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Last year, the SMSU Foundation gave back over $3.5 million to SMSU, including $1 million for student scholarships.

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SMSU Feature Stories
Physical Plant Personnel Work Hard to Manage Snow
We’ve all heard of the adage, “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.”
Around the campus of Southwest Minnesota University in recent weeks, that phrase has morphed into “It’s not the snow … it’s the volume of snow.”
“Where do you put it?” asks Cyndi Holm, Director of Facilities and Physical Plant, when talking about the recent snows that have caused class cancellations, late starts and campus closings.


SMSU Third in Military Friendly® Schools Rankings
Southwest Minnesota State University has been ranked third in the country in the small public university class by Military Friendly® Schools.

Charter Class Member Jane Malo Wins Alma Mater Lyrics Competition
Jane Malo, a Charter Class member at Southwest Minnesota State University, has been named the lyrics winner of the university’s Alma Mater Competition.

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