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Campus Notes for May 1

Area students selected to University of Minnesota Twin Cities dean’s list The following students have been named to the 2018 fall semester dean’s list at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, the university announced this week. To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must ...

Area students compete in Math Masters challenge

MARSHALL — It’s all a matter of numbers. Representing 15 schools from around the area, 40 teams, comprised of 20 fifth-graders and 21 sixth-graders, competed individually and as teams on eight sets of mathematical problems in the competition. Two hundred and five students from southwest ...

Education Briefs for April 24

Scholarship offered to veteran daughter or granddaughter The American Legion Auxiliary is offering a scholarship in the amount of $500 to a senior daughter or granddaughter of a veteran (living or deceased). Application forms can be obtained from Marshall High School student services. The ...

SMSU Briefs for April 24

‘What is Art?' program Thursday Southwest Minnesota State University will host a Philosophy Speaker Series titled, “What is Art?” from 4-6 p.m. Thursday in the Whipple Gallery on campus. The event explores a number of themes this year. Student projects will explore the concept of ...

SMSU Briefs for April 17

SMSU Chorale to perform April 23 The Southwest Minnesota State University Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Stephen Kingsbury, will perform “Masterworks Concert,” on Tuesday, April 23 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the First Lutheran Church located at 100 Church St. in Marshall. The concert ...

Education Briefs for April 10

Scholarships available for students pursuing healthcare degrees The Avera Marshall Auxiliary announces five $1,000 scholarships. The application can be found in the school counselor’s offices and on school websites. These scholarships are for students planning to pursue a career in a ...

SMSU Briefs for April 3

29th annual International Food Festival April 13 The Southwest Minnesota State University International Student Organization will host the 29th annual International Food Festival on Saturday, April 13 from 5-8 p.m. in the SMSU Student Center, Upper Level. A total of 250 tickets will be ...

Education Briefs

Area students attend College Experience Day On March 21, the Yellow Medicine Integration Collaborative (YMIC), (Canby Public High School, Dawson-Boyd High School, Lakeview Secondary School, Minneota High School, Renville County West High School, and Yellow Medicine East High Schools), in ...

Campus Notes for April 3

Minnesota West Health Information Technology associate degree program receives Initial Accreditation from the CAHIIM Minnesota West Community & Technical College announces that the Health Information Technology/Management associate degree program has been awarded Initial Accreditation. ...

Campus Notes

Hall named to fall dean’s listat Northwest Technical Amanda Hall from Granite Falls earned dean’s list honors from Northwest Technical College in Bemidji at the conclusion of the fall 2018 semester. To be eligible for the dean’s list, NTC students must be enrolled for at least 12 ...

Rotary Club essay winners announced

MARSHALL — Marshall Noon Rotary member Dallas Dammen stood in front of several classes of sixth-graders sitting in the front rows inside the Marshall Middle School theater Monday afternoon. “Is it the truth?” he asked the students. “Is it fair to all concerned?” “Will it build ...

A rewarding time in the nation’s capital

SLAYTON — Mary Beech has spent nearly 20 years as a licensed school counselor and said she loves what she does. For the past 15 years, Beech has served the high school students at Murray County Central. Along with the academic, career and personal counseling services, Beech is also the ...

Education Briefs for March 20

Holy Redeemer School raises $20,680 in six weeks 2019 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 an outstanding total of $20,680 for the school. Since ...

Campus Notes for March 20

Area students named to CSB dean’s list Three area students have been named to the dean’s list for the 2018 fall semester at the College of Saint Benedict. • McKeigh Bossuyt, daughter of Kenny and Alison Bossuyt of Marshall. Bossuyt is a senior nursing major at CSB. • Sophia ...

Campus Notes for March 13

Plumbing Technology program to be offered on the Minnesota West Pipestone Campus Minnesota West Community & Technical College will offer the Plumbing Technology Program on the Pipestone campus, fall semester of 2019. Program options for plumbing will include a 45 credit diploma program ...

SMSU Briefs for March 13

SMSU Fine Arts Celebration runs April 2-May 3 The 13th annual Fine Arts Celebration is April 2 through May 3 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 ...

SMSU Briefs for Marvh 6

SMSU students do well at DECA conference SMSU students Faith Onyeji and Trust Amitaye took home first-place honors in Organizational Leadership at the recent Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) Career Development Conference. Onyeji is a senior from Portharcourt, Nigeria and ...

Marshall BPA to have strong showing at state

MARSHALL — Marshall High School senior Ignacio Larios said when he first entered high school he was very indecisive of whether he wanted to join Business Professionals of America or not. His friends and family encouraged him, so he gave it a try. “I will be forever thankful with these ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 27

‘Out of Silence’ readings March 4 at SMSU A series of readings, “Out of Silence: Abortion Stories from the 1 in 3 Campaign” will be held on Monday, March 4 at 7 p.m. in the Conference Center, lower level, on the campus of Southwest Minnesota State University. The readings are part ...

Education Briefs

Science and nature conference is taking registrations now Come see what the excitement is all about! Kids will explore their curiosity and venture into the science world of engineering, chemistry, electricity, energy, medical, robots, zoo life, aquatic species, birds, bees, gardening, ...