Category Archives: Campus News

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Lake lecture highlights importance of student advocacy

A recent visiting professor touched on a topic of growing importance recently during a lecture and panel at the University of North Dakota. Peter Lake, the Charles A. Dana chair and director of the Center for Higher Education Law and Policy at Stetson University College of Law, recently provided an in-depth explanation for the change… Read More »

Presidential searches move forward

Committee narrows Dickinson State University presidential search to 10 candidates The Dickinson State University presidential search committee met in Dickinson recentlyto narrow the list of 47 candidates to 10. “The committee was able to look through a great group of qualified candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds,” DSU presidential search committee chair Kari Reichert… Read More »

Bismarck State College campus successes – July

BSC signs articulation agreement with Nebraska college Students who complete the Energy Generation Operations (EGO) program at Southeast Community College (SCC) in Lincoln, Neb., now can transfer those credits toward completion of a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Energy Management at BSC. SCC EGO graduates will be admitted to BSC with junior standing. BSC… Read More »

North Dakota State College of Science campus successes – July

NDSCS Earns CEO Cancer Gold Standard Re-Accreditation For the second year in a row, the CEO Roundtable on Cancer has awarded NDSCS with CEO Cancer Gold StandardTM accreditation for its efforts to reduce the risk of cancer for its employees and covered family members by promoting healthy lifestyle choices, encouraging early detection through cancer screenings… Read More »

Valley City State University campus successes – July

Online communication program receives Students Before Profits Award The VCSU online bachelor’s degree program in communication has been recognized with a 2015–16 Students Before Profits Award for Best Online Bachelor’s in Communication and Public Relations by Nonprofit Colleges Online. Available entirely online (in addition to being offered face-to-face), VCSU’s professional communication degree offers three concentrations:… Read More »

Starfish, PAR presented

Long-planned reporting methods unveiled in council Members of the Academic Affairs Council got their first look at two separate and distinct data tracking methodology frameworks that could help North Dakota University System’s goal of providing actionable and specific insight to its stakeholders for student success. The first, Starfish, is a data-tracking system that helps monitor… Read More »

State Board appoints Ozbun interim DSU president

The State Board of Higher Education, at a special meeting, voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Jim L. Ozbun as interim president of Dickinson State University. Current DSU President D.C. Coston recently informed North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott that he is stepping down on Aug. 15 due to health concerns ahead of his originally… Read More »

Migler named DCB Dean

Dr. Jerry Migler was named Campus Dean for Dakota College at Bottineau. Migler currently serves as vice-president of academic affairs for the Colorado Community College System.  The CCCS, based in Denver, is Colorado’s largest higher education system and oversees career and academic programs in the 13 state community colleges as well as career and technical… Read More »

Mayville State University campus successes – June

Mayville State hosts Tech Day Area K-12 teachers, MaSU faculty and students, and a visiting professor from Zimbabwe recently participated in Tech Day, a day of professional development sponsored collaboratively by Mayville Area Teacher Center, Red River Valley Education Cooperative, and Grand Forks Area Teacher Center. Sessions focused on using Google tools and other technologies… Read More »