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Campus Notes for Feb. 19

Schwarz named to dean’s list at Bethel The following student has been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence for the fall 2019 semester at Bethel University, St. Paul: Ana Schwarz, junior, the daughter of Nick and Jill Schwarz of Marshall. The dean’s list honors students who ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 19

SMSU ranked No. 1 in Nation as Military Friendly School Southwest Minnesota State University’s commitment to veterans and their families has been rewarded with a No. 1 national ranking by Military Friendly School. Institutions earning the Military Friendly School designation were ...

Regional Spelling Bee results announced

The SWWC Service Cooperative’s Regional Spelling Bee was Feb. 4 at the Redwood Area Community Center in Redwood Falls. Thirty-two students from 27 school districts, who won at their local level, came together to compete for the top four places that advance to the Multi-Region State Spelling ...

Campus Notes for Feb 12

Minnesota State College Southeast announces fall 2019 president’s list Minnesota State College Southeast in Red Wing and Winona, announce the president’s list for fall semester 2019. To be eligible for the president’s list, students must complete a minimum of 12 credits at MSC ...

Education Briefs for Feb. 12

MPMA education foundation offers scholarships The Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association’s Education Foundation is offering $2,000 scholarships to students of all ages with an interest in manufacturing so that they can get the training they need to become successful in the field. ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 12

Three SMSU programs to be offered at Lake Superior College A trio of Southwest Minnesota State University academic programs will be offered on the campus of Lake Superior College (LSC) in Duluth starting in the fall semester, 2020. The programs are community psychology and health promotion, ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 5

SMSU ranked 8th nationally for affordable online Master’s for Out-of-State Students Southwest Minnesota State University is ranked 8th in the nation for the Most Affordable Colleges for Online Master’s Degrees for Out-of-State Students by AffordableSchools.net. Twenty-five schools were ...

Campus Notes for Feb. 5

Local student earns academic honors fall 2019 St. Cloud Technical & Community College released its dean’s and president’s list for fall 2019. To be named to the president’s list, students must earn a grade-point average of 4.0. To be named to the dean’s list, students must earn a ...

True Light to present dinner theater

MARSHALL — This year’s dinner theater at True Light Christian School is treating audiences to not one, but two shows about finding the way and staying true to what you know. The True Light Christian School seventh- and eighth-graders are presenting the dinner theater show “Soul ...

Campus Notes for Jan. 29

Minnesota State Community and Technical College announces fall 2019 academic honors Minnesota State Community and Technical College has named 608 students to its president’s list and 623 students to its dean’s list for the 2019 fall semester. Students on the president’s list completed ...

SMSU Briefs for Jan. 29

SMSU 2019 fall semester dean’s list announced Southwest Minnesota State University students have been honored for achievement during the 2019 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 credits ...

Marshall, Minneota students do well at annual Speech Spectacular

MARSHALL — Marshall High School hosted the 20th annual Speech Spectacular speech tournament Jan. 24 and 25. The event drew 690 competitors, from 28 different schools — including several southwest Minnesota schools. Students from both the Marshall and Minneota speech teams advanced in the ...

Campus Notes for Jan. 22

ISU announces fall 2019 dean’s list A total of 10,066 Iowa State University students have been recognized for outstanding academic achievement by being named to the fall semester 2019 dean’s list. Students named to the dean’s list must have earned a grade-point average of at least 3.50 ...

SMSU Briefs for Jan. 22

SMSU to add club shooting sports in 2020-21 Southwest Minnesota State University will add club shooting sports beginning in the 2020-21 academic year. The team will compete in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference with 20 other colleges and universities across Minnesota. There will be ...

Campus Notes for Jan. 15

Area Student Voice representatives announced at Lake Area Tech Lake Area Technical Institute has announced its Student Voice Representatives for the 2019-20 school year. Student Voice provides an avenue for student input in campus policy and other processes by establishing open dialogue ...

SMSU Briefs for Jan. 15

Mustang Ice Classic Feb. 15 on Lake Sarah The second annual Mustang Ice Classic will be Saturday, Feb. 15, on Lake Sarah. The contest will feature over $10,000 in prizes, according to Mike VanDrehle, alumni director and event organizer. “We had our inaugural tournament in 2019 and it ...

SMSU Briefs for Jan. 8

SMSU ranked 10th Best College/University in MN for 2019-20 Southwest Minnesota State University is ranked the 10th Best College/University in Minnesota for 2019-2020 by EDsmart.org. EDsmart provides college rankings, reviews, and ratings according to the latest U.S. Department of Education ...

Campus Notes for Dec. 18

Area students received degrees from Minnesota State University, Mankato Minnesota State University, Mankato awarded 1,709 degrees at the end of the fall semester, Dec. 14, in Taylor Center’s Bresnan Arena on the Minnesota State Mankato campus. Candidates for graduate degrees will graduate ...

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 ...