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Dave Werpy, ’79, is Commencement Speaker
Dave Werpy, Vice President and General Auditor for 3M Corporate Auditing, will be the keynote speaker for the Class of 2015 at commencement excises May 9 at Southwest Minnesota State University.
Werpy is a 1979 alumnus with a degree in accounting. Werpy heads 3M’s global internal audit group, which is staffed out of 15 countries around the world. “We audit a variety of financial, compliance and operational matters,” he said. “It’s a broad focus that encompasses business and financial issues.”
Exercise Science Degree to be Offered on Normandale Campus
The Exercise Science degree at Southwest Minnesota State University will be offered on the campus of Normandale Community College in Bloomington as part of a collaborate agreement between the two institutions.
“Students will be able to take Exercise Science courses, delivered by SMSU faculty, at Normandale,” said Brent Jeffers, Associate Professor of Exercise Science, who began discussions with Normandale administrators and faculty in May, 2014.
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“Students will have the option to enter our program as freshmen, or they may earn an Associate of Science degree in Exercise Science from Normandale and then have those credits transfer to our program as they pursue a four-year degree from SMSU,” he said.
Museum of Indigenous Americans Opens April 27
A new museum will be unveiled at Southwest Minnesota State University on Monday, April 27.
Formerly the Anthropology Museum, the new museum will be called the Museum of Indigenous Americans.