Dakota College at Bottineau campus successes – July

August 7, 2015

TRIO GRANT AWARDED

Dakota College at Bottineau has learned that it is the recipient of a TRIO, Student Support Services Grant totaling $1,100,000. The purpose of the grant is to assist low income, first generation, and disabled students with help their academic and career pursuits. Dakota College’s grant application received 106 out of 106 possible points.

 

USDA GRANT AWARDED

Dakota College at Bottineau has received a $70,496 grant from the USDA’s Rural Business Development fund that will be used to advance it’s recently approved Aquaponics program.

 

OLD MAIN STABILIZED

The infrastructure of the College’s historic Old Main building was recently improved through the efforts of the “Restore Old Main Committee,” failing ventilation shafts and stairwells were supported in order to buy time for the full restoration of the building. Old Main is on the National Register of Historic Places.