Schools

Campus Notes for Oct. 18

Shouse receives scholarship Meghan Shouse of Marshall has received the Textiles and Clothing Scholarship from the Iowa State University Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management for the 2017-18 academic year. Shouse is studying apparel, merchandising and design at Iowa ...

SMSU Briefs for Oct. 18

Indigenous American group to perform at SMSU Indigenous American entertainers Frank Waln and Lumhe Sampson will give a performance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the SMSU Student Center Upper Level. Waln and Sampson strive to promote cultural pride, unity, and hope by setting a positive ...

Park Side School looking to enhance parent-school partnerships

MARSHALL — Studies show that students tend to do much better in school when their parents are actively involved in their education — Park Side Elementary School had that in mind when it planned various upcoming events. Along with a Park Side Family Literacy Night on Monday evening, Park ...

SMSU Briefs for Oct. 11

SMSU Theater opens 50th anniversary season with ‘How to Talk Minnesotan: The Musical’ The opening show of SMSU Theater’s 50th anniversary season is the audience favorite, “How to Talk Minnesotan: The Musical,” by Howard Mohr, a former writer for A Prairie Home Companion and former ...

Campus Notes for Oct. 11

Bauer named to the summer 2017 dean’s list at The College of St. Scholastica Katelyn Bauer of Marshall was named to the summer 2017 dean’s list at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth. Dean’s list members have achieved a 3.75 grade-point average or above on a 4.0 scale. Shouse ...

Campus Notes for Oct. 4

Simpson to attend University of Iowa Amber Simpson of Marshall has enrolled at the University of Iowa for fall 2017 semester. Colleges and universities of Minnesota State waive application fees during College Knowledge Month In support of a statewide initiative to encourage students to ...

SMSU Briefs for Oct. 4

‘A Conversation with Poets’ Oct. 11 at SMSU Poets Maryann Corbett and Athena Kildegaard will join SMSU English Professor Dr. Susan McLean to present “A Conversation with Poets” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, in Charter Hall 201 at Southwest Minnesota State University. Corbett lives ...

Education Briefs for Oct. 4

Swedzinski puts out call for juniors to apply to Capitol program Rep. Chris Swedzinski, R-Ghent, encourages high school juniors to gain behind-the-scenes experience with Minnesota’s state government by serving as a page at the Capitol in St. Paul during the 2018 legislative session. The ...

TAHS Farm to Table students learn from area farmers

TRACY — The Tracy Area High School Farm to Table class recently had an opportunity to learn from local farmers how advancements in science and technology are improving the quality of food raised on Minnesota farms. Tracy native Paul Lanoue spoke to the class about his experience raising ...

SMSU Briefs for Sept. 20

Tami Tango Trio performance Sept. 22 at SMSU The Tami Tango Trio will be the guest artists in a two-day residency at Southwest Minnesota State University on Sept. 21 and 22. The ensemble will speak with all Spanish classes, do a tango workshop with music majors and give a tango clinic with ...

Campus Notes for Sept. 20

Career expo is Oct. 3 at SMSU A career expo will take place from 9:15-12:25 p.m. Oct. 3 at Southwest Minnesota State University. Hundreds of business, agency and education volunteers work together to provide this opportunity for high school students, adult basic education students and ...

One Act Play Festival to take place next year

MARSHALL — Marshall Public Schools Activities Director Bruce Remme recently announced that the Big South Conference will be adding a One Act Play Festival this year. One Act Play teams from the 13-member schools will be invited to one of two festival sites approximately a week prior to the ...

Campus Notes for Sept. 13

Minnesota West announces continued growth in college enrollment Minnesota West Community and Technical College announces continued growth in the college enrollment numbers for fall 2017 semester. The college was up 6 percent in enrollment for the 2017 spring semester marking a two-year high ...

SMSU Briefs for Sept. 6

SMSU, Southeast Technical Institute sign partnership Southwest Minnesota State University and Southeast Technical Institute of Sioux Falls have entered into a partnership to assist Southeast students who wish to transfer to SMSU to earn their four-year bachelor’s degree. SMSU President ...

Campus Notes for Aug. 30

Vogel included on Minnesota West summer semester 2017 dean’s list Minnesota West Community & Technical College has announced the summer semester 2017 dean’s list. Students must be enrolled in at least 12 graded credits and earn a minimum 3.5 grade-point average to be eligible for ...

Education Briefs for Aug. 23

Marshall School District wins Certificate of Excellence Award The Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International has awarded Marshall Public Schools - ISD #413 its Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for having met or exceeded the program’s high standards for ...

SMSU Briefs for Aug. 16

Gold Rush Days Aug. 17-20 at SMSU Freshmen will arrive on campus for Southwest Minnesota State University’s Gold Rush Days orientation Thursday-Sunday. Classes begin for all students on Monday. Orientation is an opportunity for students to meet fellow first-year students while ...

Campus Notes for Aug. 9

Antony named to dean’s list at Hamline University School of Business Sara Antony of Marshall was named to the dean’s list at Hamline University for the spring term of the 2016-2017 academic year. Members of the dean’s list achieve a grade- point average of 3.50 or higher on a 4.00 ...

Campus Notes for July 26

Nelson graduates from Bethel University Thomas Nelson of Tracy, graduated from Bethel University, St. Paul, following the spring 2017 semester. Nelson earned a bachelor of arts in organizational communication. He is the son of Terry and Sue Nelson. Wasberg graduates from University of ...

Campus Notes for July 19

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 2017 spring semester at the College of Saint Benedict. • Alyssa Bossuyt, daughter of Jeff and Chanda Bossuyt of Ghent, is a senior biology major at ...