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Once Upon A Time (4/14/2014 - 4/18/2014)

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Start Date: 4/14/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 4/18/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Gallery

WSU's Art Department will present "Once Upon A Time" senior graphic design show. 

The show aims to display fairy tales in a new light. Each artist will display a different story. 

Artists include Haley Poling, Kate Effertz, Sam Salkin, and Shashant Malla. 

Design, Manufacture and Testing of Composite Bicycles (Cancelled) (4/17/2014)

Start Date: 4/17/2014 Start Time: 3:15 PM
End Date: 4/17/2014

Winona State University - Stark Hall
Room: 103

The WSU Miller Brothers Lecture Series will host Tim Hartung as he presents "Design, Manufacture & Testing of Composite Bicycles." The seminar will relate academic subjects to specific bike design characteristics. He will also discuss Trek's domestic frame process and how frames and parts are tested to achieve the lightest, and most durable road frames.

Hartung is the lead design engineer of composite road frames at Trek.

Business & Brews (4/17/2014)

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Start Date: 4/17/2014 Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 4/17/2014

Betty Joe's

WSU's Pi Sigma Epsilon will host "Business and Brews," a beer tasting and networking night. 

Meet local professionals in the Winona area and sample some specialty brews from Betty Joe's. 

Tickets are $10 a person and gets you six, 3 oz. beer samples including hors d'oevures. 

To RSVP, contact Andrea Olson. Tickets are available at the door.

Spring Break Day for Students (4/18/2014)

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Start Date: 4/18/2014
End Date: 4/18/2014
Spring Break Day for Students.

Well Cafe (4/18/2014)

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Start Date: 4/18/2014 Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 4/18/2014

Winona State University - Integrated Wellness Complex
Room: 143

The WSU Food and Nutrition Club will host Well Cafe. This week will feature healthy twists on classic recipes like kale and sundried tomato hummus and collard green smoothie with mango and lime.

Well Cafe (4/18/2014)

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Start Date: 4/18/2014 Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 4/18/2014

Winona State University - Integrated Wellness Complex
Room: 143

The WSU Food and Nutrition Club will host Well Cafe. The event will share how to prepare dishes, desserts and drink in a hands on demonstration. This event will feature healthy twists on classic recipes such as kale and sun dried tomato hummus and collard green smoothies with mango and lime.

Bike Week (4/21/2014 - 4/25/2014)

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Start Date: 4/21/2014
End Date: 4/25/2014 End Time: Midnight

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Bike Week 2014.

Healthy Monday (4/21/2014)

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Start Date: 4/21/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 4/21/2014

Winona State University - Integrated Wellness Complex
Room: 138

WSU Health and Wellness Services will present on "Healthy Eating" with WSU Counseling Intern Nicole Kvamme.

Fit Stop (4/22/2014)

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Start Date: 4/22/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 4/22/2014

Winona State University - Integrated Wellness Complex
Room: 138

WSU Health and Wellness Services will hold the "Resume Cart."

Stress Fest (4/22/2014)

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Start Date: 4/22/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 4/22/2014

Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons
Room: Smaug

The WSU Nursing students will host Stress Fest. The event will hold free hand massages, stress balls and tips to balance stress of finals with your life.

Student Parent Dinner (4/22/2014)

Start Date: 4/22/2014 Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 4/22/2014 End Time: 6:30 PM

Winona State University - Wabasha Hall

The monthly Student Parent Dinner will be held to discuss parent cooperative for childcare, summer planning, and include a take-home activity for the children.

Take Back the Night (4/22/2014)

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Start Date: 4/22/2014 Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 4/22/2014

Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons - Student Activity Center

In partnership with the Women's Resource Center of Winona, WSU will hold Take Back the Night. This event raises awareness about sexual violence in the community. There will be an informational session on abuse and prevention, audience members will be invited to share their stories in the SpeakOut portion, followed by refreshments.

The event will also include a rally as well as a march.

A Talented Helping Hand (4/22/2014)

Start Date: 4/22/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 4/22/2014

Winona State University - Somsen Hall
Room: Harriet Johnson Auditorium

The WSU Marketing Management class will put on the talent show "A Talented Helping Hand" to raise money for the Winona Area Habitat for Humanity. It will showcase WSU, SMU and Winona High School students.

