A New (ad)Venture

  Traveling the world while growing their startup, Ryan and Alex Duo Life, Ryan Gleason ’10 and his wife Alex are living their greatest adventure. In 2010, Ryan Gleason had just graduated from Winona State. He’d landed his first job with RTP in Winona, and his...

Education Village Unveiled

WSU celebrates the unveiling of Education Village this fall with the official grand opening event on September 5, 2019! The $33.2 million project sees the renovation of three vacant, historic buildings come to fruition as it opens to serve the collective...

WSU Grads Get Jobs

95% of WSU grads get a job in their field*, and many have those jobs lined up before they even graduate – we think that’s something to celebrate!  We took a closer look at five 2019 grads and their post-graduation plans. Get a glimpse below and check out their...

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Warrior Athletics

Warrior Athletics

WARRIOR SOFTBALL SUCCESS     The Warrior Softball Team had a record year in 2019. They set a new program record for wins (with an overall record of 53-9), they won the NSIC regular-season championship in back-to-back years for the first time in program...

Campus News

Campus News

A NEW NAME FOR THE PAC  The Performing Arts Center has a new moniker – The Robert A. DuFresne Performing Arts Center, renamed in honor of the contributions of the late president emeritus who passed away in 2015 at the age of 94.  Serving as the 10th president of WSU...

The New View of Winona

The New View of Winona

Changes are happening in Winona, bringing new life to the town we know while keeping everything we love about it intact. For the outdoor lover, for the festival goer, for the culture seeker, or just the reminiscer – there are new things to see and do around every...

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2019-2020 Music, Theater & Dance Performances

2019-2020 Music, Theater & Dance Performances

The WSU Departments of Music and Theatre & Dance Present The 2019-2020 Season   Theatre & Dance  Little Shop of Horrors The Wolves Dancescape 2020 24-Hour Theatre The Secret in the Wings Senior Dance Show  For up to date details, visit wsu.mn/thad-cal  ...

Feeding Winona Kids

Feeding Winona Kids

Blooming Grounds, a café and community hub for 17 years in Winona, is working collaboratively to meet the need of local school children experiencing food scarcity due to the statewide decision to close public K-12 schools as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Owner...

2019 Fall Class Notes

2019 Fall Class Notes

1960s  Robert Junghans ’69 (Saint Paul, Minn.) published his first novel, “Cloud Warriors,” under the pen name Rob Jung in February 2019.   1970s  Bruce Danielson ’72 (Cambridge, Minn.) was inducted into the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejacket Hall of Fame for his...

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

2019 Fall Obituaries   1940s  Naomi (Deters) Grimm Warner ’42 passed away June 14, 2017 Anita (Hartman) Palmquist ’42 passed away February 16, 2019 Alden McCutchan ’43 passed away December 23, 2018 Josephine (Mraz) Pribula ’46 passed away December 5, 2018...

Taking Action to Create Change

Taking Action to Create Change

Dream Closet WSU held its semi-annual free shopping event, providing the community with quality clothes.        Students took a unified stand against sexual and gender-based violence at WSU’s Take Back the Night event.      WSU Football players helped...

Alumni News

Alumni News

Channel One  In April, a group of WSU alumni came together at Channel One Regional Food Bank in Rochester, MN to take part in the fight against hunger. The team packed over 1,800 pounds of granola into bags to be used in the organization’s backpack program, which...

Feeding Winona Kids

Blooming Grounds, a café and community hub for 17 years in Winona, is working collaboratively to meet the need of local school children experiencing food scarcity due to the statewide decision to close public K-12 schools as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Owner...

We’re Truly a Community of Learners at WSU

 At WSU, we call ourselves a community of learners because we believe in the power of people. This means that as professors, as staff, as fellow students, we support each other and cheer each other on so that we all can succeed in improving our world.And...

Go for a Degree and Get So Much More at WSU

To be sure, WSU offers high-quality degree programs, but our students get so much more than a classroom education. They learn about their passions by working with supportive faculty and exploring through clubs, volunteering and internships....

A Student Experience Like No Other

 There is something special about WSU. The academic programs, the natural beauty of our location, the close-knit campus community, the many opportunities to explore – these things all come together to make being a student at WSU a one-of-a-kind...

A Campus of People Who Care

Winona State University is known for high-quality academic programs and natural beauty surrounding us. But it’s also the people on our campuses, the personal connections that students build with faculty, staff and friends that truly makes WSU a community...

Experiencing the World, Making an Impact

2019 WSU graduate Sam Whitaker is realizing his dream of teaching outside of the US, leading a nomadic career, and seeing the world while doing something he enjoys, working with English language learners.   After graduating with an English-Applied Linguistics...

2019 Fall Class Notes

1960s  Robert Junghans ’69 (Saint Paul, Minn.) published his first novel, “Cloud Warriors,” under the pen name Rob Jung in February 2019.   1970s  Bruce Danielson ’72 (Cambridge, Minn.) was inducted into the Cambridge-Isanti Bluejacket Hall of Fame for his...

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