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There’s an App For That

There’s an App For That

Tyrre Burks ’10 was 15 years old when a sports injury changed his life. Burks was knocked out by a violent hit during his first varsity football game. It was a scary moment, but he recovered physically and went on to play at Winona State and professionally. What stuck...

The Scientific Edge

The Scientific Edge

  To a WSU Education Student Researchers on Path to Success At first, the subtle blurred vision, inability to maintain concentration, and clumsiness doesn’t trigger any red flags. You chalk it up to fatigue, stress, and a very busy lifestyle. You experience some...

A Story Well Told

A Story Well Told

The Written Word Is
The First Technology Developed By Humankind. From the earliest cave drawings to the origination of writing systems and the dawn of the alphabet, humankind has used the written word to chronicle its existence. Memories and traditions of generations...

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Investing in Our Champions

Investing in Our Champions

Winona State University student-athletes are among the best in the nation, both in and out of the classroom. Their commitment and dedication to living the mission of Winona State is inspiring, which is why the WSU Foundation has launched a new initiative to invest in...

Mission in Action

Mission in Action

Imagine witnessing the moment a parent sees their child for the first time after a life-changing surgery. They hold their child in their arms and look at the beautiful new smile made possible by surgeons who corrected a cleft lip or palate. A newfound sense of hope...

Stacking the Odds for Success

Stacking the Odds for Success

The transition from high school to college is daunting at best. But for an underrepresented, underserved, or diverse student, that transition can go from daunting to doubtful. The number of students of color enrolled at WSU nearly doubled during the last decade,...

Current News & Highlights

Current News & Highlights

College of Business Launches Engagement Center Located in Somsen Hall, the Engagement Center is a new space designed to connect WSU students, faculty, and staff with WSU alumni, community members, and business partners. “The Engagement Center will enhance the...

Class Notes

Class Notes

1960's Richard Mancuso ’67 (Evergreen, Colo. ) recently published “The Good Don,” a novel that tells the story of a 1930s Robin Hood and his men who took ownership of the turf between the two bridges. Mancuso is a retired businessman, a political activist and former...

Investing in Our Champions

Winona State University student-athletes are among the best in the nation, both in and out of the classroom. Their commitment and dedication to living the mission of Winona State is inspiring, which is why the WSU Foundation has launched a new initiative to invest in...

Stacking the Odds for Success

The transition from high school to college is daunting at best. But for an underrepresented, underserved, or diverse student, that transition can go from daunting to doubtful. The number of students of color enrolled at WSU nearly doubled during the last decade,...

Revolutionizing Main Street

In 2014, Amanda Brinkman ’00, Chief Brand and Communications Officer for Deluxe, was on a mission to get to know her customer base. Charged with finding a breakthrough solution to change brand perceptions about the company – from a top check producer to a growth...

Mission in Action

Imagine witnessing the moment a parent sees their child for the first time after a life-changing surgery. They hold their child in their arms and look at the beautiful new smile made possible by surgeons who corrected a cleft lip or palate. A newfound sense of hope...

Obstacles to Opportunity

Winona State students are well known to be bright, hardworking, and dedicated to their education. While each one comes from a different background with a different story to tell, there are some who have faced obstacles harder than most. There are some who may have...

For the Love of WSU

Maynard “Mo” Weber ’50 has been known as many things throughout his 93 years on Earth – a soldier, a student, a teacher, a coach, a stockbroker. But what many may not know is that he is also the son of highly regarded American artist Max Weber, and that both his and...

Distinguished Award Nominations

Each year at Homecoming, WSU and the Alumni Society honor those who have shown outstanding commitment to the University, its mission, and to improving our world. We invite your nominations for Distinguished Award recipients in the following categories: Distinguished...

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Please take a moment to participate in our brief 2017 Currents Readership Survey: wsu.mn/currents-survey Your input is important to us as we plan future issues - we look forward to hearing from...

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