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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, ...

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 ...