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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 over $3.5 million to SMSU, including $1 million for student scholarships.

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SMSU Feature Stories
Dr. Kumara Jayasuriya Introduced to Campus/Community
Southwest Minnesota State University President-designate Dr. Kumara Jayasuriya was introduced to the campus and community on Thursday, March 21. He begins his duties on July 1, 2019


Theresia Gillie An Enthusiastic Advocate for MARL
Theresia Gillie, MARL Class II, appreciates the friendship and support her “MARLies” have given her throughout the years. To Gillie, MARL represents a collaboration of MARL brothers and sisters who support one other, offer advice, and always find a way to solve problems.

Forensics Member Crystal Enga Wins State Title in Oratory
Crystal Enga, a senior Early Childhood Education major from Marshall, Minn., used her background in theatre to qualify for the 2019 Interstate Oratorical Association Tournament to be held on April 27-28 at West Chester University in West Chester, Pa.

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