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SMSU briefs for May 9

May 9, 2012
Marshall Independent

Johnson receives SMSU scholarship

Southwest Minnesota State University announces that Caitlyn Johnson, the daughter of Randy and Jackie Johnson of Marshall, has been selected to receive a Foundation Distinguished Student Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Recipients of these scholarships are recognized for their academic accomplishments and outstanding leadership abilities.

Her planned major fields of study are mathematics and chemistry.

Watterson receives SMSU scholarship

Southwest Minnesota State University announces that Joshua Watterson, the son of DeAnn and Kenneth Wilson of Marshall, has been selected to receive a Lillian Mellenthin Endowed Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Recipients of these scholarships are recognized for their academic accomplishments and outstanding leadership abilities.

His planned major field of study is exercise science.

Carmody receives SMSU scholarship

Southwest Minnesota State University announces that Meghan Carmody, the daughter of Sean and Pat Carmody of Marshall, has been selected to receive an All My Favorites Scholarship and a University Gala Annual Music Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Recipients of these scholarships are recognized for their academic accomplishments and outstanding leadership abilities.

Her planned major field of study is music education.

Condelli receives SMSU scholarship

Southwest Minnesota State University announces that Justin Condelli of Marshall has been selected to receive a University Gala Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Recipients of these scholarships are recognized for their academic accomplishments and outstanding leadership abilities.

His planned major field of study is pre-music education.

Nwaozuru receives SMSU scholarship

Southwest Minnesota State University announces that Ucheoma Nwaozuru, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Nwaozuru of Marshall, has been selected to receive an International Student Success Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Recipients of these scholarships are recognized for their academic accomplishments and outstanding leadership abilities.

Her planned major field of study is chemistry.

Louwagie receives SMSU scholarship

Southwest Minnesota State University announces that Maximillian Louwagie, the son of Brad and Meg Louwagie of Marshall, has been selected to receive a University Gala Annual Music Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Recipients of these scholarships are recognized for their academic accomplishments and outstanding leadership abilities.

His planned major field of study is music.

Pfannschmidt receives SMSU scholarship

Southwest Minnesota State University announces that Joseph Pfannschmidt of Lynd has been selected to receive a University Gala Annual Music Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Recipients of these scholarships are recognized for their academic accomplishments and outstanding leadership abilities.

His planned major field of study is music.

Zainab receives scholarship

Southwest Minnesota State University announces that Osman Zainab, daughter of Abdullahi Noor and Sahra Odoway of Marshall, has been selected to receive a College Now Scholarship for the 2012-2013 academic year. Recipients of these scholarships are recognized for their academic accomplishments and outstanding leadership abilities.

Her planned major field of study is pre-dentistry.

Hmong Spring Dance Festival May 11-12 at SMSU

Southwest Minnesota State University will be the site of a Hmong Spring Dance Festival Friday and Saturday.

The two-day event will celebrate the May Pan Asian Heritage Month and features the Iny Asian Dance Theater presenting "Longing for Qeej."

The Friday, May 11 performance is at 7 p.m. in the SMSU Fine Arts Theatre. "Longing for Qeej" is a Hmong dance drama interweaving contemporary dance with Hmong folklore and oral traditions. The qeej is a traditional Hmong pipe instrument that the Hmong have used for centuries during celebrations and ceremonies.

The Saturday, May 12, event is a Hmong Community Day Fair and runs from 1-5 p.m. in the R/A Facility on campus. The public is invited to meet and mingle with the dancers and witness dance demonstrations.

Admission is free to both events with the donation of a non-perishable food item supporting local food shelves.

 
 

 

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