Schools

New student reps named to Marshall School Board

MARSHALL — For the sixth straight year, student school board representatives will join Marshall School Board members at their work sessions and regular meetings throughout the 2018-19 academic year. Ammran Mohamed, Amina Ali and Aniso Mohamed affirmed their commitment to serve as education ...

SMSU Briefs for Sept. 19

Motivational speaker Dr. Joe Martin at SMSU Sept. 25 Southwest Minnesota State University will host academic motivational speaker Dr. Joe Martin on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. in the SMSU Conference Center lower level. Martin is an award-winning speaker, author, professor, and retention ...

SMSU Briefs for Sept. 12

Numerous Constitution Day events Sept. 17-21 The Center for Civic and Community Engagement at Southwest Minnesota State University will host Constitution Day programs throughout the week of Sept. 17-21. Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution by 39 men on Sept. ...

SMSU Briefs for Sept. 5

Family Weekend Sept. 21-23 Family weekend will be Sept. 21-23 at Southwest Minnesota State University. SMSU sets aside a weekend every year for students to invite parents, siblings, grandparents and other family members to campus to take part in a weekend of events and activities. On ...

Campus Notes for Sept. 5

Area students receive degrees from NDSU Area students are among the students to graduate from North Dakota State University in summer 2018. A student must earn a 3.50 grade-point average or higher to graduate with honors. Cottonwood: Abby Lee, bachelor of science, strategic communication. ...

SMSU Briefs for Aug. 29

Ag Bowl is Sept. 8 at SMSU The 12th annual Ag Bowl—presented by Ralco —is set for Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Schwan Regional Event Center and the R/A parking lot on the campus of Southwest Minnesota State University. Ag Bowl is a celebration of agriculture in Minnesota and features ...

Campus Notes for Aug. 22

Area students named to NDSU dean’s list Area Minnesota students were among the 180 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the summer 2018 dean’s list. A student must earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher and be enrolled in at least nine class credits to qualify for ...

Education Briefs for Aug. 22

WWG to have fall festival, open house Westbrook-Walnut Grove Schools will have a fall festival and open house from 5-11 p.m. Tuesday. Rain date is Wednesday, Aug. 29. Free admission and free games and prizes for all ages. Free fair food (doughnuts, cheese curds and more) will be provided by ...

Campus Notes for Aug. 15

Local students named to CSB dean’s list Three local students have earned the distinction of being named to the dean’s list for the 2018 spring semester at the College of Saint Benedict. • McKeigh Bossuyt, the daughter of Kenny and Alison Bossuyt of Marshall, is a junior nursing major ...

SMSU Briefs for Aug. 15

Smokefest is this weekend at SMSU Competitive barbecue returns to Marshall for the 12th annual Southwest Minnesota State University Smokefest, which will be Friday and Saturday at SMSU. Event coordinator Josh Scholten anticipates up to 45 barbecue teams will compete this year for $11,000 in ...

SMSU Briefs for Aug. 8

Gold Rush Days Aug. 23-26 at SMSU Freshmen will arrive on campus for Southwest Minnesota State University’s Gold Rush Days orientation Aug. 23-26. Classes begin for all students on Monday, Aug. 27. Orientation is an opportunity for students to meet fellow first-year students while ...

Campus Notes for Aug. 1

Doerr named to dean’s list at Drake Nicholas Doerr of Marshall has been named to the dean’s List at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. This academic honor is achieved by earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher during the spring 2018 semester at Drake.

SMSU Briefs for July 25

SMSU invites comments prior to October HLC visit Southwest Minnesota State University is seeking comments from the public about the university in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. SMSU will host a visit Oct. 28-30 with a team representing the Higher ...

Campus Notes for July 25

Riverland announces dean’s list Riverland Community College announces the students whose academic achievement placed them on the 2018 spring president’s and dean’s lists. Canby, Jarrett Heinrich, dean’s list To be eligible for the dean’s list students must have completed 12 ...

Education Briefs for July 25

Ritter receives Outstanding Service Award On July 12, Martha Ritter was presented with the 2018 Outstanding Service Award for SWWC. The award was presented at the Minnesota Service Cooperatives Annual Conference July 11-13 at Cragun’s Resort in Brainerd. Ritter began working at SWWC in ...

Campus Notes for July 18

Local students named to Augustana’s dean’s list 2018 Augustana University today announced the following students have been named to the dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2017-18 academic year. The dean’s list recognizes full-time students who have a minimum of 12 credit ...

Campus Notes for July 11

Normandale announces 2018 graduates Normandale Community College honored more than 1,200 graduates at its graduation ceremony on May 14 at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis including Marshall residents Charles Frazier, associate of arts, liberal education; and Eukariah Tabaka, associate of fine ...

SMSU Briefs for July 11

SMSU coaching master’s ranked 15th nationally Southwest Minnesota State University has been ranked 15th nationally for the most affordable online master’s degree in coaching. The ranking is by College Choice, the leading authority on college rankings and resources. Their goals is to ...

Local/National Education Briefs

PBIS Cohort 12 graduates — Marshall and MACCRAY schools Four Cohort 12 schools in the SWWC region participated in their final Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) certification training on March 14 in Mankato. As part of the cohort graduation, the schools received a PBIS ...

Education Briefs for June 27

Avera Marshall Auxiliary Awards Scholarships The Avera Marshall Auxiliary has awarded three $1,000 scholarships to area high school students. Criteria for selection included academic excellence, participation in school activities, active community involvement and a demonstrated interest in ...