EMS STUDENT AWARDED NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
Platinum Educational Group launched its inaugural scholarships program geared at EMS students. The scholarship is awarded to a hardworking and dedicated student in the healthcare field. The 2018 EMS scholarship was awarded to student Mumtaaz “Taaz” Allen. Mrs. Allen is enrolled in Dakota College’s Paramedic program. Taaz dutifully supported her husband’s military career while raising their son. When the opportunity to be involved in emergency medical services, she jumped at it. “I grew up in a medical household. I’ve always had an interest in and a love for helping heal people.” stated Mrs. Allen. After graduating, Taaz is excited about pursuing her next level of education as a Critical Care/Flight Paramedic.
DCB HAS RECORD ENROLLMENT
Dakota College at Bottineau recorded a record enrollment for fall 2018. The official fall enrollment is 996 students. This compares to 909 students in the fall of 2017, 811 in fall 2016 and 692 during the fall of 2015. Headcount enrollment includes all students who are taking at least one course from the college. The previous record headcount enrollments were 909 in the fall of 2017 and 863 in the fall of 2010.
DCB GRADUATES 28 AAS NURSING STUDENTS
Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) is proud to announce their Director of TRiO will represent the State at the ASPIRE Leadership Institute this fall. Nathan Biggerstaff, DCB TRiO Director was nominated by the ND State ASPIRE president, along with one other North Dakota TRiO member to represent the State at this year’s Leadership Institute. ASPIRE is a professional organization that serves to represent Region 8 TRiO programs, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah. ASPIRE helps provide a communication channel to the Council for Opportunity in Education (COE), the TRiO governing body that reports to the Department of Education.