WSU Supports Lanesboro’s Rural Entrepreneurial Venture Program
Businesses in the Southeastern Minnesota rural communities of Lanesboro and surrounding Fillmore County continue to strive for sustainability and long-term economic growth, despite the challenges of the ongoing global pandemic. Winona State University sponsored a...
WSU Supports Rochester Public School Staff with Multicultural Education
Multicultural theory and practice are taking on new dimensions of complexity in our society as demographics, social conditions, and political circumstances change. Demographic differences including, but not limited to, ethnic, racial, socioeconomic, gender, sexuality,...
Leveraging Learning to Cultivate Resilience
Businesses and organizations throughout the region continue to provide vital services despite the challenges of the ongoing global pandemic. Inspired by this spirit of reliability and resilience, WSU recently offered a professional workshop series led by consultant Sandy Anderson to help business professionals process the challenges and define strategies that they and their work cultures can utilize in the middle of the pandemic.
Benike Construction builds a Culture of Safety Accountability
This summer, Benike Construction entrusted Winona State University (WSU) as their workforce development partner to deliver customized training for the Benike team. WSU brought in Tom Esch Consulting to facilitate University: Constructing Team Excellence. This completely online training was developed to support an ongoing culture of safety and accountability.
Elevate Relevancy in Challenging Times
WSU ACE partners with Sandy Anderson, MS Organizational Consultant & Coach, to deliver customized, strength-based, solution-focused strategies for businesses of all sectors. In this month’s ACE in the Community, learn how leaders can leverage the middle mess to...
Kiehne Serves as a Winona Area Chamber Ambassador
Business Outreach Coordinator Julie Kiehne will represent WSU as a Winona Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador and serve as an advocate for the business community.
Kingston Provides Expertise with UPCEA Colleagues
Linda Kingston, Assistant Vice President for Distance Learning and Summer Session represented WSU in the recent Ask Me Anything (AMA) series presented by the University Professional and Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) on April 8.
Kiehne represents WSU as Workforce Readiness Advocate for Winona SHRM
Julie Kiehne is representing Winona State University through a new community role as the Workforce Readiness Advocate within the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Winona Chapter. She will advocate for workforce readiness chapter activities and encourage...
When the Sale is Closed, That is Only the Beginning
Winona State University Adult & Continuing Education (ACE) partnered with Mississippi Welders Supply Company (MWS) and JDLake Consultant, John Lake, to deliver a customized training program for the MWS sales team. The three-part training series titled, Pathfinder...
Creating Better Leaders for a Better Future in 2020
Frontline managers are the linchpins that connect strategy to execution, and they do this by directly supervising 80% of the workforce. These leaders are the defining factor between success and failure, and they need help. Did you know? One in three employees don’t...
MN Manufacturers & Technology Month
Raising public awareness about the importance of manufacturing was the goal of several community partners in the Winona area. Throughout October, the Winona Area Chamber of Commerce honored manufacturing sector job creators during the MN Manufacturers & Technology Month. Winona State University’s Business Outreach Coordinator, Julie Kiehne, served on the Chamber’s Manufacturers Event Planning Committee and assisted with the month-long celebration.
Continuous Quality Improvement Model – Make It Your Strategy
As a customized training partner, WSU will assess and pinpoint your organization’s needs and develop specific training solutions to help your employees succeed and improve your bottom line. We deliver programming through the lens of a Continuous Quality Improvement...
Navigating the Workplace Landscape
Winona State University Adult & Continuing Education (ACE) invited regional business professionals to participate in the Navigating the Workplace Landscape Cruise event aboard the WSU Cal Fremling floating classroom. Attendees gained valuable insights on workforce...