BSC and partners receive $9.9 million grant

December 18, 2014

BSC and partners receive $9.9 million grant

The Training for Regional Energy in North Dakota (TREND) Consortium, led by BSC, has received a $9.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to support technical programs related to energy, transportation and construction. Other colleges in TREND include Williston State, Sitting Bull College, and Turtle Mountain Community College.

Bakken oil company funds BSC training equipment

A gift of $29,621 from Hess Corporation will go toward purchase of two hydraulic system trainers for the Mechanical Maintenance program at BSC. Growth of western North Dakota has created high demand for maintenance technicians. Adding trainers will allow more students to receive hands-on training and instruction.

Higher ed, TrainND collaborate to offer training in Dickinson

BSC is working in collaboration with DSU, WSC and TrainND to offer professional development and workforce training classes in Dickinson. Classes range from computer skills to leadership and are offered online and face-to-face. They are taught on the DSU campus by TrainND instructors from BSC and WSC.