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...

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...

Revolutionizing Main Street

Revolutionizing Main Street Small Business Revolutions Small Business Revolution 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...

Mission in Action

Bringing Smiles to Children Around the World Joanna Ehrlich Operation Smile mission around the world. Joanna Ehrlich on various Operation Smile missions. Imagine witnessing the moment a parent sees their child for the first time after a life-changing surgery. They...

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...