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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, ...

SMSU Briefs for Oct. 2

30th anniversary University Gala Oct. 11 The 30th annual University Gala will be from 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, Oct. 11, in the R/A Facility at Southwest Minnesota State University. This year’s decorating theme is Emerald, to mark the emerald anniversary of the event. The University Gala ...

SMSU Briefs for Sept. 25

Screening of Luis Argueta documentary ‘The U Turn: A Transformational Journey’ Oct. 2 Southwest Minnesota State University will host a screening of the Luis Argueta documentary film “The U Turn: A Transformational Journey” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Conference Center, lower ...

SMSU Briefs for Sept. 18

Family weekend Sept. 20-22 Family weekend will take place this weekend at Southwest Minnesota State University. SMSU sets aside a weekend every year for students to invite parents, siblings, grandparents and family members to campus to take part in a fun-filled weekend of events and ...

Education Briefs for Sept. 18

Young artist conference is Oct. 22 at SMSU Imagine, create, design and perform are only a few things students will be doing in three hands-on learning sessions at the Conference for Young Artists. Students can expand their imaginations and build creativity by learning new art techniques and ...

Gold College kickoff Sept. 18 at SMSU

The Southwest Minnesota State University spring session of GOLD College will kick off at 2:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, in Charter Hall 201 on campus. The entertainment for the kick-off event will be provided by the SMSU theater program. In celebration of Constitution Day on Sept. 17, the ...

Campus Notes for Sept. 11

Minnesota West receives additional enrollment accreditation for dental assistant program The Minnesota West Community and Technical College dental assistant program has been awarded approval for increased enrollment at the Luverne Center. The dental assistant program has currently been ...