Category Archives: Campus News

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

Dakota College at Bottineau campus successes

DCB Recognizes the First LEAP Graduates Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) is proud to announce the first LEAP (Leading to Education and Advanced Preparation) program graduates. Designed for high schools, LEAP allows high school students to earn a Certificate of College Studies alongside their high school diploma. This spring DCB graduates seven students from this… Read More »

Dickinson State University campus successes

Bowditch and Hicks speak at 2018 commencement ceremony Dickinson State University students Carlie Bowditch and Mackenzie Hicks addressed the graduates at the 98th spring commencement ceremony Saturday, May 12, during which the University awarded 168 baccalaureate degrees and 34 associate degrees. Bowditch, from Sylvania, Saskatchewan, Canada, is the daughter of Ryan and Joline Bowditch. She graduated… Read More »

Lake Region State College campus successes

Tande earns excellence in education honor A trailblazer in providing students free, online textbooks; coordinator of study abroad adventures; and innovator in curriculum development has been recognized with Lake Region State College’s annual teaching excellence award. Teresa Tande, Lake Region State College Associate Professor of English, Communications, and Humanities, has been awarded the Excellence in Education… Read More »

Mayville State University campus successes

First MaSU MAT graduates participate in spring commencement The first graduates of MaSU’s first-ever master’s degree program, the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), participated in the spring commencement ceremony. The online program provides a graduate-level teacher preparation program for non-teaching bachelor’s degree graduates seeking to become licensed teachers in North Dakota, and directly impacts… Read More »

Minot State University campus successes

Minot State holds 104th Commencement Minot State University held its 104th Commencement Exercise for Master’s, Bachelors, and Associate degree candidates May 11 at the Minot State Dome. Roger Looyenga, ’68, gave the alumni address, while students Juria (Bigelow) Wiechmann and Jordan Torgunrud were featured speakers. Minot State Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dr. David Rolandson;… Read More »

North Dakota State College of Science campus successes

NDSCS Holds Commencement Ceremony NDSCS awarded degrees, diplomas and certificates to graduates from Wahpeton, Fargo and online programs on Friday, May 11 in the Ed Werre Arena located in the Clair T. Blikre Activities Center on the Wahpeton campus. Six hundred ninety students were scheduled to graduate.   NDSCS RN programs receive initial accreditation The Accreditation Commission for… Read More »

North Dakota State University campus successes

NDSU’s four-year graduation rate increases 10 percent NDSU’s commencement ceremonies were held May 12, with 2,300 students eligible to participate. The university’s efforts to improve graduation rates showed positive results, with a 10 percent increase in the four-year graduation rate for first-time, full-time students between the fall 2013 and fall 2008 classes.   NDSU students receive prestigious… Read More »

University of North Dakota campus successes

UND Space Studies completes fifth NASA-funded mission in Lunar Mars Habitat The University of North Dakota’s Inflatable Lunar Mars Habitat (ILMH) held three UND-affiliated volunteers for the first weeks of May to complete the fifth NASA-funded mission of its kind. Pablo de Leon, faculty member in the Space Studies program, directs the UND Human Spaceflight… Read More »

Valley City State University campus successes

VCSU spring commencement held May 12 VCSU held its 126th spring commencement exercises Saturday morning, May 12, in W.E. Osmon Fieldhouse. A total of 174 students—155 undergraduates and 19 graduate students—were candidates for degrees in the spring 2018 term. Interim President Margaret Dahlberg directed the ceremony, and Don Morton, chair of the North Dakota State Board of Higher… Read More »

Williston State College campus successes

Housing Costs Drop at WSC WSC has reduced its double occupancy rates for Frontier Hall to $2,000 per semester and also provides housing scholarships. WSC offers a Regional Housing Scholarship for $1,000 per semester and an Out-of-Region Housing Scholarship is also available. “We have listened to what our students are saying; ‘Affordable housing coupled with affordable academics… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Friday, May 18

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, May 18   Bismarck State College BSC faculty and staff receive promotions and excellence awards BSC hosts tech camp for middle and high school students   Dakota College at Bottineau Wildlife of ND… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – May 11

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, May 11   Bismarck State College BSC to celebrate 78th commencement High school juniors and seniors invited to campus June 8 BSC Carpentry open house showcases student-built home Summer Training Opportunities Available  … Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – April 27

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, April 27   Bismarck State College BSC Holocaust remembrance event shines light on a North Dakotan’s heroism BSC honors Alumnus of the Year   Dakota College at Bottineau Vandal Inducted Into Honor Society… Read More »

Bismarck State College campus successes

Kat Perkins to speak at BSC Commencement National recording artist Kat Perkins will be the guest speaker at BSC’s 78thCommencement on Friday, May 11. Perkins grew up in Scranton, N.D., and is best known for her success on season 6 of NBC’s The Voice, and her performances across the country since then. Perkins promises to leave graduates with… Read More »

Dickinson State University campus successes

Celebration of Scholars event highlights student research Dickinson State held the annual Celebration of Scholars event Saturday, April 21, on the University’s campus. Celebration of Scholars is a conference where DSU students are encouraged to showcase and present their original, scholarly work either as a poster presentation, oral presentation, fine arts performance or fine arts… Read More »

Lake Region State College campus successes

LRSC Peace Officer graduation A group of 10 peace officers are prepared to join the North Dakota workforce. Lake Region State College Peace Officer Training program held its 89th class graduation April 26th at Minot State University. Lake Region State College and the Criminal Justice Department at Minot State University created a partnership so Criminal Justice… Read More »

Mayville State University

Multicultural Showcase held at Mayville State The MaSU Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a week-long schedule of activities that facilitated a celebration of diversity for the MaSU campus and community April 15 to 20. Events included presentations by international students, art projects, and more.   MaSU hosts memorable STEM Carnival MaSU hosted a very… Read More »

Minot State University campus successes

MSU students, alumnae, faculty earn Sevareid Awards Minot State University alumnae Alexus Arthur, students Leif Bakken, Kayle Borner, and Nolan Axten, and professor Neil Roberts all earned Eric Sevareid Awards at the Midwest Broadcast Journalist Association Conference March 31-April 1 in Bloomington, Minn. Arthur, who graduated in December and currently works for KX News, captured a… Read More »