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...

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...

2017 Annual Report

Dear Warriors, The power of philanthropy is realized in many ways, but none more impactful than providing equitable access to higher education for all. In today’s world, students need both financial support and relevant learning environments in order to be successful,...

WSU Baseball Signs 14-Year Old

WSU Baseball Signs 14-Year Old Hunter Krusmark 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...

Mission in Action

Bringing Smiles to Children Around the World Joanna Ehrlich Operation Smile mission around the world. Joanna Ehrlich on various Operation Smile missions. Imagine witnessing the moment a parent sees their child for the first time after a life-changing surgery. They...