St. Cloud State Exhibits


First Class: St. Cloud State's Class of 1871

On June 30, 1871, the 15 members of the Third State Normal School’s first graduating class gathered with an overflow crowd of more than 150 proud parents, faculty, Normal School Board members, and St. Cloud dignitaries to receive their degrees.

From Normal to University

From Normal to University: The St. Cloud State Campus Since 1869
Snapshots in time of how the campus has transformed using information and images from University Archives

KVSC Trivia Weekend

Every year, when winter is at its bleakest, thousands of people descend upon Central Minnesota (and many more tune in from across the globe) to test their stamina, creativity, and savvy -- all to prove they are worthiest of the title of Champion. What could draw such a crowd? KVSC Trivia Weekend, of course!

Lindgren Collection

Digitized selections from the Lindgren Collection.

A painting of the Bdote region from Fort Snelling by Seth Eastman, c. 1846-1848
Native SCSU

Native SCSU, was developed to illuminate the Native history and experience in this region through deeper investigation of sites, events, natural features, and people of the St. Cloud area. It is a collaborative project developed by students in the Native Nations of Minnesota class in the Department of Ethnic, Gender, and Women’s Studies at St. Cloud State University.

SCSU University Timelines

This series of timelines tell the story of St. Cloud State University from 1869 to today.

St. Cloud State Libraries: Past and Present from 1875

Five distinct buildings have served as the campus library since St. Cloud State was established in 1869. This exhibit celebrates the past and present university libraries through information and images provided by University Archives.

Students Do Their Bit

St. Cloud State and World War I
The First World War may have been fought thousands of miles away from St. Cloud State University, then known as the St. Cloud Normal School, but students still felt the war's impact. Explore St. Cloud State's role in WWI and discover how students answered the call to "do their bit."

Ariel view of SCSU buildings and shoreline.
The Faces Behind the Places: St. Cloud State Named Buildings

Ever wonder about the names of the buildings on campus? Who is Shoemaker? Or Lawrence? What about Stewart, Brown, and Headley? Who are the faces behind the places?

Theater as Art: The Costume Sketches of Harvey Jurik

Costume sketches drawn by Professor Emeritus of Theatre Harvey Jurik matched with photographs from actual productions

Sign announcing new library
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