Student organizations raise money for Mayville State employee battling cancer – MaSU Student Senate, along with other campus organizations, sponsored a pancake breakfast and raised thousands of dollars to help defray medical expenses for Sandy Popiela, an MaSU employee who is battling cancer. Ms. Sandy, as she affectionately known, has been a mainstay in the university snack bar. Her smiling face and welcoming disposition have made her a beloved member of the campus community.
MaSU to host Early British Literature conference – MaSU will host the Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature in the spring of 2015. The conference will expose liberal arts students to academic research, and give students and faculty an opportunity to showcase their work and collaborate with students and faculty from other universities.
Larson Leadership Program hosts leadership summit – MaSU’s Larson Leadership Program recently hosted a leadership summit, which was very well received by campus and community personnel. Speakers included Dave Mitchell, nationally known author of The Power of Understanding People; as well as Terry Kemmer, Ellen Chaffee, David Braaten, Michelle Worner Kommer, and Grant Olson. Each discussed leadership from a different perspective.