Media Coverage Summary – Sept. 1

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, September 1   Bismarck State College BSC and VCSU announce collaborative elementary education bachelor’s degree   Dakota College at Bottineau Paramedic Technology Program has Record Enrollment   Dickinson State University “High school loser… Read More »

State Funds Available for Dual Credit Instruction

Instructors of dual credit courses in North Dakota have just been given a financial incentive thanks to the state legislature. Following the authorization of a pilot program offering credit incentive to qualifying instructors earlier this year, funds have now been made available in the form of vouchers from North Dakota University System. These vouchers will… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Aug. 25

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, August 25   Bismarck State College BSC and VCSU announce collaborative elementary education bachelor’s degree   Dakota College at Bottineau Paramedic Technology Program has Record Enrollment   Dickinson State University Dickinson State University… Read More »

Interim Higher Ed Committee meets

Chancellor, institutions provide update to legislators The Interim Legislative Higher Education Committee met this week for its annual post-session meeting with representatives from the North Dakota University System. Following an afternoon session where the legislators heard from Joe Garcia, president of the Western Interstate Council for Higher Education and a tour of Bismarck State College,… Read More »

NDUS launches new initiatives to increase degree completion

North Dakota University System (NDUS) launched the first of two initiatives last fall to increase degree completion in the state. The first initiative was to coordinate a system-wide effort to contact students who had previously enrolled at a NDUS two-year institution, completed a substantial number of credit hours, and had transferred to a four-year institution… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Aug. 18

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, August 18   Bismarck State College BSC and VCSU announce collaborative elementary education bachelor’s degree   Dakota College at Bottineau Paramedic Technology Program has Record Enrollment   Dickinson State University DSU President: ‘We’re… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – August 11

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, August 11   Bismarck State College BSC and VCSU announce collaborative elementary education bachelor’s degree BSC associate professor recognized by Association of Surgical Technologists   Dakota College at Bottineau MSU and DCB Sign… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Aug. 4

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, August 48   Bismarck State College BSC and ND National Guard to host annual Community Fit Fair BSC Business and Office Technology programs and professor receive top honors   Dakota College at Bottineau… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – July 28

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, July 28   Bismarck State College BSC Business and Office Technology programs and professor receive top honors Nursing positions growing quickly in ND   Dakota College at Bottineau DCB Launches TRiO Program  … Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – July 21

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, July 21   Bismarck State College Federal grant creates 18 nuclear energy scholarships at BS BSC president named to national panel rethinking higher ed accreditation BSC faculty and staff receive promotions and excellence… Read More »

Board finalizes Minnesota reciprocity agreement

The State Board of Higher Education met to discuss proposed changes to the Minnesota-North Dakota reciprocity agreement, variations of which have been in place since 1975. Chief Financial Officer Tammy Dolan spoke to some of the history and proposed changes to the longstanding agreement between the two states. According to Dolan, currently Minnesota students pay… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – July 7

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, July 7   Bismarck State College BSC President’s Run set for July 14 Building on their entrepreneurial spirit   Dakota College at Bottineau DCB Student to Study Abroad   Dickinson State University Historic… Read More »

Bismarck State College campus successes

BSC names 611 to President’s Honor Roll In Spring 2017, 611 BSC students were named to the President’s Honor Roll for maintaining at least a 3.50 grade point on a 4.00 scale while enrolled in at least 12 semester hours of classes.   Tech Camps focused on cybersecurity and more BSC held a one-day Tech Camp for middle and high… Read More »

Mayville State University campus successes

MaSU STEM Education programs impact area teachers and students Twenty-seven area K-12 teachers participated in the Educational Engineering Institute at MaSU in June. In addition, STEM College for Kids brought several children, kindergarten through third grade to campus, giving MaSU teacher candidates an opportunity to fulfill their classroom experience requirements through the development of a… Read More »

Minot State University campus successes

Xcel Energy donates to Minot State STEM program students   photo attached Kathy Aas, Xcel Energy community relations manager, presented a $4,000 check to Rick Hedberg, Minot State University vice president for advancement. Xcel Energy’s donation will fund scholarships for students in MSU’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) program.   Minot State University begins construction… Read More »

North Dakota State College of Science campus successes

NDSCS receives $742,567 grant from National Science Foundation NDSCS has been awarded a $742,567 grant from the National Science Foundation to support the North Dakota Welds (NDWelds) Program: Advancing Welding Technician Skills for Students and Training for Educators. Through this project, NDSCS will increase the number of trained and certified welders possessing essential and advanced skills to… Read More »