Woman Warrior: Dolores (Starling) Fridge

One may wonder how Dolores (Starling) Fridge ’66, ‘04, the first African American female to graduate from Winona State, ever ended up at a school in small town Minnesota. Her family lived in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio, alongside a handful...
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Woman Warrior: Laura (Sette) Cunningham

In 2017, Laura (Sette) Cunningham ’00 was honored by the Wisconsin Law Journal as one of 29 outstanding “Women in the Law.” Dial back to her days as a student at Winona State - her interest in the law was sparked by volunteering with victims at the Women’s Resource...
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Alumni Spotlight: Isaiah Gray

While at Winona State, Isaiah Gray ’17 was a standout player on the Warrior men’s basketball team. One of only 37 players in the program’s history to score over 1,000 points, he ranks 22nd all-time with 1,180 career points, and just outside the program’s top 15 in...
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Woman Warrior: Cassandra Buck

Woman Warrior: Cassandra Buck

“Jill of All Trades,” Cassandra Buck ’08, is an artist, educator, and arts advocate in the city of Rochester, Minnesota. Upon graduating from WSU with a bachelor’s degree in art education, Buck began teaching art at Kasson Mantorville Middle School in 2009. During her...

Woman Warrior: Rachel Fewell

Woman Warrior: Rachel Fewell

Rachel Fewell ’00 first became intrigued with the idea of being a professional librarian while working as a program assistant at an eldercare facility in Madison, Wis. After pursuing and completing her master’s in library information studies at UW-Madison, she started...

Woman Warrior: Lindsey Derby

Woman Warrior: Lindsey Derby

A police officer, a paramedic, a firefighter. Lindsey Derby ’10 has dedicated her professional career to public service, and on top of it all, is breaking gender norms as the first female firefighter in the city of Kasson, Minnesota. Her career path since graduating...

Alumni Spotlight: Isaiah Gray

Alumni Spotlight: Isaiah Gray

While at Winona State, Isaiah Gray ’17 was a standout player on the Warrior men’s basketball team. One of only 37 players in the program’s history to score over 1,000 points, he ranks 22nd all-time with 1,180 career points, and just outside the program’s top 15 in...

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Campus Updates

Campus Updates

Winona State’s campus is constantly evolving. Here are a few of the latest changes: Pedestrian Tunnels Fall 2017 brought the completion of the long-awaited pedestrian tunnels under the railroad tracks that bisect main campus. The University explored various options to...

Alumni Spotlight: Isaiah Gray

Alumni Spotlight: Isaiah Gray

While at Winona State, Isaiah Gray ’17 was a standout player on the Warrior men’s basketball team. One of only 37 players in the program’s history to score over 1,000 points, he ranks 22nd all-time with 1,180 career points, and just outside the program’s top 15 in...

Locust Named AVP for Inclusion & Diversity

Locust Named AVP for Inclusion & Diversity

In January of this year, Jonathan Locust, Jr. joined Winona State University as the Associate Vice President for Inclusion & Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer. As AVP and Chief Diversity Officer, Locust will work collaboratively with the WSU community,...

WSU Launches Digital Faculty Fellows Program

WSU Launches Digital Faculty Fellows Program

Dr. Patricia Rogers, WSU provost and senior vice president of academic affairs, has been chosen as one of 32 academic leaders from across the country to participate in the Association of Chief Academic Officers’ Digital Fellows Program. Supported by the Bill &...

Spring 2018 Class Notes

1950’s Curtis Connaughty ’55 (Eden Prairie, Minn.) has written a book, “The Right Place at the Right Time: Stories from a Life in Education,” about his 31-year career at Eden Prairie High School, where he served as a teacher, founder of the football and track teams,...

Spring 2018 Class Notes

1950’s Curtis Connaughty ’55 (Eden Prairie, Minn.) has written a book, “The Right Place at the Right Time: Stories from a Life in Education,” about his 31-year career at Eden Prairie High School, where he served as a teacher, founder of the football and track teams,...

WSU Launches Digital Faculty Fellows Program

Dr. Patricia Rogers, WSU provost and senior vice president of academic affairs, has been chosen as one of 32 academic leaders from across the country to participate in the Association of Chief Academic Officers’ Digital Fellows Program. Supported by the Bill &...

Campus Updates

Winona State’s campus is constantly evolving. Here are a few of the latest changes: Pedestrian Tunnels Fall 2017 brought the completion of the long-awaited pedestrian tunnels under the railroad tracks that bisect main campus. The University explored various options to...

Locust Named AVP for Inclusion & Diversity

In January of this year, Jonathan Locust, Jr. joined Winona State University as the Associate Vice President for Inclusion & Diversity and Chief Diversity Officer. As AVP and Chief Diversity Officer, Locust will work collaboratively with the WSU community,...

Woman Warrior: Dolores (Starling) Fridge

One may wonder how Dolores (Starling) Fridge ’66, ‘04, the first African American female to graduate from Winona State, ever ended up at a school in small town Minnesota. Her family lived in a predominantly Jewish neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio, alongside a handful...

Woman Warrior: Laura (Sette) Cunningham

In 2017, Laura (Sette) Cunningham ’00 was honored by the Wisconsin Law Journal as one of 29 outstanding “Women in the Law.” Dial back to her days as a student at Winona State - her interest in the law was sparked by volunteering with victims at the Women’s Resource...

Alumni Spotlight: Isaiah Gray

While at Winona State, Isaiah Gray ’17 was a standout player on the Warrior men’s basketball team. One of only 37 players in the program’s history to score over 1,000 points, he ranks 22nd all-time with 1,180 career points, and just outside the program’s top 15 in...

Woman Warrior: Rachel Fewell

Rachel Fewell ’00 first became intrigued with the idea of being a professional librarian while working as a program assistant at an eldercare facility in Madison, Wis. After pursuing and completing her master’s in library information studies at UW-Madison, she started...

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