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Gruhlke: Bringing the entrepreneurial spirit to business school

Young Americans are increasingly interested in starting their own business, according to recent surveys. Call it a desire to be one’s own boss, a need to strike out on their own, or fulfillment of one component of the American Dream, but no matter what, more than 60 percent of young adults are interested in starting… Read More »

Board decreases WSC fees, hears positive comments from legislator

The State Board of Higher Education took positive steps forward this week when it moved to roll back certain fee increases at Williston State College. It was also on the receiving end of a positive speech by Sen. Rich Wardner, a retired educator and the majority leader for the 63rd Legislative Assembly.   WSC Fees… Read More »

State Board appoints Ozbun interim DSU president

The State Board of Higher Education, at a special meeting, voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Jim L. Ozbun as interim president of Dickinson State University. Current DSU President D.C. Coston recently informed North Dakota University System Chancellor Mark Hagerott that he is stepping down on Aug. 15 due to health concerns ahead of his originally… Read More »

DSU Presidential Search begins with Listening Sessions

On Wednesday, Feb. 18, Board Chair Terry Hjelmstad, Interim Chancellor Larry C. Skogen and Vice Chancellor Linda Donlin traveled to Dickinson State University to kick off the search for the next president of that institution. Six listening sessions were held throughout the day with members of the Faculty Senate; Staff Senate; Student Senate; President’s Cabinet;… Read More »

U.S. military veterans presented monologues in ‘Warrior Words’ through DSU

Warrior Words – Heart River Writers’ Circle co-sponsored an event called “Warrior Words” that presented the monologues of U.S. military veterans.  During a five-week writing workshop, hosted by Drs. Peter Grimes and Karen Foster, the veterans prepared monologues about their military experiences and shared them with the Dickinson community.   TR Center Open Forum –… Read More »

Dickinson State University offers support in the midst of tragedy

On Mar. 3, 2014, Trinity High School in Dickinson, ND, suffered a devastating fire that rendered their building unusable for the remainder of the current school year. “I received a call from Steve Glasser, president of Dickinson Catholic Schools, the morning of the fire. He asked to meet.  It felt good that those in leadership… Read More »

Enrollment numbers at DSU ahead of historical averages

Enrollment numbers at DSU ahead of historical averages – Enrollment at Dickinson State University for the 2014 spring semester is 1404 students.  This is 97% of the fall 2013 enrollment of 1449.  Average enrollment for spring semesters over the last five years, compared with the respective fall term, is 87%.  Last year, (2012-13), spring enrollment… Read More »

Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at DSU Awarded $60,000 Grant

Strom Center at DSU awarded $60,000 Bush Foundation grant – The Strom Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at Dickinson State University was awarded a $60,000 Bush Foundation grant for the Western North Dakota Energy Project. The project aims to provide leaders and residents in western North Dakota with critical information to aid smart decision making… Read More »