Category Archives: Bismarck State College

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 […]

BSC hosts energy conference

TREND consortium receives second round grant The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a second job training grant totaling $9,926,410 to the TREND consortium which includes BSC, WSC, Sitting Bull College and Turtle Mountain Community College. In 2012, the consortium received $14.6 million. The colleges deliver training to participants pursing high-paying, high-skill jobs in western ND. […]

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 […]

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 […]

BSC breaks ground on Communications and Creative Arts Center

BSC breaks ground on Communications and Creative Arts Center BSC broke ground May 20 on its new Communications and Creative Arts Center. The 40,000 square foot Center will bring BSC’s English and Visual Arts departments together into a modern space. It also will replace the library with a 21st century learning commons. BSC graduates 1,001 […]

BSC distance ed now more accessible

BSC distance ed now more accessible – BSC is one of four institutions in ND approved by the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) to join the Midwestern State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (M-SARA) – making distance education courses more accessible to students across state lines.   Janelle Masters receives leadership award – Janelle Masters received the […]

Bismarck State College recieves over $150,000 library grant

BSC receives grant for Library – BSC received a Bremer grant for $166,250 to help construct and equip the Learning Commons/Library portion of the $13.3 million BSC Communications and Creative Arts Center. The grant will help fulfill the $665,000 in special fund requirements that was part of the ND Legislature’s authorization of the project. BSC […]

BSC leader elected vice president of Council of College and Community Educators

Lane Huber named CCME board vice president – Lane Huber, BSC Chief Distance Learning & Military Affairs Officer, was elected vice president of the Council of College and Community Educators (CCME). A membership organization, CCME promotes and provides educational programs and services and facilitates communication between CCME members and the Dept. of Defense educational support […]

100% Exam Pass Rate for 2013 Graduates of BSC’s Associate Degree in Nursing Program

BSC Foundation director receives award – Gordon Binek, executive director of the BSC Foundation, received the Respected Fundraising Professional of the Year award the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Northern Plains Chapter. The award recognizes “a passionate fundraising professional, who exemplifies the highest standards of ethical practice and effectively champions the cause of a nonprofit […]

BSC: Kennedy Legacy Symposium Draws Capacity Crowds

The Kennedy Legacy: 50 Years Later – Capacity crowds took in historians and experts during BSC’s three-day symposium exploring the life and legacy of John F. Kennedy Nov. 5-7. Keynote speaker Clint Hill, former Secret Service agent to Jackie Kennedy, brought in a crowd of 650. More than 300 attended the day events. Dave Clark […]