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

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

Winona State University

Second Summer Session of classes at WSU.

Concerts on the Green (7/25/2014)

Start Date: 7/25/2014
End Date: 7/25/2014

Winona State University

The free Concerts on the Green series will feature music by Pamela McNeill.

GRSF-Hamlet (7/25/2014)

Start Date: 7/25/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 7/25/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will perform "Hamlet."

International Coffee Hour (7/25/2014)

Students With Coffee
Start Date: 7/25/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 7/25/2014

Winona State University - Kryzsko Commons
Room: Alumni Room

WSU's International Services Office will host the International Coffee Hour.

This event brings students, faculty, staff and community members together. 

Casual gathering to enjoy conversation, coffee and snacks. This event is free and open to the public. 

WSU Night at Target Field (7/25/2014)

Start Date: 7/25/2014 Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Date: 7/25/2014
WSU Alumni and Friends will host a trip to watch the Minnesota Twins take on the Chicago White Sox. The Alumni office is offering discounted prices. There will also be a pre-game social at Brothers Bar and Grill.

GRSF-The Merry Wives of Windsor (7/25/2014)

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

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will perform "The Merry Wives of Windsor."

For a complete schedule of GRSF plays and events, visit the GRSF webpage. 

GRSF-Troilus and Cressida (7/25/2014)

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

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will showcase Apprentices and Interns in the performance of "Troilus and Cressida."

Concerts on the Green (7/26/2014)

Start Date: 7/26/2014
End Date: 7/26/2014

Winona State University

The free Concerts on the Green series will feature music by Drew Nelson.

GRSF-Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (7/26/2014)

Start Date: 7/26/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 7/26/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will perform "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead."

GRSF-Troilus and Cressida (7/26/2014)

Start Date: 7/26/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 7/26/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will showcase Apprentices and Interns in the performance of "Troilus and Cressida."

GRSF-Hamlet (7/26/2014)

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

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will perform "Hamlet."

GRSF-The Merry Wives of Windsor (7/27/2014)

Start Date: 7/27/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 7/27/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will perform "The Merry Wives of Windsor."

For a complete schedule of GRSF plays and events, visit the GRSF webpage. 

GRSF-Troilus and Cressida (7/27/2014)

Start Date: 7/27/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 7/27/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will showcase Apprentices and Interns in the performance of "Troilus and Cressida."

Great River Shakespeare Festival Callithump!!! (7/29/2014)

GRSF
Start Date: 7/29/2014 Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 7/29/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will host the fourth annual Callithump!!! fundraiser. 

There will be a pre-show and picnic on the green, followed by a performance in the Performing Arts Center. 

For more information, visit GRSF's webpage.

GRSF-Hamlet (7/30/2014)

Start Date: 7/30/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 7/30/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will perform "Hamlet."

GRSF-Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (7/30/2014)

Start Date: 7/30/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 7/30/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will perform "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead."

GRSF-Troilus and Cressida (7/30/2014)

Start Date: 7/30/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 7/30/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will showcase Apprentices and Interns in the performance of "Troilus and Cressida."

GRSF-The Merry Wives of Windsor (7/31/2014)

Start Date: 7/31/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 7/31/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will perform "The Merry Wives of Windsor."

For a complete schedule of GRSF plays and events, visit the GRSF webpage. 

GRSF-Troilus and Cressida (7/31/2014)

Start Date: 7/31/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 7/31/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will showcase Apprentices and Interns in the performance of "Troilus and Cressida."

Concerts on the Green (8/1/2014)

Start Date: 8/1/2014
End Date: 8/1/2014

Winona State University

The free Concerts on the Green series will feature music by Harmonious Wail.

GRSF-The Merry Wives of Windsor (8/1/2014)

Start Date: 8/1/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 8/1/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will perform "The Merry Wives of Windsor."

For a complete schedule of GRSF plays and events, visit the GRSF webpage. 

GRSF-Hamlet (8/1/2014)

Start Date: 8/1/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 8/1/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will perform "Hamlet."

Concerts on the Green (8/2/2014)

Start Date: 8/2/2014
End Date: 8/2/2014

Winona State University

The free Concerts on the Green series will feature music by The Bus Boys, Those Darn Accordions.

