Dickinson State University campus successes – January

February 1, 2017

DSU nursing student receives Energizing Education Scholarship

Carissa Swick, a native of Glendive, MT, recently received the DSU Heritage Foundation’s Energizing Education Scholarship. This scholarship, funded by a generous donation to the DSU Heritage Foundation from Stark Development Corporation last year, is intended to expand access to education for energy workers and their spouses.

Dickinson State University is a partner in the North Dakota University System Bakken U initiative, a collaboration of five NDUS institutions of higher education focused on facilitating educational access for energy workers, energy veterans, and their dependents.


President Mitzel hosts ice fishing contest

To celebrate the start of a new year, Dr. Mitzel invited Dickinson State University staff, faculty and students to join him for the inaugural DSU Carp(ѐ) Diem ice fishing contest. The event is an opportunity for members of the DSU community to connect outside of the work place, strengthening connections among members of the campus community.


CommUniversity announces 2017 community course offerings

Dickinson CommUniversity courses have, for over three decades, provided a special opportunity to learn more about the world around us and the forces that affect the way we live. The program is a joint effort of the Dickinson community, generous donors, and Dickinson State University, which supports the philosophy that learning is a life-long process.

The 2017 lineup of courses include: Food Preservation Essentials, Crafting Fermented Beverages, 20th Century Mexican Muralism, Experiencing and Writing Nature, Heroes, Rogues and Authors. Oh My!, and The Celluloid Ceiling: Women and Film 1900-1955.