Is Grad School Right for Me?

There are many reasons someone might go to graduate school: earning a higher salary, having more opportunities, or maybe your career choice requires an advanced degree. It is a hard decision to make and takes a lot of consideration. If you are still unsure if grad...

What is “Career Readiness?”

The term “career” is very broad. For some people, it can mean finding a specific job or entering a specific field after college. For others, it can mean gaining or polishing up skills or finding a lifelong passion. Whatever your career means to you, it’s important...

How I Chose my Major

Choosing a major in college can be a tough decision to make, especially if you have no idea what kind of career you want to pursue. And if you’re an indecisive person like me, you know this decision can be even more challenging. One thing to keep in mind when it comes...

Looking Forward to Returning to Campus

Fall 2021 is going to look much different than Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 here at Winona State. This past school year was hard with online classes and getting very little human interaction because of COVID-19. But have no fear, it seems like this is going to change...

Closing Out My First Year of College

This year is definitely going to be one to remember. Starting college during a pandemic, classes switching back and forth from online and in-person, and having to get used to a different style of learning in a new environment; but it wasn’t all bad. I learned how to...

Why You Should Stay in Winona for the Summer

When school gets out for the summer, this new-found freedom might make you want to move back home. While living with family is great, there are benefits to staying in Winona for the summer—the natural summer beauty and the countless outdoor activities being just a...

Room Selection

Winona State University has temporarily converted their residence hall room types to support a safe place for students to live while helping limit the spread of COVID-19. You still have your regular single and suite style rooms, but the majority of the doubles have...

Deciding on a Major

Still deciding on a major or maybe questioning the one you currently have? That is totally OK and normal! According to the National Center for Education Statistics, about 80% of college students change their major at least once!  My freshman year in 2015, I came into...