Category Archives: Campus News

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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; […]

WSC to Host Nationally Known Speaker for Women’s Expo

Steven’s Hall renovation update The Stevens Hall Renovation is currently ahead of schedule and is expected to be completed in the next few months. The completion of this project will put students, faculty, staff, and administration back into WSC’s main academic building by or before the end of this fall semester.   WSC to host […]

UND breaks ground for new School of Medicine and Health Sciences building

  The University of North Dakota broke ground for the new $122 million School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) building Thursday, June 12, 3 p.m.  Taking part in the groundbreaking with UND President Robert Kelley and UND Vice President for Health Affairs and Dean of the UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences Joshua […]

Alumni Spotlight: UND Grad Generously Gives Back

Linda (Olson) Pancrantz, ’76, grew up in Grand Forks and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from UND, graduating with honors. She also attended Executive Development programs at the JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. Today, Pancratz is Chairman and CEO […]

DCB Enhances Horticulture Center

College Enhances Horticulture Center Dakota College will begin construction this summer on a wash/pack facility that will complement its Entrepreneurial Center for Horticulture. The wash/pack facility will help deliver an important part of the center’s mission which is to demonstrate value added production and growing techniques. It supplements the seven high tunnel greenhouses that were […]

95 Percent of DSU Grads in ND Employed in Oil-Impacted Counties

Old Field Impact Located in the epicenter of North Dakota’s energy development, DSU alumni are continuing to anchor their communities through many contributions, including energy-related initiatives. According to DSU graduate exit survey information from consecutive academic years 2011 through the fall of 2013, nearly three quarters or 74 percent of DSU graduates are working in […]

LRSC receives Otto Bremer Foundation grant

LRSC receives Otto Bremer Foundation grant A $250,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation will enhance nursing education at Lake Region State College. Funds from the award will support “Upwards with Learning Labs for Life” that will enable LRSC to provide accessible, timely, and appropriate clinical educational opportunities for healthcare students and workers in northeast […]

Minot Sertoma Club Pledges $100,000 to MiSU Foundation

Minot Sertoma Club pledges $100,000 to MiSU foundation Continuing a tradition of supporting Minot State University speech and hearing efforts, Mylan Sand, Minot Sertoma Club president, presented $28,000 to Marv Semrau, MSU vice president for advancement. Minot Sertoma Club pledged $100,000 to the MSU Development Foundation to enhance the Minot Sertoma Club Scholarship fund and […]

NDSCS receives The College of Tomorrow Award

NDSCS holds Commencement Ceremony The North Dakota State College of Science awarded degrees, diplomas and certificates to 710 Wahpeton, Fargo and online graduates this year from 17 states and three international countries. Commencement took place on Friday, May 16 in the Ed Werre Arena located in the Clair T. Blikre Activities Center.   NDSCS President […]

Groundbreaking ceremony held for NDSU STEM Building

Groundbreaking ceremony held for NDSU STEM Building NDSU held a groundbreaking ceremony May 22 for the new STEM Classroom and Lab Building. The state-funded building will house classrooms, labs and study areas, with a focus on science, technology, engineering and math-related courses. The building is scheduled to be completed by spring 2016.   N.D. high […]