Category Archives: Campus News

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Collaboration Conversations Help Serve the Bakken Region

The University of North Dakota (UND) and Williston State College (WSC) are embarking on conversations that could result in a much closer alignment between the two institutions. High employee turnover, limited resources, and rapidly expanding needs in the local community have hyper-taxed the ability of the WSC campus to maintain stable, consistent, effective operations. In… Read More »

Bismarck State College Campus Successes – March

BSC VP Kari Knudson named one of Top 25 Women in Business by Prairie Business magazine: Kari Knudson, vice president NECE, has been named one the top 25 women in business in the northern Plains by Prairie Business magazine. Honorees were selected through a nomination process that emphasized professional achievement and community contributions. Commerce awards… Read More »

Dakota College at Bottineau Campus Successes – March

DCB PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENTS TO BE PUBLISHED: Two DCB Photography students will be published in a national photography book. Samantha Pedie of Bottineau, ND, and Tonya Slaubaugh of Mylo, ND, were selected as finalists, from over 17,000 entries, in the Photographer’s FORUM national college photo contest. They will be published in a national hard cover edition… Read More »

Lake Region State College Campus Successes – March

Grant puts spotlight on paramedics becoming nurses: Lake Region State College has received a grant in the amount of $75,000 from Dakota Medical Foundation to support a paramedic to nurse program. With this grant, Lake Region State College will develop a bridge curriculum for certified/licensed paramedics to be able to obtain their Associate Degree registered… Read More »

Mayville State University Campus Successes – March

MaSU awarded $1,117,837 Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership Grant for North Dakota: MaSU Child Development Programs will receive $1,117,837 in the first year of funding in a new Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership grant for North Dakota. MaSU will collaborate with numerous entities to provide collaborative, affordable, and comprehensive early care and education services to… Read More »

Minot State University Campus Successes – March

Darwin Day 2015: Celebrating science and humanity For its seventh year running, Darwin Day returned to Minot State University Feb. 12-13. Darwin Day is a global celebration of science and reason, with a focus on how all living creatures evolve. MSU’s Darwin Day celebration included a presentation by Minot native Barry Williams, evolutionary biologist and… Read More »

North Dakota State College of Science Campus Successes – March

NDSCS Honored by NASPA: The NDSCS “Making Student Success a Priority” program was named the 2015 Grand Silver winner of the NASPA Excellence Awards. The awards, presented each year by Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA), recognize outstanding contributions of members who are transforming higher education through exceptional programs, innovative services and effective administration.… Read More »

North Dakota State University Campus Successes – March

NDSU physicist receives grant to research materials used in aerospace industry NDSU physicist Andrew Croll is receiving a $305,046 three-year award from the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research. His research team, which will include undergraduate and graduate students, will examine how randomly crumpled and purposefully folded polymeric materials could be used as lightweight structural components… Read More »

University of North Dakota Campus Successes – March

UND’s Lori Reesor Receives National NASPA Award: University of North Dakota Vice President for Student Affairs Lori Reesor is the 2015 recipient of the Fred Turner Award for Outstanding Service by the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).  The Fred Turner Award for Outstanding Service, a national award, is given annually to a student… Read More »

Valley City State University Campus Successes – March

VCSU online bachelor’s program ranked 7th in nation in affordability: College Choice has ranked VCSU No. 7 in the nation in its list of “2015 Most Affordable Online Colleges for Bachelor’s Degrees.” The rankings were based on total cost, number of online degrees offered and regional accreditation status. Music students selected for national band: Three… Read More »

Williston State College Campus Successes – March

Tharp receives Emeritus Status: Emeritus Status is awarded to a retired faculty member or administrator for distinguished service at Williston State College.  The Emeritus Status is a means for a retired educator to retain an honorary position at the college.  “No one is more deserving than Linda Tharp,” according to Wanda Meyer, Provost/Vice President for… Read More »

Bismarck State College Campus Successes

BSC recognized by North Dakota Young Professionals: The ND Young Professionals Network named BSC a runner-up in the 2014 Best Place to Work competition. This is the first time BSC has been recognized at the state level by NDYP. The college has received several local awards from the Bismarck-Mandan Young Professionals Network affiliate.   LGBTQ… Read More »

Dickinson State University Campus Successes

Sgt. Reckless – The Equine Hero of the Korean War: DSU Agriculture Building hosted Robin Hutton, New York Times Bestselling Author of “Sgt. Reckless America’s War Horse.’ In addition to Mr. Hutton, Art Sickler-Sgt. Reckless’s caretaker during the Korean War was also in attendance. This event detailed the heroic actions of this war horse that defended… Read More »

Lake Region State College Campus Successes

Career and Technical Education: February is National Career & Technical Education month. But at Lake Region State College, career and technical education is recognized daily. The college held an open house Feb. 11 to showcase tech-ed careers. About 250 high school students from 11 area schools attended.   $2 Million Raised: Lake Region State College… Read More »

Mayville State University Campus Successes

MaSU spring semester enrollment record surpassed: The final spring semester headcount at MaSU is at 1,025 students. This tops records set during the last two spring semesters, and is the second time ever that spring semester enrollment has been over the 1,000-student mark.   MaSU hosts professional development opportunity for faculty and teacher education students:… Read More »

Minot State University Campus Successes

Warrior Words II: Veterans of U.S. wars presented monologue writing: Jan. 13 in Minot State University’s Aleshire Theater, veterans of U.S. wars presented work they completed in “Warrior Words,” a monologue-writing workshop offered by The Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre in four North Dakota cities. Conrad Davidson, College of Arts and Sciences dean, taught the… Read More »

University of North Dakota Campus Successes

UND reaffirmed as a top school in community engagement by Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching: The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recently reaffirmed the University of North Dakota’s Campus Engagement classification, securing its place among the 361 across the country and the only North Dakota college or university with such a… Read More »