Winona State Screen Shot 2016-09-09 at 11.49.54 AMUniversity was recognized as “Best in the Midwest” for the 13th consecutive year in The Princeton Review annual “2016 Best Colleges: Region by Region” along with being recognized as one of the counrty’s most environmentally responsible colleges for the seventh consecutive year “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges.”

To be considered for the “2017 Best Colleges: Region by Region,” the Princeton Review evaluates 649 colleges in four regions of the country that they consider academically outstanding and worth consideration in students’ college search. WSU is one of 12 other schools in Minnesota to make it on the Best in the Midwest list. WSU is committed to building and supporting a sustainable society and demonstrates sustainability through many platforms such as: campus infrastructure, course and program offerings, student housing, the Sustainability House, participation in the annual nationwide “Recyclemania” competition, the Purple Bike program and the annual Bike Week celebration. This is the seventh consecutive year WSU has been recognized as a “green” college. Of the 353 colleges named to the list, only seven are in Minnesota. WSU is the only member of the Minnesota State system to receive this designation.

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Alex Carter

Alex Carter is a Public Relations major with a minor in Marketing who graduates in 2018. She is from Argyle, WI.