Grant puts spotlight on paramedics becoming nurses: Lake Region State College has received a grant in the amount of $75,000 from Dakota Medical Foundation to support a paramedic to nurse program. With this grant, Lake Region State College will develop a bridge curriculum for certified/licensed paramedics to be able to obtain their Associate Degree registered… Read More »
What sets workforce training apart from typical higher education courses? Workforce training through TrainND is oriented toward serving the training needs of business and industry, and often involves customized and contracted training by specific companies or organizations. In short, TrainND is helping North Dakota businesses maintain a competitive advantage. TrainND is offered through four community… Read More »
LRSC receives $250,000 nursing education grant – Lake Region State College received $250,000 from the Otto Bremer Foundation to support nursing education. The grant fund will enable Lake Region State College provide accessible, timely, and appropriate clinical educational opportunities for healthcare students and workers in the northeast quadrant of North Dakota. Honor society hosts… Read More »
At the January 30 SBHE meeting, Dr. Bruce Smith, Dean of the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at the University of North Dakota (UND) in Grand Forks, and Dr. Kelly Rusch, Vice President for Research and Creative Activity at North Dakota State University (NDSU) in Fargo, made a presentation to the Board regarding… Read More »
The Community College Foundation, which supports Lake Region State College, participated in a 24-hour online fundraising event, Giving Hearts Day February 13. More than $11,000 was raised during the event, which was supported by the Dakota Medical and Impact Foundations. Funds will support the purchase of patient simulators for nursing education.
North Dakota University System Interim Chancellor Larry C. Skogen conducted faculty/staff and student open forums at Lake Region State College last Wednesday, January 29 in a continuing effort to encourage open communication throughout the system. They discussed the importance of educating students with soft skills, student affordability, the best ways to measure student success and the opportunities that are abundant now… Read More »
Lake Region State College held a ribbon cutting and open house for its Dakota Precision Ag Center in December. The center houses the college’s precision ag academic program, its center of excellence– Dakota Precision Ag Center – and the college’s farm business management program. The arrival of a new and highly advanced flight simulator, the… Read More »
The Federal Aviation Administration selected the North Dakota Department of Commerce’s proposal as one of six sites to have the exclusive right to conduct research and testing on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The University of North Dakota plays a key role in project, as do NDSU and Lake Region Community College. UND’s UAS Research Compliance Committee is the first… Read More »