The WSU Retiree Center will host Senior University starting June 4 with "Mysteries of the Mississippi: Geology and Ecology of a Large Floodplain River." Senior University is open to all senior citizens in the Winona community. Registration is available online.
The WSU Arts Administration Department will host the Extreme Grant Writing Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday June 6, in Maxwell 158. The workshop will focus on non-profits and individuals covering grant funding opportunities.
The WSU Arts Administration Department will host the Effective Grant Management Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday June 20, in Maxwell 257. The workshop will focus on non-profits and individuals covering grant funding opportunities.
WSU Retiree Center will host Grandparents University June 25-26.
Grandparents University is an intergenerational learning experience. Grandparents and their grandchildren ages 8-14 attend classes with WSU professors and have the option to stay in a WSU residence hall.
College for Kids offers students who have finished grades three through eight the chance to participate in "college courses" that are specifically designed to challenge young students and help them gain an appreciation for lifelong learning. This year's program offers 18 new classes.
Registration is $120 for each one-week session or $235 for both weeks. Limited scholarships are available.
The Winona State University Common Book Project will feature "American Born Chinese" by Gene Luen Yang.
Yang's 2006 graphic novel combines three unrelated stories. The stories eventually combine as the characters work together to resolve issues caused by identity crises and cultural stereotyping.
Yang is scheduled to visit Winona State Sept. 14-15.
The Common Book Project aims to connect a community of readers in the discussion of a single work. Funding for the project comes from the Office of the Provost for Academic Affairs and the WSU Bookstore.
This novel will be available at the WSU Bookstore, The Book Shelf and other book retailers
This is the sixth consecutive year WSU has been recognized as a "green" college. Of the 353 colleges named to the list, only seven are in Minnesota. WSU is the only member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system to receive this designation.
For information, call WSU Communications Office at 507-457-5024
Parking restrictions are different during the summer at WSU. On Main Campus Purple and Silver Parking Lots are free, on West Campus Tan and Green Parking Lots are free, and at East Lake Maroon Parking Lots are free.
Fees and permits are still required for Gold, Admissions and Motor Pool Parking Lots. Money also needs to be deposited into meters at meter parking spaces during the summer months.
Julie Ponto, nursing, published a manuscript titled "Understanding and Evaluating Survey Research" in the Journal of the Advanced Practitioner in Oncology, 6(2), March/April 2015, p. 168-171. The article provides an overview of survey research, including strategies to reduce potential error.
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