The Warrior Success Center is sponsoring Last Minute Resume Help beginning Monday, May 1, in Lower Hyphen, Kryzsko.
The Warrior Success Center Peer Advocates for Success will be in the Lower Hyphen of Kryzsko Commons during finals week. They are able to help you start, format or critique your resume/cover letter for your summer job or post-graduation job search.
Wellzine is looking for student editors, writers, and photographers for the 2017-2018 academic year. There is a mix of positions from paid to volunteer, from 10 hours per week to 3 hours per week. For more information and to apply, please search for posting numbers: 20102- Wellzine Editor, 2673- Writer and 2674- Photographer on Warrior Jobs.
As a part of the ACES Initiative team, Ruth Charles and Anne Vande Berg (Social Work), received a grant of $20,000 from the Winona County Family Service Collaborative. ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) works to create a trauma-informed community. This grant will train up to 30 individuals who will then teach others in the community regarding this research.
The WSU United Nations Club attended the Arrowhead Model UN Conference at Lake Superior State University in Sault Ste. Marie, MI. April 13-16. The club received Best Delegate Honorable Mention for representing Israel and students Connor Taylor and Ben Williamson received best delegate awards in their respective committees. Amanda Boss and Kari Bruestle rounded out the delegation. Michael Bowler of GSWL attended and chaired the Environmental Committee.
The College of Business recently launched furtherMORE (link to blog), their new blog that serves as an ongoing platform to showcase innovative engaged teaching and learning within the college. Faculty and staff have made the WSU's College of Business one of the most engaged business colleges in the world by incorporating partnerships with businesses and communities to create a more enriched brand of educational experience for business graduates.
The blogs development is credited to College of Business professor Ryan White and Sarah DeLano of WSU's Marketing & Communications Office.
Winona State held its annual WESPY Awards Banquet, honoring the accomplishments of WSU student-athletes throughout the last year.
Monday night's WESPY presentation celebrated a pair of student-athletes recognized for their community service efforts. The Hometown Heroes were Courtney Bergum from golf and Nick Pridgeon from football. The student-athletes combined for over 140 hours over the last year. Warriors collectively also gave back to their community in a huge way, logging a total of 3,344 hours of community engagement during the past academic year.
Each Winona State student-athlete averaged 10.1 hours of community service during the last year. The women's golf team tied for the most community service hours accumulated, with student-athletes volunteering 46.38 hours per team member.
The Warrior volleyball team was honored for having the highest team GPA among WSU teams, putting together a 3.55 cumulative grade point average and receiving the Highest Team GPA Banner to display for the next year. They also took home the Warrior Cup which is presented to the team with the most points in the areas of: teams for teams, scholarly success, community outreach, personal enhancement, professional development and athletic excellence.
On-field success was also highlighted during the banquet, with awards being given out to the Athlete, Student-Athlete and Newcomer of the Year.
Winona State's basketball teams claimed both Student-Athlete of the Year awards, with Seniors Tara Roelofs and Josh Mongan being honored. Both players were also forwarded to the NSIC for consideration for the Britton & Kelly Scholar-Athlete Award for Academic Excellence.
WSU baseball player Trey Larson was named Male Newcomer of the Year and Katie Taylor earned Female Newcomer of the Year after an impressive indoor season led to a trip to NCAA National Championships.
McKenna Larsen, a two-sport athlete in volleyball & softball and Jack Nelson, from football, were named Winona State's Athletes of the Year in a category that boasted our top athletic achievers.
A special presentation was given to our newest Warrior, Hunter Krusmark. Warrior baseball recently partnered with Team IMPACT and drafted Lake City native Hunter to the team in April. The guys gave Hunter a commemorative picture and autographed frame during the night's festivities.
Special thanks were given to Chartwell's for hosting a fabulous meal and a night of memories for our seniors gradating next week.
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