Tisa Mason named VCSU president

November 18, 2014

Tisa Mason named VCSU president

The State Board of Higher Education has appointed Tisa Mason, Ed.D., as VCSU’s next president. Mason comes to Valley City from Hays, Kan., where she served as vice president for student affairs at Fort Hays State University. Mason succeeds Steven Shirley, now Minot State president, in the VCSU presidency. She will begin her work at VCSU in mid-December 2014.

VCSU STEM exhibit featured at Heritage Center

The Ag Cab Lab of VCSU’s Great Plains STEM Education Center (GPSEC) is a featured exhibit in the Inspiration Gallery at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. GPSEC’s David DeMuth, executive director, and Amanda Fickes, STEM and agriculture instructional designer, were on hand at the Heritage Center’s grand opening Sunday, Nov. 2, to introduce museum patrons to the tractor simulator.

VCSU group attends Minnesota SAP users-group conference

Twelve VCSU students attended the Minnesota Chapter ASUG (Americas’ SAP Users’ Group) Conference in Minneapolis, Minn., Nov. 6. The group was accompanied by Jamie Paurus, academic alliance coordinator for the computer systems and software engineering department, and Marcia Foss, career services director. VCSU is the leading university in several surrounding states participating in the SAP University Alliance program.