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...

Creating a Community-Wide Impact

Jessica Anderson will be leaving Winona State University as a graduate this Spring, but the impact she’s left behind won’t be leaving with her.   As she heads out into her new chapter, she has no plans of letting her effort toward making an impact fade after...