2017 Annual Report

The power of philanthropy is realized in many ways, but none more impactful than providing equitable access to higher education for all.

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WSU Baseball Signs 14-Year Old

At an official Draft Day press conference held on February 23rd, Hunter signed his National Letter of Intent in front of over 150 spectators and several media outlets. The team presented him with his own personalized jersey as well as his own locker complete with team...
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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...
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Thankful for Donor Support

Thankful for Donor Support

Sarah Cheong '18 Recipient of the Robert Biesterfeld Family Marketing Scholarship Malaysia Receiving this scholarship has been a blessing in helping finance my studies as I pursue my degrees in Marketing and Public Relations. Being an international student, I am only...

Head of the Pack

Head of the Pack

Real-world learning for Winona State’s College of Business The world of business is always changing. That’s why Winona State University’s College of Business, AACSB accredited for its high-quality business education, has been striving to create the next generation of...

Foundation Update

Foundation Update

The Winona State University Foundation is always finding ways to take what Winona State is doing well and make it even better. Right now, the Foundation is working on several long-term goals what will have lasting effects on students, staff and the rest of the Winona...

Building a Space

Building a Space

Where creativity can thrive Art and innovation often go hand-in-hand. Both are about pushing boundaries and finding new and creative ways to shape the world. Art and design students at Winona State University have been creating inspiring and forward-thinking work for...

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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...

McCown Renovation

McCown Renovation

Check out the newly renovated McCown Gymnasium! New bleachers surround three sides of the basketball and volleyball court, with one side featuring seatback chairs that will allow fans with reserved tickets the chance to enjoy their own personal seat. These new...

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,...

Obstacles to Opportunity

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...

Revolutionizing Main Street

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...

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...

Building a Space

Where creativity can thrive Art and innovation often go hand-in-hand. Both are about pushing boundaries and finding new and creative ways to shape the world. Art and design students at Winona State University have been creating inspiring and forward-thinking work for...

Foundation Update

The Winona State University Foundation is always finding ways to take what Winona State is doing well and make it even better. Right now, the Foundation is working on several long-term goals what will have lasting effects on students, staff and the rest of the Winona...

Head of the Pack

Real-world learning for Winona State’s College of Business The world of business is always changing. That’s why Winona State University’s College of Business, AACSB accredited for its high-quality business education, has been striving to create the next generation of...

Thankful for Donor Support

Sarah Cheong '18 Recipient of the Robert Biesterfeld Family Marketing Scholarship Malaysia Receiving this scholarship has been a blessing in helping finance my studies as I pursue my degrees in Marketing and Public Relations. Being an international student, I am only...

McCown Renovation

Check out the newly renovated McCown Gymnasium! New bleachers surround three sides of the basketball and volleyball court, with one side featuring seatback chairs that will allow fans with reserved tickets the chance to enjoy their own personal seat. These new...

Warrior Athletes Give Back to the Community

Community service and engagement is a way of life for WSU student-athletes, and over the course of the 2016-17 academic year, they demonstrated that core value time and time again. Each student-athlete is required to complete four hours of community engagement over...

WSU Baseball Signs 14-Year Old

At an official Draft Day press conference held on February 23rd, Hunter signed his National Letter of Intent in front of over 150 spectators and several media outlets. The team presented him with his own personalized jersey as well as his own locker complete with team...

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,...

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