Alumni Relations at Winona State University

Warriors Forever

Over 50,000 Winona State University alumni, powered by purple pride, carry the experiences they have while students on through their lives.

Our global network of alumni, make a difference everywhere they go: in their homes, their businesses and their communities.

Once you join our community, you’re a Warrior forever. 


Distinguished Awards for Outstanding Individuals

​Every Homecoming, we recognize alumni, WSU faculty or staff and “Friends of WSU” who are doing amazing work in their careers, academic fields and communities at the Distinguished Awards Banquet.

These awards are widely recognized as the highest recognition offered by WSU to individuals.

Learn more about the four Distinguished Awards categories and nominate someone you know today!

Day Trips & Travel Programs

From trips to theatre productions to tours of California wine country to international travel, there's a variety of opportunities to explore the world with day trips and travel programs at the WSU Retiree Center.