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SMSU to Play Key Role in Literacy Volunteers Initiative
Southwest Minnesota State University will be a part of a Literacy Volunteers of Southwest Minnesota initiative to address the achievement gap in Marshall Public Schools.
Literacy Volunteers of Southwest Minnesota recently received a Bush Foundation grant of $145,000 for a 25-month project that will address that achievement gap through a number of strategies.
The grant will fund two half-time positions. One person will be housed at the university’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the other with the Literacy Volunteers of Southwest Minnesota.
Research indicates there is an achievement gap between white students at middle- or upper-income levels and other populations, including students of color, English language learners and students at lower income levels.... Read More SMSU to Play Key Role in Literacy Volunteers Initiative
Dean's List for Spring Semester 2016 Announced
Southwest Minnesota State University students have been honored for achievement during the spring semester of study.
An undergraduate student who completes 12 or more A-F graded credits and achieves a grade-point-average of 3.5 or higher will be considered for the Honors Dean’s List. If a 4.0 grade-point-average is achieved, the student will be on the High Honors Dean’s List.
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SMSU to Host Numerous Athletic Camps
SMSU will host a variety of athletic camps this summer, beginning with a Mini Mustang basketball camp June 13-16. Hundreds of student athletes entering grades K-12 from around the region will participate in activities to improve their fundamental skills and learn advanced techniques.
This year SMSU offers six different sport camps, including baseball, boys and girls basketball, football, track and field, and volleyball. All camps will be held on the campus of SMSU.
The wheelchair basketball camp kicked things off and was held June 7-11 on campus. This was a new addition to the camp schedule.
Boys basketball camps begin June 13-16 with the Mini Mustang Session I for grades K-4. The Post-Perimeter Elite Camp for grades 7-12 is scheduled for June 26-29. The Advanced Skills Camp for grades 5-6 will be held June 30-July 1, and Mini Mustang Session II for grades K-6 will complete the summer August 1-4.... Read More SMSU to Host Numerous Athletic Camps