The Winona County Historical Society will host boat tours of the Mississippi River this summer. The next available tour is 7 p.m. Thursday, July 30, on WSU's Cal Fremling for a second tour of the Winona Bridge Project.
Tickets are available by calling 507-454-2723 ext. 0 or by visiting the History Center. Tickets are $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Three cruise ticket bundles can be purchased for $40 for members and $55 for non-members.
For more information visit the Winona County Historical Society online.
The Great River Shakespeare Festival and Winona Main Street Program's Downtown Deal of the Week offering a buy-one-get-one deal on all remaining professional performances for its final week through Sunday, Aug. 2. Offer applies to section A and cost $40. Enter code "MainSt2015" at checkout.
Student tickets are not included in this offer.
For more information call the GRSF office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 507-474-7900, email the GRSF box office or visit the GRSF website.
WSU's Adult and Continuing Education Department will host Senior University- Fall 2015. Registration begins Aug. 6 and courses include:
Poetic Poles: Aug. 18 to Sept. 15
Ethics of War: Sept. 14 to Oct. 19
Mississippi River History: Oct. 7 to Nov. 4
Fitness and Wellness for Active Adults: Oct. 30 to Dec. 11
A History of Religious Intolerance: Nov. 10 to Dec. 15
WSU-Rochester Student Life will host aggressive folk duo The Sudden Lovelys to kick off the fall semester at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at the Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC) Amphitheater.
This event is free and open to the public and all WSU-R, WSU and RCTC students.
The Winona State women's basketball team has made another appearance in the annual Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Academic Top 25, landing 13th among Division II institutions due to academic excellence.
The award marks the ninth straight season the Warriors have received a top 25 ranking for team GPA.
WSU turned in a 3.598 cumulative team GPA, higher than the 3.593 it achieved while earning a 12th place ranking last season.
Winona State University has been selected to join 12 other campuses in launching the Healthy Masculinity Campus Athletics Project (HMCAP), a year-long initiative funded through the U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence against Women Campus Technical Assistance and Resource Project.
HMCAP will positively engage male college athletes, coaches and athletic administrators as influential leaders in the prevention of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking on college campuses and in their surrounding communities.
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