Students named to All-Academic team
Fourteen North Dakota community college students have been named to the 2018 All-North Dakota Academic Team, which recognizes the academic achievements of community college students. The students were honored at a dinner and awards ceremony on Thursday, April 12, at Dakota College at Bottineau. ND State Board of Higher Education board member Kathleen Neset was the keynote speaker for this year’s program. Nominations are based on outstanding academic performance and service to the college and community. These are the top performing fourteen students out of 10,000 plus students in all the two-year schools.
Eart Day activities a success
The annual Dakota Collage at Bottineau “DCB Conservation Award” and tree planting was held on DCB campus gathering to celebrate Earth Week. Glenda Fauske, an Information and Education Coordinator for the NDSU-North Dakota Forest Service since 1989 was named the 2018 recipient of the DCB Conservation Award. Dr. Shubham Datta spoke on how our everyday actions consume energy and produce carbon emissions, identifying our carbon footprint in the environment. In addition, DCB hosted a Water Festival to over 500 area 5th and 6th grade students.
Vandal inducted into Honor Society
On April 17, 2018, at a ceremony held at Minot State University, DCB Nursing Instructor Joanne Vandal was inducted into MSU’s Omicron Tau Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Joanne is a nursing instructor at Dakota College at Bottineau’s Nursing Program and was inducted as one of three Outstanding Community Nurses. The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) is to support the learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses committed to making a difference in health worldwide.