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Jennifer Flowers

Jennifer Flowers Named Director of Athletics at SMSU

Published: 05-11-2022

Southwest Minnesota State University President Dr. Kumara Jayasuriya announced on Wednesday the hiring of Jennifer Flowers as the next Director of ...

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Jeremy Reed

Jeremy Reed Named Executive Director of Enrollment Management at SMSU

Published: 05-12-2022

Southwest Minnesota State University President Dr. Kumara Jayasuriya announced on Wednesday the hiring of Jeremy Reed as the Executive Director of ...

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Alumnus Ryan Hugh Ross

Holm Poem Put to Music in Special Rieppel-Ross Presentation May 17

Published: 05-10-2022

Sneak Preview of ‘Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death' A special sneak preview of the world premiere of "Playing Haydn for the Angel of Deat...

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Southwest Stories: MacKenzie Kallevig

Southwest Stories: MacKenzie Kallevig

Thursday 04/21/22

From Palm Harbor, Florida to Marshall, Minnesota. MacKenzie Kallevig, a junior majoring in Computer Science, shares how she discovered SMSU and how the sport of swimming has taught her how to be a leader in the pool and in the classroom. Kallevig developed her passion for computer science through video games at a young age. She used video games as a form of entertainment, stress relief and a creative outlet. Eventually she became curious to how the games were programmed and coded. Now, she hopes to parlay a childhood passion and an undergraduate degree into a Master of Science (MS) in Cybersecurity from SMSU. The newly launched 30-credit Cybersecurity curriculum was was approved by the Higher Learning Commission in the fall of 2021. The program covers everything from writing high-quality secure software, to integrating security into corporate information systems.

Southwest Connections: Jay Lee (Season 2, Episode 11)

Southwest Connections: Jay Lee (Season 2, Episode 11)

Tuesday 04/19/22

Jay Lee, Director of Access Opportunity Success, Mustang Pathway and Intercultural Services, shares how he and his team engages with students to provide an inclusive, quality and comprehensive educational experience to all SMSU students. Lee is also the 2022 Cathy Cowan Award Recipient for his involvement and contributions on and off-campus.

Southwest Connections: Natasha Boe (Season 2, Episode 10)

Southwest Connections: Natasha Boe (Season 2, Episode 10)

Tuesday 04/05/22

Natasha Boe, Director of Financial Aid, provides insight on the financial aid process and how her team assists students and families as they prepare for enrollment at SMSU.


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Amanda Sieling on State Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee

Published 02-14-2022

"It's been a career-long goal to be a part of the Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee (JJAC). My reappointment for this four-year term is exciting, because I feel like I am making a difference." said Southwest Minnesota State University Assistant Professor of Justice Administration Amanda Sieling...

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Registration for Summer 2022

01-01-2022 - 05-23-2022

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June 23rd - Late Summer Courses Start

06-23-2022

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Agronomy Field Day

07-13-2022

SMSU Rankings

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SMSU Earns Military Friendly® Schools Gold Status
2021-2022 Colleges of Distinction
2021 Best Value General Education Bachelor's Degree Schools
Third in Military Friendly Schools Rankings
2021 Best Value Teaching English or French Bachelor's Degree Schools
Most Affordable RN to BSN Online Programs in Minnesota
3rd Nationally as Military Spouse Friendly® School
SMSU Early Childhood Education Program Ranked No. 1 in State