GRSF-Hamlet (8/2/2014)

Start Date: 8/2/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 8/2/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will perform "Hamlet."

GRSF-Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (8/2/2014)

Start Date: 8/2/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 8/2/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will perform "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead."

GRSF-The Merry Wives of Windsor (8/2/2014)

Start Date: 8/2/2014 Start Time: 7:30 PM
End Date: 8/2/2014

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center

The Great River Shakespeare Festival will perform "The Merry Wives of Windsor."

For a complete schedule of GRSF plays and events, visit the GRSF webpage. 

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.

New Student Orientation Week (8/18/2014 - 8/22/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 8/18/2014 All Day
End Date: 8/22/2014

Winona State University

New student Orientation Week.

For more information, visit WSU's academic calendar

All University Welcome (8/18/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 8/18/2014 Start Time: 1:00 PM
End Date: 8/18/2014 End Time: 3:00 PM

Winona State University - Performing Arts Center
Room: Main Stage

WSU will host the 2014 All University Welcome and introduction of new employees as part of Welcome Week.

All student, factually and staff are encouraged to wear Purple.

For more information, visit WSU's Welcome Week webpage. 

All University Fall Picnic (8/18/2014)

Picnic
Start Date: 8/18/2014 Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Date: 8/18/2014

Lake Park Band Shell

Join the Winona State University community at Winona Lake Park Band Shell for the All University Fall Picnic.

All University Family Picnic (8/18/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 8/18/2014 Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Date: 8/18/2014 End Time: 6:30 PM

Winona Lake Park Band Shell

WSU will host the 2014 All-U Family Picnic as part of Welcome Week. 

For more information, visit WSU's Welcome Week webpage.

Move in Day (8/19/2014)

WSU
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.

Faculty Art Exhibition (8/20/2014)

Start Date: 8/20/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 8/20/2014 End Time: 8:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

New Student Welcome (8/20/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 8/20/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 8/20/2014 End Time: 1:00 PM

Winona State University - McCown Gym

WSU will host the All University New Student Welcome with a picnic lunch to follow.

All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to wear purple. 

For more information, visit WSU's Welcome Week webpage. 

Faculty Art Exhibition (8/21/2014)

Start Date: 8/21/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 8/21/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Faculty Art Exhibition (8/22/2014)

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

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Classes Begin (8/25/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 8/25/2014
End Date: 8/25/2014

Winona State University

Fall 2014 classes begin

For more information, visit WSU's academic calendar

Faculty Art Exhibition (8/25/2014)

Start Date: 8/25/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 8/25/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Faculty Art Exhibition (8/26/2014)

Start Date: 8/26/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 8/26/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Faculty Art Exhibition (8/27/2014)

Start Date: 8/27/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 8/27/2014 End Time: 8:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Faculty Art Exhibition (8/28/2014)

Start Date: 8/28/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 8/28/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Faculty Art Exhibition (8/29/2014)

Start Date: 8/29/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 8/29/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

No Class (9/1/2014)

wsu
Start Date: 9/1/2014 All Day
End Date: 9/1/2014

Winona State University

No classes today in honor of Labor Day. 

Faculty Art Exhibition (9/1/2014)

Start Date: 9/1/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 9/1/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Faculty Art Exhibition (9/2/2014)

Start Date: 9/2/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 9/2/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Faculty Art Exhibition (9/3/2014)

Start Date: 9/3/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 9/3/2014 End Time: 8:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Faculty Art Exhibition (9/4/2014)

Start Date: 9/4/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 9/4/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

WSU-Rochester Meeting and Kick-Off (9/4/2014)

WSU-R
Start Date: 9/4/2014 Start Time: 3:30 PM
End Date: 9/4/2014 End Time: 5:30 PM

Winona State University-Rochester - Coffman Center

Winona State University-Rochester - Coffman Hall (CF)

The WSU-Rochester faculty/staff meeting will be in CF Rooms 206 and 208 followed by the kick-off picnic on the Plaza outside of the Coffman building. 

For more information, visit WSU-R's webpage. 

