2014 Celebration of Scholars
Dickinson State University will host the 2014 "Celebration of Scholars: Explorations in Research, Humanities, and Fine Arts" on Sat., May 10, 2014. Presentations will begin at 8:00 a.m. and will be followed by a luncheon, keynote presentation, and awards ceremony. Read more...
Four western North Dakota high school students were recently recognized for excellence in accounting during Dickinson State University's second annual Accounting Olympiad. Read more...
2014 Career Expo a huge success
Dickinson State University opened its campus to over 450 students from the southwest region who attended the 2014 Career Expo on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. High school sophomores and juniors were brought together to participate in this Career Expo by Roughrider Education Services Program Succeed 2020, a ND education and workforce initiative. RESP Succeed 2020's goal is to help North Dakota students make a smooth transition from high school to either post-secondary education or the workforce. Read more...
Blue Hawk Music will present the annual spring choral concert, American Made, on Monday, April 28, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in Dorothy Stickney Auditorium on the Dickinson State University campus. The concert will feature music of mostly American origin, including jazz, folk, and more. The DSU choral ensembles under the direction of Dr. Bruce Southard will be joined by the Dickinson High School Chorale under the direction of Mr. Michael Stevenson and special guest Scott Gregory. Gregory is an alumnus of both Dickinson High and Dickinson State. He graduated from Dickinson State College in 1985 with a bachelor's degree in choral education. He earned his master's in vocal performance from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and his DMA at the Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, OH. Read more...
Dickinson State University student clubs, organizations, and departments will be holding the first ever "Spring Eggstravaganza" on Sat., Apr. 12, 10 a.m. -1 p.m. at DSU King Pavilion, 291 Campus Drive. The student sponsored community event is free to the public and will be fun for all ages. There will be many activities available such an Egg Hunt, inflatables, egg toss, Egg walk, Egg race, bunny sack races, and face painting. Free hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided for the first 500 people. For more information contact: Sarah Jennings, 701-590-5152 Sarah.email@example.com
Dickinson State University will host Nurse Camp on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Department of Nursing on the fourth floor in Klinefelter Hall. