Dakota College at Bottineau campus successes – May

May 25, 2016

Lumberacts present spring theatre

Dakota College at Bottineau’s LumberActs presented a dinner theatre production of My BFF at the Cobblestone Inn, Thursday, April 28.

My BFF is an original comedy written by Michelle Ceasar-Davis, a staff member at DCB.  “Our intention was to produce ‘Harvey’ this spring, but we didn’t have the required number of actors,” Davis said. “I liked the premise of that play and used it as inspiration for my play.”

In My BFF a young man has developed an odd relationship with a clock radio and his friends want him to seek help through addiction counseling. It is only when they visit him at the treatment center that they realize being normal isn’t for everyone.

 

DCB students selected for undergrad fellowships

The North Dakota Community College UndergraduateSummer University of North Dakota Research Fellowship (NDCC-USURF) program for North Dakota public community college students is funded by the North Dakota IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE).  The goal of the program is to enhance the North Dakota INBRE initiative to attract talented undergraduate students majoring in science, technology, engineering and/or mathematics (STEM) to professional careers in the health sciences.  The program provides a 10-week summer research experience under the direction of selected faculty members at UND.  Opportunities exist for research in the basic and biomedical sciences.  Seminars will cover a range of basic science to community-based biomedical research program topics.

Four Dakota College at Bottineau students (Nikola Ves, Natasha Marama, Nathalie Marama, and Tyler Fahy) were selected to participate in this program.  All four students are majoring in health professions and will be pursuing careers in the medical field.

 

Excellence Awards presented

Dakota College at Bottineau held their annual faculty and staff recognition luncheon the end of April.  Excellence awards were presented to faculty, staff and advisors selected by their peers.

The Faculty, Staff and Advising Excellence awards are intended to recognize and reward efforts where job performance adds value to the college experience for students, colleagues, and the campus community.  Recipients demonstrate qualities that make it clear their contributions are exemplary and go beyond what is required for the routine discharge of their duties. Robyn Poitra, Student Services Department is the 2016 recipient of the Staff Award for Excellence.  Angie Bartholomay, Assistant Professor of Science, is the recipient of the Faculty Award for Excellence.  Mike Porter, Arts and Communication Associate Professor, is the recipient of the Advising Award for Excellence.

 

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