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Olga Reuvekamp Named MARL Executive Director
Olga Reuvekamp has been named the executive director of the Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership program at Southwest Minnesota State University.
Reuvekamp has been the program director of the South Dakota Agricultural and Rural Leadership (SDARL) program since 2012 and is a Class VI graduate of that program.
Fine Arts Celebration April 8-May 6
There will be something for everyone at the ninth annual Fine Arts Celebration, being held April 8 through May 6 at Southwest Minnesota State University.
Vocal and instrumental concerts, theatre productions, readings, student writing, art displays, forensic presentations, costume making and more are on the schedule.
“This is a way to highlight the fine work of our talented students and faculty,” said event coordinator Dr. John Ginocchio. “The majority of the events are free to the public and we invite people to check the schedule and come to campus for some of the events.”
SMSU English Professors Susan McLean and James Zarzana will read for their work on April 21 and April 22, respectively. In addition, contributors to the literary journal Perceptions will read on April 24.... Read More Fine Arts Celebration April 8-May 6
Linda Nelson Receives MnSCU Award
Linda Nelson, Director of Academic Commons at Southwest Minnesota State University, has been honored with a Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees Professional Excellence Award for Administrative Service Faculty.
This is the first year for the awards. Linda will join five other honorees at the board’s Celebrating Excellence luncheon April 22.
The award is presented to a university service faculty member to acknowledge and reward exceptional individual and professional accomplishment and to encourage ongoing excellence.
“I’m really humbled to receive this honor,” said Linda. “I am an alumnus of SMSU, I love this university.”... Read More Linda Nelson Receives MnSCU Award