College of Business Speaker (4/22/2014)

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Start Date: 4/22/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 4/22/2014 End Time: 8:00 PM

Winona State University - Science Laboratory Center
Room: 120

The WSU College of Business will host Dean Hamid Akbari as he discusses "Servant Leadership."

Dwayne Voegeli Small Group Presentation (4/23/2014)

Start Date: 4/23/2014 Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Date: 4/23/2014

Winona Senior High School

Two International students from India will present about their country.

WSU Blood Drive (4/23/2014)

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Start Date: 4/23/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 4/23/2014 End Time: 5:00 PM

Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons
Room: East Hall

WSU and the American Red Cross are hosting a blood drive. The need for blood is constant so this is an opportunity to help people in the community.

You can sign up for an appointment but walk-ins are also welcomed. If you are unable to donate you can also sign up to volunteer with the drive.

Wellness Wednesday (4/23/2014)

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Start Date: 4/23/2014 Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Date: 4/23/2014

Winona State University - Integrated Wellness Complex
Room: 138

WSU Health and Wellness Services will hold a discussion on "Hot to Spot a Loser Lover" presented by the WSU RE Initiative.

Mean Girls Showing- On Wednesdays We Wear Pink (4/23/2014)

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Start Date: 4/23/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 4/23/2014

Winona State University - Science Laboratory Center
Room: 120

The WSU National Residence Hell Honorary Chapter along with UPAC will show "Mean Girls." The event is part of the "Wear Pink" campaign for advocacy week and will raise awareness about bullying on campuses. The event will include the movie and popcorn.

WSU-Rochester CL Lindsay Computing & The Law (4/23/2014)

Start Date: 4/23/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 4/23/2014

Winona State University-Rochester - UCR Cafeteria South Room

CL Lindsay will present Computing & the Law:

Understand the implications of participating in campus “confession” sites, including potential legal and disciplinary liabilities for both posters and site administrators.

Potential Employers & Online Information – the content of your Facebook page can undermine future job opportunities.

Posting underage drinking on the Internet can result in disciplinary actions – you can be thrown out of college

Cyber Bullying

WSU Blood Drive (4/24/2014)

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Start Date: 4/24/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 4/24/2014 End Time: 5:00 PM

Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons
Room: East Hall

WSU and the American Red Cross are hosting a blood drive. The need for blood is constant so this is an opportunity to help people in the community.

You can sign up for an appointment but walk-ins are also welcomed. If you are unable to donate you can also sign up to volunteer with the drive.

Speaker Carr Hagerman (4/24/2014)

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Start Date: 4/24/2014 Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 4/24/2014

Winona State University - Memorial Hall

WSU RTTR Club will host Carr Hagerman, recreation expert and member of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, as he talks about his experiences and answers questions.

RE Initiative to End Gender Violence on Campus Kick Off Event (4/24/2014)

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Start Date: 4/24/2014 Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Date: 4/24/2014 End Time: 8:30 PM

Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons - Student Activity Center

President Olson will help to kick-off the RE Initiative which is a movement to end gender violence funded by a grant. Community and campus partners will be recognized and the major initiatives of the grant will be highlighted. Students will offer a sneak peak of the bystander intervention peer program WSU will initiate in fall 2014.

Democracy in Action (4/25/2014)

Start Date: 4/25/2014 Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Date: 4/25/2014

Winona State University - Tau Center

WSU and Winona Senior High School will hold a discussion on "Democracy in Action: What is the Public Role of Schools in Winona?" It will share core civic engagement learning outcomes of educating for personal and social responsibility and taking seriously the perspectives of others.

Arbor Day Celebration (4/25/2014)

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Start Date: 4/25/2014 Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Date: 4/25/2014 End Time: 2:30 PM

Winona State University

WSU will host Arbor Day celebrations, including tree plantings, puppet shows, tree tours, a planned burn and the dedication of the Richard and Moonyeen Holle Arboretum. The purpose of the fund is to provide support for the beautification and maintenance of the WSU campus and education.

