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SMSU Ranked No. 1 in Nation By Military Friendly® School

Published: 02-11-2020

 Southwest Minnesota State University's commitment to veterans and their families has been rewarded with a No. 1 national ranking by Military ...

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SMSU President Kumara Jayasuriya, left, and LSC President Patricia Rogers

Three SMSU Programs to be Offered on Campus of Lake Superior College

Published: 02-04-2020

A trio of Southwest Minnesota State University academic programs will be offered on the campus of Lake Superior College (LSC) in Duluth starting in...

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SMSU Ranked 8th Nationally for Affordable Online Master’s for Out-of-State Students

Published: 02-05-2020

Southwest Minnesota State University is ranked 8th in the nation for the Most Affordable Colleges for Online Master's Degrees for Out-of-State Stu...

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SMSU Announces 2019 Fall Semester Dean’s Lists

Published 01-24-2020

Southwest Minnesota State University students have been honored for achievement during the 2019 Fall semester of study.

MLK Commemoration Program Jan. 20 at SMSU

Published 01-13-2020

Southwest Minnesota State University will commemorate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Jan. 20 with an event entitled “Now is the Needed Time,” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in Charter Hall 201 on campus.

SMSU to Offer 10 Degrees Totally Online Starting in Fall Semester 2020

Published 01-05-2020

Southwest Minnesota State University (SMSU) will offer 10 degrees totally online starting in the fall semester 2020, the university announced.


Southwest Stories: Emma Grote

Southwest Stories: Emma Grote

Wednesday 01/29/20

Episode 2 of Southwest Stories features Exercise Science major Emma Grote. The Senior Mustang Softball student-athlete has her sights set on graduate school with the hopes of achieving her goal of becoming a Physician Assistant. She credits her professors and experiential learning opportunities at SMSU for grooming her into a successful candidate for graduate school.

Southwest Stories: Brock Fox

Southwest Stories: Brock Fox

Tuesday 01/21/20

Brock Fox, an Agricultural Education major from Minneota, MN, is the first feature of Southwest Stories -- a series that highlights various academic areas across campus. Brock shares how he came to find SMSU and the experience he has had on campus and in the field.

President's Welcome

President's Welcome

Monday 08/26/19

A welcome message from Southwest Minnesota State University President Kumara Jayasuriya to SMSU students, staff & faculty as the 2019-20 academic year is here!



Meet International Student Services Director May Lee Moua-Vue

Published 01-27-2020

May Lee Moua-Vue, new Director for International Student Services and Global Studies, is excited to "bring the world to campus" by creating an environment where international and domestic students can thrive and become comfortable with one another at Southwest Minnesota State University.  "A...

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SAC Events: Create a Creature

February 19, 2020

Firebringer Performances

February 20, 2020


February 21, 2020


February 21, 2020