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July 21 - 27, 2016


TODAY

July 21, Transfer Student Registration Day

July 21, OERC Kids Climbing Camp

July 21, "The More Marketable" Shakespeare in Business

July 21, History on the River Cruises: John Latsch

July 22, GRSF Free Concert on the WSU Green

July 23, GRSF Free Concert on the WSU Green

View the complete WSU Events Calendar


Upcoming Events

July 28, History on the River Cruises: Dakota Life

July 29, GRSF Free Concert on the WSU Green

July 29, Cal Fremling Boat Tour

July 30, GRSF Free Concert on the WSU Green

July 31, WSU-Rochester Day at the Rochester Honkers


Announcements

College of Liberal Arts Announces New Interim Associate Dean

Extra-Curricular Activities

There are no Extra-Curricular Activities today.

News

WSU Education Students Teach at Pioneer School

WSU Hosts College for Kids

Winona State hosts annual Scrubs Camp for kids

WSU Alumna Volunteers in Community

Faculty/Staff Development

Jana Craft


WSU hosts transfer student registration day

WSU will host transfer student registration day Thursday, July 21. 

Transfer students will meet with an adviser to register for classes, have the option to take and English placement test and receive their WSU laptop and tablet. 

More information can be found online or by contacting admissions.

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OERC hosts kids climbing camp

WSU's Outdoor Education and Recreation Center will host Kids Climbing Camp from 8 to 11:50 a.m. Thursday, July 2, at the climbing wall in Wabasha Hall.

This camp aims to teach children about different climbing techniques and improve their climbing skills. 

The times for the different age groups are as follows:

Grades kindergarten-first: 8 to 8:50 a.m. 

Grades second-third: 9 to 9:50 a.m.

Grades fourth-fifth: 10 to 10:50 a.m. 

Grades sixth-eighth: 11 to 11:50 a.m.

Thursday, July 21, is the last day this camp is offered. 

For more information, contact the OERC at 507-457-2940. 

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WSU hosts "The More marketable" Shakespeare in Business

WSU's College of Business dean, faculty and staff invite the community to "The More Marketable" Shakespeare in Business pre-show reception before Great River Shakespeare Festival's Julius Caesar at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 21, in the Somsen Hall Business Engagement Center. 

The Julius Caesar performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. following the event. 

Ticketing information for the performance can be found online.

For more information contact the College of Business at 507-457-5014.

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History on the River Cruises: John Latsch

In conjunction with the Winona County Historical Society, WSU will host John Latsch: The Man Who Believed in a Refuge, with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Ranger Ed Lagace and Mary Farrell, as part of the 2016 History on the River Cruises at 7 p.m Thursday, July 21.

History on the River Cruises are 90-minute cruises aboard WSU's Cal Fremling every Thursday through the end of September. Each program includes a different route and topic along with beverages and a light snack. At 10:30 a.m. every third Saturday of the month, the cruises will include family cruises, geared toward kids ages 7-14.

Tickets can be purchased at the center or over the phone at 507-454-2723 ext. 0. For members, tickets are $15 for children, and for non-member children, tickets are $20. Adult tickets for members are $10 and $15 for non-member adults. Pick three cruises are not available for family cruises. 

Cruises board at Levee dock.

For more information, contact Mark Peterson at 507-457-2723 ext. 1

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GRSF Free Concert on the WSU Green

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will host Gentlemen's Anti-Temperance League for a free Concert on the Green from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 22, on the WSU green.

For more information, visit the festival's website. 

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GRSF Free Concert on the WSU Green

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will host Led Penny, with WSU alumnus Ted Penny, for a free Concert on the Green from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, July 23, on the WSU green.

For more information, visit the festival's website

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History on the River Cruises: Dakota Life Along the River

In conjunction with the Winona County Historical Society, WSU's Cal Fremling will host Dakota Life Along the River with Colette Hyman, as part of the 2016 History on the River Cruises at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 28.

History on the River Cruises are 90-minute journeys on the Mississippi River aboard WSU's Cal Fremling Interpretive Learning Center and Classroom every Thursday through the end of September. Each program includes a different route and topic along with beverages and a light snack. At 10:30 a.m. every third Saturday of the month, family cruises geared toward kids ages 7-14 will be held.

Tickets can be purchased at the center or over the phone at 507-454-2723 ext. 0. For members, tickets are $20, and for non-members, tickets are $25. Pick three cruises are $55 for members and $70 for non-members. This allows attendees to purchase three cruises to attend, but family cruises are not included.

Boarding will take place at Levee Park

A complete schedule of cruises can be found online.

For more information, contact Mark Peterson at 507-457-2723 ext. 1.

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GRSF Free Concert on the WSU Green

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will host The Wide Awakes for a free concert on the green for the 2016 season from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 29, on the WSU green. 

For more information, visit the festival's website.

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WSU's Cal Fremling hosts boat tours

WSU's Cal Fremling will host one-hour river tours at 6 and 7:30 p.m. on Friday, July 29. 

Tickets can be purchased online but are limited. 

For more information contact Ross Greedy.

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GRSF Free Concert on the WSU Green

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will host Reina Del Cid for a Free Concert on the WSU Green for the 2016 season from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 30, on the WSU green. 

For more information, visit the festival's website.

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Rochester honkers hosts WSU-Rochester Day

WSU-Rochester will host a day at the Rochester Honkers vs. the Eau Claire Express game at 1:05 p.m. Sunday, July 31, at Mayo Field, 307 E. Center St. 

The first 300 in attendance will receive a special gift from WSU-Rochester. 

For more information contact Trent Dernbach.

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new Iterim associate dean of the College of liberal arts

Winona State University has appointed Rita Rahoi-Gilchrest to the position of Interim Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, effective Aug. 15.

Prior to this appointment, Rahoi-Gilchrest served as assistant professor in Communication Studies (2000-2005), associate professor (2005-2009), and professor (2009-present) at WSU. She also served as Chair of Communication Studies (2008-2011) and has served as the Director of the WSU General Education Program since 2012.

Rahoi-Gilchrest earned her Ph.D. from Ohio University, her M.A. from Ohio University, and her B.A. from UW Eau Claire.

The WSU College of Liberal Arts is comprised of 13 departments: Art & Design, Communication Studies, English, Global Studies and World Languages, History and Legal Studies, Mass Communication, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Criminal Justice, Theatre and Dance and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies.

The College of Liberal Arts is committed to multi- and interdisciplinary perspectives in problem solving, providing the skills to act responsibly, and being highly engaged in and committed to academics, the arts and community — from local to global levels.

For more information, call the WSU Communications Office at 507-457-5024.

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Professor Featured on Blog

Jana Craft, business, was featured on the blog WalletHub. Craft shared her expertise about financial literacy. Her interview can be found online. 

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