Media Coverage Summary – May 5

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, May 5   Bismarck State College Conversations at BSC explores the Protestant Reformation BSC hosts tech camp for middle and high school students I-94 road construction project includes BSC exit   Dakota College… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – April 28

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, April 28   Bismarck State College BSC campus hosts community raku, arts crawl, and graphics show BSC students reflect on career choice during National Medical Laboratory Professionals week Students who start at a… Read More »

Faculty leave among main topics for Board

A major topic of discussion revolved around faculty leave when the State Board of Higher Education met for its regular April meeting. The topic was one of a handful of first readings for newly proposed policy. Among those were policies 340.2 (foundations), 305.1 (college and university presidents’ authority and responsibilities for campus IT security), 505… Read More »

Online Application for STEM student loan forgiveness opens May 1

College graduates employed in STEM-related occupations in North Dakota may be eligible for student loan forgiveness through the STEM Occupations Student Loan Program administered by the North Dakota University System 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 Loan… Read More »

CTS team awarded

Five Core Technology Services personnel were recently honored for their work across the North Dakota University System. Janna Kruckenberg, Sara Narveson, Ericka Westphal, Erica White and Amanda Kuzel received the Inspire 2017 award at an annual conference held by Kofax in Nashville, Tennessee. The award came after the team was nominated for using Perceptive Content… Read More »

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ND Ranks Above National Average in Recent Student Metric

A report released last month shows North Dakota’s college students as being ahead of the curve nationally. According to the report released by the National Student Clearinghouse, students in N.D. had a higher rate of bachelor degree completion after previous enrollment at a two-year school than much of the rest of the nation. That rate… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – April 21

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, April 21   Bismarck State College Mobile Glassblowing Studio coming to BSC BSC Spanish and nursing programs collaborate to simulate multi-cultural healthcare experiences BSC energy students to compete in national and regional events… Read More »

U.S. Ambassador to Togo to discuss African policy, partnership

The North Dakota University System in partnership with the North Dakota National Guard hosted the U.S Ambassador to Togo this week for a discussion on African policy and why it matters. The topic was discussed with students, faculty and staff at Bismarck State College at 2:30 p.m. Monday, April 10, at the National Energy Center of… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – April 7

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, April 7   Bismarck State College BSC team pedaling for a cause BSC student nurses hold Kids Scrub Camp April 17 Visiting writer shares personal immigrant experience   Dakota College at Bottineau DCB… Read More »

Teacher shortage loan forgiveness program now accepting applications

The North Dakota University System began accepting applications for the 2016-17 teacher shortage loan forgiveness program today, Monday, April 3. The application process will close May 3. This year, the university system has a streamlined online application for teachers to use and has this process in place to ensure that applications are reviewed in the… Read More »

Bismarck State College campus successes

BSC’s Huber takes reins of national military council Lane Huber, BSC’s Chief Distance Learning and Military Affairs Officer, became president of the national Council of College and Military Educators (CCME). Huber will work with policy makers in the Department of Defense, military education officers, and his counterparts at colleges and universities throughout the U.S.  … Read More »

Dickinson State University campus successes

DSU’s Megan Klein named to NAIA All-American 3rd Team Dickinson State University senior and Killdeer, ND native Megan Klein was named to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics 2017 Division II All-American 3rd Team representing the women’s Blue Hawk basketball team. In her senior season, Klein was named the North Star Athletic Association Defensive Player of… Read More »

Lake Region State College campus successes

Lake Region State College Associate Professor, Shaun Prince, and Terri Moser, kindergarten teacher for Devils Lake Public Schools, were accepted into the Science Coaches program for the 2016-17 school year, sponsored by the American Chemical Society. This opportunity will expose young minds to the joys of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and provide equipment… Read More »

Minot State University campus successes

MiSU students and senior citizens learn from each other Minot State University freshmen enrolled in Assistant Professor Leisa Harmon’s University Studies 110 class facilitated a book club, which read Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Little House in the Big Woods.”  The university students led the group, which was attended by senior citizens. They met to discuss their… Read More »

University of North Dakota campus successes

Pulitzer Prize Winner a Highlight for UND Writers Conference Among the authors featured at the 48th Annual University of North Dakota Writers Conference was Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Viet Thanh Nguyen.  The Vietnamese American author and cultural critic won the esteemed fiction prize in 2016 for the best-selling The Sympathizer.  Other writers included NoViolet Bulawayo, author… Read More »

Valley City State University campus successes

Teacher candidates do practicum at Minnewaukan Twelve VCSU teacher candidates participating in Education 352: Culturally Diverse Practicum spent March 6–8 working with students in the Minnewaukan Public Schools (MPS). The practicums are coordinated by VCSU education professors Gary Thompson and Kim Knodle, and the Minnewaukan field experience relies on the support of MPS principal Ron… Read More »