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Campus Notes for Jan. 22

ISU announces fall 2019 dean’s list A total of 10,066 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the fall semester 2019 dean’s list. Students named to the dean’s list must have earned a grade-point average of at least 3.50 ...

SMSU Briefs for Jan. 22

SMSU to add club shooting sports in 2020-21 Southwest Minnesota State University will add club shooting sports beginning in the 2020-21 academic year. The team will compete in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference with 20 other colleges and universities across Minnesota. There will be ...

Campus Notes for Jan. 15

Area Student Voice representatives announced at Lake Area Tech Lake Area Technical Institute has announced its Student Voice Representatives for the 2019-20 school year. Student Voice provides an avenue for student input in campus policy and other processes by establishing open dialogue ...

SMSU Briefs for Jan. 15

Mustang Ice Classic Feb. 15 on Lake Sarah The second annual Mustang Ice Classic will be Saturday, Feb. 15, on Lake Sarah. The contest will feature over $10,000 in prizes, according to Mike VanDrehle, alumni director and event organizer. “We had our inaugural tournament in 2019 and it ...

SMSU Briefs for Jan. 8

SMSU ranked 10th Best College/University in MN for 2019-20 Southwest Minnesota State University is ranked the 10th Best College/University in Minnesota for 2019-2020 by EDsmart.org. EDsmart provides college rankings, reviews, and ratings according to the latest U.S. Department of Education ...

Campus Notes for Dec. 18

Area students received degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato Minnesota State University, Mankato awarded 1,709 degrees at the end of the fall semester, Dec. 14, in Taylor Center’s Bresnan Arena on the Minnesota State Mankato campus. Candidates for graduate degrees will graduate ...

SMSU Theater celebrates the holidays with ‘The 1940s Radio Hour’

Just in time for the holidays, SMSU Theater presents “The 1940s Radio Hour” by Walton Jones, with music by various composers. The show transports the audience to December 1942 as radio station WOV broadcasts its holiday variety show. The performance features live sound effects, humorous ...

SMSU Briefs for Dec. 4

Trio of faculty members promoted at SMSU Three faculty members have recently been promoted at Southwest Minnesota State University. Within the College of Arts, Letters and Sciences, Dr. Jeffrey Bell has been promoted from associate professor of exercise science to full professor. He has ...

Education Briefs for Nov. 20

True Light Christian School announces honor roll True Light Christian School announces its first quarter honor roll: 8th grade: Emma Bottelberghe, Coby Brownlee, Grace Bump, Siri Christensen, Brenna Foster, Thomas Hanson, Jude Knudson, Lydia Moore, Allyson Sample. 7th grade: Ryan ...

SMSU Briefs for Nov.20

‘Northern Lights: Music for a Minnesota Winter’ Dec. 5 The SMSU Men’s Glee Club and Bella Voce, directed by Stephen Kingsbury, will perform “Northern Lights: Music for a Minnesota Winter,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at First Lutheran Church in Marshall. The concert is free and ...

SMSU Briefs for Nov. 13

SMSU Chorale to perform Thursday at First Lutheran On Thursday, the SMSU Chorale will present a concert titled “Songs of the Earth and Stars” at 7:30 p.m. at First Lutheran Church of Marshall (100 Church St.). “The concert is ultimately about timelessness,” said SMSU’s Director ...

SMSU Briefs for Nov. 6

‘Red State Christians’ author to present Thursday at CRC Author Angela Denker released a book called: “Red State Christians: Understanding the Voters Who Elected Donald Trump” Aug. 6. She will give a presentation at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Campus Religious Center at Southwest Minnesota ...

Education Briefs for Nov. 6

Area schools receive educational materials from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation Marshall area schools are participating in Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation’s Smiles@School program, which provides first-graders across Minnesota with tools to help them care for their teeth. The ...

Education Briefs for Oct. 30

Bloch, Krog included in statewide scholarship competition High school senior girls from across Minnesota will join together in Burnsville for the Distinguished Young Women of Minnesota program Sunday, Nov. 10, at The Garage in Burnsville. Participants will compete for over $2,000 in college ...

Education Briefs for Oct. 23

YMIC has fifth annual Business Tour Day The Yellow Medicine Integration Collaborative comprised of six area school districts including Canby Public High School, Dawson-Boyd High School, Lakeview Secondary School, Minneota High School, Renville County West, and Yellow Medicine East, in ...

Campus Notes for Oct. 23

Markegard is admitted to NDSU Skylar Markegard, the son of Shannon and Michelle Markegard, Lynd, has been admitted to North Dakota State University “With Distinction.” He will enter NDSU in fall 2020 and plans to major in computer engineering. Distinction means that NDSU is acknowledging ...

SMSU Briefs for Oct. 16

Master’s in coaching of aport program ranked 14th in nation Southwest Minnesota State University’s master’s degree program, physical education: coaching of sport, has been ranked 14th in the nation by SportsManagementDegreeHub.com for 2019. The rankings are based on affordability, ...

Campus Notes for Oct. 16

Minnesota West Foundation to receive grant from AT&T Foundation The Minnesota West Foundation will receive an AT&T Foundation grant to support its scholarship programs for students attending Minnesota West Community and Technical College during an event today on the Granite Falls ...

VFW contest open to students

The local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 742 of Marshall and its auxiliary are sponsoring the VFW National Voice of Democracy and Patriot’s Pen essay contests. The VOD contest is open to all students enrolled in public, private, parochial schools or home schooled in grades 9-12. Students ...

SMSU ‘Mustangs Unite’ Homecoming is Oct. 7-13

Mustang alumni will converge on Marshall for Homecoming 2019 at Southwest Minnesota State University, which will be Oct. 7-13 with a theme of “Mustangs Unite.” Many student-centered events take place during the week, including the Chartwells Stampede Feed on Oct. 7; Candidates’ Night, ...