M State hosts orientation activities
Fall semester began Monday, August 21 at M State and students were treated to variety of orientation activities throughout the week.
As part of an orientation on Wednesday, August 23, students enjoyed a food truck roundup that included Jonny's, The Ice Cream Truck and La Barista. They were also invited to test their hula hoop skills with The Happy Hippy Hoop Company.
On Thursday, the Minnesota State Patrol and Becker County K-9 Unit were on campus with programming demonstrations, including the use of "drunk goggles" to demonstrate the dangers of driving while impaired.
The Detroit Lakes campus is currently serving a total of 817 students, with 146 new students taking classes on campus and 234 new online students whose home campus is Detroit Lakes, according to Director of Student Development Services Karen Buboltz.