University Archives


St. Cloud State is rich in tradition and history. The university honors much of its past by naming buildings after those who have contributed to its growth since its founding in 1869. Explore the exhibit and learn more!

  • The Faces Behind the Places
    Who was Lawrence Hall named after? What about Atwood? Or Kiehle? Familiar names to all at St. Cloud State, but who are the faces behind the places? Learn a little more about the buildings that we see, visit, and learn in everyday.
  • Individual building profiles
    Focusing initially on buildings who recently celebrated their 50th anniversary, these profiles contain information about the building, its construction, dedication, images, links to documents, and other interesting facts.