Category Archives: Campus News

Use this category for blog posts related to new from the various campuses

Dickinson State University campus successes

Third annual Harvest Festival and DSU Family Weekend continues to grow with 2,500 in attendance Dickinson State University (DSU) and the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce hosted the third annual Harvest Festival in conjunction with DSU Family Weekend on Sept. 15, 2018. The event took place on campus at King Pavilion.  

Lake Region State College

Professor earns high honors Randy Olson, Associate Professor with Lake Region State College’s Automotive Technology Program, received high honors at the North Dakota Association of Career and Technical Educators (NDACTE) annual conference. Olson was presented the NDACTE Post-Secondary Teacher of the Year award.  This award recognizes post-secondary educators who are providing excellent career and technical… Read More »

Mayville State University campus successes

Mayville State records enrollment increase for fall semester Mayville State University has recorded a four percent increase in the number of students enrolled for the fall semester of 2018, topping the university’s all-time enrollment record for the seventh-straight year. Headcount enrollment this fall is 1,184 students. This is the eighth enrollment record set in the… Read More »

Minot State University campus successes

Alumni Association honors five with Golden Award, Young Alumni Achievement Award The Minot State University Alumni Association will honor four individuals with the Golden Award and one with the Young Alumni Achievement Award at the 51st Anniversary Dinner. Jay Altringer (‘75), Don Hummel (‘75), Howard Klug (‘80), and Chuck Kramer (‘76) have been chosen for the… Read More »

North Dakota State University campus successes

New endowed scholarship fund established for first-year students Fargo native Bradford Freeman has established a $1.5 million scholarship endowment at NDSU. It will support North Dakota, Minnesota and international students who have solid academic credentials. Freeman scholarships will be available to first-year students and can be renewed for three years. The fund will help talented students complete… Read More »

University of North Dakota campus successes

UND receives $20.3-million, five-year grant to help counter high cancer rates in North and South Dakota The University of North Dakota was awarded a $20.3-million, five-year Clinical and Translational Research grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to work with researchers and medical providers in the Dakotas, including North Dakota State University, the University… Read More »

Valley City State University campus successes

LaFave selected as next VCSU president The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education has selected Alan LaFave, D.M.A., as the next president of Valley City State University. LaFave currently serves as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Northern State University (Aberdeen, S.D.). Also an undergraduate alumnus of Northern State, LaFave joined the faculty… Read More »

Williston State College campus successes

Record Fall Enrollment at WSC Record fall enrollment continues at Williston State College with 1,124 registered students according to census totals released Tuesday, September 18. Of this fall’s enrollees, 893 students are from North Dakota while 124 are from Montana. The remaining 107 come from several other states, Canada, and other countries. Headcount increased by… Read More »

Regular Board meeting includes wealth of topics

Regular Board meeting includes wealth of topics The State Board of Higher Education covered extensive territory this week when it met at Valley City State University for a combined meeting that served as the finale for the VCSU presidential search, and the Board’s regular September update. After a morning spent interviewing the finalists in the… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Sept. 28

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Sept. 28bismarc   Bismarck State College High school juniors and seniors invited to campus Oct. 19   Dakota College at Bottineau Enrollment up at Dakota College at Bottineau Alumni awardees to be acknowledged… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Sept. 21

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Sept. 21   Bismarck State College Bismarck State College freshman enrollment up 6 percent BSC team participates in United Way’s Little Black Dress Campaign   Dakota College at Bottineau Dakota College has Record… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Sept. 14

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Sept. 14   Bismarck State College BSC gets grant for mobile nursing simulation lab BSC Theatre to present plays prepared in 24 hours   Dakota College at Bottineau Student Scholarship Opportunity   Dickinson… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Friday, Aug. 31

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Aug. 31   Bismarck State College Mass Communications student launches BSC’s first sports talk show   Dakota College at Bottineau DCB TRiO Director to Represent State at ASPIRE Institute   Dickinson State University… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Aug. 24

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Aug. 24   Bismarck State College BSC announces President’s Honor Roll for Summer 2018   Dakota College at Bottineau DCB EMS Student Awarded National Scholarship   Dickinson State University Dickinson State’s World Fest… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – August 17

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Aug. 17   Bismarck State College BSC engineering alum helps bring clean drinking water to rural ND   Dakota College at Bottineau Johnson Named to ND Department of Public Instruction Committee   Dickinson… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – August 10

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Aug. 10   Bismarck State College BSC engineering alum helps bring clean drinking water to rural ND   Dakota College at Bottineau Johnson Named to ND Department of Public Instruction Committee   Dickinson… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – July 27

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, July 27   Bismarck State College BSC alum Nathan Kurtti – prepared for every stage of life Colleges Celebrate Successful Completion of Energy Grant   Dakota College at Bottineau Johnson Named to ND… Read More »

Four colleges celebrate completion of an energy grant training more than 4,500 students

Four western North Dakota colleges celebrated the completion of a six-year-long $24 million grant that resulted in thousands of trained individuals ready to fill crucial workforce needs in North Dakota. In 2012 Bismarck State College (BSC), Sitting Bull College (SBC), Turtle Mountain Community College (TMCC) and Williston State College (WSC) partnered to form the TREND… Read More »