Posts tagged with "Winona State University"

WSU Seniors to Graduate May 8. HBC to Carry Commencement Ceremonies Live

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 29, 2015

More than 1100 students will participate in the Winona State University Spring 2015 Commencement ceremonies Friday, May 8, in McCown Gymnasium in Memorial Hall on the Winona campus. The commencement ceremonies are broadcast live on HBC TV 25 with coverage beginning at 9:00 a.m. The morning ceremony will begin at 9:30 a.m. and include the […]

Johnny Appleseed Project to give away trees on Arbor Day

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 21, 2015

Winona’s Johnny Appleseed Project will be giving away tree saplings in conjunction with Arbor Day on Friday, April 24. Winona area residents Carolyn Dry and Jim Gurley founded the “Johnny Appleseed Project,” with the aim to beautify Winona and combat climate change while reminding residents about the positive benefits of trees to the Earth’s climate. […]

Project FINE to present “Hearing The Voices”

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 20, 2015

On April 23, Project FINE will be hosting a panel presentation highlighting the success of the Hearing the Voices program, which aims to build inclusion and understanding through stories of newcomers’ journey to the United States. Over the past year, Project FINE has been working to document the personal stories of refugees and immigrants in […]

Take Back the Night set for Thursday

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 20, 2015

Winona State University will host Take Back the Night at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the Student Activity Center, Kryzsko Commons. Take Back the Night aims to raise awareness about the issue of sexual violence. The event will begin with a SpeakOut rally to give audience members a chance to participate and share their […]

WSU will convert Laird-Norton building into art classrooms and gallery space

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 15, 2015

Last month the keys to the former Laird Norton Lumber Company offices were turned over to Winona State University. The Laird Norton Company recently gifted the building to Winona State. WSU president, Dr. Scott Olson, said the Laird Norton Company had approached WSU about assuming ownership of the property at 125 West Fifth Street for […]

Winona is set to celebrate Earth Day this Saturday

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 14, 2015

Winona will be celebrating Earth Day 2015 on Saturday, April 18 with lots of fun, family activities throughout the city. Activities will be taking place from the Lake to the Levee will several activities taking place on the Winona State University campus at the gazebo located at Main and Sanborn (8th) Street. Things to do […]

WSU’s new climbing wall complete

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 2, 2015

Where can you find the largest university climbing facility in the Midwest? Winona State University. A new 6,000-square-foot indoor climbing facility is now open in Wabasha Recreation Center. The new facility features three climbing sections: a 30-foot modular-style climbing wall with 32 top ropes, and two 14-foot bouldering walls with top outs and crash pads. […]

WSU to host program on Minnesota’s Hmong community

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 31, 2015

Winona State University will host “The Plight of the Hmong: 40 Years of Culturally Sustainability in Minnesota” with Lee Pau Xiong at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 8, in East Hall, Kryzsko Commons. This discussion will focus on the current struggles of Hmong people to maintain their identity and culture. Xiong is the founding director of […]

WSU Foundation offers reward for return of missing WSU painting

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 24, 2015

The Winona State University Foundation has offered a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads directly to the safe return of the large oil painting that was reported missing from Somsen Hall in January. The painting measures 32” x 48” and features a large sailing vessel and other ships in a bay or […]

CLCCC holds fundraiser for flood repairs

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 23, 2015

Things were just “ducky” at Saturday morning’s “Splish Splash Bash” at the Central Lutheran Church Child Care Center. Those attending enjoyed a pancake and sausage breakfast and many fun games and activities. CLCCC director Kelly Dicke said that in addition to the pancake breakfast, there was also a craft fair and different activities for children. […]

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