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SMSU Fine Arts Celebration to run through May 1

There will be something for everyone at the 12th annual Fine Arts Celebration through May 1 at Southwest Minnesota State University. Vocal and instrumental concerts, theater productions, readings, art displays, costume making and more are on the schedule. “This is a way to highlight the ...

SMSU briefs for March 28

SMSU announces recent graduates A total of 310 degrees were awarded to students following the summer and fall session of courses at Southwest Minnesota State University. The students earned their degrees in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. An undergraduate student who ...

Education Briefs for March 28

Holy Redeemer raises $16,250 in six weeks The year 2018 brought another successful Catholic Schools Raffle at Holy Redeemer School. Teachers, staff and the surrounding community of Marshall united with students and their families to raise a total of $16,250 for the school. Since Jan. 12, ...

‘Using the scientific method’

MARSHALL — Creative projects are currently scattered throughout the science lab at Holy Redeemer School as third-graders showcase their recent hands-on efforts to their peers and community. “Our third-graders made some great looking projects,” HRS music teacher Anna Lenz said. The ...

Campus Notes for March 21

Braithwaite graduates from The College of St. Scholastica Michael Braithwaite of Marshall graduated from The College of St. Scholastica with a master of education. St. Scholastica had its fall 2017 Commencement ceremony Dec. 16 in Reif Gymnasium in the Burns Wellness Commons on campus. The ...

SMSU Briefs for March 21

Anita Gaul presentation March 21 and 27 History Professor Anita Gaul will give a presentation, “The Women of Southwest Minnesota and the Great War,” on March 21 and 27. The Wednesday, March 21, presentation will be at 12:30 p.m. in the William Whipple Gallery in the McFarland Library on ...

SMSU Briefs for March 14

Forensics team members do well at state tournament Southwest Minnesota State University forensics team member Kristen Barnhardt took first in her category to highlight the team’s efforts at the Feb. 16-18 State Forensics Tournament in St. Cloud. Barnhardt won her title in After Dinner ...

Marshall BPA qualifies 20 for national competition

MARSHALL — A record-high number of Marshall High School students received recognition, undoubtedly leaving a positive and inspirational mark at the 2018 Minnesota Business Professional of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference this past weekend in Minneapolis. Of the 42 MHS students ...

GOLD College kickoff scheduled for March 14 at SMSU

The spring session of GOLD College at Southwest Minnesota State University will kick off at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in Charter Hall 201 on campus. The program will feature SMSU undergraduate students presenting their research projects on a variety of topics. Registration will be ...

Campus Notes for March 7

DSU Concert Choir announces 2018 Spring Tour, which includes Marshall The North Dakota State University Concert Choir and Madrigal Singers present the 2018 Spring Tour concert series in March, featuring choral works that include music by composers Kuhnau, Bach, Mendelssohn, Fissinger, Faure, ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 28

Doerr included on Drake University’s dean’s list Nicolas 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 grade-point average of 3.5 or higher during the fall 2017 semester at Drake. Moritz named ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 28

Cowan Award applications being accepted Applications for the Cowan Award at Southwest Minnesota State University are now being accepted. The Cowan Award is presented each year during commencement to a deserving member of the SMSU community who represents the many special aspects of the late ...

HRS speech team takes 2nd in competition

The Holy Redeemer speech team took second place overall in the Small School Division and brought home a trophy. HRS speech coaches are Rob Purrington, Thalia Deutz and Jenna Zeug. The award winners: There were a total of 20 duos Dani Ewing and Samantha Maher, 1st place duo, only duo to go ...

Sovell presents research in Pierre, S.D.

Natalie Sovell of Marshall was among the South Dakota State University undergraduate research presenters Feb. 26 in the Capitol Rotunda in Pierre, S.D. Legislators learned about South Dakota State University undergraduate research that seeks to prevent obesity among college students and ...

Strong schools = Strong communities…thank your school board

Marshall Public Schools joins school districts throughout the state of Minnesota to salute their local education leaders during Minnesota’s annual School Board Recognition Week, which is Feb. 19-23. The commemorative week is designed to recognize the contributions made by Minnesota’s ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 21

Concordia announces dean’s list The following area students have been included on the first semester of the 2017-18 academic year dean’s honor list at Concordia College, Moorhead: Makayla VanDerostyne, Canby; Carmen Peterson, Clarkfield; Logan Barat, Dawson; Mariah Norell, Granite Falls; ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 21

SMSU announces 2017 fall semester dean’s lists Southwest Minnesota State University students have been honored for achievement during the 2017 fall semester of study. There are two honors categories for the dan’s list. An undergraduate student who completes 12 or more A-F graded credits ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 14

Redner Accepted at University of Minnesota Duluth The University of Minnesota Duluth has accepted Julia C.R. Redner for fall admission to the School of Fine Arts, with studio arts as a major field. Redner, who carries a 3.98 GPA, is a 2016 and 2017 recipient for Outstanding Academic ...

Education Briefs for Feb. 14

Southwest Minnesota mathletes advance to state MATHCOUNTS meet More than 1,100 middle school mathletes are competing in regional MATHCOUNTS meets, across the state this month. The meets are the qualifying events for the state MATHCOUNTS meet that will be March 9-10 in Plymouth. Winners of the ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 14

Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational Friday at SMSU Southwest Minnesota State University will host the Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational on Friday. The event is an extension of the annual Ag Bowl, a celebration of agriculture in southwest Minnesota. FFA teams from the region will compete in 17 ...