Category Archives: Campus News

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Predictive Analytics Reporting: Using technology to help students succeed

With over 40,000 students with their own experiences and education, it can be difficult to believe there are any commonalities among them. However, at the core, every person is just a person, every student just a student. And, every one of them with the same goal – get a valuable higher education. To help North […]

BSC hosts award winning theater troupe

BSC hosts award winning theater troupe The Paper Birds Theater Company of Leeds, England performed and held workshops at BSC Nov. 5-7. Specialists in devised theater, their performance, “Thirsty, explores the binge drinking culture gripping the United Kingdom. The all-female collective specializes in visual and physical theater. The Paper Birds performed their acclaimed “In a […]

DCB’s Wash/Pack facility opened

DCB’s Wash/Pack Facility Opened On November 3, Dakota College celebrated the completion of its Entrepreneurial Center for Horticulture’s (ECH) Wash/Pack facility with a grand opening. The facility is the final component in the construction phase of the ECH project and it complements the seven high tunnel greenhouses already built. The ECH is now fully equipped […]

DSU CPA Experience receives top educational award

CPA Experience receives top educational award The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)  bestowed one of its top curriculum awards to DSU’s CPA Experience. Recognizing the program’s innovative teaching practices, the CPA Experience received the 2014 George Krull/Grant Thornton Teaching Innovation Award — one of only three accounting curriculum awards bestowed annually by the […]

LRSC chemistry faculty presents at international conference

Chemistry faculty presents at international conference LRSC chemistry faculty member Dr. Betsey Bannier recently served as a program committee chair and gave an invited talk at the International Conference on Distance Learning and Education event in Geneva, Switzerland. This is the first year she served as a committee chair. Her talk was titled, “Global Trends in Transnational […]

MaSU named NAIA Champions of Character Five-Star Institution at silver level

MaSU named NAIA Champions of Character Five-Star Institution at silver level MaSU received the 2013-2014 NAIA Champions of Character Five-Star Award at the silver level. Member institutions earn points in character training, conduct in competition, academic focus, character recognition, and character promotion. Student-athlete grade point averages also are a factor. Of the 168 institutions receiving […]

Swedish journalist discovers North Dakota at Minot State

Swedish journalist discovers North Dakota Therese Larsson Hultin, chief foreign analyst at Svenska Dagbladet, one of Sweden’s top daily newspapers, visited the Minot region Oct. 26-30. Currently a 2014 Transatlantic Media Fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., Hultin investigated the Bakken oil patch and discussed media careers with high […]

NDSCS honors employee efforts with 2014 LIFE and Steeple awards

NDSCS honors employee efforts with 2014 LIFE and Steeple awards NDSCS recently honored a number of employees with the annual LIFE and Steeple awards. The presentations were made in Wahpeton, N.D., to those involved with the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant, the Frosty Games and the Academic Advising Shared Drive. Chancellor […]

NDSU EXPLORE showcases undergraduate research

NDSU EXPLORE showcases undergraduate research Undergraduates showed their exemplary research projects at NDSU EXPLORE. The inaugural event recognized the breadth and quality of research and scholarly activity students are involved in outside the formal classroom. Students represented a multitude of disciplines, including English, engineering, chemistry, entomology, theater, animal sciences, architecture, physics and pharmacy. NDSU joins Project Lead […]

UND president, others honored by NASPA

UND President, Others Honored by NASPA University of North Dakota President Robert Kelley was awarded Presidential Excellence Award at the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) IV-West Conference Nov. 11-13.  Other UND folks honored included Lori Reesor, Vice President for Student Affairs, Deborah Worley, assistant professor of educational leadership, and Amanda Heubach, a graduate […]

WSC Stevens Hall renovation nears completion

Stevens Hall renovation nears completion  Stevens Hall Renovation almost complete, offices are starting to move in this week. Everyone is excited to move back into the new space after being in tight quarters for the last year. WSC hosts mental health first aid training WSC’s Mental Health Counselor is teaching a mental-health first-aid class for […]

BSC hosts energy conference

TREND consortium receives second round grant The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a second job training grant totaling $9,926,410 to the TREND consortium which includes BSC, WSC, Sitting Bull College and Turtle Mountain Community College. In 2012, the consortium received $14.6 million. The colleges deliver training to participants pursing high-paying, high-skill jobs in western ND. […]

DCB Awarded Specialty Crop Grant

DCB Awarded Specialty Crop Grant Dakota College has been notified that it has been awarded a $52,000 specialty crop grant from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture. The grant will be utilized by DCB’s Entrepreneurial Center for Horticulture to meet a need for food safety training for vegetable and fruit growers   DCB Hosts Tech […]

DSU’s 9th Annual Theodore Roosevelt Symposium draws wide audience

9th Annual TR Symposium draws wide audience DSU’s 9th Annual Theodore Roosevelt Symposium Sept. 25-27 drew 536 guests, including visiting scholars and attendees from 21 states and five countries. The Theodore Roosevelt Center, which organizes the annual event, now has 24,194 digitized items, including eight new letters the former president wrote to his second son, […]

Enrollment up at LRSC

Enrollment up at LRSC Lake Region State College announces its official headcount for Fall 2014.  The college registrar’s office reports 1,989 students compared to 1,898 students fall 2013 and 1,974 students fall 2012.The college has 531 full-time students compared to 486 full-time students a year ago and 524 full-time students in 2012. Full-time equivalent headcount […]

MaSU’s Sletten represents North Dakota at mathematics and science partnerships conference

Sletten represents North Dakota at mathematics and science partnerships conference MaSU faculty member and P-16 STEM coordinator, Sarah Sletten, was recently North Dakota’s state leader representative at the Department of Education’s Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) Conference in Washington, D.C. She presented MaSU’s MSP project in the poster session during the general conference.   RN […]

MiSU history students give Digital Minot presentations

MiSU history students give Digital Minot presentations Four Digital Minot Project student interns presented research on MiSU Summer Theatre, the Heritage Singers and pioneer female teachers on Sept. 20. The project provides an opportunity for student interns to investigate local history topics, and then use that research to give public presentations and create online exhibits […]

NDSCS fall 2014 enrollment surpasses 3,000 students for fourth consecutive year

NDSCS fall 2014 enrollment surpasses 3,000 students for fourth consecutive year Fall semester enrollment at NDSCS has surpassed 3,000 students for the fourth consecutive year, and the number of students who are choosing to live on campus has grown by more than 7 percent over 2013. Overall, fall enrollment of Wahpeton, Fargo, online and dual-credit […]

Hundreds attend NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health ceremony

Hundreds attend NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health ceremony The inaugural White Coat Ceremony for NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health was Oct. 19, drawing an estimated 550 to 600 people. 102 students who received white coats, along with family and friends, attended. Overwhelming enthusiasm for joining the Bismarck nursing program with NDSU was repeated in presentations […]