Faculty Art Exhibition (9/5/2014)

Start Date: 9/5/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 9/5/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Faculty Art Exhibition (9/8/2014)

Start Date: 9/8/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 9/8/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Faculty Art Exhibition (9/9/2014)

Start Date: 9/9/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 9/9/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Faculty Art Exhibition (9/10/2014)

Start Date: 9/10/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 9/10/2014 End Time: 8:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Sustainable Futures Fair & Kick Off (9/10/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 9/10/2014 Start Time: 3:30 PM
End Date: 9/10/2014 End Time: 5:00 PM

Winona State University

The Sustainable Futures Fair is an all-campus event highlighting how things in the past can be useful parts of our future. 

The event includes "Choose Your Future!" with four possibilities: Hi-tech, lo-tech, no-tech, and green-tech. Students are given the opportunity to take selfies for posting on the WSU Facebook page. 

An optional meal of local foods will be provided. 

Faculty Art Exhibition (9/11/2014)

Start Date: 9/11/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 9/11/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

First-Gen Recognition Fair (9/11/2014)

First-Gen
Start Date: 9/11/2014 Start Time: 2:00 PM
End Date: 9/11/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Gazebo

WSU's First-Gen Warrior Club will host the "First-Gen Recognition Fair" to celebrate first-generation college students at WSU. 

The fair will feature comments from President Olson, music from first-gen students, games and events. 

Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance Homecoming (9/12/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 9/12/2014
End Date: 9/12/2014

Winona State University

Winona State University - Integrated Wellness Complex

WSU and Dakota Ho-Chunk Nation come together for "We Are All Relatives" homecoming as part of the 2014-15 University Theme Sustainable Futures.

The event includes a drum circle on campus in the morning. 

Faculty Art Exhibition (9/12/2014)

Start Date: 9/12/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 9/12/2014 End Time: 4:00 PM

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

The WSU Art Department will exhibit faculty work by Ann Scott Plummer, Don Schmidlapp, Seho Park, Matthew Winkler, Mary Coughlin, Mike Knox, Bonnie Schetski-Heineman, Roger Boulay and Kjellgren Alkire.

The event will include a reception on September 3 from 5-6 p.m.

Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance Homecoming (9/13/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 9/13/2014
End Date: 9/13/2014

Winona State University

Winona State University - Integrated Wellness Complex

WSU and Dakota Ho-Chunk Nation come together for "We Are All Relatives" homecoming as part of the 2014-15 University Theme Sustainable Futures.

The event includes a drum circle on campus in the morning. 

Winona-Dakota Unity Alliance Homecoming (9/14/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 9/14/2014
End Date: 9/14/2014

Winona State University

Winona State University - Integrated Wellness Complex

WSU and Dakota Ho-Chunk Nation come together for "We Are All Relatives" homecoming as part of the 2014-15 University Theme Sustainable Futures.

The event includes a drum circle on campus in the morning. 

Hispanic Heritage Month: Juan Pacheco (9/17/2014)

Juan Pacheco
Start Date: 9/17/2014
End Date: 9/17/2014
WSU's Inclusion & Diversity office will host speaker Juan Pacheco. 

Pacheco is the East coast representative for Barrios Unidos, a youth violence prevention/intervention and community awareness organization. 

Farmers Market College Day (9/20/2014)

College Day
Start Date: 9/20/2014 Start Time: 7:30 AM
End Date: 9/20/2014 End Time: 1:00 PM
The Winona Farmers Market will host College Day as part of the University Theme Sustainable Futures and pairs with Parent's Weekend. 

The event will have activities such as Market Bingo. 

Lyceum Series: Julia Walsh (9/23/2014 - 9/24/2014)

Julia Walsh
Start Date: 9/23/2014
End Date: 9/24/2014 End Time: Midnight
WSU's Inclusion & Diversity and Lyceum Series will host speaker Julia Walsh.

Walsh is a community organizer, motivational speaker and political strategist. 

Walsh started Frack Action in response to the immediate threat that fracking would start in New York State. Frack Action held a pivotal role in NY's legislative passage of a tracking moratorium. 

