Williston State College campus successes

October 5, 2017

WSC Receives Director’s Award of Excellence for Massage Therapy Program

WSC’s Massage Therapy Program Director, Wendy McGinley, traveled to Bismarck, Monday, August 7 to accept the North Dakota Department of Career and Technical Education’s (NDDCTE) 2017 Director’s Award of Excellence in the Health and Sciences area for the college’s Massage Therapy program.

The Director’s Award of Excellence is an acknowledgement of superior career and technical education programs in North Dakota from secondary, postsecondary, or continued education levels that have been operational for at least two years.


WSC Receives CPR/AED Training

To help kick off in-service week, one third of WSC employees became CPR/AED certified by the American Heart Association on August 11.

The course was led by WSC Nursing Instructor, Lynn Douglas MSN, RN, a licensed American Heart Association Instructor.

The 37 employees completed a four-hour online training prior to attending a two-hour hands-on course where they tested their knowledge in six topics: first aid; medical emergencies; injury emergencies; environmental emergencies; CPR and AED; and how to prevent illness and injury.


Enrollment Numbers at WSC Break Another Record

Record-breaking enrollment continues at WSC with 1,098 registered students according to census totals released Tuesday, September 19.
A 5.68% increase from Fall 2016, 885 students are from North Dakota while 104 are from Montana. The remaining 109 come from several other states, Canada, and other countries.   Released four weeks after the first day of school, census totals have shown that enrollment at WSC has been on the rise since Spring 2015 when the highest reported enrollment was 1,009 students