Category Archives: Campus News

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BSC and partners receive $9.9 million grant

BSC and partners receive $9.9 million grant The Training for Regional Energy in North Dakota (TREND) Consortium, led by BSC, has received a $9.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to support technical programs related to energy, transportation and construction. Other colleges in TREND include Williston State, Sitting Bull College, and Turtle Mountain […]

DCB teacher chosen for NASA education team

DCB teacher chosen for NASA education team NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement, or GPM, mission recently completed a competitive process to select 25 teachers from around the world for its Master Teacher Program. Among those chosen was Angie Bartholomay, assistant professor of physical sciences at Dakota College at Bottineau. Ms. Bartholomay and her students will gather […]

Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library at DSU publishes 25,000th item

Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library publishes 25,000th item The Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library at DSU celebrated its third anniversary Nov. 14 by publishing its 25,000th item online at www.theodorerooseveltcenter.org. The most-recent published items include a thank-you letter to Minnesota Congressman Charles Lindbergh — father of the famous aviator — an endorsement of a Massachusetts law restricting the hunting […]

ESPB grants MaSU interim program approval for B.S. degree in special education

ESPB grants MaSU interim program approval for B.S. degree in special education MaSU has received interim program approval from the Education Standards and Practices Board (ESPB) for a B.S. degree in special education. The program is the first undergraduate special education strategist degree available in North Dakota. All core classes within the special education area […]

November: A month of diversity and awareness at MiSU

November: A month of diversity and awareness The month of November was filled with diversity and awareness. It began with Minot State University’s Veterans Center recognizing veterans during Veterans Awareness Week (Nov. 3-10). The center brought speakers and representatives from veteran agencies and service organizations to share information with student-veterans. MiSU’s Native American Cultural Awareness […]

North Dakota State College of Science named STEM Job Approved College

North Dakota State College of Science named STEM Job Approved College NDSCS recently announced that the College was named to the 2015 STEM Jobs™ Approved Colleges list by Victory Media. This inaugural list is the first of its kind to rate universities, colleges, community colleges and trade schools on their responsiveness and relevance to high-demand, high-growth […]

UND student engineering team wins national UAS competition

$1 million impact gift supports UND engineering college’s Collaborative Energy Complex The University of North Dakota College of Engineering and Mines announced a $1 million impact gift to support its Collaborative Energy Complex.  UND alums Robert and Kristine Solberg used matched dollars from the North Dakota Higher Education Challenge Fund. UND student engineering team wins […]

VCSU’s online programs ranked high in quality, value

VCSU’s online programs ranked high in quality, value VCSU’s online Master’s of Education (M.Ed.) program concentrations in technology and education, teaching and technology, and library and information technologies were ranked No. 6 in TopMastersInEducation.com’s annual “Best Value” rankings for online Master’s in Educational Technology degree programs based on cost, quality and accreditation. Affordable Colleges Online […]

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 […]