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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Announcement

  • State Employees Flu and Tdap Vaccination Clinic

     

    Don’t let the flu put your life on hold. Protect yourself. Protect others. Get vaccinated at a workplace clinic.
    Be sure to get a seasonal flu vaccine this year. Our workplace clinic makes it convenient. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that can keep you in bed for several days. Getting vaccinated helps protect you, your family and co-workers from flu-related illness.
    Seasonal flu and Tdap vaccinations are available:


    SMSU Conference Center Upper Ballroom
    Monday, October 13, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    • Mark your calendar.
    • No appointment will be necessary, just walk in.
    • Bring your Advantage health insurance card with you.
    (There is no out-of-pocket cost at workplace clinics if you present your Minnesota Advantage Health Plan member ID card. The cost is $32.00 for the shot, $35.00 for the nasal spray vaccine and $57.00 for the Tdap vaccine if you do not present your card.)
    • For more information and clinic locations go to: http://www.mn.gov/mmb/segip/health-solutions/employees/vaccination/index7.jsp
    • Flu and Tdap vaccinations are also available at your primary care clinic and in-network convenient clinics.
    Protect yourself. Protect others. Get vaccinated at work.


    — Barb Okrina
    hr@smsu.edu
     

  • SMSU Aquatics 2014 Fall Schedule

     

    Monday: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 8-10 p.m.
    Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 8-10 p.m.
    Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 8-10 p.m.
    Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 8-10 p.m.
    Friday: 11:30 a.m.-2:30p.m. & 6-9 p.m.
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: 2-6 p.m.

    SMSU Aquatics
    2014 Fall Closings
    Aug 30- Sept 1: Labor Day
    Sept 12-13 (6-9 p.m.): SMSU Private Event
    Sept 23 (2:30-10 p.m.): MHS Swim Meet
    Oct 2 (2:30-10 p.m.): MHS Swim Meet
    Oct 3-5: Fall Break
    Oct 24 (2:30-10 p.m.): MHS Swim Meet
    Nov 25 (2:30 p.m.)-Nov 30: Thanksgiving Break
    Dec 18 (4 p.m.)-Jan 11: Winter Break

     

    — Patty Myrvik
    Patricia.Myrvik@smsu.edu
     

Athletics

  • SMSU Athletics Celebration of Excellence set for Oct. 12

    The Southwest Minnesota State Athletic Department will host the ninth annual "Celebration of Excellence" on Sunday, Oct. 12, beginning at 11 a.m. in the upper level of the SMSU Conference Center.

    The event will honor student-athletes and teams from the 2013-14 academic year. Student-athletes that earned All-NSIC accolades, Academic All-NSIC honors, national qualifiers, all-region honorees, seniors and team MVPs will be honored.

    Rachel Patnoe, a 2014 graduate and former golfer, will be this year's senior student-athlete speaker. Patnoe was honored as the NSIC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year last spring.

    The event, which is free and open to the public, includes snacks and beverages. The social begins at 11 a.m., followed by the ceremony starting at 11:30 a.m. The event concludes 2014 Homecoming weekend at SMSU.

    To reserve a spot for the event please call 507-537-7271.

    — Kelly Loft
    kelly.loft@smsu.edu

     

  • SMSU announces 2014 Ag Bowl Raffle winners

    The Southwest Minnesota State University Athletics Department has announced the winners of the 8th annual Ag Bowl Raffle held on Saturday, Sept. 27.

    SMSU Athletics would like to thank all individuals for their continued support of the annual Ag Bowl.

    2014 Ag Bowl Raffle Winners:
    Action Sports ATV: Vinny Smith
    $2,000 Cash: Kamie Turpin
    $1,500 Cash: Rachele Carver
    $1,000 Cash: Jeff Mayfield
    $500 Hy-Vee Gift Card: Bob Bunne
    $500 Hy-Vee Gift Card: Mark Overgaard
    $500 Cash: Justin Schultz

    For more information on how to claim your prizes, please call 507-537-7271.

    — Kelly Loft
    kelly.loft@smsu.edu

Attention

  • National Depression Screening Day

     

    National Depression Screening Day

    October 9 is National Depression Screening Day, a nationally recognized day devoted to education about depression and recognition of symptoms of depression. Depression is an illness that affects millions of people each year, through the experience of depression for themselves or someone they care about. Depression includes symptoms such as sadness or down mood, eating changes, sleeping changes, social withdrawal, loss of interest in typically enjoyable activities, restlessness, fatigue, concentration difficulty, feelings of guilt or worthlessness, and/or suicidal thoughts over a period of at least two weeks.

