Category Archives: Dakota College at Bottineau

End of an Era – Grosz looks back

For four decades one face familiar to many has served faithfully at the Dakota College at Bottineau, recruiting students, administering policies, aiding his DCB team and family, and doing everything he could to ensure campus-wide successes. And now, Dr. Ken Grosz, the Campus Dean at DCB will be retiring after 15 years in leadership at… Read More »

Dakota College at Bottineau Campus Successes – April

DCB AND DSU COLLABORATION: Dakota College at Bottineau and Dickinson State University have successfully collaborated on a $272,500 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture. The thrust of the grant is to add specialty crop production into DSU’s agriculture curriculum and also to allow DCB’s associate degree graduates to seamlessly transfer into DSU’s agriculture… Read More »

Dakota College at Bottineau Campus Successes – March

DCB PHOTOGRAPHY STUDENTS TO BE PUBLISHED: Two DCB Photography students will be published in a national photography book. Samantha Pedie of Bottineau, ND, and Tonya Slaubaugh of Mylo, ND, were selected as finalists, from over 17,000 entries, in the Photographer’s FORUM national college photo contest. They will be published in a national hard cover edition… Read More »

Dakota College at Bottineau Legislative Priorities

The preeminent budget priority for Dakota College at Bottineau is to realize the executive recommendation of providing 4 percent salary adjustments and meeting the cost increases for the health insurance plan. In an increasingly difficult environment in which to recruit qualified faculty and staff, it’s very important for the college to get closer to market… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

DCB Awarded Specialty Crop Grant

DCB Awarded Specialty Crop Grant Dakota College has been notified that it has been awarded a $52,000 specialty crop grant from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture. The grant will be utilized by DCB’s Entrepreneurial Center for Horticulture to meet a need for food safety training for vegetable and fruit growers   DCB Hosts Tech… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

DCB grad receives NJCAA Achievement Award

DCB grad receives NJCAA Achievement Award – Dustin Penner, a 2002 DCB graduate, has received the National Junior College Athletic Association’s Achievement Award. The award is given to those who have displayed outstanding athletic ability in national, olympic, or international competition, and who possess excellent ethical character. Dustin has played in the National Hockey League… Read More »

Dakota College at Bottineau named one of America’s Top Military-Friendly Schools

DCB named military-friendly school – Dakota College at Bottineau was named by the Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities as one of America’s Top Military-Friendly Schools for 2014. Grad to receive DCB Conservation Award – Mr. Dennis Nelson, a Dakota College graduate and President and CEO of the Project WET Foundation, will receive the College’s Conservation… Read More »

Three DCB DECA members to compete at national competition

The Dakota College DECA Club qualified three of its members to compete in the National DECA event to be held in Washington, D.C. later this spring. The regional competition at which they qualified was held in Fargo on February 9, 10, and 11. Student members Cody Brooks and Cody Milliken placed 1st in the Sports… Read More »

Bottineau Children’s Academy: A Joint Venture Between DCB & Economic Development Corporation

Construction has begun on the Bottineau Children’s Academy – a cooperative venture between Bottineau’s Economic Development Corporation and DCB. Targeted opening for the center is June, 2014. The facility will have capacity to serve 51 children and will include a pre-school program. The building is located on DCB property, thus will provide easy access for… Read More »