Carrying the Torch through Teaching

Even as an undergraduate student at Winona State University, Tommy Sawyer knew he wanted to become a teacher—and a great one, at that. In high school, his social studies teachers made such a positive impact on his learning experience that he couldn’t wait to create an...

Looking Forward to Protecting Water Resources

Mary Larson’s passion for science and the outdoors started when she was young.  “I really wanted to be a horticulturalist, but I didn’t really know what that was,” Larson said. “I had a little microscope that I kept putting stuff under, like plants.”  That passion...

Top 5 Reasons to Enroll in Winter Session

Have you ever thought about taking winter classes over the long break to catch up, keep up or get ahead? Last year, WSU offered a mini term between the fall and spring semesters. This session was called J-term (which stood for “January Term”), and faculty across many...