Category Archives: Campus News

Use this category for blog posts related to new from the various campuses

Media Coverage Summary – Feb. 5, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Feb. 5.   Bismarck State College Journal accepts Schreck paper BSC ensemble sells songs for Valentine’s Day BSC students awarded technical scholarships Academic scholarships awarded to 238 BSC students   Dakota College at… Read More »

Dakota College at Bottineau Campus Successes – January

HLC persistence and completion academy DCB has been accepted into the Higher Learning Commission’s Persistence and Completion Academy.  During this four-year program, DCB will develop and implement a plan to improve student persistence and completion at DCB.  The Academy experience is unique in that it will provide guidance from assigned mentors assigned as well as… Read More »

Valley City State University Campus Successes – January

Browne performs solo theatre piece Monika Browne, VCSU English major and theatre minor, performed “EnTRANSed: The Making of a Transnational Woman” in McFarland Hall’s Theatre 320 on Jan. 30. Browne grew up in Poland, and she wrote the solo performance piece to chronicle her international journey. The performance was the culmination of Browne’s SOAR (Student… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Jan. 29, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Jan. 29.   Bismarck State College BSC hosts choir festival and Saturday concert BSC faculty member publishes papers Conversations at BSC features Shakespeare’s Richard III BookTalk at BSC features ‘Matterhorn’   Dakota College… Read More »

Grant STEMs development

Federal funding allocated through the Department of Public Instruction provides for professional development An initiative underway between the state’s two educational agencies is aiming to increase professional development opportunities for high school teachers throughout the state. The Department of Public Instruction and the North Dakota University System institutions are working together to help deliver multiple… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Jan. 22, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Jan. 22.   Bismarck State College Spring Musical Auditions BSC hosts high school art reception Jan. 21 ‘Know Your State’ contest registration due Feb. 8 BSC’s Michael Langer performs with Missouri Valley Chamber… Read More »

Grant expands distance education

Larry Brooks has been successfully teaching through the interactive video network for 20 years. A new grant will help upgrade the IVN system, deliver courses to students who would normally not have access to them, bring in more revenue and increase collaboration among campuses. The assistant professor of biology and associate dean for academic affairs… Read More »

Candidates narrowed for the UND presidential search

[UPDATED 2/5/2016 1:35 P.M.] Committee narrows list of presidential candidates to interview on UND campus The University of North Dakota presidential search committee interviewed presidential candidates Feb. 1 and 2 in-person in Minneapolis to narrow the list of 16 candidates to seven. “I was highly impressed with the level of experience that these individuals brought… Read More »

University of North Dakota alum Edward T. Schafer started as Interim President of UND Friday, Jan. 15

Edward T. Schafer, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture under George W. Bush and former North Dakota Governor, officially starts as the Interim President of the University of North Dakota Today, Friday, Jan. 15. A UND alum, Schafer follows Dr. Robert Kelley, who started as UND’s 11th president in July 2008 and who retired Thursday, Jan. 14.… Read More »

NDUS awards inaugural Bakken U scholarship

The first of its kind scholarship was awarded under North Dakota University System’s Bakken U initiative today to a Dickinson State University student. Warren Logan, an oilfield worker planning to enroll in courses at DSU, was awarded the $5,000 scholarship, funded by the N.D. Petroleum Council, during a press conference today at the DSU Student… Read More »