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‘Brown and Bold: Bringin’ It Home’ is Theme Of SMSU Homecoming Week Oct. 4-10

Published: 09-30-2021

"Brown & Bold: Bringin' It Home" is the theme of the 2021 Southwest Minnesota State University Homecoming the week of Oct. 4-10.    ...

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2021 Alumni Award Recipients (l-r) Cooley, Frederiksen, Werpy, Squires, Frandson

Five to Receive Alumni Awards During Homecoming

Published: 09-15-2021

Five individuals will receive Alumni Awards as part of Homecoming 2021, with a theme of "Brown & Bold: Bringin' It Home." Alumni Achievement Awards...

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Southwest Minnesota State University Named ‘College of Distinction’ in 2021-22

Published: 08-24-2021

Southwest Minnesota State University has been recognized for its commitment to engaged, hands-on education by Colleges of Distinction, a unique gui...

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Southwest Connections: Dr. May Lee Moua-Vue (Season 2, Episode 1)

Southwest Connections: Dr. May Lee Moua-Vue (Season 2, Episode 1)

Tuesday 10/05/21

#SouthwestConnections #DiscoverEngageLead Southwest Connections is a campus-based show that features the people that make Southwest Minnesota State University so unique. Our guest for this episode is Director of International Student Services and Global Studies Dr. May Lee Moua-Vue. Dr. Moua-Vue talks about her cultural background, professional experience and how the Center For International Education assists students as they transition to campus and the Marshall community.

Southwest Stories: Melinda Kassandra Lopez (Season 2, Episode 1)

Southwest Stories: Melinda Kassandra Lopez (Season 2, Episode 1)

Thursday 09/30/21

Melinda Kassandra Lopez has been on the fast-track towards medical school since completing her Bachelor of Science Degree from SMSU’s RN to BSN program at the age of 19. Lopez became the youngest student to graduate with an Associate Degree in Nursing from Minnesota West Community and Technical College at the age of 17 -- 16 days before she received her high school diploma from Fairmont High School. Upon graduating from SMSU in December of 2020, Lopez returned to Fairmont and entered the workforce as a Labor and Delivery Nurse at Mayo Clinic Health System. This fall she will continue pursuing her passion for medicine and fulfilling her life-long dream of becoming a doctor, as she has been accepted to the University of Minnesota-Duluth medical school Class of 2025.

2021 SMSU Outstanding Senior Award Announcement

2021 SMSU Outstanding Senior Award Announcement

Friday 05/07/21

2021 SMSU Outstanding Senior Award Announcement


MUSTANGS MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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Jenifer Goblish Named CTAM Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Award Winner

Published 09-29-2021

Jenifer Goblish just likes the vibe at Southwest Minnesota State.  "There's an energy here. Everyone is accepting, and they go out of their way to make sure you have a good day. It's like a family," she said.  That's part of the reason she is so thankful for her recent Outstanding Adjun...

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Photo: Mustang Days
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Mustang Days

10-21-2021 - 10-22-2021

Photo: SMSU Soccer Versus MSU Moorhead
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SMSU Soccer Versus MSU Moorhead

10-15-2021

Photo: SMSU Tennis Versus Doane
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SMSU Tennis Versus Doane

10-16-2021

Photo: Mustang Saturdays
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Mustang Saturdays

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Photo: SMSU Soccer Versus Northern State
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SMSU Soccer Versus Northern State

10-17-2021

Photo: Fall Break
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Fall Break

10-18-2021 - 10-19-2021

Photo: International Coffee Hours
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International Coffee Hours

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Photo: SMSU ESports Vs Brown Vs Roanoke College
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SMSU ESports Vs Brown Vs Roanoke College

10-21-2021

Photo: SMSU ESports Vs Gold Vs Minnesota State Mankato
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SMSU ESports Vs Gold Vs Minnesota State Mankato

10-21-2021

Photo: SMSU Women's Swimming & Diving Versus University of Jamestown
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SMSU Women's Swimming & Diving Versus University of Jamestown

10-22-2021

Photo: Registration for Spring and Summer 2022
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Registration for Spring and Summer 2022

10-28-2021

Photo: Veteran's Day
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Veteran's Day

11-11-2021

Photo: Mustang Market
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Mustang Market

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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