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Since 1963, the SMSU Foundation has been funding scholarships, programs and projects benefiting SMSU and our students.

Last year, the SMSU Foundation gave back $3.3 million to SMSU, including almost $1 million for student scholarships.

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SMSU Feature Stories
Culinology Degree to be Offered at St. Paul College
The Culinology degree at Southwest Minnesota State University will be offered at St. Paul College starting in the fall semester, 2019.

Alumnus Moline, CENTROL Assist With SMSU Research Plot
Tim Moline is helping SMSU ag students at the university's research plot on the edge of Marshall.

Stanwick, Chartwells Strive to Offer Positive Dining Experience
Chartwells Dining Services pride themselves in being a place where “hungry minds gather” and where they put students’ food needs first. These important principles are the driving force behind every decision made regarding SMSU’s campus dining.

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Upcoming Events


Upcoming Events

The Book of Mormon
Sat, 17 Nov 2018
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Recent Events

Faculty & Staff Alumni Luncheon
Tue, 25 Sep 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

MN Twins vs. CWS
Sun, 30 Sep 2018
2:10 PM - 6:00 PM
(America/Chicago)

Donut Drop
Mon, 01 Oct 2018
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Mustangs Got Talent Tryouts
Wed, 03 Oct 2018
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Mustangs Got Talent Finals
Wed, 03 Oct 2018
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Alumni Awards Luncheon
Fri, 05 Oct 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Alumni Board Meeting
Fri, 05 Oct 2018
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

University Gala
Fri, 05 Oct 2018
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

SMSU Homecoming Day Parade
Sat, 06 Oct 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Homecoming 2018
Sat, 06 Oct 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dueling Guitars
Sat, 06 Oct 2018
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

After Party at the Pub
Sat, 06 Oct 2018
11:00 PM - 11:59 PM

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