Schools

Campus Notes for Oct. 17

Gordon receives scholarship at SDSU South Dakota State University junior Elisabeth Gordon is receiving the Col. Martin L. and Irene T. Taylor Memorial Scholarship in Engineering this academic year. Gordon, daughter of Joseph and Jill Gordon of Marshall, Minnesota, is a 2016 Marshall High ...

SMSU Briefs for Oct. 10

Memorial service for Radzilowski is Oct. 14 A memorial service for the late SMSU history professor Thaddeus “Ted” Radzilowski will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Campus Religious Center at Southwest Minnesota State University. His friend and colleague, Professor Emeritus of ...

Education Briefs for Oct. 10

Conference for Young Artists Oct. 25 The Southwest MN Arts Council and Southwest West Central Service Cooperative presents the 25th annual Conference for Young Artists, which will be Oct. 25. Derek Anderson, an author and illustrator from the Twin Cities, is very excited to inspire students ...

Parent Student Connectors are credited for their role in helping EL students

MARSHALL — Diversity — and what it means to reach out, identify needs and teach all students — was highlighted throughout the Marshall Public School Board meeting this past week. In a presentation, English Learner (EL) staff shared that there are just shy of 400 students at MPS who are ...

SMSU Briefs for Oct. 5

SMSU theater alumnus Larson performs original one-man show this weekend SMSU alumnus Joshua Larson, Class of 2000, will present the one-man show, “John’s Divine Comedy,” on Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre on campus. The play, written by Larson, is based on the ...

6 to receive Homecoming Alumni Awards

Six individuals will receive Alumni Association awards at a Friday, Oct. 5 noon luncheon in the Conference Center Ballroom on the campus of Southwest Minnesota State University. The event is part of Southwest Minnesota State University Homecoming activities, with a theme of “Home of the ...

SMSU Briefs for Sept. 26

SMSU ranked 18th nationally for affordable Online Master’s in Math Education degree Southwest Minnesota State University has been ranked the 18th most affordable Online Master’s in Math Education program in the country by Grad School Hub. Grad School Hub’s mission is to provide expert ...

Campus Notes for Sept. 26

Bossuyt makes DMACC summer semester president’s list Des Moines Area Community College recently released the names of students eligible for the summer semester president’s list. To be eligible, a student must have completed a minimum of 6 credits and earned a 4.0 grade-point average for ...

New student reps named to Marshall School Board

MARSHALL — For the sixth straight year, student school board representatives will join Marshall School Board members at their work sessions and regular meetings throughout the 2018-19 academic year. Ammran Mohamed, Amina Ali and Aniso Mohamed affirmed their commitment to serve as education ...

SMSU Briefs for Sept. 19

Motivational speaker Dr. Joe Martin at SMSU Sept. 25 Southwest Minnesota State University will host academic motivational speaker Dr. Joe Martin on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. in the SMSU Conference Center lower level. Martin is an award-winning speaker, author, professor, and retention ...

SMSU Briefs for Sept. 12

Numerous Constitution Day events Sept. 17-21 The Center for Civic and Community Engagement at Southwest Minnesota State University will host Constitution Day programs throughout the week of Sept. 17-21. Constitution Day commemorates the signing of the U.S. Constitution by 39 men on Sept. ...

SMSU Briefs for Sept. 5

Family Weekend Sept. 21-23 Family weekend will be Sept. 21-23 at Southwest Minnesota State University. SMSU sets aside a weekend every year for students to invite parents, siblings, grandparents and other family members to campus to take part in a weekend of events and activities. On ...

Campus Notes for Sept. 5

Area students receive degrees from NDSU Area students are among the students to graduate from North Dakota State University in summer 2018. A student must earn a 3.50 grade-point average or higher to graduate with honors. Cottonwood: Abby Lee, bachelor of science, strategic communication. ...

SMSU Briefs for Aug. 29

Ag Bowl is Sept. 8 at SMSU The 12th annual Ag Bowl—presented by Ralco —is set for Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Schwan Regional Event Center and the R/A parking lot on the campus of Southwest Minnesota State University. Ag Bowl is a celebration of agriculture in Minnesota and features ...

Campus Notes for Aug. 22

Area students named to NDSU dean’s list Area Minnesota students were among the 180 North Dakota State University students to be placed on the summer 2018 dean’s list. A student must earn a 3.50 grade point average or higher and be enrolled in at least nine class credits to qualify for ...

Education Briefs for Aug. 22

WWG to have fall festival, open house Westbrook-Walnut Grove Schools will have a fall festival and open house from 5-11 p.m. Tuesday. Rain date is Wednesday, Aug. 29. Free admission and free games and prizes for all ages. Free fair food (doughnuts, cheese curds and more) will be provided by ...

Campus Notes for Aug. 15

Local students named to CSB dean’s list Three local students have earned the distinction of being named to the dean’s list for the 2018 spring semester at the College of Saint Benedict. • McKeigh Bossuyt, the daughter of Kenny and Alison Bossuyt of Marshall, is a junior nursing major ...

SMSU Briefs for Aug. 15

Smokefest is this weekend at SMSU Competitive barbecue returns to Marshall for the 12th annual Southwest Minnesota State University Smokefest, which will be Friday and Saturday at SMSU. Event coordinator Josh Scholten anticipates up to 45 barbecue teams will compete this year for $11,000 in ...

SMSU Briefs for Aug. 8

Gold Rush Days Aug. 23-26 at SMSU Freshmen will arrive on campus for Southwest Minnesota State University’s Gold Rush Days orientation Aug. 23-26. Classes begin for all students on Monday, Aug. 27. Orientation is an opportunity for students to meet fellow first-year students while ...

Campus Notes for Aug. 1

Doerr named to dean’s list at Drake Nicholas Doerr of Marshall has been named to the dean’s List at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. This academic honor is achieved by earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher during the spring 2018 semester at Drake.