The 2014 Women's Voices is underway at DSU. The theme is Superheroes Unmasked: Women Who Make a Difference. Four evening events are scheduled to promote women who make a difference. The series will feature female artists, illustrators, and speakers who will address topics related to: pursuing dreams; being published; the power of role models; and societal pressures on women. All evening events will be held in DSU's Beck Auditorium, Klinefelter Hall at 7 p.m. In addition to the evening events, the DSU art gallery will be open daily featuring photography by North Dakota artist Ms. Pam Rettig. Read More...
Mr. Aaron Barth, a doctoral candidate in the history program at North Dakota State University, will be in Dickinson on Friday, Mar. 7, to present his research on the wars that were fought in the Dakotas. The presentation will begin at 4 p.m.
Job fair scheduled for March 25
The Career Development Center at Dickinson State University and Job Service ND are pleased to announce the upcoming 2014 Job Fair. The 2014 Job Fair is scheduled on March 25, 2014 at the Henry Biesiot Activities Center from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Read More...
Mr. Dean Gorder, executive director of the North Dakota Trade Office (NDTO), kicked off the 2014 Strom Executive Briefing Series on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the DSU Student Center. The NDTO was created to increase North Dakota's footprint in international markets. Through conferences, trade missions to numerous areas of the world, hosting trade missions from other countries to North Dakota, and assisting individual companies, the Trade Office has played a key role in the rapid expansion of exports from our state.
Dickinson State University's Collegiate Chapter of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is presenting the 59th annual Hilltop Holiday Variety Show on Friday, March 28 and Saturday March 29 at 7:30 pm. "Hilltop" is a long standing tradition of the Dickinson State University Music Department. Each year the show features acts by Dickinson State University faculty, students, alumni and members of the community of all ages. The show is family appropriate and includes musical acts, dance routines, and theatrical skits. This year the theme for Hilltop Holiday is "Under the Sea". Songs from the Little Mermaid, Guys and Dolls, Titanic and The Beatles are just some of the many musical selections that will be featured in this year's show. Both performances will be held in the Dorothy Stickney Auditorium. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students, children 6 and under for free. Bring your family and friends for two nights of great fun and entertainment! Individuals seeking more information should contact Rachelle Bliss by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blue Hawk Music will present a mid-winter concert on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at St. John Lutheran Church in Dickinson, ND. The DSU Chorale and Chamber Singers, under direction of Dr. Bruce Southard, will feature songs by the Beatles, Palestrina, Pinkham, Mendelssohn, and more. The DSU clarinet quartet under the direction of Dr. Jeremy Wohletz will also be performing. "The DSU music department has prepared a wonderful set of musical selections for your enjoyment," said Dr. Bruce Southard, chair of DSU music department. "If you haven't heard the chorale or clarinet performances this year you won't want to miss this fun and heart warming performance." Please join us for an evening of interesting and fun music. Admission is free and the concert is open to the public. For more information about this event or about the music department at Dickinson State University visit our website at, www.dickinsonstate.edu/music
Arthur Nunez, senior at Dickinson State University and Business Advisor Intern for the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the Strom Center, has successfully completed the NASBITE Certified Global Business Professional examination. This certification is recognized nationally and confirms knowledge of global commerce and demonstrates understanding of global business, trade, supply chain management and trade finance.
Dickinson State University is pleased to announce the second year of the Strom Executive Briefing Series. This set of five programs runs from February through April and is ideal for current and emerging leaders of organizations in the greater Dickinson area.
The spring 2014, 4th week census report has been submitted to North Dakota University System. Enrollment at Dickinson State University for the 2014 spring semester is 1404 students. This is 97% of the fall 2013 enrollment of 1449. Enrollment numbers for the spring semester are above historical averages. Average enrollment for spring semesters over the last five years, compared with the respective fall term, is 87%. Last year, (2012-13), spring enrollment was 88% of fall.
Dickinson State University is pleased to announce that 36 players will be joining the Blue Hawks for the 2014-15 football season. The signees include 16 players from Montana, seven from North Dakota, four from California, three from Hawaii, two from Wyoming, and one player each from South Dakota and Virginia.
DSU Business Club and Sigma Tau Delta host essay contest for high school juniors and seniors
The Business Club and Sigma Tau Delta (the English Honor Society) are sponsoring a college essay writing contest for high school juniors and seniors. "This is an opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to try their hand at college-level writing in order to better prepare them for the rigors of higher education," said Holly Gruhlke, assistant professor of business and management at DSU. "Contest winners will receive tuition waivers if they choose to attend Dickinson State University." High school juniors and seniors are invited to participate in the essay contest which focuses on writing skills necessary for success in college. Essays should focus on the value of a college education, time management, and planning for college success. Essays will be judged by members of the English Honor Society and judged on clarity, creativity, and format. "This is a great opportunity for DSU students to engage high school students in the college search process. Essay writing is a big part of college admissions and the college experience," said Gruhlke. "DSU students can share their knowledge and gain practical experience in marketing as well as essay scoring. This is a truly student centric event on both sides." Essay submissions should be received by March 1,2014. Contest rules and submission information can be found online at: http://dickinsonstate.edu/collegeessaycontestrules.
The Strom Center, IMPACT PTAC, and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will be hosting a free construction opportunities workshop on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. The event will be held at the Strom Center from 9:00 a.m. until noon. "Millions of dollars are being spent in western North Dakota on roads, infrastructure and buildings," said RayAnn Kilen, executive director of the Strom Center, "Attendees at this free seminar will learn how to successfully respond to those opportunities and get access to daily McGraw Hill/Dodge construction reports." Featured speakers include Darin Perius of Impact PTAC, Tyler Okerlund of ND SBDC, Dale Van Eckhout of ND SBA and Duane Kuntz representing the ND DOT DBE program. Space is limited. Registration is required. To register contact Tanner Olson at Impact PTAC (701)356-3138 or e-mail email@example.com. Local inquiries can be directed to the Strom Center 701-483-2756.
Saturday (Feb. 1) will be Hank Biesiot Night, hosted by the Blue Hawk Booster Club and Dickinson State, at Scott Gymnasium as the Blue Hawks play host to the University of Montana-Western. At the half time of the men's basketball game a video tribute will be made in Biesiot's honor and will be followed by a short presentation. After the game there will be a reception at the Biesiot Activities Center with food and a cash bar. Biesiot retired following the 2013 season and collected 258 wins, 17 conference championships, and 15 NAIA playoff appearances as the head coach for the Blue Hawks' football program. He was inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame in 2006. Tip-off for the women's game is scheduled for 2 p.m., while the men's game is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. on February 1.
"Approaching the Intangible," a collection of paintings by regional artist and instructor Marie Snavely, will be on exhibit in the Dickinson State University Art Gallery Jan. 6-31. The gallery will host an opening reception with the artist on Thursday, Jan 16 from 2-4 p.m. The reception is free of charge and open to the public.