MiSU commencement celebration
On May 13, Minot State University honored its 102nd graduating class. More than 835 undergraduate and graduate students were eligible to cross the stage during commencement exercises. Graduate student Nichole DeSautel, undergraduate student Jacques Stanley and alumna Kirsten Baesler, North Dakota superintendent of public instruction, addressed the Class of 2016.
MiSU assistant professor receives international award
Paul Loree, assistant professor of computer science, and Kendall Nygard, North Dakota State University professor of computer science, received a Best Paper Award for “Post Deployment Secure Key Management in Wireless Ad hoc Networks,” their paper on cybersecurity strategies, at the eighth International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications in Rome.
Miles for Smiles walk success
Minot State University’s chapter of the National Students Speech Language Hearing Association raised $3,308.38 towards 13.78 cleft surgeries through Operation Smile at the fifth annual Miles for Smiles walk April 30. In five years, the students have raised monies for 186.87 surgeries (each surgery costs $240). Lesley Magnus, associate professor of communication disorders, advises NSSLHA.