Safety and security, across the Board

Security procedures, capital project needs detailed at May meeting   Keeping systemwide infrastructure and digital assets secure kept the attention of members of the State Board of Higher Education this month during the governing body’s monthly meeting. In addition to hearing updates on how the system’s digital security needs were being met, the Board also… Read More »

Envision(ed) 2030 sets ambitious goals

Participants share perspectives in conversation to shape higher education’s future   The event designed to shape the vision of higher education to come brought nearly 200 people from diverse backgrounds to Bismarck this past week. Participants from around the state took part in discussions that were held at Envision 2030 to shape student and the… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – May 13, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, May 13.   Bismarck State College Faculty members earn tenure BSC celebrates employee achievements Commencement for BSC graduates is May 13   Dakota College at Bottineau Dakota College Recognizes Excellence   Dickinson State… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – May 6, 2016

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, May 6.   Bismarck State College Retirement begins for 13 BSC employees Holocaust Remembrance Day Observance Event at BSC May 5 BSC’s Festival of Short Plays begins May 4 BSC campus hosts community… Read More »

OER Steering Committee named

A group has been named to set the direction for Open Educational Resources within the North Dakota University System. Implementing OER has progressed forward significantly after receiving widespread support from state lawmakers and the university system’s network of 11 public colleges and universities. Partnered with the Open Textbook Network at the University of Minnesota, NDUS’ drive… Read More »

Mayville State University campus successes – April

Larson Leadership Program sponsors April 7 leadership summit Tammy Miller, CEO of Border States Electric, was keynote speaker at MaSU’s leadership summit sponsored by the Larson Leadership Program. Miller encouraged MaSU students and employees to be leaders that others want to follow. She shared experiences influencing her approach to leadership. Five other exemplary leaders led… Read More »

North Dakota State College of Science campus successes – April

NDSCS Awards Over 70 Scholarships to Area Students NDSCS recently awarded academic scholarships to 78 incoming 2016 NDSCS freshmen from three states. The scholarships recognize and reward students for academic achievement, test scores and participation in extracurricular and other volunteer activities. The scholarships – awarded for $1,000 or $500 – are applicable during the 2016-2017… Read More »

North Dakota State University campus successes – April

National Science Foundation grants prestigious fellowships to NDSU students Four NDSU students have been awarded fellowships from the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Through a competitive process, the program selects top students throughout the country who are pursuing research-based graduate degrees in science, technology, engineering and math fields. Many recipients become national leaders… Read More »

Valley City State University campus successes – April

Athletic training program granted accreditation The VCSU athletic training program has been granted a five-year initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The accreditation is the capstone of a multiyear process which began at VCSU in the 2011–12 academic year with the application for an athletic training major with the… Read More »

Williston State College campus successes – April

North Dakota Challenge Fund Contributes to WSC Successful Scholarship Programs At its February meeting, the North Dakota Challenge Fund announced a $150,000 contribution to the Williston State College Foundation. Along with private matching donations of $300,000, $450,000 in scholarship endowment funds are available for WSC students. The WSC Foundation and the North Dakota Challenge fund… Read More »

Board hears campus budget reports

All proposed tuition increases within legislative allowances Technology and budgets were the talk of the day when the State Board of Higher Education met this week to move business forward. The regular meeting was held at Bismarck State College, with satellite locations dialing in via Skype for the first time. The multi-location meeting allows for… Read More »

Higher education summit approaching

A summit on education in North Dakota will take place this month at the Bismarck State Capitol building. Titled “Envision 2030,” this summit will be hosted by the State Board of Higher Education and North Dakota University System aimed at how and where future students and leaders will be asked to take charge. Breakout sessions will be held… Read More »

Media Coverage Summary – Friday, April 29

The following is a roundup of news on North Dakota University System’s 11 public colleges and universities for the week ending Friday, April 29.   Bismarck State College BSC campus hosts community raku, arts crawl, and graphics show This Sunday’s Conversations at BSC features the Dust Bowl years BSC Student Named to the 2016 All-North Dakota… Read More »

OER use to save students $$$

Students could begin saving money thanks to an initiative sponsored by the N.D. Legislature and actively fostered by the North Dakota University System. The drive to implement more Open Educational Resources is progressing forward after receiving widespread support from state lawmakers and the university system’s network of 11 public colleges and universities. Partnered with the… Read More »