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SMSU Feature Stories
SMSU, Bee Club Collaborate to House Hives on Campus
A collaboration between Southwest Minnesota State University and the Southwest Minnesota Bee Club has resulted in a permanent home for the hives of area bee enthusiasts on the campus of SMSU.
The Community Pollinator Project will be an educational tool for SMSU students and other groups in the region, and will bring the hives of club members to a single site on campus. By law, citizens can’t house a bee hive in a residential area of Marshall.


SMSU Ranked 7th Nationally for Affordable Bachelor’s Degrees
Southwest Minnesota State University has been ranked No. 7 in the country for its affordable bachelor’s degrees by Best Value Schools.

Internship Helps Brooke Struwe Find Her Passion
Brooke Struwe, senior Communications Studies major from Estelline, S.D., is gaining real-world experience at her internship this summer with the United Way of Southwest Minnesota, headquartered in Marshall.

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Royalty Nominations Opens
Mon, 23 Sep 2019
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Final 14 Voting Opens
Mon, 30 Sep 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Faculty/Staff Alumni Luncheon
Tue, 01 Oct 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Donut Drop
Mon, 07 Oct 2019
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

King & Queen Voting Opens
Tue, 08 Oct 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mustangs Got Talent! (Tryouts)
Wed, 09 Oct 2019
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Mustangs Got Talent!
Wed, 09 Oct 2019
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Golden Ticket SalesEvent spans multiple days
Thu, 10 Oct 2019 -
Sat, 12 Oct 2019

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Mustang Mentorship Program Meet & Greet
Fri, 11 Oct 2019
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Alumni Awards Luncheon
Fri, 11 Oct 2019
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Alumni Board Meeting
Fri, 11 Oct 2019
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

University Gala
Fri, 11 Oct 2019
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Homecoming
Sat, 12 Oct 2019
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Legacy Homecoming Run 5K/10K
Sat, 12 Oct 2019
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Homecoming Parade
Sat, 12 Oct 2019
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Homecoming Game
Sat, 12 Oct 2019
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Mustang Pub Crawl
Sat, 12 Oct 2019
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Dueling Pianos
Sat, 12 Oct 2019
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM


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