People Of Fiji Island (9/25/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 9/25/2014
End Date: 9/25/2014

Winona State University - Watkins Hall
Room: Paul Watkins Gallery

Photographer Kate Hawkens will showcase her exhibit about Fiji Island. 

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

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

Winona State University

WSU will host Family Weekend 2014.

Benefactor Recognition Dinner (9/26/2014)

wsu
Start Date: 9/26/2014 Start Time: 6:00 PM
End Date: 9/26/2014

Signatures Event Center

Winona State holds the annual Scholarship dinner for benefactors, scholarship recipients, and their families.


Scholarship Breakfast (9/27/2014)

wsu
Start Date: 9/27/2014
End Date: 9/27/2014

Winona State University - McCown Gym

Winona State holds the annual Scholarship Breakfast for benefactors, scholarship recipients, and their families.

Time TBD.

2014-15 Common Book Author Lecture (9/29/2014)

Book
Start Date: 9/29/2014
End Date: 9/29/2014

Winona State University

Tracie McMillian, 2014-15 Common Book and author of "The American Way Of Eating," will give a lecture entitled "Food In America's Working Class." 

For more information on her book, visit the Common Book webpage. 

Common Book: Tracie McMillan (9/29/2014 - 9/30/2014)

Tracie McMillan
Start Date: 9/29/2014
End Date: 9/30/2014 End Time: Midnight

Winona State University

WSU Tracie McMillan for this year's common book event. She will visit the campus and hold a keynote presentation.

McMillan is the author of "The American Way of Eating" that explores the dilemma faced by who want to eat healthy but can't afford it. McMillan worked undercover in the American food system and tried to sustain herself on the wages. The book chronicles her experiences.

Food in America's Working Class (9/29/2014)

Tracie McMillan
Start Date: 9/29/2014 Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Date: 9/29/2014

Winona State University - Somsen Hall
Room: Harriet Johnson Auditorium

There will be a keynote address, "Food in America's Working Class," as part of the 2014-15 Common Book series.

The event will be followed by a Q&A session and a book signing. 

Common Book Open Class (9/30/2014)

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

Winona State University - Minné Hall
Room: 350

As part of the 2014-15 Common Book, Tracie McMillan will hold a discussion during Dr. Deb Cumberland's English 309 class.

To join this discussion, contact Deb Cumberland.

Common Book Open Class & Discussion (9/30/2014)

Book
Start Date: 9/30/2014 Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Date: 9/30/2014

Winona State University

Tracie McMillan, the 2014-15 Common Book author of, "The American Way Of Eating," will participate in an open class session and panel discussion on "Food and Labor In The U.S." 

For more information about her book, visit the WSU Common Book webpage. 

Food & Labor in the U.S. (9/30/2014)

Start Date: 9/30/2014 Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 9/30/2014 End Time: 12:00 PM

Winona State University - New Center West
Room: Conference Room

There will a panel discussion with Tracie McMillan and additional experts, TBD as part of the 2014-15 Common Book. 

Book Signing to follow. 

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

WSU
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.

Grapes Of Wrath 75th Anniversary Celebration: Literary Discussion (10/6/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/6/2014
End Date: 10/6/2014

Winona State University

There will be a literary discussion on the Grapes Of Wrath as part of the 75th anniversary celebration.

The discussion will cover the classic American novel and it's relevance today. 

Grapes Of Wrath 75th Anniversary Celebration: History (10/7/2014)

WSU
Start Date: 10/7/2014
End Date: 10/7/2014

Winona State University

There will be a discussion on the history of the Grapes Of Wrath as part of the 75th anniversary celebration.

The discussion will cover the classic American novel and it's relevance today. 

Grapes Of Wrath 75th Anniversary Celebration: Movie (10/8/2014)

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Start Date: 10/8/2014
End Date: 10/8/2014

Winona State University

There will be a screening of the Grapes Of Wrath as part of the 75th anniversary celebration.

Grapes Of Wrath 75th Anniversary Celebration: Discussion (10/9/2014)

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

Winona State University

There will be a discussion on the Grapes Of Wrath as part of the 75th anniversary celebration.

The discussion will cover the future of soil

Grapes Of Wrath 75th Anniversary Celebration: Song Fest (10/10/2014)

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

Winona State University

There will be a Woody Guthrie song fest featuring the Jug Band on the as part of the Grapes Of Wrath 75th anniversary celebration.

