Mayville State University campus successes

December 5, 2017

MaSU presidential search launched

The search for a new president to lead MaSU was launched Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Current president, Dr. Gary Hagen, has announced his plan to retire at the end of July in 2018, after more than four decades at the university. AGB Search is assisting with the search process.

 

MaSU hosts Great Plains Affirming Campus Conference

About 90 people attended the Great Plains Affirming Campus Conference hosted by MaSU Oct. 28, 2017. Conference sessions focused on the stories of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer plus (LGBTQ+) individuals living and working in North Dakota and how their friends, family, co-workers, and community members can best support LGBTQ+ folks.

 

Cell phone images used to show likenesses between students in Vietnam and America

MaSU assistant professor of geography Dr. Aaron Kingsbury’s project, “Self and Society: The Cell Phone Images of Northern Vietnamese Students” included an event in which his students in northern Vietnam participated via Skype, as well as an exhibit of photos of everyday life taken by these students. The goal was to show that despite considerable geographic distance, university students share proximate and universal loves, concerns, and aspirations.