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WSU Update

Tuesday, November 24, 2015


8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monica Sheets Gallery Exhibition, Paul Watkins Gallery

7 p.m. Women's Basketball vs. Loras, McCown Gymnasium

View the complete WSU Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

Nov. 25, Thanksgiving Break

Nov. 28, Paulson Big Band Performance

Dec. 1, 10 Days of Giving: Competition of the Colleges

Dec. 1, Health Hut: World AIDS Day

Dec. 1, Chamber Ensembles

Dec. 2, Export Tools & Strategies for Success

Dec. 2, Wellness Wednesday: Color Me Calm

Dec. 2, WSU Holiday Open House


WSU Bookstore Thanksgiving Hours and Cyber Monday Sale

Holiday Mug Design Contest

First-Gen Warrior Scholarship Fund

WSU Update Deadline

Extra-Curricular Activities

There are no Extra-Curricular Activities today.


SEMAC awards several grants to Winona-area arts organizations

Bluff Country draws in more thrill-seekers

WSU student engages community in American Indian issues

WSU Senate asks city for collaborative group on pedestrian safety

Faculty/Staff Development

There are no Faculty/Staff Development items today.

Monica Sheets Gallery Exhibition

WSU's Art and Design Department will host the exhibit "1000 Little Things," featuring Monica Sheets through Friday, Dec. 11, in the Paul Watkins Gallery.

This exhibition is an installation drawn from a participatory project exploring identity, history, and nostalgia.

For more information, contact Kathleen Peterson. 


Paulson Big Band Performance

Adjunct instructor John Paulson will perform in The Paulson Big Band from 8 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 28, at Wellington's Pub and Grill.

The performance is a fundraiser for their upcoming performance at the Jazz Educators Network convention on Jan. 7 in Louisville, Ky.

Tickets are $10 and go on sale one hour before the show.

For more information, contact John Paulson.


10 Days of Giving: Competition of the Colleges

WSU's Student Senate will host the 10 Days of Giving: Competition of the Colleges from Tuesday, Dec. 1, through Thursday, Dec. 10.

Non-perishable food donations can be dropped off outside the Student Senate Office in the Student Activity Center, Kryzsko Commons.

The competition is between the five academic colleges on campus to see who can donate the most in pounds.

For more information, contact Amanda Boss.


Health Hut: World AIDS Day

WSU Health and Wellness Services' Health Hut Tuesday series will present "World AIDS Day" at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, near the Fitness Center entrance.

Health and Wellness student advocates will host an interactive resource table about World AIDS Day and how to show support for those living with HIV.

For more information, contact Health Promotion.


Chamber Ensembles

WSU's Music Department will host Chamber Ensembles at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, in the Vivian Fusillo Theatre.

For more information, contact Marybeth Lenhardt.


Export Tools & Strategies for Success

WSU and Minnesota Trade Office - Education will host "Export Tools and Strategies for Success: A Program to Help Increase Your Exports...or Help you Start Exporting" from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, in the Haake Hall Conference Room.

A schedule of presentations and speakers can be found online.

The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Paul Hansen.


Wellness Wednesday: Color Me Calm

WSU Health and Wellness Services' Wellness Wednesday series will present "Color Me Calm" at 3 p.m. Dec. 2 in The WELL, IWC 138.

Student Health and Wellness Advocates will lead stress relieving activities while discussing stress management tips.

For more information, contact Health Promotion.


WSU Holiday Open House

President Scott Olson invites the WSU campus community, Foundation Board, Alumni Board, Warrior Club, and emeriti and retirees to the Annual Holiday Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, in the Student Activities Center, Kryzsko Commons.

Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact the President's Office at 507-457-5003.


WSU Bookstore Thanksgiving Hours and Cyber Monday Sale

WSU's Bookstore will be open Wednesday, Nov. 25, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27.

The Cyber Monday sale will be 20% off online with free shipping and t-shirt on orders of $100 or more.

For more information, contact the WSU Bookstore.


Holiday Mug Design Contest

WSU wants to see your holiday creativity and is hosting a Holiday Mug Design Contest. Create a festive design to be printed on a mug, incorporating WSU graphics and any other holiday components.

Submissions will be accepted until Friday, Dec. 4, and the winner will be revealed Monday, Dec. 7. If your design is chosen, you will win a mug with your design printed on it! Other Warriors will also be able to order your mug.

Graphics for WSU, Design Specs, and other information can be found on the WebComm blog.

Please submit your design by either messaging WSU on Facebook with your file and contact information, or tweet your image at @winonastateu with the hashtag: #WSUMug.

For more information, contact Web Communications.


First-Gen Warrior Scholarship Fund

A new scholarship was launched for First-Generation students, which make up 45% of the WSU student body, to award the first $1,000 scholarship for the 2016-2017 Academic Year.

The FG Warrior Scholarship is one of many options for giving as part of the All-U Campaign.

Donations can be made online or mailed to the Foundation, Somsen 204.

For more information, contact WSU Foundation.


WSU Update Deadline

WSU Update will not be published Wednesday to Friday, Nov. 25 - 29, due to Thanksgiving break.

All submissions for Monday, Nov. 30, need to be received by noon today, Nov. 24.


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