WSU Blood Drive (4/25/2014)

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Start Date: 4/25/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 4/25/2014 End Time: 5:00 PM

Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons
Room: East Hall

WSU and the American Red Cross are hosting a blood drive. The need for blood is constant so this is an opportunity to help people in the community.

You can sign up for an appointment but walk-ins are also welcomed. If you are unable to donate you can also sign up to volunteer with the drive.

Relay For Life (4/25/2014)

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Start Date: 4/25/2014 Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 4/25/2014

Winona State University - McCown Gym

WSU will host the 2014 Relay for Life. The event is put on to support caregivers, survivors and research. It will include music, fun and food. All purchases at the event will go to the fundraiser.

There will be a DJ, silent auction, zumba. the Mr.Relay Pageant and much more.

WSU Jazz Ensebmle (4/25/2014)

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Start Date: 4/25/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 4/25/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

As part of the Gala Weekend, the WSU Jazz Ensemble and Alumni Jazz Ensemble will perform under the direction of Rich MacDonald.

Wheelchair Basketball (4/26/2014)

Start Date: 4/26/2014 Start Time: 12:30 PM
End Date: 4/26/2014 End Time: 3:00 PM

Winona State University - McCown Gym

The Student Council for Exceptional Children will hold the 6th annual Wheelchair Basketball event. It will include a keynote speaker, skills practice and instruction and a tournament. 

Root beer floats and door prizes will also be available. 

WSU Orchestra (4/26/2014)

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Start Date: 4/26/2014 Start Time: 3:00 PM
End Date: 4/26/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

As part of the Gala Weekend, the WSU Orchestra will perform under conductor Paul Vance.

WSU Football Spring Game (4/26/2014)

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Start Date: 4/26/2014 Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 4/26/2014

Winona State University

WSU will host the Spring Football game.

WSU Choirs (4/26/2014)

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Start Date: 4/26/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 4/26/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

As part of the Gala Weekend, the WSU Choirs will perform under conductor Harry Mechell.

Raised to Life 5K (4/27/2014)

Start Date: 4/27/2014 Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 4/27/2014

East Lake Park

H2O College Ministries and Live Life Liberia are teaming up to build community owned wells in Liberia Africa. Participating in the run/walk you will provide the money necessary to dig wells and provide clean drinking water for countries in Africa.

Symphonic Wind Ensemble (4/27/2014)

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Start Date: 4/27/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 4/27/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

As part of the Gala Weekend, the Symphonic Wind Ensemble will perform under conductor Donald Lovejoy.

Employee Recognition (4/29/2014)

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Start Date: 4/29/2014 Start Time: 1:30 PM
End Date: 4/29/2014

Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons
Room: East Hall

WSU will hold a ceremony to honor employees.

WSU Chamber Ensembles (4/29/2014)

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Start Date: 4/29/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 4/29/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Recital Hall

WSU Music Department will hold a WSU Chamber Ensembles performance, coordinated by Donald Lovejoy.

WSU-Rochester Sudden Lovelys Concert (5/1/2014)

Start Date: 5/1/2014 Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 5/1/2014

Winona State University-Rochester - UCR Cafeteria South Room

Take a break before finals and come spend a lovely night with The Sudden Lovelys!  

The Sudden Lovelys, from Nordeast Minneapolis, describe their unique and earnest sound as "Aggressive Folk." Daniel writes and plays guitar, sings, and kicks a vintage red suitcase like a bass drum. Paige also sings, slaps a cymbal with a tambourine, and plays a slew of funky hand percussion. There is a humble passion and honesty in their live show that cannot be denied.

Nuts for Mutts (5/2/2014)

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Start Date: 5/2/2014 Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 5/2/2014 End Time: 3:00 PM

Winona State University - Gazebo

WSU Counseling and Wellness Services will host therapy dogs and those with Canine Good Citizenship certification for students to pet. Pending weather a miniature horse will also be available. 

Along with the event the WSU Psychology Club will have stress relief doggie bags and Phi Theta Chi will sell puppy chow. 

Winona Symphony Orchestra (5/4/2014)

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Start Date: 5/4/2014 Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Date: 5/4/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Theatre

WSU's Symphony Orchestra conducted by Donald Lovejoy will hold a performance.

