Category Archives: Mayville State University

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 […]

MaSU’s Sletten represents North Dakota at mathematics and science partnerships conference

Sletten represents North Dakota at mathematics and science partnerships conference MaSU faculty member and P-16 STEM coordinator, Sarah Sletten, was recently North Dakota’s state leader representative at the Department of Education’s Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) Conference in Washington, D.C. She presented MaSU’s MSP project in the poster session during the general conference.   RN […]

MaSU residence halls near capacity

Residence halls near capacity MaSU residence halls are filled to 93% of capacity, up for 82% last year. This coincides with Mayville State’s continued enrollment increases. The number of students enrolled on the first day of classes for fall semester was at 1,066, a new record for the first day of fall semester. MSU Foundation […]

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, […]

MaSU Collegiate DECA students compete on international stage

MaSU Collegiate DECA students compete on international stage Fifteen MaSU Collegiate DECA students participated in the International Career Development Conference in Washington, D.C. April 22-27. Several were recognized for their individual performance, and the chapter as a whole received high commendations. The annual conference provides an opportunity for national and international students to compete against […]

Student organizations raise money for Mayville State employee battling cancer

Student organizations raise money for Mayville State employee battling cancer – MaSU Student Senate, along with other campus organizations, sponsored a pancake breakfast and raised thousands of dollars to help defray medical expenses for Sandy Popiela, an MaSU employee who is battling cancer. Ms. Sandy, as she affectionately known, has been a mainstay in the […]

New volunteer group at Mayville State University logs more than 400 hours of service

MaSU volunteer group logs 400+ service hours – A new student group at MaSU, the Cometeers, is giving MaSU’s tradition of personal service new life. The Cometeers promote volunteer service of MaSU students by reaching out to the campus and beyond. Since August, members of the group have logged more than 400 hours of volunteer […]

MaSU’s spring enrollment surpasses 1,000 students for first time ever

Mayville State University’s enrollment has surpassed the 1,000-student-mark for the first time ever in a spring semester. With 1,020 students enrolled, the current headcount is 4.0% higher than last spring semester. The number of dual credit students has increased 24.4% over last spring, and the numbers of degree-seeking and non-degree-seeking students are up, at 8.6% […]

MaSU Child Development Program’s Head Start Earns Perfect Review

The MaSU Child Development Program’s Head Start and Early Head Start earned a perfect review when the Administration of Children and Families conducted a tri-annual monitoring in October. The monitoring team saw no areas of non-compliance or deficiencies. The comprehensive program serves more than 300 children across Traill, Steele, Griggs, Nelson, and Grand Forks Counties. […]

Kyle Beckstead ’09

Kyle Beckstead started at Mayville State in 2005 and graduated in 2009 with a degree in physical education, psychology minor. He is current teaching physical education at Grand Forks Central High School, and is the head baseball coach and freshman football coach. He has begun a master’s program, setting his sights on becoming a principal […]

MaSU: Renovation of Northwest Hall Nearly Complete

Renovation of Mayville State’s historic Northwest Hall is nearly complete. The building has been transformed for use as Mayville State’s first alumni center and has been named the Edson & Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership Center. The official grand opening will be held in June of 2014, in conjunction with the university’s 125th anniversary Alumni […]