Envision 2030 enters new phase

An ongoing strategic initiative of the North Dakota University System has entered into a new phase. Envision 2030 began as an educational summit in May of 2016. The summit brought education-minded individuals and leaders together during a daylong event that helped set the tone for higher education in North Dakota. Following a morning’s worth of… Read More »

WSC Reacts to Miller Appointment

On Tuesday morning, it seemed like business as usual at WSC, where employees assisted students with registration for the fall semester. What was unusual were the occasional breaks employees took to watch a livestream of the State Board of High Education (SBHE) meeting, where the group of citizens appointed by the governor to set policy… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – June 23

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, June 23   Bismarck State College True to her word(s)   Dakota College at Bottineau Bakken U Scholarship Application Now Open   Dickinson State University DSU’s Moberg invited to attend NexT retreat Roughrider… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – June 16

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, June 16   Bismarck State College BSC recognizes oustanding student achievements BSC offers free Summer Ag Academy for high school students Program pays energy students for job experience training   Dakota College at… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – June 9

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, June 9   Bismarck State College BSC announces President’s Honor Roll for Spring 2017 High school juniors and seniors invited to campus June 9 BSC recognizes students named to Who’s Who Among Students… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – June 2

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, June 2   Bismarck State College Conversation focuses on education and assimilation of Native Americans   Dakota College at Bottineau DCB’s Mawby Receives FSMA Produce Rule Lead Trainer Status   Dickinson State University… Read More »

Bakken U scholarship application now open

Applications are now open for more than $25,000 in scholarships that have been announced under the North Dakota University System’s BakkenU initiative. Now entering its third year, the NDUS Foundation has awarded $15,000 in BakkenU scholarships while the five BakkenU institutions have made several additional awards. Candidates for the scholarship include current or former workers… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – May 19

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, May 19   Bismarck State College High school juniors and seniors invited to campus June 9 Join BSC and Mystic ballplayers for BSC Night with the Larks   Dakota College at Bottineau DCB… Read More »

Bismarck State College campus successes

Student-produced newscast aired live May 11 BSC’s Comm 292 class aired its TV show, MystiCast, live on May 11. MystiCast is a bimonthly video news broadcast program recorded and posted online. Every episode is entirely student driven. Past MystiCast episodes along with bonus interviews and other clips are available at bscmysticmedia.com   BSC honors alumni Bismarck legislator… Read More »

Dakota College at Bottineau campus successes

Microsoft industry certification exam challenged Six DCB students enrolled in Business Information Technology courses successfully challenged the Microsoft Industry Certification Exam. This exam validates students’ skills and assists in advancing their careers.  The students will receive a certificate from Microsoft, which allows them to cite this achievement on scholarship applications and resumes’.   Dakota College… Read More »

Dickinson State University campus successes

McGill and Caperton named DSU’s 2017 Outstanding Graduates Jalyn McGill and Tesla Caperton were named Dickinson State University’s 2017 Outstanding Graduates at the Outstanding Graduate Luncheon held Friday, May 12, in the Student Center Ballroom. The Outstanding Graduate Award is the highest honor bestowed on two graduating seniors by the university. McGill and Caperton were… Read More »

Lake Region State College campus successes

Business programs open doors at LRSC Business-related programs at Lake Region State College now have more options for students looking at advancing career options or transferring for higher degrees. The State Board of Higher Education approved a change in the Associate in Arts Degree for Accounting & Business Administration to an Associate in Arts Degree… Read More »

Mayville State University campus successes

MaSU students in Belize for study abroad experience Nine MaSU students and their faculty advisor are in Belize from May 14-28 as part of the “International Perspectives in Health” course. The group is fully immersed in the culture and living with local families. They’re sharing their health education projects and providing health screenings and community… Read More »

Minot State University campus successes

MiSU Development Foundation completed successful capital campaign In 2009, the Minot State University Development Foundation embarked on “Our Place, Our Time,” a $26 million capital campaign to raise significant funds to support students, university programs and facilities. The campaign concluded Dec. 31, 2016, exceeding its goal, raising $31.2 million from alumni and friends of the… Read More »

North Dakota State College of Science campus successes

NDSCS Honors Barb Bang and Max Reinke NDSCS honored Barbara Bang as Dean Emerita and Max Reinke as Faculty Emeritus at the College’s Commencement ceremony on May 12. Bang was an associate professor and department chair for 25 years and served as the Dean of the Technologies and Services Division for 17 years. Reinke spent… Read More »

North Dakota State University campus successes

Students create early detection method for cancer Graduate students Fataneh Karandish and James Froberg earned first place in the service category of NDSU’s annual innovation competition. Their innovation is a microchip that responds to the presence of pancreatic cancer cells in a single drop of blood when exposed to an electric current. It could become… Read More »

University of North Dakota campus successes

UND Awarded First Part of $3.8 Million Program to Combat Addiction The University of North Dakota was awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Center for Substance Abuse Treatment program for the first year of what is hoped to be a five-year, $3.8 million program to combat addiction.  Nearly $775,… Read More »

Valley City State University campus successes

VCSU student Ernst presents research in D.C. Niklas Ernst, a VCSU social science student, participated in the Council on Undergraduate Research’s 21st annual Posters on the Hill event in Washington, D.C. April 25–26. Ernst’s research project, “The Unfinished Presidencies: Why Incumbent Presidents Lose Their Reelection Campaigns,” was one of 60 projects nationwide selected for Posters on… Read More »

Williston State College campus successes

Local Educator Receives $10,000 Scholarship Kim Weismann, WSC’s Arts and Human Sciences Chair and Associate Professor, has received The Catherine Nutterville Scholarship from The Delta Kappa Gamma (DKG) Society International, April 5, 2017.   WSC Foundation Hosts Alumni Week Williston’s Community and WSC Alumni are encouraged to attend the WSC Foundation’s first annual Alumni week,… Read More »

Board talks budget guidelines, faculty leave

  With the 65th Legislative Session adjourned, the regular May meeting of the State Board of Higher Education had a natural point of discussion: 2017-18 budget guidelines. North Dakota University System Chief Financial Officer Tammy Dolan presented the topic, noting that the Board would need to approve the guidelines, and the individual institutions would submit… Read More »