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Alumnus Josh Turek Named to USA Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball Team

Published: 06-15-2021

Former Southwest Minnesota State University wheelchair basketball standout Josh Turek has been named to the 2021 USA Men's Wheelchair Basketball Te...

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Spring Dean's List Announced

Published: 06-14-2021

Southwest Minnesota State University students have been honored for achievement during the 2021 Spring semester of study. There are two Honors cate...

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Bruce Saugstad

Alumnus Bruce Saugstad ’89 Named Interim Director of Athletics

Published: 05-18-2021

Southwest Minnesota State University President Dr. Kumara Jayasuriya has announced Bruce Saugstad, a 1989 graduate of the University, has been name...

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SMSU Education Program No. 1 Nationally in 2 Best Value Categories; Also Ranked No. 1 in Plains States, and Minnesota

Published 05-27-2021

The Southwest Minnesota State University Education Program has been awarded numerous No. 1 rankings for affordability — nationally, in the Plains States, and in Minnesota — by TeachingDegreeSearch.com.

SMSU Online Nursing Program Named Most Affordable in Minnesota

Published 05-25-2021

Southwest Minnesota State University has been ranked No. 1 in Minnesota for Most Affordable Online RN to BSN Nursing Program by RNtoMSN.org.

Dr. Jeff Bell Named Interim Dean, College of Arts, Letters and Sciences

Published 05-21-2021

Southwest Minnesota State University Provost Dr. Ross Wastvedt announced today Dr. Jeffrey Bell has been named SMSU Interim Dean of the College of Arts, Letters and Sciences. He will begin his new duties on July 6.

Carter McLaughlin is Newman Civic Fellow Recipient at SMSU

Published 05-12-2021

Carter McLaughlin, a senior from Eden Prairie, Minn., has been named the SMSU Newman Civic Fellow recipient for 2021.

SMSU Early Childhood Education Program Ranked No. 1 in State

Published 04-30-2021

The Southwest Minnesota State University Early Childhood Education Program has been ranked No. 1 in Minnesota by PLEXUSS.

SMSU Ranked 3rd Nationally as Military Spouse Friendly® School

Published 04-30-2021

Southwest Minnesota State has been ranked third nationally as a Military Spouse Friendly® School.

SMSU Commencement May 8 in R/A Facility

Published 04-27-2021

Southwest Minnesota State University will hold its 53rd Commencement on Saturday, May 8 at 10 a.m. in the R/A Facility on campus. It is also the 50th anniversary of the 1971 Charter Class Commencement.


FEATURED VIDEOS

2021 Commencement Recap

2021 Commencement Recap

Tuesday 05/25/21

Not even a global pandemic could stop you! We are enormously proud of you all. Proud of the way you adapted, proud of the way you helped each other, and proud of the way you persevered. #SMSUGrad #SMSU2021 #M4L

2021 SMSU Outstanding Senior Award Announcement

2021 SMSU Outstanding Senior Award Announcement

Friday 05/07/21

2021 SMSU Outstanding Senior Award Announcement

SMSU Charter Class Alumni Message to the Class of 2021

SMSU Charter Class Alumni Message to the Class of 2021

Thursday 05/06/21

SMSU Charter Class Alumni Message to the Class of 2021


MUSTANGS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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Ben Nwachukwu is SMSU's 'Answer Man'

Published 03-25-2021

If Ben Nwachukwu had a nickname, it would be "The Answer Man." An SMSU alumnus, Nwachukwu works in the IT Department at SMSU, as an Information Tech Specialist 2. The title does little to explain what he does on a daily basis, and how he makes life easier for the entire Mustang Family. "I manage ...

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SMSU Rankings

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2021 Best Value General Education Bachelor's Degree Schools
2021 Best Value Teaching English or French Bachelor's Degree Schools
2021 College Factual - Best International Value Taiwan
2021 College Factual - Best International Value Nepal
2021 College Factual - Best International Value Taiwan
2021 College Factual - Best Most Focused Education
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
Third in Military Friendly Schools Rankings