Major Grant Awarded to MHEC for Accelerating Service member Transition to College and Career; North Dakota Joins Initiative

The Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) was awarded a $900,000 grant from Lumina Foundation for the Multi-State Collaborative on Military Credit (MCMC), a 13-state initiative to identify policies and practices to help military service members, veterans, and their families to overcome barriers to access, participation, and completion of a postsecondary credential and entrance into the […]

BSC hosts energy conference

TREND consortium receives second round grant The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a second job training grant totaling $9,926,410 to the TREND consortium which includes BSC, WSC, Sitting Bull College and Turtle Mountain Community College. In 2012, the consortium received $14.6 million. The colleges deliver training to participants pursing high-paying, high-skill jobs in western ND. […]

DCB Awarded Specialty Crop Grant

DCB Awarded Specialty Crop Grant Dakota College has been notified that it has been awarded a $52,000 specialty crop grant from the North Dakota Department of Agriculture. The grant will be utilized by DCB’s Entrepreneurial Center for Horticulture to meet a need for food safety training for vegetable and fruit growers   DCB Hosts Tech […]

DSU’s 9th Annual Theodore Roosevelt Symposium draws wide audience

9th Annual TR Symposium draws wide audience DSU’s 9th Annual Theodore Roosevelt Symposium Sept. 25-27 drew 536 guests, including visiting scholars and attendees from 21 states and five countries. The Theodore Roosevelt Center, which organizes the annual event, now has 24,194 digitized items, including eight new letters the former president wrote to his second son, […]

Enrollment up at LRSC

Enrollment up at LRSC Lake Region State College announces its official headcount for Fall 2014.  The college registrar’s office reports 1,989 students compared to 1,898 students fall 2013 and 1,974 students fall 2012.The college has 531 full-time students compared to 486 full-time students a year ago and 524 full-time students in 2012. Full-time equivalent headcount […]

MaSU’s Sletten represents North Dakota at mathematics and science partnerships conference

Sletten represents North Dakota at mathematics and science partnerships conference MaSU faculty member and P-16 STEM coordinator, Sarah Sletten, was recently North Dakota’s state leader representative at the Department of Education’s Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) Conference in Washington, D.C. She presented MaSU’s MSP project in the poster session during the general conference.   RN […]

MiSU history students give Digital Minot presentations

MiSU history students give Digital Minot presentations Four Digital Minot Project student interns presented research on MiSU Summer Theatre, the Heritage Singers and pioneer female teachers on Sept. 20. The project provides an opportunity for student interns to investigate local history topics, and then use that research to give public presentations and create online exhibits […]

NDSCS fall 2014 enrollment surpasses 3,000 students for fourth consecutive year

NDSCS fall 2014 enrollment surpasses 3,000 students for fourth consecutive year Fall semester enrollment at NDSCS has surpassed 3,000 students for the fourth consecutive year, and the number of students who are choosing to live on campus has grown by more than 7 percent over 2013. Overall, fall enrollment of Wahpeton, Fargo, online and dual-credit […]

Hundreds attend NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health ceremony

Hundreds attend NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health ceremony The inaugural White Coat Ceremony for NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health was Oct. 19, drawing an estimated 550 to 600 people. 102 students who received white coats, along with family and friends, attended. Overwhelming enthusiasm for joining the Bismarck nursing program with NDSU was repeated in presentations […]

UND opens a student services center, breaks ground for a UAS building, lays brick for the UND School of Law

UND opens a student services center, breaks ground for a UAS building, lays brick for the UND School of Law During Homecoming Week, the University of North Dakota cut the ribbon on a new One-Stop Student Services Center, broke ground for a new UND Aerospace building, Robin Hall, which focuses on the growing Unmanned Aircraft […]

VCSU Rhoades Science Center earns design award

Rhoades Science Center earns design award VCSU’s Rhoades Science Center is one of three projects by JLG Architects named to the 2014 Architectural Portfolio of American School & University magazine. Rhoades received recognition in the category of Outstanding Design: Post-Secondary Facilities category. The projects will be featured in the November 2014 issue of the magazine. […]

NDUS hosts second #StudentSpk Twitter chat

The North Dakota University System hosted its second #StudentSpk Twitter chat on Oct. 21 to continue the conversation with North Dakota students about the future of our system. Below is a summary of the chat. [View the story “#StudentSpk Twitter Chat | 10.21.14″ on Storify]

State Board’s new plan unleashes potential of higher ed

This is North Dakota’s moment. This is our students’ moment. There has never been a better opportunity for them to reach their highest potential than right here, right now, in our great state. It’s no secret that North Dakota is enjoying a robust economy and strong revenues. After 80 years of population decline, the state […]

Interview with student member, Christopher McEwen: What does the new strategic plan mean for students?

A week after the new strategic plan was approved by the State Board of Higher Education, Chelsea Gleich, NDUS communications specialist, caught up with student Board member Christopher McEwen to discuss how he sees this plan impacting students. Q: Where do you see the new strategic plan taking the university system? McEwen: I can see […]