The Future of Giving

The world is changing and technology is impacting the best practices for fundraising. Now almost 3 in 4 schools participate in an online time-sensitive giving initiative. “Other donation drive methods such as phonathons, snail mail, and peer to peer fundraising...

You Must Like Seeking Adventures

Kassie Dunbar ’09 Social Work | Women’s and Gender Studies | CAST “You must like seeking adventures,” Olasee Davis said to me on the way back down on our hike from Maroon Ridge. Olasee is a professor at the University of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, who...

The Power of Experience

It can change everything. An experiential education can change the course of a student’s life. Collaboration can change organizations and careers. State-of-the-art spaces can change what is created. And an inviting space to gather and celebrate can change a community....

Laird Norton Center for Art & Design

WSU’s Art and Design Department is on the cusp of exploding. With that comes the realization that the facilities its housed in are no longer sufficient. The building was built in the 1960s, has never been updated, and was designated the building in most need of repair...

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...