Monthly Archives: November 2018

Media Coverage Summary – Nov. 16

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Nov. 16

 

Bismarck State College
BSC presents chamber ensembles in concert
 

Dakota College at Bottineau
Dakota College Library Offers Free Patron Access to Ancestry Library Edition
 

Dickinson State University
Everyday Heroes: DSU student athletes save the day for 7-year-old superfan
Dickinson State celebrates Native American Heritage Month
Dickinson State participates in Veterans Day ceremonies
 

Lake Region State College
Clementich recognized as “Community Star”
 

Mayville State University
Statements and plans will lead Mayville State down the path of endless possibilities
Veterans Day is the perfect time to remember a loved one at the Military Honor Garden
 

Minot State University
Bland branches out on her own
Division of Music presents Stayin’ Alive Canada
Minot State finalizes rededication of WWI Memorial
 

North Dakota State College of Science
Daily News: Spectacle at NDSCS for three performances only
 

North Dakota State University
Extension program helps create soil and water conservation leaders
https://www.ndsu.edu/news/view/detail/35664/
https://www.ndsu.edu/news/view/detail/35668/
 

University of North Dakota
The way North: UND faculty teach in Norway
Q&A: Catching up with Mark Chipman
Hot and cold
Prepared for the unknown
Mark Chipman: Soaring success, grounded humility
 

Valley City State University
Kindergarten at the Campus School
 

Williston State College
Pat Goldhahn to Speak at WSC
 

North Dakota University System
NDSU Staff Profile – Skoy

NDSU Staff Profile – Skoy

What were some of the best memories from your time back on campus? Chances are, they may have involved some type of extracurricular pursuit or maybe intramural sport, perhaps a student rally around a major holiday or local event, or another of the countless activities organized by your campus.

And, chances are, they were influenced in part by people like Matt Skoy.

Skoy currently serves as the Director for Student Activities at North Dakota State University, where he’s been since 2017. His time at NDSU has focused on ensuring students get the most out of their time at the university. Before he served as director, he was the department’s Associate Director. Prior to that, he served as the Assistant Director for Service Learning and Civic Engagement. Prior to employment at NDSU, Skoy received a football scholarship to NDSU, where he participated in varsity athletics as a student student-athlete and completed his undergraduate degree in Business Administration. He then went on to Iowa State University to complete his Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration. Currently, Skoy is in the process of completing his Doctoral degree in Education with an emphasis in Intuitional Analysis from NDSU.

Suffice it to say, if you’re a student at NDSU and you’re looking for something to do, Skoy and his department of five professional staff, five graduate assistants, and 22 student staff can help you find your way.

“Every day I get the privilege of working with this wonderful team,” Skoy said. “We all work together to serve students and provide quality co-curricular experiences to aid in student development.”

Working with a great team can set the foundation for a tremendous work experience. For Skoy, that’s certainly been the case. Having the opportunity to keep students engaged is another.

“I appreciate the students and staff I get the chance to work with on a daily basis,” he noted. “The staff care so much about the well-being of students. Their passion for student success is contagious. I am grateful to be part of this team. The students are also amazing! NDSU students are excited to learn and are constantly working on professional and personal growth and development.”

Through the years, Skoy has witnessed plenty of organizational and staffing changes.

“This can be a challenge, but more importantly an opportunity to approach our profession through a new lens,” he noted. “During times of transition, the opportunity to reevaluate process and structure becomes paramount. In the midst of change, I know our team will work through the change with grace and humility with our focus always on students. This is why I tend to view change and challenges as opportunities for growth.”

Through the challenges, he’s managed to keep a great attitude. So great that he was honored earlier this year with the Mary McCannel Gunkelman Recognition Award. The award is given to the person whose work focuses on created a “welcoming and happy atmosphere on campus.”

Skoy notes that family and faith are the most important things in his life, giving him a solid footing from which to move forward.

“My church and spiritual journey is the foundation of my life,” he said. “My family is the bedrock of my life, and the quest for growth and development in others and myself wakes me up every morning.”

