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Minnesota State College Southeast
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In recognition of the college's new vision, mission and name, Minnesota State College Southeast (or MSC Southeast for short), is celebrating with special events on Tuesday, August 30 on both the Winona and Red Wing campuses.

Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Winona campus, Student Commons (1250 Homer Road, Winona)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Contact Joanne Thompson, Director of Marketing, for press assistance (507-453-2725,

  • Students are invited to the  Welcome Picnic in the Student Commons.
  • Students/faculty/staff are invited to sign a large banner announcing the new name.
  • Students will receive bright green name change t-shirts (while supplies last).


Red Wing campus, Student Commons (308 Pioneer Road, Red Wing)
3:00 to 4:30 pm
Contact Katryn Conlin, Communications Director, for press assistance (651-385-6364,

  • The Red Wing Area Chamber of Commerce and many area businesses will be on campus for a special event welcoming MSC Southeast students to the Red Wing Community.
  • Everyone is invited to sign a large banner announcing the new name.
  • Students will receive bright green name change t-shirts (while supplies last).
  • At approximately 3:45 pm, a Name Change Ceremony will take place with an official Red Wing Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting and cake will be served. 

About the mission and name change:

Minnesota State College Southeast (previously known as Minnesota State College - Southeast Technical), announced on  July 22, 2016 approval by the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Board of Trustees of a change in mission, allowing the college to offer the associate of arts degree.

  • The proper name of the college is: Minnesota State College Southeast
  • The tagline is: A Technical and Community College
  • Short form of the name: MSC Southeast
  • Acronym: MSCS

College signage and branding materials are being changed out as quickly as possible.

THANK YOU to all of our friends in the media for helping us make this a smooth transition!


About Minnesota State College Southeast

Minnesota State College Southeast is a two-year technical and community college that prepares students for a lifetime of learning by providing education for employment, skill enhancement, retraining, and transfer, to meet the needs of students and the community. The Winona campus opened in 1949, merging with the Red Wing campus in 1992 and updating its name to Minnesota State College Southeast in 2016 with the change of mission to offer both technical training and the associate of arts degree. Minnesota State College Southeast is a member of Minnesota State. For more information, visit

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RED WING CAMPUS | 308 Pioneer Road | Red Wing, MN 55066
WINONA CAMPUS | 1250 Homer Road | Winona, MN 55987
COLLEGE PHONE | 507-453-2700 | 877-853-8324

Minnesota State College Southeast is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer. ADA accessible. MSC Southeast is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices, or access to and participation in, programs, services, and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or sexual orientation. In addition, discrimination in employment based on membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law is prohibited.


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