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8 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

Moving day

Katelyn Kalkman, front, along with Jazmyne Neely, left, Elissa Reinsma and Karmann Carroll, were among those who hauled items to residence hall rooms on foot, while others operated gators and ATVs during move-in day at Southwest Minnesota State University on Thursday.


Related Topix: Southwest Minnesota State University

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Gov. Mark Dayton names six to MnSCU board of trustees

Gov. Mark Dayton on Thursday appointed six people to fill spots on the 15-member board of trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities.


Related Topix: Mark Dayton, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Harvard University

Fayette County Union

New year, new faces at South Winneshiek Community Schools

There's a new array of faces in the South Winn classrooms for 2014, including Joshua Shimak, Angela Larson, Michael Wenthold, Carly Lyons, Samantha Christophersen, Glenna Munuswamy, and Manon Bushman.


Related Topix: Lawler, IA, Winona State University, Iowa, University of Northern Iowa, Upper Iowa University, Capella University

Wed Aug 20, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Coding classes strive for broader interest in tech

Coding classes strive for broader interest in tech Opportunities to create, monitor and administer that technology are at an all-time high Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/news/local/2014/08/20/coding-classes-strive-broader-interest-tech/14372235/ In 2010, 51 percent of people working in science and engineering ... (more)


Related Topix: St. Cloud, MN, Computers, Sartell, MN, Minneapolis, MN, St. Cloud State University

St. Cloud Times

Movie addict: Sorry, I don't love 'Lucy'

Movie addict: Sorry, I don't love 'Lucy' Can a movie with Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman be terrible? Unfortunately, yes.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Morgan Freeman, St. Cloud State University, Movies, Entertainment


MSUM makes personal pledge of $50,000

The new president of Minnesota State University-Moorhead has pledged $50,000 in a challenge to raise money for scholarships.


Related Topix: Minnesota State University Moorhead

St. Cloud Times

Judge dismisses ex-SCSU employee's lawsuit

Judge dismisses ex-SCSU employee's lawsuit Mahmoud Saffari had sued the university and President Earl H. Potter III.


Related Topix: US Governors, Mark Dayton, St. Cloud State University

Hayfield Herald

New face in the TMS principal office

He is a graduate of St. Paul Harding High School, home of the Knights. He graduated from Winona State University with a major in chemistry and physics.


Related Topix: Winona State University, University of Minnesota, Minnesota

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Marshall Independent

Track & field complex coming along

Marshall Public Schools Activities Director Bruce Remme gave an update on the progress of the Marshall Regional Track and Field Complex at the MPS board meeting Monday evening, noting that the facility was really starting to take shape.


Related Topix: Southwest Minnesota State University

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Child protection training held in Winona

Children depend on adults as they grow up, and this week, those who work in the child protection field are learning about how to be there for children in some of the worst situations.


Related Topix: Winona State University, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

WXOW-TV La Crosse

Move-in day for new WSU students

Another sign that summer is winding down as new students move-in Tuesday to Winona State University.


Related Topix: Winona State University


College Roundup: Pack of Cougars make college commitments

All-state sophomore guard Oscar Pedroso headlines a group of six Cuesta College men's basketball players to commit to four-year universities this offseason.


Related Topix: Regis University, North Carolina, Winona State University

University Business

On-boarding international college students

Colleges and universities are ramping up services for international freshmen and sophomores as administrators increasingly look abroad to further diversify their campuses and to expand enrollment with students who pay full tuition.


Related Topix: Florida International University, Purdue University Indianapolis, Winona State University, Minnesota, Drury University

Mon Aug 18, 2014

North Denver News

New aviation partnership lowers tuition cost, flight hours requirements for aspiring pilots

Metropolitan State University of Denver and Colorado Northwestern Community College have created a new agreement that will allow students to enroll in classes at either institution and to gain flight training at a reduced cost while pursuing associate's and bachelor's of science degrees in aviation.


Related Topix: Metropolitan State University, University of Denver, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

St. Cloud Times

What's it like to be a budding comedian?

What's it like to be a budding comedian? St. Cloud State grad finds success on stage in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: St. Cloud State University, Arts, Theater

Christian Science Monitor

Gritty memoir from the author of 'Little House on the Prairie' to hit shelves this fall

Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote an autobiography entitled 'Pioneer Girl,' which she attempted to sell during the Great Depression.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Drama, Television, Little House on the Prairie, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Minnesota State University Mankato

Hispanic Business

Mayo Clinic Internships Offer Job Experience

Aug. 16--During this summer, college students from around the world trade in lectures, homework and laboratories for suits.


Related Topix: Biology, Science, Winona State University

WMKY-FM Morehead

Ullrich hired as head of special collections and archives

Morehead State University's Camden-Carroll Library has hired Dieter Ullrich as its new head of special collections and archives librarian.


Related Topix: Libraries, Morehead State University, Metropolitan State University

Sun Aug 17, 2014


Turning tragic pasts into triumphant futures

Teenage homelessness is becoming a growing issue in our area, but an organization in southern Minnesota is working to change the lives of area high school kids who are struggling to get by.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Winona State University

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Denver Post

Two Colorado colleges join forces to assist new pilots

Joshua Noel and Spencer Downs operate a Cessna Mustang 510 flight simulator during an orientation for students at the Seventh Street Classroom at the Metro State University campus on Aug. 15, 2014.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, University of Denver, Metropolitan State University, Air Accidents