I Attended Winona’s Take Back the Night Event

I attended Winona's Take Back the Night Event on April 15th, co-sponsored by the Advocacy Center of Winona and Winona State's Women's Gender & Sexuality Studies department. Take Back the Night events are held nationwide to spread awareness about sexual violence. I...

Discovering & Defining Who I Am: A Polish Cultural Educator & Data Analyst

Every year, Winona State has a University Theme that promotes partnerships and conversations between faculty, staff, students, and community members about important issues.    For the 2020-21 academic year, the theme is “My Global Identity, Our Global Community.”...

Discovering & Defining Who I Am: A Latina Advocate

Every year, Winona State has a University Theme that promotes partnerships and conversations between faculty, staff, students, and community members about important issues.    For the 2020-21 academic year, the theme is “My Global Identity, Our Global Community.”...

Discovering & Defining Who I Am: A Saudi Civil Engineer

Every year, Winona State has a University Theme that promotes partnerships and conversations between faculty, staff, students, and community members about important issues.    For the 2020-21 academic year, the theme is “My Global Identity, Our Global Community.”...

Future Organ Transplant Nurse Chasing Dream in Sister’s Honor

  It All Began with a Dream   Jamie Reynolds, a Fall 2019 graduate, was inspired to become a nurse after witnessing the impact care teams had on her late older sister Jessica. Growing up in Apple Valley, MN, Jessica was constantly in and out of hospitals due...

What It’s Like to Live in Watkins Manor

I first heard about the Students in Residence program completely by accident. My cousin and I were walking around Winona in between apartment showings and happened upon this mansion. We decided to do what anyone would do and go explore it. When we got inside, Cheryl...

The Warrior Cupboard: What It Is & How You Can Get Involved

Let's be real: going to college can be expensive. Because it's likely the biggest investment you'll encounter as a young adult, you may be tempted to put other expenses on the back-burner—including food. If you're someone who's on a tight budget and ends up skipping...

7 Experienced Acts of Kindness on Campus

Sometimes it can seem like the world is moving in fast motion, especially when final exams roll around each semester. Because we are often in such a hurry during finals season, we tend to miss all the great gestures happening around us—and even to us. To celebrate the...

6 Acts of Kindness to Do Before the Semester Ends

As the semester wraps up, our lives become busier and busier. It’s hard to fit anything into our already packed schedules, but by taking a few seconds out of our day, we can make someone else’s a little bit better! Here are six acts of kindness you should do before...

Changing the World One Plastic Bag at a Time

Did you know that Americans use 100 billion plastic bags over the course of one year? If this number seems startling, think about all your quick late-night Target runs when the cashier puts your snacks in a plastic bag, or your weekly Hy-Vee trips when every few items...

Improving Our World

 

At Winona State University, we pride ourselves on being “a community of learners improving our world”.

Every day–in large and small ways– our students, faculty, staff and alumni make a difference in the local community and around the world. These are their stories.

The Warrior Way

The Warrior Way takes a deeper look at the people who make WSU an exceptional community.

We think it’s worth getting to know them a little better. Often, their life stories are as inspiring as their actions and impact.

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How I Chose my Major

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...

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