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  1. DSU to hold retention summit April 6

    Mon Apr 4, 2016 at 09:10 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University will hold a retention summit Wednesday, April 6, hosted by the offices of the President, the Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management, and the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs.  more...

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  2. DSU bands to perform “Time Passages” spring concert

    Wed Mar 30, 2016 at 12:51 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Members of the Dickinson State University Concert and Pep Bands will perform their "Time Passages" spring concert in Beck Auditorium in Klinefelter Hall on the DSU campus Friday, April 8, at 7 P.M.  more...

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  3. The 1930s: Desperation and Dedication

    Tue Mar 29, 2016 at 02:38 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – “The 1930s: Desperation and Dedication” is the guiding theme for the 2016 Science and Humanities Festival at Dickinson State University.  more...

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  4. Strom Center at Dickinson State University to close

    Mon Mar 28, 2016 at 01:39 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. –The Strom Center at Dickinson State University was created in 2007 to assist in the revitalization of community economies by encouraging and supporting entrepreneurs and fostering an entrepreneurial spirit.  more...

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  5. Two DSU students receive Research Experience for Undergraduates Awards

    Thu Mar 24, 2016 at 09:58 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University students Levi Bassett and Billi Petermann are among five students from North Dakota universities who are award recipients of the Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Pilot program of ND Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (ND EPSCoR). more...

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  6. International Club at DSU hosts Taste of Nations April 1

    Tue Mar 22, 2016 at 03:04 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The International Club at Dickinson State University (DSU) is hosting a food festival called the Taste of Nations Friday, April 1, 2016, from 5:30 - 7 p.m.  more...

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  7. DSU to offer merit based scholarships for fall 2016

    Mon Mar 21, 2016 at 01:19 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) will offer merit based scholarships to new students enrolling in DSU for the first time that will be available for the fall 2016 semester. These scholarships will be provided by the DSU Heritage Foundation.  more...

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  8. Stark Development Corporation donates 50K to DSU Heritage Foundation

    Wed Mar 16, 2016 at 10:16 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Stark Development Corporation presented the DSU Heritage Foundation with a $50,000 gift Tuesday, March 15, 2016.  more...

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  9. DSU Ranked Among Best Value Colleges for Online Accounting Degree

    Wed Mar 9, 2016 at 01:23 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) has been ranked among the best value colleges for an online accounting degree by College Values Online. The ranking was published on the organization's website in February. DSU was ranked 23rd.  more...

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  10. DSU’s Ty Orton to be featured on NBC-TV

    Wed Mar 9, 2016 at 09:32 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – A new television show entitled FACES OF DSU will debut on NBC-TV, Sunday, March 13, at 10 a.m. CST.  more...

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  11. DSU to offer engineering classes beginning fall 2016

    Wed Mar 2, 2016 at 10:32 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) is pleased to announce the creation of a new laboratory to support its collaborative engineering agreement with North Dakota State University (NDSU).  more...

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  12. DSU’s 13th annual Women’s Voices set to begin March 1

    Thu Feb 25, 2016 at 03:49 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Recognizing the political and social power that women have sought and achieved worldwide, Women’s Voices 2016 is set to begin March 1 with a slate of presentations to take place on campus throughout the month.  more...

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  13. Dickinson State to participate in 30th Annual National TRIO Day

    Wed Feb 24, 2016 at 02:05 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Students and graduates from Dickinson State University’s TRIO Student Support Services program (SSS) will participate in the 30th Annual National TRIO Day Saturday, Feb. 27, to focus campus attention on the needs of disadvantaged young people and adults aspiring to improve their lives. more...

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  14. “Fracture” book tour to make stop at Dickinson State

    Tue Feb 23, 2016 at 02:33 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Department of Language and Literature at Dickinson State University (DSU) will be hosting five authors who will read from a collection of their fiction, nonfiction and poetry on the subject of fracking in America.  more...

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  15. DSU Theatre presents Charlotte’s Web

    Thu Feb 18, 2016 at 12:06 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University Theatre will feature four upcoming performances of the play Charlotte’s Web, a classic story about friendship based on the popular children’s book written by E.B. White.  more...

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  16. DSU to host Dr. Mitzel Feb. 25 in Bismarck

    Thu Feb 18, 2016 at 10:41 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) has planned an evening of conversation and refreshments for Bismarck residents, DSU Bismarck students and their families. This meet and greet will be an opportunity to get to know DSU President, Dr. Thomas Mitzel, and hear about the plans he has for the university. more...

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  17. DSU spring choir concert to feature pieces from “Across the Pond”

    Tue Feb 16, 2016 at 04:01 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Dickinson State University (DSU) choirs, accompanied by members of the DSU Jazz Ensemble, will hold their spring concert Saturday, March 5, at 7 p.m. The concert will be held at St. John Lutheran Church, 146 Sixth Avenue West in Dickinson and will feature music from “Across the Pond: Music from the United States and British Isles.”  more...

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  18. Dickinson State to offer Woodwind Day for area students

    Thu Feb 11, 2016 at 04:19 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dr. Jeremy Wohletz, assistant professor of music at Dickinson State University (DSU), will be hosting a Woodwind Day for junior high and high school woodwind players in the area. This event will take place in the Stickney Auditorium in DSU’s May Hall Wednesday, March 2, from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  more...

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  19. DSU Multicultural Committee to host screening of Academy Award nominated documentary film

    Thu Feb 11, 2016 at 04:18 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Dickinson State University (DSU) Multicultural Committee and Student Social Work Organization will host a screening of White Earth, an Academy Award nominated short documentary film in Beck Auditorium at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16.  more...

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  20. Feb. 7 recital featuring DSU faculty to benefit Amen Food Pantry

    Thu Feb 4, 2016 at 10:16 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Feb. 7, 2016, is the first in what is expected to be an ongoing series of recitals benefiting the Amen Food Pantry. The event, called "If Music Be the Food - Dickinson,” will be held twice a year according to artistic director, Kelsey K. Rogers.  more...

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  21. Dickinson State is honored with National Award in the 2015 Collegiate Advertising Awards Program

    Wed Feb 3, 2016 at 10:32 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) was named among the top in the nation in the 2015 Collegiate Advertising Awards program. The Collegiate Advertising Awards (CAA) is an elite program recognizing higher education organizations for excellence in communications, marketing, advertising and promotions of their schools.  more...

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  22. Impressions magazine calls for submissions for 2016 edition

    Tue Feb 2, 2016 at 10:34 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The staff of Impressions, Dickinson State University’s (DSU) very own literary and art magazine, encourages DSU students, alumni, faculty and staff to submit original poetry, fiction or nonfiction work, two-dimensional art and photography for their upcoming edition. This year, regional high school students are also welcome to submit their work.  more...

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  23. Roping and Reciting: Presenting Cowboy Poet Rodney Nelson Feb. 11

    Mon Feb 1, 2016 at 02:34 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Cowboy Poet, Rodney Nelson, will recite poetry and entertain the audience with humorous tales Thursday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. in the DSU Agricultural Building Auditorium.  more...

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  24. Date selected for inauguration of Dickinson State’s 12th president

    Mon Feb 1, 2016 at 10:11 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – According to a Dickinson State planning committee, a date for the inauguration of DSU’s 12th president, Dr. Thomas Mitzel, has been selected.  more...

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  25. Dr. Dawn Olson to serve as interim Provost/VPAA

    Fri Jan 29, 2016 at 12:36 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dr. Dawn Olson, dean of the College of Education, Business and Applied Sciences and associate professor of education at Dickinson State, will serve as the interim provost/vice president for academic affairs (VPAA) through the end of March 2016. more...

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  26. USDA Rural Development to present at Strom Center

    Thu Jan 28, 2016 at 11:46 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Strom Center at Dickinson State University will host USDA Rural Development’s presentation on Rural Energy for America’s Renewable Energy Efficiency Improvement program Feb. 4 at 10 a.m. The presentation will take place at the Strom Center.  more...

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  27. Strom Center secures over $575,000 in grants for small businesses in 2015

    Thu Jan 28, 2016 at 11:23 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Strom Center at Dickinson State University secured over $575,000 in grants in 2015 for small businesses in their service area. The grants will assist the businesses in planning, feasibility studies, marketing plans, prototyping, Web development, marketing outreach and other areas.  more...

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  28. Mind’s Eye Art Gallery at DSU presents Visions of Home Photography

    Tue Jan 26, 2016 at 03:34 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Visions of Home Photography, a collection of photographs by Fine and Performing Arts Department faculty member, Darla Hueske and Department Chair, Marilyn Lee, is currently on display in the Mind’s Eye Art Gallery at Dickinson State University (DSU). more...

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  29. Strom Center to host Leadership Series

    Tue Jan 26, 2016 at 02:16 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Strom Center at Dickinson State University (DSU) will hold the 2016 Strom Leadership Series in the Student Center Ballroom on the DSU campus with presentations beginning Monday, Feb. 1, 2016.  more...

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  30. CommUniversity 2016 to cover topics from home brewing to Game of Thrones

    Mon Jan 25, 2016 at 09:41 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The 2016 lineup of four-week courses through Dickinson’s CommUniversity caters to an audience of all ages and interests.  more...

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  31. Reclamation Workshop Set for Feb. 22-23, 2016

    Tue Jan 19, 2016 at 04:14 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University and North Dakota State University (NDSU) recognize the need to provide timely, effective reclamation information to affected stakeholders in the Bakken energy development. This is especially true in uncertain economic times.  more...

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  32. Valdes selected as a volunteer for NCLEX panel

    Tue Jan 19, 2016 at 03:30 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Analena Valdes, MSN, RN, SANE, assistant professor of Nursing at Dickinson State University (DSU), was approved by the North Dakota State Board of Nursing and selected by National Council State Board of Nursing (NCSBN) to participate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) item development panel of subject matter experts.  more...

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  33. Valentine’s Day Crafts to Raise Funds for Arts Scholarships at DSU

    Mon Jan 11, 2016 at 11:05 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Department of Fine and Performing Arts will be hosting an afternoon of Valentine’s Day crafts to raise funds for Arts Scholarships at Dickinson State University (DSU). The Hearts Scholarship Fundraiser will take place at the Biesiot Activities Center Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at 2 p.m.  more...

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  34. Orton to serve as executive director for DSU Heritage Foundation

    Wed Dec 16, 2015 at 01:13 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The board of directors of the DSU Heritage Foundation (DSUHF) recommended Mr. Ty Orton as the executive director. Orton joins the DSUHF from Sanford Health where he has served as the major gifts officer. Orton has 13 years of fundraising experience and will join the DSUHF Dec. 21, 2015.  more...

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  35. DSU celebrates fifth annual fall commencement

    Tue Dec 15, 2015 at 12:20 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University welcomes the community to attend the 2015 Fall Commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, in Dorothy Stickney Auditorium. 77 students from four countries will be graduating in the fifth annual fall commencement ceremony. The ceremony will feature two student speakers from the graduating class, Michael Lee Landblom and Damon Fichter. more...

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  36. Small Business Workshops Scheduled

    Thu Dec 10, 2015 at 01:25 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Strom Center at Dickinson State University is hosting a series of workshops designed to assist community professionals in managing their business. For more information or to register for an event, visit www.stromcenter.com or call 701-483-2756.   more...

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  37. Rural Leadership North Dakota course to be offered in Dickinson

    Thu Dec 10, 2015 at 01:05 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Strom Center at Dickinson State University (DSU) is partnering with the North Dakota State University Extension Service's Rural Leadership North Dakota (RLND) program to hold a short course for anyone in the Dickinson area interested in developing or enhancing personal leadership skills.   more...

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  38. Dickinson State student loan default rate ranks third lowest in state

    Mon Dec 7, 2015 at 03:35 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. –Dickinson State University (DSU) was ranked third lowest in student loan default rates of institutes in North Dakota by the U.S. Department of Education for the 2012 fiscal year. At 6.1 percent, DSU hit far below the national average of 11.8 percent.  more...

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  39. Dressler named DSU’s Student Nurse of the Year

    Mon Dec 7, 2015 at 10:54 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Rebecca Dressler, a junior nursing student at Dickinson State University (DSU), was named Student Nurse of the Year (SNOY) at the annual competition Thursday, Nov. 19. more...

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  40. Yuletyme Gala planned to support student scholarships

    Thu Dec 3, 2015 at 02:45 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) will host the 19th annual Yuletyme Gala, featuring the atmosphere and culture of Mexico, on Saturday, Dec. 12 at the Biesiot Activities Center.  more...

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  41. DSU to host holiday concert at Assumption Abbey

    Tue Dec 1, 2015 at 04:27 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) welcomes the community to a night of holiday entertainment at Assumption Abbey in Richardton. The DSU choirs, band, and choral union will present a selection of festive tunes on Sunday, Dec. 13 at 7 p.m.    more...

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  42. DSU presents a comic holiday adventure show for all ages

    Tue Dec 1, 2015 at 04:01 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU)  Department presents nonstop laughs and action with performances of The Very Merry Xmas Carol Adventure Show. This imaginative production features a funny and family-friendly script written by Justin Jain, Dave Johnson, Brian McCann, Tim Sawicki and Brad Wrenn. more...

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  43. Dickinson State recognized as a top choice in online education

    Mon Nov 30, 2015 at 04:50 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University was ranked third in online education and first in affordability in North Dakota by OnlineColleges.net.  more...

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  44. Solheim and Hanson share life as art in upcoming poetry reading

    Thu Nov 19, 2015 at 03:27 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Showing that life is art, Dr. Dave Solheim, associate poet laureate of North Dakota and Dickinson State University (DSU) Professor Emeritus, and K.C. Hanson, poet and DSU alumnus, will read from their poetical works about life for students and the Dickinson community.

    The event, presented by the Heart River Writers’ Circle (HRWC), will be held in DSU’s Beck Auditorium Wednesday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m.  more...

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  45. Celebrate the Holidays with Dickinson State

    Thu Nov 19, 2015 at 01:57 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University invites the community to celebrate the holidays at DSU. Faculty, staff and students have prepared a variety of holiday entertainment for all ages. Information about these events can be found online at Dickinsonstate.edu/holidays  and dsuarts.com.  more...

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  46. Empty Bowl event raises $6,000 for food programs in Dickinson

    Thu Nov 19, 2015 at 09:58 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) ceramics students and faculty created and donated more than 150 bowls for the annual Empty Bowls event hosted by Microtel in Dickinson. Additional bowls were donated by Dickinson High School art instructor Tod Winter. more...

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  47. Annual Student Nurse of the Year competition to be held at DSU

    Fri Nov 13, 2015 at 02:04 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Three junior nursing students at Dickinson State University (DSU) will participate in the annual DSU Student Nurse of the Year (SNOY) contest held by the DSU chapter of the Nursing Student Association (NSA) of North Dakota. more...

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  48. Theodore Roosevelt Center assists in creation of exhibit in France

    Fri Nov 13, 2015 at 01:47 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. - The Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University (DSU) assisted in the creation of a permanent exhibit featuring Quentin Roosevelt, the youngest son of President Theodore Roosevelt, in Château-Thierry, France.  more...

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  49. Empty Bowls annual fundraiser to take place Saturday, Nov. 14

    Fri Nov 6, 2015 at 11:18 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Department of Fine and Performing Arts at Dickinson State University (DSU) invites the public to attend Empty Bowls, an annual fundraiser to support the Dickinson United Way Food Program.  more...

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  50. Dickinson State Named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly® Schools List

    Thu Nov 5, 2015 at 10:16 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State announced today that it has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds, and publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM JobsSM and Military Spouse.  more...

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  51. DSU hosts more than 700 at fourth annual Boo Hawks event

    Wed Nov 4, 2015 at 11:47 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University hosted the fourth annual Boo Hawks event on the DSU campus Friday, Oct. 30, in the Wienbergen Hall gymnasium, an extremely successful event with over 700 individuals in attendance.  more...

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  52. DSU Fine and Performing Arts department to hold several upcoming performances

    Mon Nov 2, 2015 at 11:51 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Fine and Performing Arts Department at Dickinson State University (DSU) will feature several students, staff, faculty and community members in upcoming performances on the DSU campus that are free and open to the public.  more...

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  53. Dickinson State alumnus and WWII vet turns 100

    Fri Oct 30, 2015 at 01:51 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Lonny Tachenko, an alumnus of Dickinson State College and a World War II veteran, will turn 100 years old Sunday, Nov. 1, a little more than two years older than the university itself.  more...

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  54. Heart River Writers’ Circle welcomes travel writer W. Scott Olsen

    Fri Oct 30, 2015 at 10:25 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Heart River Writers’ Circle (HWRC) is looking forward to welcoming travel writer, editor and professor W. Scott Olsen, of Moorhead, Minnesota, to the Dickinson State University (DSU) campus for a reading and discussion Nov. 12 and 13, 2015.  more...

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  55. Heart River Writers’ Circle to host GGFCT “Warrior Words” Nov. 8

    Wed Oct 28, 2015 at 12:46 PM

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. – History comes alive onstage when the Greater Grand Forks Community Theatre (GGFCT) performs the words of U.S. Veterans this November.  more...

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  56. Dickinson State ranked among most affordable online accounting degree programs

    Tue Oct 27, 2015 at 12:24 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University has been ranked among the most affordable online accounting degree programs by College Values Online.  more...

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  57. Senior TRiO SSS students attend Backpack to Briefcase Event

    Thu Oct 22, 2015 at 10:25 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Senior students from Dickinson State University’s (DSU) TRiO Student Support Services (SSS) program attended the fifth annual TRiO SSS Backpack to Briefcase event Oct. 16-17 on the DSU campus.  more...

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  58. “Night Life” photography exhibit currently on display in Mind’s Eye Art Gallery

    Thu Oct 22, 2015 at 08:36 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Mind’s Eye Art Gallery at Dickinson State University is currently hosting an exhibition of photography entitled “Night Life” by North Dakota native artist, Monica Tininenko. more...

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  59. New foundation takes shape at Dickinson State

    Wed Oct 21, 2015 at 06:06 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Since assuming his role as interim president of Dickinson State University (DSU) in August, Dr. Jim Ozbun has been working diligently to build relationships in the community and to see a new foundation formed to support the university. more...

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  60. Lowe to leave the board room for the classroom

    Wed Oct 21, 2015 at 04:34 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University’s (DSU) Vice President for Finance and Administration, Mark Lowe, recently announced his decision to return to the classroom in an email to the campus community. more...

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  61. Strom Center seeking Entrepreneurial Veterans Awards nominations

    Wed Oct 21, 2015 at 08:48 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Strom Center at Dickinson State University is seeking nominations for three separate awards that will be presented at the second Annual Celebrating Veteran Entrepreneurs Event Tuesday, Nov. 10, from 4 - 6:30 p.m.  more...

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  62. Community Conversation-Surviving & Thriving

    Tue Oct 20, 2015 at 11:20 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – “Only together can we make a difference,” says Alysse Charlesworth, Dickinson State University student and co-organizer of the “Community Conversation” events.  more...

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  63. Elisa Monte Dance Company of NYC to hold residency at DSU

    Mon Oct 19, 2015 at 10:09 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Elisa Monte Dance Company of New York City has scheduled a five day residency at Dickinson State University (DSU) Nov. 7-11. During their visit, professional dancers will be teaching master classes and offering choreography workshops to students in DSU’s performance company, Form and Fusion.  more...

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  64. Dickinson State TRHLP graduates to wed Oct. 17

    Fri Oct 16, 2015 at 11:54 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Megan Zalesky and Robbie Morey, Dickinson State University (DSU) graduates and Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Program (TRHLP) scholars, announced their upcoming wedding ceremony to be held Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015.  more...

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  65. DSU’s rodeo tradition highlighted on NBC’s Special Cowboy Moments

    Fri Oct 16, 2015 at 09:29 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Few people both inside and outside of the world of rodeo realize that Dickinson State University’s rodeo alumni list is a who’s who of rodeo talent, nationally.  more...

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  66. TR Honors Leadership Program donates to Dickinson BackPack Program

    Thu Oct 15, 2015 at 11:13 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Program (TRHLP) at Dickinson State University (DSU) donated $1,338 to the Dickinson Backpack Program Oct. 14, 2015.  more...

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  67. The Revenge of Reading Scared presented by the HRWC Oct. 29

    Wed Oct 14, 2015 at 03:26 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Heart River Writers’ Circle (HRWC) invites you to attend The Revenge of Reading Scared, Thursday, Oct. 29, from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at the Dickinson Area Public Library in the community room.  more...

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  68. DSU’s Fine and Performing Arts Department presents “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”

    Thu Oct 8, 2015 at 04:25 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Fine and Performing Arts Department at Dickinson State University (DSU) presents opening night of the play “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” Oct. 22, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. in the Back Stage Theater in May Hall.  more...

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  69. TRHLP Scholars Meyer Bohn and Stephanie Nile crowned 2015 Homecoming King and Queen

    Tue Oct 6, 2015 at 01:56 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Program (TRHLP) scholars Meyer Bohn and Stephanie Nile were crowned 2015 Homecoming King and Queen during coronation at halftime of Saturday’s football game Oct. 3.  more...

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  70. Fourth annual Boo Hawks event to be held at Dickinson State Oct. 30

    Mon Oct 5, 2015 at 10:58 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) will be hosting the fourth annual Boo Hawks event on the DSU campus Friday, Oct. 30, in the Wienbergen Hall gymnasium from 2 - 5 p.m. Bring your families and don’t forget to wear your costumes!  more...

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  71. DSU to host booth at Manufacturing Day Fair and Expo Oct. 7

    Thu Oct 1, 2015 at 03:01 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – On Wednesday, Oct. 7, local manufacturers will be at the Biesiot Activities Center (BAC) from 2 - 5:30 p.m. You are invited to not only learn about careers available in Dickinson, you are also invited to learn about educational opportunities at Dickinson State University.  more...

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  72. DSU and the Strom Center to host UAS Director, Robert Becklund

    Thu Oct 1, 2015 at 09:33 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) and the Strom Center will be hosting a visit by Robert J. Becklund, the executive director of the Northern Plains Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Test Site, on the DSU campus Friday, Oct. 9.  more...

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  73. Board selects new DSU president

    Wed Sep 30, 2015 at 12:18 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. -- The State Board of Higher Education today named Thomas M. Mitzel, Ph.D., as the next president of Dickinson State University, Dickinson, North Dakota. Mitzel currently serves as the dean of faculty and vice president of academic affairs, Trinity College, Connecticut. more...

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  74. Dickinson State Alumni Association names 2015 alumni fellows and awardees

    Mon Sep 28, 2015 at 11:46 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Alumni Fellows Program at Dickinson State University (DSU) was created in 2003 as a way to recognize the accomplishments of its outstanding graduates and share their stories. These exceptional alumni, who are leaders in their fields, were nominated by staff, faculty, and alumni of DSU and have been asked to return to campus to share their personal and professional experiences during Homecoming week. Each individual demonstrates the quality of education at DSU and will be honored at the Alumni Fellows Banquet Thursday, Oct. 1, at the Elks Lodge at 5:30 p.m.   more...

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  75. TR Digital Library chosen for review in Western Historical Quarterly

    Mon Sep 28, 2015 at 09:14 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Theodore Roosevelt Digital Library at Dickinson State University (DSU) was selected for review in the autumn 2015 edition of Western Historical Quarterly, journal of the Western History Association (WHA) based out of Utah State University’s Department of History.  more...

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  76. Search committee upholds candidate recommendation

    Fri Sep 25, 2015 at 01:06 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Dickinson State University Presidential Search Committee has upheld its decision to keep its recommendation for finalists to the State Board of Higher Education one week after one of those finalists withdrew from the race. more...

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  77. Homecoming week at Dickinson State packed with fun for all ages

    Fri Sep 25, 2015 at 11:01 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University’s (DSU) homecoming week kicks off Sunday, Sept. 27, and the 2015 homecoming committee has put together a fun filled week that is sure to entertain all ages.  more...

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  78. Fall 2015 enrollment at Dickinson State shows positive indicators

    Thu Sep 24, 2015 at 08:48 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Monday marked the fourth week census for the Dickinson State campus community with official enrollment for fall 2015 at 1317 students. more...

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  79. Ambrotype photographer to give demonstration at Dickinson State

    Tue Sep 22, 2015 at 08:28 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Shane Balkowitsch, ambrotypist, will be giving a demonstration in wet plate collodion photography on Wednesday, Sept. 23 from 1 - 4 p.m. in the Art Gallery located in DSU’s Klinefelter Hall.  more...

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  80. Midcontinent Communications presents DSU’s Strom Center with Donation

    Mon Sep 21, 2015 at 02:29 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Justin Forde, director of Public Affairs at Midcontinent Communications, traveled to Dickinson Thursday, Sept. 17, to present a check of $1,000 to the Strom Center at Dickinson State University (DSU). The donation, provided by the Midcontinent Foundation, will be used to purchase new presentation technology for the Center’s training room to improve the experience for their guests.  more...

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  81. Strom Center’s Kilen becomes Certified Business Incubator Manager

    Fri Sep 18, 2015 at 12:30 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Ray Ann Kilen, director of The Strom Center at Dickinson State University has been certified by the International Business Innovation Association as a Certified Business Incubator Manager.  more...

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  82. DSU presidential search recommends two for final selection process

    Thu Sep 17, 2015 at 07:23 AM

    Two candidates for Dickinson State University president were moved forward today after the latest round of interviews took place by the DSU presidential search committee.   more...

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  83. “The Trial of Theodore Roosevelt” a 2015 TR Symposium highlight

    Tue Sep 15, 2015 at 09:00 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The 2015 Theodore Roosevelt Symposium will feature a special presentation called “The Trial of Theodore Roosevelt” Friday evening Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in the Dorothy Stickney Auditorium at Dickinson State University. North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenhjem has agreed to serve as the judge in the mock trial.  more...

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  84. Dickinson State invites public to attend 10th annual TR Symposium

    Fri Sep 11, 2015 at 01:42 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The 10th annual Theodore Roosevelt (TR) Symposium will take place on the Dickinson State University (DSU) campus Sept. 17 - 19, 2015, including a special field trip to Killdeer.  more...

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  85. Dickinson State University to host Constitution Day event

    Tue Sep 8, 2015 at 11:17 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) invites you to join in on campus or via live streaming for a special Constitution Day event titled “Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and the Constitution” Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015, at 1 p.m. MDT in Dorothy Stickney Auditorium.  more...

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  86. DSU presidential search committee wraps up distance interviews

    Tue Sep 1, 2015 at 07:58 PM

    Ten candidates for Dickinson State University president were interviewed today via distance-learning technology by the DSU presidential search committee. The committee chose to invite 5 to the university’s campus for in-person interviews mid-September.  more...

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  87. Undersecretary of USDA Rural Development, Lisa Mensah, visits Strom Center

    Mon Aug 31, 2015 at 03:32 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Undersecretary of USDA Rural Development, Lisa Mensah, joined a group of regional economic development leaders for a roundtable discussion Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at the Strom Center at Dickinson State University.  more...

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  88. Key partner of the Strom Center, Doerr, receives SBDC 2015 State Star Award

    Wed Aug 26, 2015 at 01:49 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Executive Director for the Bowman County Development Corporation (BCDC), Teran Doerr, recently received the Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) 2015 State Star Award.   more...

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  89. HEROS to host 27th annual conference in Bismarck

    Tue Aug 25, 2015 at 09:10 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Higher Education Resource Organization for Students (HEROS) will host its 27th annual conference Sept. 10 - 11, 2015 at the Radisson Hotel in Bismarck featuring keynote speaker Angel Flores.  more...

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  90. Dickinson State University offers English Language Learner Program

    Tue Aug 25, 2015 at 08:41 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The English Language Learner (ELL) Program through the Academic Success Center at Dickinson State University (DSU) will offer courses beginning in the fall of 2015.  more...

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  91. Chancellor rolls out new initiative aimed at meeting educational needs of energy workforce

    Fri Aug 21, 2015 at 04:48 PM

    BISMARCK, N.D. – A new initiative called Bakken U: Energizing through education has been developed to meet the needs of energy workers and employers on the western side of the state. It is designed to encourage workers from the Bakken oil fields and other energy sectors to take advantage of slow times to enhance their skills and education by attending a college or university in their area to make them even more marketable.  more...

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  92. Dickinson State welcomes two to music faculty

    Thu Aug 20, 2015 at 09:10 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Fine and Performing Arts Department at Dickinson State University welcomes Assistant Professor of Music/Director of Bands/Brass Instruction, Dr. Lorraine Fader, and Instructor of Choral Music, Brent Rogers, to the music faculty in the fall of 2015.  more...

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  93. Committee narrows Dickinson State University presidential search to 10 candidates

    Tue Aug 18, 2015 at 04:32 PM

    BISMARCK, N.D. - The Dickinson State University presidential search committee met in Dickinson today to narrow the list of 47 candidates to 10.  more...

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  94. Pemberton invited to participate in roundtable event in NYC

    Tue Aug 18, 2015 at 08:54 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Cynthia Pemberton, has been invited by the American Council of Education (ACE) and the TIAA-CREF Institute to participate in a national roundtable discussion concerning college affordability and pedagogical innovation. more...

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  95. Public welcome to celebrate DSU’s sixth annual convocation

    Mon Aug 17, 2015 at 10:36 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) will host the sixth annual convocation ceremony Monday, Aug. 24, at 11 a.m. in the Dorothy Stickney Auditorium. Convocation is the official opening ceremony for the 2015-2016 academic year and is hosted by the students, faculty, staff, administration and alumni of the University. more...

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  96. TR Center to publish images from Arizona Historical Society

    Thu Aug 13, 2015 at 08:46 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Theodore Roosevelt Center (TR Center) at Dickinson State University is publishing online images from the Arizona Historical Society. Materials in this collection include correspondence from Gutzon Borglum regarding the creation of Mount Rushmore, letters examining national politics, and items relating to the history of the Rough Riders. Letters in the collection highlight the value Roosevelt and his family placed on developing and preserving relationships.  more...

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  97. Accreditation of Dickinson State University affirmed

    Wed Aug 5, 2015 at 04:46 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Dickinson State University (DSU) received a formal notification Aug. 5, 2015, that the Institutional Actions Council (IAC) of the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has continued its accreditation of the institution with the next Reaffirmation of Accreditation in 2024-25.   more...

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  98. State Board appoints Ozbun interim DSU president

    Tue Aug 4, 2015 at 11:51 AM

    BISMARCK, N.D. - The State Board of Higher Education, at a special meeting today, 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 planned retirement date of February. Ozbun will begin serving as interim president Aug. 17. The Board also agreed that the timeframe for the interim service would be negotiated by Hagerott with Ozbun depending on the needs of the university and the successful search for a permanent president.  more...

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  99. Baker Boy donates $6,000 to DSU’s Strom Center

    Mon Aug 3, 2015 at 08:26 AM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – Baker Boy, a local manufacturing company, has continued to honor their pledge by donating another $6,000 to the Strom Center at Dickinson State University (DSU).  more...

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  100. Strom Center to host Board Governance Workshop Sept. 29 – 30, 2015

    Wed Jul 29, 2015 at 12:35 PM

    DICKINSON, N.D. – The Strom Center at Dickinson State University (DSU) will host a Board Governance Workshop featuring Executive Management System’s President and CEO, Melvin Nelson Sept. 29 – 30, 2015.  more...

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