Minot State University Campus Successes

February 25, 2015

Warrior Words II: Veterans of U.S. wars presented monologue writing: Jan. 13 in Minot State University’s Aleshire Theater, veterans of U.S. wars presented work they completed in “Warrior Words,” a monologue-writing workshop offered by The Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre in four North Dakota cities. Conrad Davidson, College of Arts and Sciences dean, taught the Minot workshop, which consisted of six sessions. Warrior Words was open to veterans of any American war or conflict who had an interest in creating work based on their experiences as soldiers.

 

Minot State spring enrollment numbers up: Official spring 2015 enrollment numbers at Minot State University showed a 2 percent increase compared to last year’s official spring numbers. Final student headcount after the fourth week of the spring 2015 semester was 3,320 students, an increase of 66 students over last year. Spring 2015 enrollment numbers showed gains in a variety of student categories, with increases in new freshmen, new transfer students, new graduate students and students enrolled at the Minot Air Force Base.

 

Penny Carnival adds to Pennies for Patients campaign: The Jan. 27 Penny Carnival, coordinated by residence life and student activities, raised $2,862.81 and had 650 people in attendance. Last year, $1,602.13 was raised and 320 attended. Minot State University spearheads Pennies for Patients, its annual fundraiser for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, to combat blood cancer.