Schools

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 ...

Campus Notes for July 12

UW-La Crosse announces May 2017 graduates McKenzie Vermeire of Marshall completed degree requirements at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse in May. The 107th annual Spring Commencement was held at the La Crosse Center Sunday, May 14. Vermeire has a bachelor of science, exercise and sport ...

Campus Notes for July 5

VanMoer awarded scholarship at Concordia College Ryan VanMoer is the recipient of an Excellence Scholarship to attend Concordia College, Moorhead. VanMoer, a graduate of Marshall High School, is the son of Steve and Margo VanMoer, Marshall. Area students named to Augustana University’s ...

Campus Notes for June 28

Local students named to dean’s honor list at Concordia College Dr. Eric Eliason, dean of the college and vice president of Academic Affairs, has announced the names of students whose superior academic achievement during the second semester of the 2016-17 academic year placed them on the ...

Campus Notes for June 21

Ourada graduates from SDSU Ashley Ourada graduated magna cum laude May 6 from South Dakota State University in Brookings, S.D., with a bachelor of science degree in animal science with minors in animal health, biology, chemistry and music. A 2013 Wabasso High School graduate, she is the ...

SMSU Briefs for June 21

Area students included on SMSU 2017 spring semester dean’s lists Southwest Minnesota State University students have been honored for achievement during the 2017 spring semester of study. There are two honors categories for the dean’s list. An undergraduate student who completes 12 or ...

Education Briefs for June 21

Boersma receives scholarship Claire Boersma was the winner of the American Legion Auxiliary $500 scholarship. Her future plans are to attend Augustana University in Sioux Falls, S.D., and become a teacher, either elementary or middle school. She is the daughter of Michelle and Brian Boersma ...

Campus Notes for June 14

Myers named to Columbia College dean’s list The following area student was named to the Columbia College dean’s list for the spring semester (January-April 2017): Tiffany Myers, Dawson online campus. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have completed 12 semester hours in a ...