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Cathy Cowan Award Winner Announced


Kim Watkins, Editor-In-Chief
April 30, 2014

In the 12th year since its inception, Southwest Minnesota State University staff, students, faculty, administrators and community members have nominated Dr. James Zarzana as the 2014 Cowan Award winner. The award is named in honor of Cathy Cowan, an SMSU professor of Psychology, who passed away in 2001.... Read more »

SMSU Student Remembered


Kim Watkins, Editor-In-Chief
April 30, 2014

Minnesota State University honored and remembered agribusiness student, Russell Inches, in a grief support session Wednesday, April 23 held by the SMSU Counseling and Testing Services following the announcement of his death on Saturday, April 19. Russell, from Bath, S.D., came to SMSU in 2011 following... Read more »

Finish Strong Week Introduced to Promote Student Success


Kevin Danielson, Staff Writer
April 30, 2014

As the 2013-14 school year wraps up, SMSU introduces Finish Strong Week, which takes place April 27 – May 4. The weeklong program will consist of various activities to guide students through their last week of school before finals and encourage them to finish strong. “The week would not only... Read more »