Welcome Media

The Winona State University Communications Office supports the media in every way possible. We offer assistance in identifying spokespeople, scheduling interviews, coordinating photography, brainstorming story ideas, providing background information, and many other tasks.

We offer access to 400 passionate faculty members, from experts in economics and finance to specialists in composite materials. If you are looking for professional analysis of current news – whether it’s providing local context for global issues or discussing matters closer to home – the University Communications team can help connect you with a knowledgeable source.

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WSU Media Contact
Andrea Mikkelsen,
Director of Public Information


Informational Resources for Media

  • WSU Update, a daily e-mail publication with information on campus events, news, activities, announcements and faculty/staff development
  • WSU Events Calendar, a comprehensive online listing of campus events
  • WSU Tip Sheet, a weekly e-mail publication with information on campus events (Subscribe to WSU Tip Sheet)
  • WSU Data Book and Public Data, information on admissions, enrollment, and graduation and retention
  • Current WSU News
    Forsythe Receives Fulbright
    WSU English professor Ruth Forsythe has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award. Forsythe will teach and complete research in Japan from September 2012 to February 2013.
    WSU Selects 2012-13 Common Book
    The Winona State University Common Book Project has selected “Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men” by Michael Kimmel as the 2012-13 common book.
    Summit on Protection of Winona Watershed
    WSU will sponsor the Watershed Citizen Summit June 26.
    WSU On Community Service Honor Roll
    WSU has been named to the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction.