Tag Archives: Williston State College

The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Just when you think it’s not possible for Regional and Williams County Graduate (WCG) Scholarship recipients to receive anything else, the Williston State College Foundation provides another scholarship to offset the expense of housing. For the next three years beginning fall 2017, students attending WSC as part of the Regional or WCG Scholarship can apply… 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 »

Williston State College campus successes – August 2015

Enrollment Surge WSC is experiencing a significant enrollment surge. FTE/Headcount has increased 41.6 percent and 38.8 percent respectively YTD.  Enrollment growth is a result of the Williams County Scholarship (~20 percent) and the economic slowdown (~10 percent).   Softball Williston Parks and Recreation District has partnered with Williston State College to provide the Tetons with… Read More »

Collaboration Conversations Help Serve the Bakken Region

The University of North Dakota (UND) and Williston State College (WSC) are embarking on conversations that could result in a much closer alignment between the two institutions. High employee turnover, limited resources, and rapidly expanding needs in the local community have hyper-taxed the ability of the WSC campus to maintain stable, consistent, effective operations. In… Read More »

Williston State College Campus Successes – March

Tharp receives Emeritus Status: Emeritus Status is awarded to a retired faculty member or administrator for distinguished service at Williston State College.  The Emeritus Status is a means for a retired educator to retain an honorary position at the college.  “No one is more deserving than Linda Tharp,” according to Wanda Meyer, Provost/Vice President for… Read More »

New restaurant at WSC provides job opportunities for students

Williston’s first Jimmy John’s opens at WSC Jimmy John’s sandwich shop, the first in Williston, has just been opened on Williston State’s campus. The opening of this restaurant represents a number of job opportunities for students as well as another food option for students and community members all while directing additional traffic to WSC’s campus.… Read More »

TrainND Takes Workforce Training to the Next Level

What sets workforce training apart from typical higher education courses? Workforce training through TrainND is oriented toward serving the training needs of business and industry, and often involves customized and contracted training by specific companies or organizations. In short, TrainND is helping North Dakota businesses maintain a competitive advantage. TrainND is offered through four community… Read More »

New Teton Promise scholarship available to WSC students

Construction begins on second WSC apartment building – Construction on a second apartment building, known as Phase II, has begun at WSC. It will be identical to the first apartment building currently operating and located at WSC. Half of the units will be for essential service workers and half will be available at market rate.… Read More »

WSC nursing student honored as ND Student Nurse of the Year

The Diesel Technology program just received a $10,000 check from Tractor & Equipment to go towards scholarships, tools, and equipment. This is the second $10,000 check to the Diesel program from Tractor & Equipment in the last five months. WSC just launched a new online career services resource called – Occupational Opportunities. This service is… Read More »

WSC Undergoes Year-Long Renovation Project

Stevens Hall, WSC’s main academic/administrative building, is undergoing a $2.1 million, year-long renovation updating over 44,068 square feet. Much of the class and employee space has been uprooted and housed in alternative buildings. Even so, the spring semester has gotten off to a great start and preliminary numbers look good. Because of the Stevens Hall… Read More »