Media Coverage Summary – March 31

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, March 31   Bismarck State College BSC ArtsQuest kicks off with exhibit fusing art and science Financial aid opportunities available for students attending BSC this summer   Dakota College at Bottineau Leap into… Read More »

Board reviews “guns on campus” policy

Legislative agendas high on SBHE discussion   Among the many topics discussed at the most recent State Board of Higher Education meeting were guns on campuses and a study on the reorganization of two-year campuses to gain efficiencies and provide a more seamless transition from K-12 to higher education. Early in the meeting the Board… Read More »

Campuses showcased for legislature

Biennial event highlights campuses   All of the North Dakota University System’s public colleges and universities brought their best students, faculty and programs to Bismarck this week for the biennial NDUS Legislative Showcase. Joining the 11 campuses was UND’s School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Council of College Faculty, North Dakota Student Association and… Read More »

Faculty recognized at showcase

Biennial event offers a pedestal for campuses and professors   Some of the North Dakota University System’s most technologically-innovative faculty were recognized this week during the NDUS Legislative Showcase. The event offered legislators and members of the public a full day’s view into professors and programs highlighted by the system’s 11 public colleges and universities.… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – March 24

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, March 24   Bismarck State College BSC Theatre presents Broadway’s longest running American show “Chicago”   Dakota College at Bottineau DCB to host Science Olympiad   Dickinson State University DSU students’ artwork to… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – March 17

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, March 17   Bismarck State College BSC’s Huber takes reins of national military council BSC to host open house for those interested in energy careers   Dakota College at Bottineau DCB Announces Spring… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – March 10

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, March 10   Bismarck State College BSC students named to the 2017 All-North Dakota Academic Team Mystics open their baseball season in Arizona honoring a lost teammate BSC ‘Sing Appeal’ features Six Appeal… Read More »

NDUS spring enrollment numbers out

Numbers comparable to spring 2016 term throughout system Student body numbers have remained relatively consistent compared to last year at the same time throughout the North Dakota University System, a new report shows. While five-year trends are down by two percent overall, that number amounts to roughly 100 students from an overall student population of… Read More »

Students Named to the 2017 All-North Dakota Academic Team

Twelve North Dakota community college students have been named to the 2017 All-North Dakota Academic Team, which recognizes the academic achievements of community college students. The students were honored at a dinner and awards ceremony on Tuesday, March 7, at Bismarck State College. Monsignor James Shea, president of the University of Mary, was the keynote… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – March 3

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, March 3   Bismarck State College BSC creative team brings home gold and silver in national competitions BookTalk at BSC finishes up on March 5   Dakota College at Bottineau Agriculture Author to… Read More »

Bismarck State College campus successes

Delivery of CTE programs in Dickinson explored In an effort to expand learning and career opportunities, and deepen the regional employment pipeline, BSC, DSU and Dickinson Public Schools are exploring collaborative delivery of for-credit CTE programs in Dickinson. Currently, CTE courses are offered to DHS students, but the courses don’t lead to college credit.  … Read More »

Dickinson State University campus successes

DSU’s BS in HR Management wins 2017 LEAD award Dickinson State University’s Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resource Management was recently recognized as the number one degree program with emphasis on human resources by HR.com and received a 2017 LEAD award in the undergraduate programs category. The LEAD Awards celebrate organizations globally that have… Read More »

Lake Region State College campus successes

The 2017 Kennedy Center’s American College Theatre Festival featured Lake Region State College students and faculty.  LRSC received commendation in three categories for work in the production Five Women Wearing the Same Dress: Directing – Casey Paradies Costume, Hair and Makeup – Hannah Hardcastle Publicity and Poster Design – Paige Prekker The American College Theatre Festival… Read More »

Mayville State University campus successes

MaSU awarded grant for research project dealing with socio-economic change in rural Japan MaSU has been awarded an “ASIANetwork Freeman Student-Faculty Fellows” (SSF) grant. Faculty mentors Dr. Aaron Kingsbury and Professor Lonamalia Smith and six MaSU students will conduct research in Japan for their project, “The future of the back roads and little farm towns… Read More »

Minot State University campus successes

Darwin Day focused on science and humanity Darwin Day, a global celebration of science and reason which focuses on how living creatures evolve, returned to Minot State University Feb. 9-10. Harry W. Greene, renowned naturalist and Cornell University professor emeritus, opened Darwin Day with his presentation, “Natural history, ethics, and aesthetics: Why should we care… Read More »

University of North Dakota campus successes

UND Honors Faculty, Staff at 134th Annual Founders Day The University of North Dakota honored faculty and academic departments for achievements in teaching, research and service, and honored 100 retirees and 39 faculty and staff with 25 years of service at the 134th Annual Founders Day Feb. 23.  http://blogs.und.edu/und-today/2017/02/fond-farewells-for-founders-day/   UND Saving Students Estimated $3… Read More »

Valley City State College campus successes

N.D. teacher of the year records podcast on teacher recruitment/retention A podcast recorded by alumna Amy (Ashley) Neal ’96, 2016 North Dakota Teacher of the Year, is featured on the NWEA (Northwest Evaluation Association) website at www.nwea.org/blog/2017/podcast-amy-neal-2016-north-dakota-teacher-year/. Neal, who teaches kindergarten at Lewis and Clark Elementary in Minot, N.D., speaks about teacher recruitment and retention,… Read More »

Williston State College campus successes

College Selected for Mentor-Connect Program In an effort to improve WSC’s grant opportunities WSC’s Petroleum Automation and Control Program was recently accepted into the National Science Foundation (NSF) Mentor-Connect Program. An outreach initiative, Mentor-Connect provides leadership development for the National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education Program (ATE).   Record Breaking Enrollment Continues at WSC Williston… Read More »