Schools

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 ...

Campus Notes for June 27

Area students receive degrees from NDSU Area students included on the attached list were among the students to graduate from North Dakota State University in spring 2018. NDSU awarded 1,810 degrees to students. Students are listed by hometown. The list includes their major and degree ...

SMSU Briefs for June 27

MARL board adds new directors The Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership (MARL) board of directors has added several new members following that group’s recent board meeting. The new members are Dr. Robert Milligan, Shelly Schell (Class VI alumna), Shawn Schloesser (Class VIII alumnus) ...

Campus Notes for June 20

Area students named to second semester dean’s list honor list at Concordia Students whose superior academic achievement during the second semester of the 2017-18 academic year placed them on the dean’s honor list at Concordia College, Moorhead. To qualify for this designation, students ...

SMSU Briefs for June 20

SMSU announces 2018 spring semester dean’s lists Southwest Minnesota State University students have been honored for achievement during the 2018 spring semester of study. There are two honors categories for the dean’s list. An undergraduate student who completes 12 or more A-F graded ...

Campus Notes for June 13

Area students named to NDSU dean’s list Area Minnesota students were among the 3,874 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the spring 2018 dean’s list. A student must earn a 3.50 grade-point average or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 class credits to qualify for ...

Education Briefs for June 13

Bladholm receives American Legion Auxiliary scholarship Ali Bladholm has been awarded a $500 scholarship from the American Legion Auxiliary. She plans to attend South Dakota State University in Brookings., S.D., to study pharmacy, specifically oncology. She also plans to double major in ...

Education Briefs for June 6

Polejewski receives Catholic Daughter scholarship Karley Polejewski of Marshall has been awarded a $500 scholarship from the Catholic Daughters of the Americas local Court St. Joan of Arc 1291. She plans to attend Moorhead State University to major in speech-language/hearing sciences and ...

Campus Notes for June 6

Minnesota West announces spring semester 2018 dean’s list Minnesota West Community & Technical College announced the spring semester 2018 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 dean’s ...

Campus Notes for May 30

Area students among Alexandria Technical & Community College’s dean’s list for spring 2018 Alexandria Technical & Community College recognizes individual students for academic excellence during spring 2018. The following area students were named to the dean’s list for achieving ...