Media Coverage Summary – Nov. 9

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Nov. 9

 

Bismarck State College
BSC presents concert to honor veterans
K-20W team nominated for Roaming Bison Award
 

Dakota College at Bottineau
Dakota College Library Offers Free Patron Access to Ancestry Library Edition
 

Dickinson State University
TRHLP raises over $1,000 for Dickinson Backpack Program
McBee And McGoey highlight pedagogy and politics at SCMLA conference
TRHLP plans Blue Hawk Breakout escape room experience
Dickinson State’s Laurie Karie works to help end domestic violence
Meet Ashley Tillman: Career Development & Disability Services Specialist
Dickinson State student organizations prepare and encourage community to vote
Mind’s Eye Art Gallery displays annual DSU Community Arts & Crafts Show
Video: Dickinson Community Volunteer – Meet Sovi Herring
 

Lake Region State College
Two to be inducted at LRSC’S Hall of Fame
Precision Ag attends national FFA
 

Mayville State University
Alumni, veterans honored during the MSU Alumni Association’s 2018 homecoming
 

Minot State University
Nadeau driven to succeed
Baerlocher stays busy 
Minot State to honor veterans with 5th annual Veterans Week
 

North Dakota State College of Science
Distinct style of industry and art promoted this year at NDSCS
 

North Dakota State University
NDSU Extension teams honored for program excellence
NDSU Alpha Gamma Delta alumni spread holiday cheer
NDSU Challey School of Music announces November faculty recitals
Agriculturists work to control spread of Palmer amaranth
https://www.ndsu.edu/experience/diabetes_breath_analyzer
https://www.ndsu.edu/news/view/detail/35611/
 

University of North Dakota
Promise kept
Celebration time
Foster–ing success
‘Hawkish’ affairs between U.S. and China
Designing woman: Camilla Morrison
 

Valley City State University
VCSU to offer Bachelor of Applied Science in Management degree
 

Williston State College
WSC Student Excels in ALEKS
 

North Dakota University System
NDUS cited as positive example of financial reporting

Media Coverage Summary – Nov. 2

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Nov. 2

 

Bismarck State College
Learn about health careers and education at informational session
BSC Music department kicks off fall concert series with three concerts
What college students need to know to vote in the 2018 mid-term election
Presentation explores WWI through the music
 

Dakota College at Bottineau
Dakota College Library Offers Free Patron Access to Ancestry Library Edition
 

Dickinson State University
Heart River Writers’ Circle welcomes Bismarck poet Bonnie Staiger
DSU hosts 61st annual Northern Plains Music Festival
Dickinson State to celebrate International Education Week
Alumni Spotlight: Dickinson native and applied chemistry Ph.D. candidate Erin Bertelsen ’16
DSU ranked eighth in College Consensus’ 100 Most Affordable Colleges and Universities
Seventh annual Opportunities in Agriculture to be held at BAC
DSU Soar Center to host Internship Fair Nov. 8
Hawk’s Perch – October 2018
Blue Hawk Supporter – October 2018
Wohletz invited to present recital at national music conference
 

Lake Region State College
Two to be inducted at LRSC’S Hall of Fame
Precision Ag attends national FFA
 

Mayville State University
Alumni, veterans honored during the MSU Alumni Association’s 2018 homecoming
 

Minot State University
INBRE 16 continues to excel
Minot State hosts 40th annual Northwest Festival of Music
Minot State to host traditional Crow Indian doll maker
Preview Day set for Saturday
 

North Dakota State College of Science
NDSCS Performing Arts Department to present its fall play: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe
 

North Dakota State University
NDSU Challey School of Music presents Madrigal dinner and Handel’s Messiah
NDSU Extension honorary organization presents awards
Meehan named Communicator of the Year at NDSU Extension
https://www.inforum.com/incoming/912282-Vocations-Archivist-preserving-history-at-NDSU
https://www.ndsu.edu/news/view/detail/35476/
https://www.ndsu.edu/news/view/detail/35438/
https://www.ndsu.edu/news/view/detail/35436/
 

University of North Dakota
Legacy at heart
Reconciliation through giving
Leading by example
Halloween and UND
Lookin’ back on Halloweens of old
 

Valley City State University
VCSU Foundation provides record $1.623 million scholarship allocation
 

Williston State College
WSC Student Excels in ALEKS
 

North Dakota University System
NDUS cited as positive example of financial reporting