This is WSU

In spring 2018, we explored what makes WSU, WSU. To do so, we went searching for those in our WSU community who are living the mission of improving our world. From students to faculty, staff and alumni, we found inspiring individuals around every corner. These are...

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...

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...

Revolutionizing Main Street

Revolutionizing Main Street Small Business Revolutions Small Business Revolution 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...

There’s an App For That

Tyrre Burks ’10 was 15 years old when a sports injury changed his life. Burks was knocked out by a violent hit during his first varsity football game. It was a scary moment, but he recovered physically and went on to play at Winona State and professionally. What stuck...