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Education Briefs for April 22

Two Marshall High School students receive scholarships Kate Marshall and Jacob Ginocchio have received a scholarship from the Music Southwest Music Teachers and the Southwest Minnesota Music Teachers Association as outstanding music students. Kate Marshall is the daughter of Allison and Jim ...

SMSU Briefs for April 13

Pam Gladis is 2020 Cowan Award winner Pam Gladis, whose work as SMSU librarian touches every facet of academic life at the University, has been named the 2020 Cathy Cowan Award winner. The award is named for the late psychology professor Cathy Cowan, who died in an auto accident on Dec. 22, ...

Marshall speech team competes at Shakopee Speech Tournament

The Marshall Tiger speech team placed 4th out of 25 teams at the Shakopee Speech Tournament on Saturday. Eden Prairie, Wayzata, and Prior Lake finished ahead of Marshall. The Tigers were led by senior Isaiah Schroeder who advanced to championship finals and placed in the top three in all ...

SMSU Briefs for March 11

‘Gallery Talk’ by Dr. Pat Brace is March 23 Southwest Minnesota State University Art Professor Dr. Pat Brace will present a “Gallery Talk” from noon to 1 p.m. Monday, March 23, in the William Whipple Gallery (Bellows Academic 291) on campus. Her topic will be “Art and Handicraft in ...

Campus Notes for March 11

Cattoor named to SJU dean’s list Seth Cattoor, son of Jay and Heather Cattoor of Marshall, has earned the distinction of being named to the dean’s list for the 2019 fall semester at Saint John’s University. Cattoor is a sophomore global business leadership major at SJU. To be ...

SMSU Briefs for March 4

Four SMSU Campus Compact Award winners named Four individuals have been awarded Campus Compact President’s Awards at Southwest Minnesota State University. Founded in 1994, Minnesota Campus Compact’s mission is to support member institutions as they fulfill the public purpose that is at ...

Education Briefs for March 4

RTR Middle School Showcase Night is March 17 Showcase Night is from 2-7 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, RTR Middle School. Concession-style food will be available in the gym lobby — pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs, popcorn, candy, chips, ice cream, bars and cookies. Prices range from $.50 to ...

Gold College kick-off March 18 at SMSU

The Southwest Minnesota State University spring session of GOLD College will kick off on Wednesday, March 18 starting at 2:15 p.m. in Charter Hall 201 on campus. Registration will be held from 2:15-3 p.m. Gold College participants will have the opportunity to pick up class schedules and ...

Campus Notes for Feb 26

Minnesota West recognized as Military Friendly School and ranked third in nation among small community colleges Minnesota West Community & Technical College was named a Military Friendly School by VIQTRY and is ranked third in the nation among small community colleges. According to ...

SMSU Briefs for Feb. 26

SMSU RN to BSN nursing program ranked Southwest Minnesota State University’s RN to BSN nursing program is ranked in the Top 100 of the Best Nursing Schools in the Plains by Nursingschoolalmanac.com. Nursingschoolsalmanac.com took into account SMSU’s academic prestige, value, breadth and ...

Marshall speech team competes in Forest Lake, Luverne

The Marshall Tiger varsity speech team finished 6th out of 32 teams at the Forest Lake Speech Tournament last Saturday. Leading the way for the Tigers was senior Jack Pedersen who finished 2nd overall in humorous. Senior Isaiah Schroeder also earned high honors by advancing into final rounds in ...

Education Briefs for Feb. 19

VFW art contest open to students The local Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 742 of Marshall Auxiliary is offering to eligible students in the area the chance to enter the Young American Creative Patriotic Art Contest. Students in grade 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high ...

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 ...