    SMSU Counseling & Testing Services and SMSU Health Services are offering a depression screening event on National Depression Screening Day. Students can stop by the table on Thursday, Oct. 9, between 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the hallway between BA and the Student Center.

    The event will include educational information about depression and related concerns and the opportunity for participants to complete a depression screening form. Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss their screening results with a professional.

    — Counseling & Testing Services
    counseling.testing@smsu.edu
     

  • Auditions for Symphonic Chamber Winds group

     

    Auditions for this year's Symphonic Chamber Winds will take place on October 1h, 14, and 15. Audition materials and sign-up sheets can be found in the Fine Arts building outside of room FA 124.

    Auditions are open to any student on campus playing woodwind, brass, or percussion instruments. The Symphonic Chamber Winds is the premier wind ensemble on campus performing the finest in chamber winds literature. Rehearsals begin during the spring semester. Contact Dr. Ginocchio with any questions. john.ginocchio@smsu.edu

    — John Ginocchio
    john.ginocchio@smsu.edu

     

  • Psychological Well-Being and Physical Health presented by Dr. William Pavot

     

    On the occasion of National Depression Screening Day (October 9), the Psi Chi student organization is sponsoring a presentation by Dr. William Pavot, Professor of Psychology at Southwest Minnesota State University.

    Dr. Pavot's presentation is titled "At the intersection of happy and healthy: Psychological well-being and physical health". The presentation will be given in CH 217 on Thursday, Oct. 9 starting at approximately 12:00 noon. Light refreshments, including juice, water, and granola bars, will be provided by Psi Chi.

    — Scott Peterson
    scott.peterson@smsu.edu
     

  • Mustang Days 2014

     

    Join us in welcoming future Mustangs to campus for two exciting and informative days!

    The Admission Office will be hosting its first big visit program of the year, Mustang Days! Join us on Oct. 16 & 17 with sessions at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. both days as we welcome High School juniors and seniors from all over the area!

    Throughout the day , there are a variety of different activities planned to show off what SMSU has to offer.

    Morning Session: Check in at Conference Center
    9:00 a.m. – Welcome
    9:10 a.m. – Admission Presentation
    9:30 a.m. – Student Services Fair
    10:15 a.m. – Student/Parent Panel Sessions
    11:00 a.m. – Campus Tour
    12:00 p.m. – End of Visit (approximately)

    Afternoon Sessions: Check in at Conference Center
    1:00 p.m. – Welcome
    1:10 p.m. – Admission Presentation
    1:30 p.m. – Student Services Fair
    2:15 p.m. – Student/Parent Panel Sessions
    3:00 p.m. – Campus Tour
    4:00 p.m. - End of Visit (approximately)

    For more information about Mustang Days or to RSVP, visit our web site at https://www.smsu.edu/mustangdays or contact the Office of Admission at 507-537-6286.

    Laura Johnson
    507-537-6286
    Laura.C.Johnson@smsu.edu

    — Laura Johnson
    laura.c.johnson@smsu.edu
     

Clubs & Organizations

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Announcement

  • State Employees Flu and Tdap Vaccination Clinic

     

    Don’t let the flu put your life on hold. Protect yourself. Protect others. Get vaccinated at a workplace clinic.
    Be sure to get a seasonal flu vaccine this year. Our workplace clinic makes it convenient. The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that can keep you in bed for several days. Getting vaccinated helps protect you, your family and co-workers from flu-related illness.
    Seasonal flu and Tdap vaccinations are available:


    SMSU Conference Center Upper Ballroom
    Monday, October 13, 2014 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    • Mark your calendar.
    • No appointment will be necessary, just walk in.
    • Bring your Advantage health insurance card with you.
    (There is no out-of-pocket cost at workplace clinics if you present your Minnesota Advantage Health Plan member ID card. The cost is $32.00 for the shot, $35.00 for the nasal spray vaccine and $57.00 for the Tdap vaccine if you do not present your card.)
    • For more information and clinic locations go to: http://www.mn.gov/mmb/segip/health-solutions/employees/vaccination/index7.jsp
    • Flu and Tdap vaccinations are also available at your primary care clinic and in-network convenient clinics.
    Protect yourself. Protect others. Get vaccinated at work.


    — Barb Okrina
    hr@smsu.edu
     

  • SMSU Aquatics 2014 Fall Schedule

     

    Monday: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 8-10 p.m.
    Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 8-10 p.m.
    Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 8-10 p.m.
    Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. & 8-10 p.m.
    Friday: 11:30 a.m.-2:30p.m. & 6-9 p.m.
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: 2-6 p.m.

