Name: Rashini Punchihewa | Class of 2019 | Major: Business Administration | Post Graduation Job: Entry Level Manager at DMC Marketing, Inc. in Chicago, IL

Words of Wisdom

Get involved and commit to the organizations. You’ll get out of it what you put into it. Reach out when you need help. People are here to help and you do not need to struggle on your own.

What Did WSU Teach You

All of us spend our childhood dreaming about becoming someone else, but WSU taught me to be myself. It taught me to trust myself, my abilities and to be unique in my own way.


Advice to Your Freshman Self

When you find something that you’re passionate about, aspire to excellence in it.

How did WSU Help You Achieve Your Goals

WSU helped me to gain knowledge equipped with practical skills, and enhanced my soft skills like communication, teamwork, critical thinking and problem solving.

Favorite WSU Experience

My favorite part of the WSU experience is the amazing people I met. WSU is a university enriched with different cultures around the world. As an international student, I never thought that I would feel home here in Winona, but getting to know so many different people sharing their cultures and traditions made me love WSU more.

Winona State graduates experience a 95% job placement rate in their field. Many even land positions before graduation. Learn more about our 2019 spring graduates.