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Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Created at SMSU

Published: 09-25-2020

A new initiative — the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship — has been established at Southwest Minnesota State University. The C...

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Last year's parade included a bit of snow.

Homecoming 2020 at SMSU Features Theme ‘Mustangs Come Together — Six Feet Apart’

Published: 09-10-2020

  Homecoming 2020 at Southwest Minnesota State University will be held on Saturday, Oct. 10, with a theme of "Mustangs Come Together — S...

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Faith Johnson

Faith Johnson Brings Experience to RN to BSN Program

Published: 09-22-2020

An experienced nurse and teacher is the newest face within the RN to BSN program. Faith Johnson joins the faculty on a fixed-term basis, replacing ...

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SMSU Receives Grant to Support Student Success

Published 09-23-2020

Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) has been awarded a $580,000 grant from the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system (Minnesota State) and MDRC for their Scaling Up College Completion Efforts for Student Success (SUCCESS) initiative. SUCCESS is a national effort to improve completion at colleges and universities by designing, implementing, and scaling comprehensive student support programs, which have been proven to increase graduation rates for traditionally underserved students.

Mustangs Making a Difference: Jessica Bentley

Published 09-15-2020

Residence Life at SMSU has changed during these COVID-19 times. Much of the credit for implementing the necessary adjustments goes to Jessica Bentley.

SMSU Ranked 26th Nationally for Best Early Childhood Education Program

Published 08-25-2020

Southwest Minnesota State University is ranked 26th in the nation for Best Early Childhood Education Program for 2020 by Study.com.

Health Self-assessment Required Starting August 10

Published 08-07-2020

To protect the health and safety of students and employees from the threat of COVID-19, Southwest Minnesota State is requiring a mandatory self-assessment of all employees, students, contractors/vendors and visitors prior to entering campus buildings starting on Monday, August 10.

Focus on Ag: Second Annual Agronomy Field Day

Published 08-05-2020

One thing was clear following the second annual Agronomy Field Day held August 5: There’s a lot going on with agriculture at Southwest Minnesota State University.


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2020 State of the University Address

2020 State of the University Address

Thursday 09/17/20

Southwest Minnesota State University President Dr. Kumara Jayasuriya delivers the 2020 State of the University address.

Southwest Stories: Mark Fokken and The Mustang Maskers

Southwest Stories: Mark Fokken and The Mustang Maskers

Tuesday 08/25/20

A group of Southwest Minnesota State University current and past employees have banded together in an ambitious project to sew masks for new students who will arrive on campus for Move-in Day on August 20. https://www.smsu.edu/today/articles/2020/07-28-2020_mustangmasks.html

Congratulations Class of 2020! You Did It!

Congratulations Class of 2020! You Did It!

Tuesday 05/26/20

Our 2018 and 2019 Commencement speakers, Steve Binder ’79 and Mary Fuhrmann ’95, gave visionary advice to graduates in their respective addresses. President Kumara Jayasuriya reflects on their words, how they ring true today, and commends the Class of 2020 on their resiliency. Based on feedback provided by the Class of 2020, a special Commencement ceremony to honor graduates will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2020. President Jayasuriya invites graduates, faculty, staff, family and friends to attend the celebration. Congratulations Class of 2020! You did it!


MUSTANGS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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Mustangs Making a Difference: Jessica Bentley

Published 09-15-2020

Residence Life at SMSU has changed during these COVID-19 times. Much of the credit for implementing the necessary adjustments goes to Jessica Bentley. Bentley came to SMSU in 2002 and wears many hats in her current role of Assistant Director of Residential Life. "It's changed over the years," she...

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SMSU Coronavirus COVID-19 Campus Information