Finals Week (5/5/2014 - 5/8/2014)

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Start Date: 5/5/2014
End Date: 5/8/2014 End Time: Midnight
Finals Week. 

2014 Living History Project Premier (5/8/2014)

Start Date: 5/8/2014 Start Time: 3:30 PM
End Date: 5/8/2014 End Time: 5:30 PM

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Recital Hall

Join the WSU Retiree Center for the premier of the 2014 Living History Project Premier.

Honorees: Pauline Christensen, John Martin, Bill Meyer, James Reynolds and Bonnie Woodford.

Commencement Day (5/9/2014)

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Start Date: 5/9/2014 Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 5/9/2014
Commencement Day.

Commencement Day (5/9/2014)

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Start Date: 5/9/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 5/9/2014
Commencement Day.

May Session (5/10/2014 - 6/1/2014)

Start Date: 5/10/2014
End Date: 6/1/2014 End Time: Midnight

Winona State University

May Session for classes at WSU.

First Summer Session (6/2/2014 - 7/6/2014)

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Start Date: 6/2/2014
End Date: 7/6/2014 End Time: Midnight

Winona State University

First Summer Session for classes at WSU.

Boat Dedication (6/6/2014)

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Start Date: 6/6/2014
End Date: 6/6/2014
WSU will celebrate the arrival of the Cal Fremling Floating Interpretive Center and Classroom. The boat will be dedicated to creating a greater understanding of the Mississippi River and its resources.

Institute for Educational Innovation (6/16/2014 - 6/19/2014)

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Start Date: 6/16/2014
End Date: 6/19/2014 End Time: Midnight

Winona State University

WSU will host the first annual Institute for Educational Innovation conference. The professional development conference will enhance the knowledge and awareness of teachers, administrators, school counselors, social workers and nurses. 

H.O.P.E Academy (6/18/2014 - 6/28/2014)

Start Date: 6/18/2014 All Day
End Date: 6/28/2014
H.O.P.E Academy & Leadership presents college and university academic courses, social development workshops, assessments and leadership seminars.

Applications are available March 3, 2014. Application deadline is May 23, 2014. 

For more information, contact Alexander Hines or Xao Vang

Grandparents University at WSU (6/19/2014 - 6/20/2014)

Start Date: 6/19/2014
End Date: 6/20/2014 End Time: Midnight

Winona State University

WSU will hold Grandparents University.

Warrior Club Golf Classic (6/27/2014)

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Start Date: 6/27/2014
End Date: 6/27/2014
WSU, ATP and Merchants Bank will hold the Warrior Club Golf Classic.

Second Summer Session (7/7/2014 - 8/8/2014)

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Start Date: 7/7/2014
End Date: 8/8/2014 End Time: Midnight

Winona State University

Second Summer Session of classes at WSU.

State Primary Election Day (8/12/2014)

Start Date: 8/12/2014
End Date: 8/12/2014
The state primary will hold a Primary Election Day.

Under state law, no Minnesota State college may schedule an event or class between 6-8 p.m. on this day.

For more information, visit MnSCU's general counsel office page.

Move in Day (8/19/2014)

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Start Date: 8/19/2014 Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 8/19/2014 End Time: 5:00 PM

Winona State University

Move in to the residence halls for the 2014 school year.

Sustainable Futures Kick-Off Event (9/10/2014)

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Start Date: 9/10/2014
End Date: 9/10/2014

Winona State University

Kick-off for the 2014-15 University Theme "Sustainable Futures."

Family Weekend 2014 (9/26/2014 - 9/28/2014)

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Start Date: 9/26/2014 All Day
End Date: 9/28/2014

Winona State University

WSU will host Family Weekend 2014.

Wellness Exchange for Lifelong Learners (10/3/2014 - 10/4/2014)

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Start Date: 10/3/2014
End Date: 10/4/2014 End Time: Midnight
WSU will host the conference for education, health and wellness students a professionals. The second annual event will offer tools, practices, activities and programs. Wellness-centered innovations, philosophies, activities and programs will be highlighted.