Category Archives: Campus News

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BSC adds online nuclear simulator

BSC adds online nuclear simulator BSC recently added the Nuclear Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR) online simulator to its energy education resources. Integrated into BSC’s online Nuclear Power Technology curriculum, the simulator was created in collaboration with the Energy Providers Coalition for Education. This simulator includes all the aspects of an actual nuclear power plant. BSC […]

DCB in discussions with International Peace Garden

DCB in discussions with International Peace Garden Dakota College has begun discussions with the International Peace Garden’s Board of Directors to collaborate in offering a new hands on intensive horticulture program. Early fall and late spring practical learning activities would occur at the garden and late fall and early spring lessons would take place on […]

DSU enrollment increases by 30 students for 2014-15

Enrollment increases by 30 students for 2014-15 Student enrollment rose from 1,449 to 1,479 for the 2014-15 academic year, including all eligible transfers, new and returning students and high school students receiving college credit. Of those 1,479 students, 207 are enrolled in classes at the university’s campus in Bismarck and 80 are full-time international students […]

LRSC business program receives recognition

Business program receives recognition The Business and Office Technology program at Lake Region State College in Devils Lake was presented the Director’s Award of Excellence during the opening session at the 44th Annual Department of Career and Technical Education Professional Development Conference held at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel in Bismarck. Peace officers graduate Two […]

MaSU residence halls near capacity

Residence halls near capacity MaSU residence halls are filled to 93% of capacity, up for 82% last year. This coincides with Mayville State’s continued enrollment increases. The number of students enrolled on the first day of classes for fall semester was at 1,066, a new record for the first day of fall semester. MSU Foundation […]

Educators attend Northern Plains Writing Project Institutes at MiSU

Educators attend Northern Plains Writing Project Institutes at MiSU – Teachers from near and far attended this year’s Northern Plains Writing Project Institutes at Minot State University. NPWP’s purpose is to strengthen what the state’s K-12 teachers do in their classrooms. It helps teachers improve how they teach writing, as well as advance their teaching […]

CNA Training now available on the NDSCS Wahpeton Campus

CNA Training now available on the NDSCS Wahpeton Campus In September 2014, NDSCS began offering CNA Training (Certified Nursing Assistant) through the trainND department on the Wahpeton campus. The CNA program is designed for students who are interested in preparing themselves for employment as a Certified Nursing Assistant or who are interested in a career […]

UND’s Jane Croeker awarded Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service

UND’s Jane Croeker awarded Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service Jane Croeker, director of health and wellness promotion at the University of North Dakota, recently received North Dakota Governor’s Award for Excellence in Public Service for efforts to improve the quality of life and health of UND staff, faculty and students. The award was […]

U.S. News again ranks VCSU No. 2 among public regional colleges in Midwest

U.S. News again ranks VCSU No. 2 among public regional colleges in Midwest VCSU was ranked No. 2 among Top Public Regional Colleges in the Midwest in the 2015 edition of U.S. News Best Colleges. VCSU held the same position in the 2014 U.S. News rankings. For six consecutive years, VCSU has been ranked either […]

WSC hosts Japanese exchange

Japanese Exchange WSC just finished up their third short-stay exchange visit with sister school, Kokusai Junior College in Tokyo.  Twelve Japanese students and two chaperones spent 10 days immersed in a once-in-a-lifetime ND experience.  When they weren’t in the classroom, they spent time on a farm, at a bbq, shopping and sight-seeing. Heller to retire After […]

BSC Hosts 75 LIVE, Releases Documentary Online

BSC hosted Quadrennial Energy Review On Aug. 8 BSC hosted national and local officials for the Quadrennial Energy Review. U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx as well as Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, Sen. John Hoeven, and other officials participated. BSC Interim President Dave Clark was part of a panel on workforce […]

The Strom Center at DSU Facilitates New Childcare Website

Theodore Roosevelt Symposium addresses Roosevelt’s perspective on World War I Scholars from the around the world will discuss Theodore Roosevelt’s views and influence on World War I during the 9th Annual Theodore Roosevelt Symposium Sept. 25-27 at DSU and in Medora. The event features speakers, a presidential debate, musical performances, a trip to the Elk […]

LRSC Nursing Students Earn 100% Pass Rate

LRSC nursing students earn 100% pass rate Lake Region State College nursing students have achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the national licensing exams. All student nurse graduates from LRSC’s Devils Lake and Mayville sites that took the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical or Registered Nurses (NCLEX-PN and NCLEX-RN) after completing coursework passed […]

Fifth-straight Enrollment Record Set at MaSU

Fifth-straight enrollment record set at MaSU With 1,066 students enrolled at MaSU, a first-day fall semester enrollment record has been set for the fifth-straight year. The number of full-time students enrolled is up by nearly 9.5% and the number of beginning freshmen is the highest it’s been since 2002. To go along with record enrollment, […]

Dr. Steven W. Shirley Fills the President’s Post at MiSU

Dr. Steven W. Shirley fills the president’s post at MSU Steven Shirley began serving as MiSU’s 11th president July 1, leading the university into its second century of service. As MiSU president, he also has oversight for DCB. Prior to joining MiSU, Shirley, who is a fourth-generation North Dakotan, served as VCSU president from 2008 […]

NDSCS Ranks No. 6 in Public Two-year College Graduation Rates

NDSCS Ranks No. 6 in public two-year college Graduation Rates NDSCS is ranked No. 6 among two-year public colleges. This national recognition, which was recently released by the Chronicle of Higher Education in the report “Large Colleges With the Best 6-Year and 3-Year Graduation Rates, 2012”, ranks colleges according to graduation rates.   NDSCS Receives […]

NDSU Research Program to Study Dust Impacts in Bakken

Research program to study dust impacts in Bakken President Bresciani has made $350,000 available for NDSU research projects focused on studying road dust issues in western North Dakota over the next two years. Upon proposal review, projects selected for funding will include opportunities for NDSU undergraduate and graduate students to participate in and contribute to this […]

UND Receives $16.8 Million National Institutes of Health Grant

UND Receives $16.8 million NIH grant The National Institutes of Health granted $16.8 million to Professor Donald Sens, Ph.D., in the Department of Pathology at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. The five-year grant renews the NIH’s longstanding investment in the work by Sens that began in 2001.   UND […]

VCSU’s Prairie Waters Center Receives Grant for High School Wetlands Program

Eleven join VCSU faculty Eleven new full-time instructors have joined the VCSU faculty this fall, including Sharon Bratrud, M.S., AT, LAT, assistant professor and athletic training clinical coordinator; Luis da Vinha, Ph.D., assistant professor of geography; Karri Dieken, MFA, assistant professor of art; Rachelle Hunt, M.Ed., AT, LAT, assistant professor and athletic training program director; […]