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Education Briefs for Jan. 16

Nominations sought for Pride in the Tiger Hall of Honor Nominations for the Pride in the Tiger Foundation Hall of Honor are being accepted. The Class of 2019 inductees will be honored at a banquet, scheduled for April 13 at the Bello Cucina Restaurant in Marshall. Every two years, the Pride ...

Education Briefs for Jan. 16

Area students named to NDSU dean’s list Area Minnesota students were among the 4,125 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the fall 2018 dean’s list. A student must earn a 3.50 grade-point average or higher and be enrolled in at least 12 class credits to qualify for the ...

Taking kindness to the next level

MARSHALL — A new club recently started at Holy Redeemer School and its student members have been working hard to spread more kindness throughout their community. The Kindness Crew currently has between 15-20 students involved, depending on their schedules. The activity came to fruition with ...

Campus Notes for Jan. 9

South Dakota State University announces dean’s list The following students have been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence after the fall 2018 semester at South Dakota State University. To earn dean’s list distinctions in SDSU’s colleges, students must have completed a ...

Campus Notes for Jan. 2

Workforce Development scholarship available Minnesota West Community & Technical College — Minnesota West will be awarding 10 $2500 scholarships for the fall 2019 term. These scholarships are targeted for Minnesota residents who are majoring in high-demand occupations in the areas of ...

Campus Notes for Dec. 19

SDSU students unveil products at national conference Ten South Dakota State University students unveiled student-designed products at the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s annual conference in Washington, D.C., Nov. 16. The conference was the first opportunity ...

Campus Notes for Dec. 5

Minnesota West receives Schools of Distinction Award for Online Education Excellence by BestColleges Minnesota West Community & Technical College — BestColleges announced Minnesota West is a 2018 recipient of the Schools of Distinction Award for Online Education Excellence by ...

SMSU Briefs for Dec. 5

Tuba Christmas Dec. 8 The annual “Tuba Christmas” will be on performed at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Student Center lobby at Southwest Minnesota State University. There will be a 9 a.m. rehearsal in the SMSU band room, FA 135. Participation for this band is open to all low brass players ...

Education Briefs for Nov. 21

Holy Redeemer announces honor roll list Holy Redeemer School has released its first quarter honor roll. Included on the list are: Eighth grade: Brooke Andries, Cecily Aufenthie, Joshua Bauer, John Boerboom, Jacob Buysse, Daylin Crowley, Logan Girard, Jonathan Gruhot, Ava Holmgren, Sydney ...

SMSU Briefs for Nov. 21

Tuba Christmas Dec. 8 The annual “Tuba Christmas” will be on performed at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 8, in the Student Center lobby at Southwest Minnesota State University. There will be a 9 a.m. rehearsal in the SMSU band room, FA 135. Participation for this band is open to all low ...

Taking charge of the classroom

MARSHALL — For more than 35 years, Marshall Public Schools and Southwest Minnesota State University have collaborated to help in the development of future teachers through clinical teaching experiences. On Monday and Tuesday, 34 of those future teachers — current SMSU education majors — ...

SMSU Briefs for Nov. 14

Dancer Tessa Priem to Perform Nov. 19 Dancer Tessa Priem will perform an original, “Inner Reformation: An Autobiography Danced,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Black Box Theatre at Southwest Minnesota State University. The Black Box Theatre is located in Fine Arts 112. Her performance will ...

Campus Notes for Nov. 14

Buysse studying in Chile Sophia Buysse, daughter of Chuck and Sharon Buysse of Marshall, is studying in Chile during fall semester 2018 through the Center for Global Education at the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota, and Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. ...

Campus Notes for Nov. 7

Van Keulen among programmers taking 1st and 3rd at Digi-Key competition Two four-member teams of juniors and seniors from Dakota State University’s Programming Club traveled to Thief River Falls to compete in the Digi-Key Collegiate Computing Competition VERSION 2.0.18 on Oct. 19. ...

SMSU Briefs for Nov. 7

Planetarium Show Nov. 10: ‘The Cosmos In A Heartbeat’ Southwest Minnesota State University Planetarium and Chicago’s Adler Planetarium combine to present the 2018 Kavli Astronomy Lecture on Saturday from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. in the SMSU Planetarium. The SMSU Planetarium will be taking ...

An important value

MARSHALL — Marshall Middle School fifth-graders recently attended a Youth Frontiers Kindness Retreat held at the Marshall Area YMCA. MMS fifth-grade language arts teacher Emily Pollock said the students and staff loved the experience. “It was a great day, as always,” Pollock said. ...

SMSU Briefs for Oct. 31

SMSU School of Graduate Studies open house events planned The Southwest Minnesota State University School of Graduate Studies will host a number of open house information sessions in the upcoming weeks. The purpose of the sessions is to answer questions about graduate programs offered on ...

Getting a head start on life

MARSHALL — By the time Annabelle Lecy and Whitney Schwartz graduated from Marshall High School this past June, they already had a two-year college degree in hand. Both Lecy and Schwartz earned their two-year associate’s degree from Southwest Minnesota State University in May after taking ...

MMS program helps students succeed

MARSHALL — About 60 students have been taking part in Project Success at Marshall Middle School. MMS Principal Mary Kay Thomas said staff members teach a variety of standards within in the classroom to address re-teach or makeup skills — academic skills with a primary focus on math and ...

SMSU Briefs for Oct. 17

SMSU announces recent graduates A total of 531 degrees were awarded to students following the spring and summer sessions of courses at Southwest Minnesota State University. The students earned their degrees in both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. An undergraduate student who ...