Media Coverage Summary – Friday, May 18

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, May 18   Bismarck State College BSC faculty and staff receive promotions and excellence awards BSC hosts tech camp for middle and high school students   Dakota College at Bottineau Wildlife of ND… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – May 11

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, May 11   Bismarck State College BSC to celebrate 78th commencement High school juniors and seniors invited to campus June 8 BSC Carpentry open house showcases student-built home Summer Training Opportunities Available  … Read More »

Online applications now open for STEM student loan forgiveness

College graduates employed in STEM-related occupations in North Dakota may be eligible for student loan forgiveness through the 2018 STEM Loan Forgiveness Program administered by the North Dakota University System (NDUS) and the Bank of North Dakota. STEM-related occupations include jobs in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Applications for the STEM Student… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – April 27

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, April 27   Bismarck State College BSC Holocaust remembrance event shines light on a North Dakotan’s heroism BSC honors Alumnus of the Year   Dakota College at Bottineau Vandal Inducted Into Honor Society… Read More »

Bismarck State College campus successes

Kat Perkins to speak at BSC Commencement National recording artist Kat Perkins will be the guest speaker at BSC’s 78thCommencement on Friday, May 11. Perkins grew up in Scranton, N.D., and is best known for her success on season 6 of NBC’s The Voice, and her performances across the country since then. Perkins promises to leave graduates with… Read More »

Dickinson State University campus successes

Celebration of Scholars event highlights student research Dickinson State held the annual Celebration of Scholars event Saturday, April 21, on the University’s campus. Celebration of Scholars is a conference where DSU students are encouraged to showcase and present their original, scholarly work either as a poster presentation, oral presentation, fine arts performance or fine arts… Read More »

Lake Region State College campus successes

LRSC Peace Officer graduation A group of 10 peace officers are prepared to join the North Dakota workforce. Lake Region State College Peace Officer Training program held its 89th class graduation April 26th at Minot State University. Lake Region State College and the Criminal Justice Department at Minot State University created a partnership so Criminal Justice… Read More »

Mayville State University

Multicultural Showcase held at Mayville State The MaSU Office of Diversity and Inclusion hosted a week-long schedule of activities that facilitated a celebration of diversity for the MaSU campus and community April 15 to 20. Events included presentations by international students, art projects, and more.   MaSU hosts memorable STEM Carnival MaSU hosted a very… Read More »

Minot State University campus successes

MSU students, alumnae, faculty earn Sevareid Awards Minot State University alumnae Alexus Arthur, students Leif Bakken, Kayle Borner, and Nolan Axten, and professor Neil Roberts all earned Eric Sevareid Awards at the Midwest Broadcast Journalist Association Conference March 31-April 1 in Bloomington, Minn. Arthur, who graduated in December and currently works for KX News, captured a… Read More »

North Dakota State College of Science campus successes

NDSCS Students Excel at North Dakota SkillsUSA Contest Students from NDSCS received a number of awards at the North Dakota SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference in April. By achieving gold medals at the state level, 14 of these students qualified to compete in their respective categories at the national SkillsUSA Championships in June.   Kaitlyn Wurst… Read More »

North Dakota State University campus successes

NDSU student earns prestigious national scholarship Jared Melville, a senior majoring in business administration and political science, has been selected as a 2018 Truman Scholar. The award is considered one of the most prestigious scholarships in the U.S. “Receiving the Truman Scholarship validates my desire to commit my life to a career of public service,” Melville said.… Read More »

Williston State College campus successes

WSC Student Recognized as an International Scholar Laureate Selected based off his excellent academic standing, sophomore Brandon Kayter has a rare opportunity to represent Williston State College in the International Scholar Laureate Program (ISLP) in Australia this May. Nominated by Maren Furuseth, WSC’s Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Advisor, to the All North Dakota Academic Team, Kayter’s… Read More »

Faculty leave remains untouched

State Board of Higher Education votes to exempt faculty leave from reconciliation of ‘data inconsistencies’   Among numerous topics handled by North Dakota’s higher education board this month were a final discussion on the contentious topic of faculty sick leave, as well as a review of tuition policies going into the budget planning cycle. Policy… Read More »

Gruhlke: Bringing the entrepreneurial spirit to business school

Young Americans are increasingly interested in starting their own business, according to recent surveys. Call it a desire to be one’s own boss, a need to strike out on their own, or fulfillment of one component of the American Dream, but no matter what, more than 60 percent of young adults are interested in starting… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – April 20

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, April 20   Bismarck State College BSC honors Alumnus of the Year Designers battle it out on stage for supreme creative titles BSC Holocaust remembrance event shines light on a North Dakotan’s heroism… Read More »