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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, ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 27

UW-Madison announces winter graduates More than 3,320 students received degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison during the winter commencement ceremony on Dec. 16, 2018. About 1,300 graduates took part. Marshall: Isaac Hart, bachelor of business administration, business: finance, ...

Education Briefs for Feb. 20

Catholic Daughters offer scholarship The Catholic Daughters of the Americas local Court St. Joan of Arc 1291 is offering a $500 scholarship to a 2019 graduating Catholic girl who plans to continue her formal education. She must be a member of Holy Redeemer Parish or any of the adjacent ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 20

Rabaey named to fall 2018 dean’s list John Rabaey of Marshall, was one of nearly 500 University of Dallas undergraduate students named to the fall 2018 dean’s list for earning a semester GPA of 3.5 or higher. Rabaey’s major is undeclared. Buntjer named to fall 2018 dean’s list at ...

An Ag-citing event

MARSHALL — The Ag Bowl Scholarship Invitational presented by Ralco and recently held at Southwest Minnesota State University provided the prime opportunity to learn about and celebrate agriculture for nearly 700 high school FFA members and SMSU college students who were part of the ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 13

Blomme named to Marquette University’s fall 2018 dean’s list The following students have been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2018 semester at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Garvin: Sydney Blomme, bachelor of science, biomechanics. Boerboom among UND winter ...

Education Briefs for Feb. 13

School bus drivers acknowledged Feb. 27 The State of Minnesota will celebrate the third annual School Bus Driver Appreciation Day on Wednesday, Feb. 27, to highlight the dedication and integrity of these professional drivers, said a news release from Palmer Bus Service. School bus drivers ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 13

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

Education Briefs for Feb. 6

True Light Christian School posts honor roll True Light Christian School announces its 2nd quarter honor roll for the 2018-19 school year 8th grade: Kaden Clark, Shauna Fricke, Jackson Lendt, Justin Sternke, Jettison Wing. 7th grade: Emma Bottelberghe, Coby Brownlee, Grace Bump, Siri ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 6

Maag included on Normandale fall 2018 semester dean’s list Normandale Community College is pleased to announce its fall 2018 semester dean’s list. The following student enrolled in at least nine credits and has achieved a grade-point average of at least 3.5 for courses completed in the ...

Reading madness

MARSHALL — Holy Redeemer School third-graders were thrilled when they recently found out they had qualified for the first round of Read to the Final Four which is similar to the March Madness-style competition. “I think it’s kind of fun,” third grader Liam Beyer said about advancing ...

SMSU Briefs for Jan. 30

A Festival of Woodwinds at SMSU Saturday The SMSU Music Program will host “A Festival of Woodwinds” on Saturday, featuring guest flutist Immanuel Davis. “A Festival of Woodwinds” is a day-long workshop for woodwind players regardless of age or ability level. It is also open to ...

Education Briefs

CTE workshop is Feb. 20 in Balaton Launch Your Future Today (LYFT), a rural career and technical education pathway initiative, launched in 2018 with a legislative grant of $3 million secured by the SWWC Service Cooperative. Since then, LYFT has supported CTE projects in nearly 40 high schools ...

Campus Notes for Jan. 30

Area students graduate from St. Scholastica The College of St. Scholastica has announced its list of conferred graduates for fall 2018. They include the following area students: Katelyn Bauer of Marshall. Bauer graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science in nursing. Ashley Skorczewski of ...

Campus Notes for Jan. 23

Redner named to UMD dean’s list Julia Redner, daughter of Frank and Helen Redner of Echo, was named to the fall semester dean’s list for Academic Excellence at the University of Minnesota Duluth School of Fine Arts. Redner fulfilled all five requirements, not the least of which was ...

SMSU Briefs for Jan. 16

‘The Awesome 80s Prom’ returns for a one-night benefit Friday at SMSU Southwest Minnesota State University Theater Program will present a one-night only performance of Ken Davenport’s “The Awesome ‘80s Prom” at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre. The performance is a ...