Tag Archives: Minot State University

NDUS awards mini-grants for training related to veterans’ education

The North Dakota University System recently awarded mini-grants on behalf of the Midwest Higher Education Compact through the state’s participation in the Multistate Collaborative for Military Credit with funding from the Lumina Foundation and USA Funds. Rebecca Ringham, Minot State University registrar, organized a statewide training event aimed at managing the educational benefits of veterans,… Read More »

Minot State University Campus Successes – March

Darwin Day 2015: Celebrating science and humanity For its seventh year running, Darwin Day returned to Minot State University Feb. 12-13. Darwin Day is a global celebration of science and reason, with a focus on how all living creatures evolve. MSU’s Darwin Day celebration included a presentation by Minot native Barry Williams, evolutionary biologist and… Read More »

Minot State student at Princeton

Minot State student at Princeton – Chloe Ondracek, Minot State University mathematics major and member of an undergraduate research group advised by Narayan Thapa, assistant professor of mathematics, has been invited to participate in the 2014 Program for Women and Mathematics at the Institute for Advanced Study May 12-23 in Princeton, N.J. Since 1994, the… Read More »

Three finalists to interview for Minot State University president

Before its monthly meeting this Thursday, the State Board of Higher Education will interview three candidates for the president position at Minot State University. These three finalists were nominated by a search committee chaired by Dr. Terry Hjelmstad, vice chair of the Board. The interviews are scheduled from 8:10 a.m. – 11 a.m. The Board will… Read More »

Dakota College at Bottineau and Minot State University to remain aligned

At the September State Board of Higher Education meeting, the board agreed to host open discussions allowing stakeholders to weigh in on the possibility of making Dakota College at Bottineau (DCB) a stand-alone institution. Currently, the president of Minot State University (MSU) presides over both institutions. Input meetings including community members, campus faculty/staff and students… Read More »

Alumni Spotlight: Juan Quesada’s desire to heal creates a global nursing adventure

Juan Quesada dreamt of becoming a doctor to help the underprivileged in his native country of Peru. So far, his life-long pursuit of that goal has taken him from Peru to Tucson to Minot, where he earned a Minot State University nursing degree, to the Andes Mountains with a service project, to Bismarck, where he… Read More »

MiSU Receives Generous Donation

MiSU receives generous donation – A generous donation to the Minot State University Development Foundation will help the university in providing quality education for students into the next century. The donation from the estate of Chuck and Madge Westlie, brings their total estate giving to Minot State University to over $1 million. The Westlies were… Read More »

MiSU Receives Oil Impact Grant to Enhance Campus Security

MiSU receives oil impact grant –Minot State University is set to receive a $1 million oil impact grant to enhance campus security. If approved by the Legislature and State Board of Higher Education, the money will pay for blue lights, parking lot cameras and enhanced lighting to be installed throughout campus. NDCPD awarded contract – The… Read More »