50 Over 50 list recognizes two of Metropolitan State faculty

Two Metropolitan State University faculty members have been selected as honorees in the 50 Over 50 list, recognized by AARP Minnesota and Pollen.

Dr. Rose Wan-Mui Chu and Wy Spano are both recognized in the community building category. Chu is associate professor in the School of Urban Education, and Spano is director of the Master of Advocacy and Political Leadership ( MAPL) Program, College of Management.

The list recognizes and celebrates individuals over the age of 50 who have made significant contributions and achievements in their communities.

There will be a celebration event on Thursday, Oct. 13, at Machine Shop in Minneapolis, with a brief recognition ceremony for the honorees and a musical performance by Sonny Knight of Sonny Knight and the Lakers and a keynote address from AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins.

Tickets are $35 and include breakfast. Register at 50Over50MN.eventbrite.com. Organizations can also purchase tables of eight.