Media Coverage Summary – Jan. 20

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Jan. 13   Bismarck State College BSC announces President’s Honor Roll for Fall 2016 Mystician adviser recognized by College Media Association Energy Generation Conference set for Jan. 24-26   Dakota College at Bottineau… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Jan. 13

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Jan. 13   Bismarck State College Energy Generation Conference set for Jan. 24-26 BSC announces President’s Honor Roll for Fall 2016   Dakota College at Bottineau Baking for a Better Community   Dickinson… Read More »

O.E.R. initiative noted as success

An initiative to promote Open Educational Resources (OER) throughout the North Dakota University System in 2015-2017 has proven successful. The North Dakota Legislature generously appropriated $110,000 for the initiative, which was reduced to $107,250 by the 2016 allotment. Open Educational Resources are teaching, learning and research materials that have been released under licensing that allows their free… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Jan. 6

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Jan. 6   Bismarck State College Blizzard Bluegrass concerts set for Jan. 13-14   Dakota College at Bottineau Free Basic Sign Language Course Offered at Dakota College at Bottineau   Dickinson State University Fall… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Dec. 30, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Dec. 30   Bismarck State College BookTalk at BSC series kicks off discussions on Jan. 8   Dakota College at Bottineau DCB Staff Receives Award   Dickinson State University President Mitzel to deliver State… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Dec. 23, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Dec. 23   Bismarck State College Holiday Greetings 2016 BSC BookTalk series kicks off discussions on Jan. 8 Partnership offers best-in-class online energy education and training BSC employees honored for years of service… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Dec. 16, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Dec. 16   Bismarck State College The Dakota Interviews   Dakota College at Bottineau Upcoming events at DCB   Dickinson State University Burns tackles writing pedagogy in newly published book Property gifted to… Read More »

New Year, new possibilities

Moving into the New Year, or moving into a new semester, can always be a time of great enthusiasm for many. This is the time of year for campuses to take a short break between semesters, giving students and faculty a chance to breathe a sigh of relief after closing out all the hard work… Read More »

Board reviews budget outlook

State Board of Higher Education updated on fee guidelines, budget impact   Among the many discussions by the State Board of Higher Education’s meeting this week were details on how a proposed 10-percent reduction in budget would affect the North Dakota University System’s 11 colleges and universities. Before hearing the potential impacts, SBHE Chair Kathleen… Read More »

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Just when you think it’s not possible for Regional and Williams County Graduate (WCG) Scholarship recipients to receive anything else, the Williston State College Foundation provides another scholarship to offset the expense of housing. For the next three years beginning fall 2017, students attending WSC as part of the Regional or WCG Scholarship can apply… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Dec. 9, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Dec. 9   Bismarck State College Holiday concert set for Dec. 14 at BSC BSC winter theater production runs through Sunday BSC students freeze for a massive Mannequin Challenge   Dakota College at… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Dec. 2, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Dec. 2   Bismarck State College BSC seeks nominations for outstanding alumni BSC winter theater production opens Dec. 8 The Dakota Interviews focuses on humanities at work in N.D.   Dakota College at… Read More »

VCSU’s Wirth named to Prairie Business ‘40 Under 40’ list

Jamie Wirth, Ph.D., director of the Great Plains STEM Education Center at Valley City State University, has been named to Prairie Business magazine’s 2016 “40 Under 40” list, which recognizes 40 of the top business professionals under the age of 40 in the Dakotas and western Minnesota. Also an assistant professor of mathematics at VCSU,… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Nov. 18, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, Nov. 18   Bismarck State College BSC seeks nominations for outstanding alumni The power of two: Degrees in Power Plant Technology and Business pay off   Dakota College at Bottineau DCB LumberActs Announces… Read More »

Dakota College at Bottineau Campus Successes – November

Paramedic tech program accredited Dakota College at Bottineau is proud to announce accreditation of the Paramedic Technology program. The Paramedic Technology program prepares students for a rewarding opportunity in the growing field of emergency medical services. It is for anyone who has a genuine desire to care for people in an out-of-hospital setting.  Students must… Read More »

Dickinson State University Campus Successes – November

Dickinson State holds “Courageous Conversations” Dickinson State hosted the second “Courageous Conversation” in November. This series of conversations is part of a campus diversity programming initiative to raise awareness and increase understanding. The events, which vary in format, are open to the campus and the Dickinson community. The latest event featured a panel discussion titled… Read More »

Lake Region State College Campus Successes – November

LRSC students earn Phi Theta Kappa honor Tanya Kephart and Hannah Swartz of Lake Region State College were each awarded $1,000 after being selected Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholars. Chosen from more than 1,100 applications worldwide, the scholars receive scholarships of $1,000 each to further their associate degree studies. Independent judges evaluated the applications based… Read More »

Mayville State University Campus Successes – November

MaSU Child Development Programs continues to expand services As of August, MaSU Child Development Programs had opened its Portland Childcare Center, serving about 32 children. This project is in partnership with Sanford Medical in Mayville and GST Special Education Cooperative. The MaSU Child Care Center is also partnering with May-Port CG School District to provide… Read More »

Minot State University Campus Successes – November

MiSU and Polish university partner Minot State University and the University of Lodz, Poland, entered a cooperation between MSU’s Master of Science in management degree program and UL’s MBA program delivered by its Polish-American Management Center. The two universities signed a Memorandum of Understanding Sept. 23, forming the basis for the partnership between the universities.… Read More »

North Dakota State College of Science Campus Successes – November

Higher Learning Commission continues NDSCS Accredited Status NDSCS has been notified that its accredited status by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has been continued. The Institutional Actions Council of the HLC notified the College of this action, which is the result of an ongoing accreditation process. This process included a comprehensive quality review campus visit… Read More »