Professor Barnard: Trailblazing Adventure Education

Meet Eric Barnard, an Assistant Professor in the Physical Education & Sport Science (PESS) Department at Winona State University. He not only helped develop a resource center for local outdoor enthusiasts, but also continues to adapt Winona State’s program based...

Professor Pop-Up: History & Legal Studies

Meet Dr. Juandrea Bates, Associate Professor of History and Legal Studies at Winona State University.  She created a class for WSU students to learn how age has shaped children’s perspectives throughout history. And in the process, her class inspired her to pursue and...

Professor Pop-Up: Leadership Education

Meet Dr. Steven Baule, an associate professor in the Leadership Education Department at Winona State University.  He helped identify a growing need for special education directors in K-12 schools around the nation—and created a new program at Winona State to meet this...

Engineering His Future to Space & Beyond

Stephen Shaw has been passionate about learning how things work since he was a kid.   Between that, and his love for math, science, and engineering, the Spring 2022 graduate went for an Engineering degree and has gotten to use his talent and skills in a variety of...

Worldwide Impact Brought Close to Home

When Kendra Nusbaum was looking for the right university, two requirements were non-negotiable—the university must have travel abroad opportunities and a reputable nursing program. In 2018, Nusbaum toured Winona State University after hearing about its nursing...