PURDUE NAMED FINALIST FOR TRUMAN SCHOLARSHIP: DSU junior, Matthew Perdue of Ray, ND, has been named a finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship. Perdue completed regional interviews on Mar. 18, in Minneapolis. Purdue is passionate about his home state and plans to use his education to work with and on behalf of regional farmers and landowners. Purdue is the first Truman finalist in DSU history. Scholars will be announced April 15.
WOMEN’S VOICES 2015; LIFTING THE VEIL—WOMEN AND RELIGION: In celebration of women’s history month in March, DSU hosted a series of interactive educational events. Susan Froetschel, author of Fear of Beauty and Allure of Deceit, spoke about her journey and hosted a writing workshop for aspiring authors. Additional events engage in intellectual exploration of the influence of religion and women’s issues.
DEVELOPING LEADERS: The Strom Executive Briefing Series kicked off on Feb. 24, with Lt. Governor Drew Wrigley speaking on leadership to a group of emerging leaders from the Dickinson area. Designed to engage leaders in thought provoking and introspective evaluation, the five part series begins in February and runs through April.