Dickinson State University campus successes – May

May 25, 2016

DSU awards graduates at 96th spring commencement ceremony

Dickinson State University held its 96th spring commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 14, in Scott Gymnasium. The school awarded 117 baccalaureate degrees, 34 associate degrees and one undergraduate certificate. Eighty-nine students celebrated their accomplishment by walking across the platform to receive their diplomas from the university’s 12th president, Dr. Thomas Mitzel.


Perdue and Patterson named DSU’s 2016 Outstanding Graduates

Matthew Perdue and Shannon Patterson were named Dickinson State University’s 2016 Outstanding Graduates at the Outstanding Graduate Luncheon held Friday, May 13, 2016, in the Student Center Ballroom. The Outstanding Graduate Award is the highest honor bestowed on two graduating seniors by the university. Perdue and Patterson were nominated along with 15 other students by faculty in their academic departments for exceptional performance in their fields of study.


DSU Alumna, Courtney Presthus, receives TRHLP Bully Pulpit Award

Dickinson State University’s Theodore Roosevelt Leadership Program held its Graduation Awards Ceremony Tuesday, May 3. During this event the program presented its second Annual Bully Pulpit Award. The Bully Pulpit Award is the program’s highest honor, given to an alumnus who has shown extraordinary career leadership and who is making a positive difference in the world. This year’s recipient, Courtney Presthus, attended Dickinson State University where she graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Leadership Studies.