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SMSU Family Weekend Sept. 11-13
Families of Southwest Minnesota State University students will have an opportunity to experience campus life during Family Weekend, Sept. 11-13. Parents, siblings, grandparents and other family members of SMSU students are invited to participate.
Family Weekend will begin on Friday, Sept. 11 with two showings of “Inside Out” at the Cinema @ The Centers at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Also on the 11th will be a 7 p.m. Planetarium show in SM 108. Take 2 Improv will host a show at 8 p.m. at the Fine Arts Black Box Theatre.
On Sept. 12, families may attend a lunch buffet from 12-1 p.m. in the Student Center, Room 216. A ventriloquist performance by James Wedgewood is at 1 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre. The Chemistry Club will perform a magic show at 2 p.m. in Charter Hall 217.... Read More SMSU Family Weekend Sept. 11-13
GOLD College Kickoff Sept. 15
The fall session of GOLD College, formerly called Senior College, at Southwest Minnesota State University will kick off at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 in Charter Hall 201 on campus.
The program will feature the string quartet Artaria from the Twin Cities area. They will share the history and music from WW1. The arrangements are from composers who either during World War I, or who were finding their voice to express that awful time in a way that only music can. The kickoff presentation begins at 3 p.m. and is open to the public.
Registration will be held from 2-3 p.m. GOLD College participants will have the opportunity to meet their study group leaders during the event.
GOLD is an acronym for Growth, Opportunity, Learning, Development. GOLD College offers non-credit classes with a variety of topics. Each class is held one day per week for two hours. There are no tests or grades, and it is for people of all ages.... Read More GOLD College Kickoff Sept. 15
Fifty-three Taiwanese Students Pursue MBA at SMSU
Fifty-three MBA students from Taiwan have arrived on campus and will be completing their master’s degree at SMSU over the next year.
“It’s an accelerated program,” explained Cori Ann Dahlager, director of the School of Graduate Studies. “They will take 9 credits this fall semester, 9 credits in the spring semester, and 6 in the summer of 2016.” The students will return to Taiwan, with their SMSU Master’s in Business Administration degree in hand, in August 2016.
This is the third group of Taiwanese students to attend SMSU for their MBA degree, and by far the largest. The students come from five colleges in Taiwan.
“We have two other colleges in Taiwan who want to be a part of this, so we are hoping that this collaborative arrangement grows,” said Dahlager.... Read More Fifty-three Taiwanese Students Pursue MBA at SMSU