TREND consortium receives second round grant
The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a second job training grant totaling $9,926,410 to the TREND consortium which includes BSC, WSC, Sitting Bull College and Turtle Mountain Community College. In 2012, the consortium received $14.6 million. The colleges deliver training to participants pursing high-paying, high-skill jobs in western ND.
BSC hosts energy Conference
The 8th annual Great Plains & EmPower ND Energy Conference was held at BSC on Oct. 14. Industry leaders and elected officials heard from guest speakers such as author Robert Bryce on topics ranging from traditional and renewable energy to national energy policy to the latest research.
Two BSC employees named to higher education network
Two representatives from Bismarck State College were named to the North Dakota network for women in higher education. Nita Wirtz, BSC assistant professor of psychology, and Stacie Iken, chief institutional effectiveness and strategic planning officer, will serve as campus liaisons to the North Dakota Women’s Leadership Network.