National Coming Out Day & Sexual Assault Awareness Month - Alexis Pauline Gumbs (10/14/2014)

Alexis Pauline Gumbs
Start Date: 10/14/2014
End Date: 10/14/2014
WSU's Inclusion & Diversity office will host speaker Dr. Alexis Pauline Gumbs. 

Gumbs is a queer black troublemaker, a black feminist love evangelist, a prayer poet priestess and has a PhD in English, African and African-American Studies, and Women and Gender Studies from Duke University.

Fall 2014 Midterms (10/17/2014)

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Start Date: 10/17/2014 All Day
End Date: 10/17/2014

Winona State University

Study hard! 

Self Resilience & Mental Health (10/21/2014)

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Start Date: 10/21/2014 Start Time: 5:00 PM
End Date: 10/21/2014 End Time: 8:00 PM

Winona State University

Winona State University - Krueger Library

There will be poetry and a discussion on self-resilience and mental health as part of the 2014-15 University Theme of Sustainable Futures.

Matt Rasmusson will be reciting poetry from his book, "Black Aperture," a series about his brother's suicide. Sally Spencer, Executive Director of the Cason J. Spencer Foundation Mental Health Advocacy Group, will discuss "Suicide Prevention." 

2014 Warrior Waddle 5K Run/Walk (10/25/2014)

Warrior Waddle 2013
Start Date: 10/25/2014 Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 10/25/2014
WSU will host the 7th annual Warrior Waddle. Proceeds support the WSU track and cross country teams.

2014 Homecoming Parade (10/25/2014)

Homecoming Parade 2013
Start Date: 10/25/2014 Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 10/25/2014
Don't miss the 2014 Homecoming Parade down Huff Street.

2014 Homecoming Football Game (10/25/2014)

Warrior Football
Start Date: 10/25/2014 Start Time: 2:30 PM
End Date: 10/25/2014

Winona State University - Verizon Wireless Stadium

Don't miss the 2014 Homecoming Football Game when the Warriors take on Sioux Falls Cougars! 

Free with student I.D. 

State General Election Day (11/4/2014)

Start Date: 11/4/2014
End Date: 11/4/2014
The state primary will hold a General Election Day.

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

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

Native American Heritage Month - Winona LaDuke (11/17/2014)

Winona LaDuke
Start Date: 11/17/2014
End Date: 11/17/2014
A Native American activist and an advocate for environmental, women's, and children's rights, Winona LaDuke was Ralph Nader's running mate for his presidential campaigns in 1996 and 2000. She is the founder and campaign director of the White Earth Land Recovery Project, a reservation-based land acquisition, environmental advocacy, and cultural organization. A prominent human rights speaker, she is also founder and co-chair of the Indigenous Women's Network.

Environmental speaker Winona LaDuke takes her audiences on a ride that opens their minds to what is going on with the environment. She speaks on subjects such as the deterioration of Native American reservations and the devastation of the world's rain forests.

Spring 2015 Registration (11/17/2014)

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Start Date: 11/17/2014
End Date: 11/17/2014
Registration for spring 2015 semester begins. 

Fall 2014 Commencement (12/12/2014)

Commencement
Start Date: 12/12/2014
End Date: 12/12/2014

Winona State University - McCown Gym

Fall 2014 Commencement ceremony. 

Classes Begin (1/12/2015)

WSU
Start Date: 1/12/2015 All Day
End Date: 1/12/2015

Winona State University

Spring 2015 classes begin. 

For more information, visit WSU's academic calendar

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Dave Dennis (1/20/2015)

Dave Dennis
Start Date: 1/20/2015
End Date: 1/20/2015
WSU's Inclusion & Diversity office will host speaker Dave Dennis. 

Dennis is an active Democratic representative, and has participated and organized many challenges. Challenges include the Louisiana Democratic Party, which represented the first tie African American delegates were a majority on the seat, and the challenge to the Democratic National Convention. 

Dennis was also one of the first Freedom Riders on the Freedom Bus Ride from Montgomery, Ala., to Jackson Miss.