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SMSU University Gala to go virtual

The Southwest Minnesota State University Foundation will continue the tradition of the University Gala by hosting a virtual event Oct. 25 through Nov. 1. The annual University Gala is the premier scholarship fundraising event for SMSU and is in its 31st year. Due to COVID-19 and the ...

6 to receive SMSU Homecoming Alumni Awards

Six individuals will receive Alumni Association awards as part of Homecoming 2020, with a theme of “Mustangs Come Together — Six Feet Apart.” Alumni Achievement Awards are presented to alumni in recognition of professional success and the positive reflection made on the university and ...

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship created at SMSU

A new initiative — the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship — has been established at Southwest Minnesota State University. The Center will be housed within the newly-formed Department of Business Innovation & Strategy and will give students real-world experiences that will ...

Campus Notes for Oct. 2

Minnesota West announces summer semester 2020 dean’s list Minnesota West Community & Technical College announced the summer semester 2020 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 list ...

Homecoming at SMSU: ‘Mustangs Come Together — Six Feet Apart’

Homecoming 2020 at Southwest Minnesota State University will be held on Saturday, Oct. 10, with a theme of “Mustangs Come Together — Six Feet Apart.” “This is an unusual Homecoming. That’s why we want to make sure that we continue the tradition and show our Mustang Spirit,” said ...

Education Briefs for Sept. 15

Minnesota West Community & Technical College PN program recognized in Minnesota Minnesota West Community & Technical College was recently named fourth in Minnesota for PN programs by practicalnursing.org. When ranking PN programs practicalnursing.org considers multiple factors, ...

Gold College Zoom virtual kickoff event Sept. 30

The fall kickoff session for GOLD College will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, Sept. 30 starting at 1:30 p.m. The kickoff event will feature keynote speaker Amanda Sieling, assistant professor of justice administration, who will give a presentation, “Restorative Justice: Learn How Everyone ...

Campus Notes for Aug. 21

Area students awarded Workforce Development Scholarships More than 40 students at Minnesota State Community and Technical College have been awarded Workforce Development Scholarships in the first round of awards for the 2020-21 academic year. Michael DeVaan of Ghent was one of the students ...

Campus Notes for Aug. 19

Bengtson receives Doctor of Physical Therapy degree Jacob Bengtson from Garvin received his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences and College of Medicine in Rochester. This 33-month program included coursework and a year of clinical experiences. Upon ...

Campus Notes for Aug. 7

WSU announces dean’s list Winona State University announced the dean’s list for spring semester 2020. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must be an undergraduate enrolled full time (at least 12 credit hours for a grade) and achieve a minimum grade-point average of ...

Campus Notes for Aug. 3

Buntjer named to dean’s list at Palmer College of Chiropractic Briatta Buntjer of Marshall has been named to the spring 2020 quarter dean’s list at Palmer College of Chiropractic’s Florida campus in Port Orange, Fla. Stoks named to honor list at MSU, Mankato Evan Stoks of Canby was ...

Campus Notes for July 27

Normandale Community College announces 2020 graduates list Normandale Community College honored more than 1,200 graduates as part of its virtual commencement ceremony on May 27. The original ceremony was scheduled to take place at Orchestra Hall, but was moved to a virtual format due to ...

Education Briefs for July 24

Local students named to SCSU dean’s list St. Cloud State University has announced the names of more than 1,700 students whose academic achievement placed them on the 2020 spring semester dean’s list. To be eligible for the honor, students must have a grade point average of 3.75 or higher ...

Campus Notes for July 22

The University of Sioux Falls announces spring 2020 Dean’s List The University of Sioux Falls congratulates more than 600 students who made the spring 2020 dean’s list. Belinda Pochardt of Lynd majoring in pre-nursing. Kelsey Beebout of Marshall majoring in criminal justice and ...

Campus Notes for July 21

Hall named to spring dean’s list at Northwest Technical College Amanda Hall from Granite Falls earned dean’s list honors from Northwest Technical College in Bemidji at the conclusion of the spring 2020 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, NTC students must be enrolled for at ...

SMSU spring 2020 graduation list

SMSU recently announced its 2020 spring semester graduates. The students earned their degrees in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. An undergraduate student who completes 12 or more A-F graded credits and achieves a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher will be considered for ...

Campus Notes for July 8

Concordia announces dean’s list Local students were named to the 2019-2020 second semester dean’s list at Concordia College in Moorhead. To qualify for this designation, students must carry a minimum of 12 semester credits and have a grade-point average of at least a 3.7 on a 4.0 ...

Campus Notes for July 1

Cole receives MSU Moorhead scholarship Eli Cole of Marshall has received an $4,000 University Scholarship and Talent Scholarship of $1,000 from Minnesota State University Moorhead. Eli is a graduate of Marshall Senior High School. Eli’s parents are Chad and Keri Cole. University ...

Education Briefs for June 24

Avera Marshall Auxiliary Scholarship winners announced The Avera Marshall Auxiliary has awarded five $1,000 scholarships to area high school graduates. Criteria for selection included academic excellence, participation in school activities, active community involvement, and a demonstrated ...