An increase in outdoor recreation means an increase in engagement opportunities for Conservation Officer Chelsey Bechel '17.
The summer program helps fill a gap for families while providing real-world experiences for students.
A required drug education class introduced Kelsey Joines to her calling -- helping people leave their addictions behind.
Minnesota Public Radio (MPR) joined our student volunteers, faculty, and those with memory challenges in a place that makes a lasting impression - a community garden.
Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Clinical Sciences Building was one of six buildings recognized with a Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects Minneapolis.
Morgan Rud, a pre-dental major from Mondovi, Wisconsin, received the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.
Minnesota State University, Mankato and South Central College (SCC) announced a partnership known as the Maverick (Nursing) Advance (Transfer) Plan.
Congratulations to these first- and second-year Minnesota State Mankato MS Athletic Training students who were recognized at the 2021 Minnesota Athletic Trainer’s Association (MATA) 2021 Annual Meeting and Clinical Symposium!
Phi Upsilon Omicron (Phi U), the oldest national honor society in Family and Consumer Sciences, created and hosted a mindfulness exhibit for students, staff and faculty.
Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Clinical Sciences Building has won a “Best of B3 Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) – Classroom/Lab” award from the State of Minnesota Buildings, Benchmarks & Beyond (B3) energy and sustainability program in which all state-funded buildings participate.
Dental hygiene majors Lissette Garza and Kaitlyn Knutson first met as Honors students at Minnesota State University, Mankato and quickly realized they had “weirdly similar paths”.
Dr. Mary Kramer has received a national award for her leadership in promoting the health of her community, her students and her colleagues.
Yusef Salaam, the keynote speaker for the 2021 Health and Biomedical Sciences Summit, talks about health equity, the connection of race to the social determinants of health and his conversations with young people about social justice.
In anticipation of this year’s Health and Biomedical Science Summit, the College of Allied Health and Nursing and the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences hosted a viewing and discussion of the documentary "The Central Park Five".
With a family history and an influential professor behind her, Social Work alum Stephanie Schramm Little is now one of two advocates for organ transplant patients in North Dakota.
Kathryn Kueppers, an FCS major and Miss Minnesota 2020, speaks openly about systemic change.
The Department of Dental Education at Minnesota State University, Mankato will welcome its first cohort of the new Master of Science in Advanced Dental Therapy (ADT MS) program in Fall of 2021.
Uncovered: Minnesota’s Dental Crisis, a new TPT documentary, features three successful efforts —including our very own medical-dental integration pilot with Mayo Clinic Health System— to help overcome barriers and eliminate health disparities.
While the virus's physical impact on kids may not be as bad as we once feared, the negative psychological impact is a public health crisis that we will battle long after we finish vaccinating for the virus.
Minnesota State Mankato partnered with Mayo Clinic Health System on a new surgical simulation room that will train health care workers and give students new opportunities.
The public dental clinic at Minnesota State Mankato has welcomed an educational “permanent tooth” display to the clinic lobby.
The move to Allied Health and Nursing means an increase in real-world experiences for social work students and a boost in collaboration opportunities for all.
Knowing frontline workers can’t take care of others if they aren’t taking care of themselves, Jenna Londgren, a professor of alcohol and drug studies, is sharing self-care strategies and resources with current and future health care leaders.
Here’s a look back at the most popular posts shared on the College of Allied Health and Nursing’s Facebook page from 2020.
Athletic training, health, and physical education faculty recognized
Ordinarily in Minnesota, internships at hospitals and clinics take place during the summer. But in a year far from ordinary, hospitals across the country are struggling to keep up as more patients come in.
Congrats to these Master of Social Work students who had letters to editor printed!
Thanks to donors, nursing students received PPE, allowing them to continue working in clinical settings and giving them the real-world experience needed to pursue their nursing career.
Free dental care on Nov. 10 and 12
Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Dental Hygiene Program provided free dental care to area children during the annual Kid's Day event.
Public Health Education, Community Health Education, Dietetics and Nursing students featured in TODAY Magazine
Dr. Adwan thought he was meeting with a colleague and was anticipating a socially distanced conversation about curriculum changes. Instead, the meeting was an awards presentation on his porch.
Since mid-March, when COVID-19 upended health-care protocols, registered nurse and Minnesota State Mankato student Cy Schweiss has shifted to incorporating outside-the-box care for her patients and their family members.
Health experts say there’s no time like the present to quit vaping or using other tobacco products.
“One of the themes for later in the summer was going to be around the Olympics,” Carlson said. “I even had a Minnesota State University, Mankato alumni rugby player lined up to work with the kids. But none of that is happening now.”
With degrees focused on promoting health, preventing disease and improving the quality of life through education, Minnesota State Mankato’s Department of Health Science graduates are finding their roles changing because of COVID-19.
As a first-year graduate student, COVID-19 has had a great impact on my education and life.
The pilot, taking place at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, gives families the option of receiving an oral health screening and treatment from Minnesota State Mankato’s dental hygiene students as part of the visit.
The Dr. Viola Holbrook Exercise Physiology Center allows for innovative research to be conducted by graduate students and faculty, as well as serving as a teaching laboratory for undergraduate students learning core exercise testing and prescription concepts and skills.
“I’ve always wanted to be a nurse,” White said. “When I was little, I was in and out of clinics and always had a lot of influential nurses in my life. I knew I wanted to give back.”
"I want to assist Family Consumer Science (FCS) students through my financial contributions for scholarships. I especially want to help future FCS educators so that they will have the expertise to teach the diversity of students they will find in and out of the classroom."
These labs give students access to educational and real-world experiences that better prepare them for a wide range of careers.
That night, through a flurry of emails, two staff and one mom tried to piece together where the regalia was and if it had even been shipped.
"When I first walked into the Experiential Education Graduate program, I was not sure of what I wanted to do, nor where I wanted to go. However, through time and effort I was able to craft classes that resonated the most with me, diving deep into the realms of my curiosities."
When Ciana Ni Churraoin was completing her undergraduate degree in her native Ireland, she had no plans to travel to the United States to continue her studies. But then Minnesota State University, Mankato professor Michael Wells reached out to her with some important information.
Social Work students get questions about about social welfare policy from State Senator.
Dental students studied abroad, providing oral care and dental education in Belize.