    SMSU Aquatics
    2014 Fall Closings
    Aug 30- Sept 1: Labor Day
    Sept 12-13 (6-9 p.m.): SMSU Private Event
    Sept 23 (2:30-10 p.m.): MHS Swim Meet
    Oct 2 (2:30-10 p.m.): MHS Swim Meet
    Oct 3-5: Fall Break
    Oct 24 (2:30-10 p.m.): MHS Swim Meet
    Nov 25 (2:30 p.m.)-Nov 30: Thanksgiving Break
    Dec 18 (4 p.m.)-Jan 11: Winter Break

     

    — Patty Myrvik
    Patricia.Myrvik@smsu.edu
     

Athletics

  • SMSU Athletics Celebration of Excellence set for Oct. 12

    The Southwest Minnesota State Athletic Department will host the ninth annual "Celebration of Excellence" on Sunday, Oct. 12, beginning at 11 a.m. in the upper level of the SMSU Conference Center.

    The event will honor student-athletes and teams from the 2013-14 academic year. Student-athletes that earned All-NSIC accolades, Academic All-NSIC honors, national qualifiers, all-region honorees, seniors and team MVPs will be honored.

    Rachel Patnoe, a 2014 graduate and former golfer, will be this year's senior student-athlete speaker. Patnoe was honored as the NSIC Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year last spring.

    The event, which is free and open to the public, includes snacks and beverages. The social begins at 11 a.m., followed by the ceremony starting at 11:30 a.m. The event concludes 2014 Homecoming weekend at SMSU.

    To reserve a spot for the event please call 507-537-7271.

    — Kelly Loft
    kelly.loft@smsu.edu

     

  • SMSU announces 2014 Ag Bowl Raffle winners

    The Southwest Minnesota State University Athletics Department has announced the winners of the 8th annual Ag Bowl Raffle held on Saturday, Sept. 27.

    SMSU Athletics would like to thank all individuals for their continued support of the annual Ag Bowl.

    2014 Ag Bowl Raffle Winners:
    Action Sports ATV: Vinny Smith
    $2,000 Cash: Kamie Turpin
    $1,500 Cash: Rachele Carver
    $1,000 Cash: Jeff Mayfield
    $500 Hy-Vee Gift Card: Bob Bunne
    $500 Hy-Vee Gift Card: Mark Overgaard
    $500 Cash: Justin Schultz

    For more information on how to claim your prizes, please call 507-537-7271.

    — Kelly Loft
    kelly.loft@smsu.edu

Attention

  • National Depression Screening Day

     

    National Depression Screening Day

    October 9 is National Depression Screening Day, a nationally recognized day devoted to education about depression and recognition of symptoms of depression. Depression is an illness that affects millions of people each year, through the experience of depression for themselves or someone they care about. Depression includes symptoms such as sadness or down mood, eating changes, sleeping changes, social withdrawal, loss of interest in typically enjoyable activities, restlessness, fatigue, concentration difficulty, feelings of guilt or worthlessness, and/or suicidal thoughts over a period of at least two weeks.

    SMSU Counseling & Testing Services and SMSU Health Services are offering a depression screening event on National Depression Screening Day. Students can stop by the table on Thursday, Oct. 9, between 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the hallway between BA and the Student Center.

    The event will include educational information about depression and related concerns and the opportunity for participants to complete a depression screening form. Participants will also have the opportunity to discuss their screening results with a professional.

    — Counseling & Testing Services
    counseling.testing@smsu.edu
     

  • Mustang Days 2014

     

    Join us in welcoming future Mustangs to campus for two exciting and informative days!

    The Admission Office will be hosting its first big visit program of the year, Mustang Days! Join us on Oct. 16 & 17 with sessions at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. both days as we welcome High School juniors and seniors from all over the area!

    Throughout the day , there are a variety of different activities planned to show off what SMSU has to offer.

    Morning Session: Check in at Conference Center
    9:00 a.m. – Welcome
    9:10 a.m. – Admission Presentation
    9:30 a.m. – Student Services Fair
    10:15 a.m. – Student/Parent Panel Sessions
    11:00 a.m. – Campus Tour
    12:00 p.m. – End of Visit (approximately)

    Afternoon Sessions: Check in at Conference Center
    1:00 p.m. – Welcome
    1:10 p.m. – Admission Presentation
    1:30 p.m. – Student Services Fair
    2:15 p.m. – Student/Parent Panel Sessions
    3:00 p.m. – Campus Tour
    4:00 p.m. - End of Visit (approximately)

    For more information about Mustang Days or to RSVP, visit our web site at https://www.smsu.edu/mustangdays or contact the Office of Admission at 507-537-6286.

    Laura Johnson
    507-537-6286
    Laura.C.Johnson@smsu.edu

    — Laura Johnson
    laura.c.johnson@smsu.edu
     

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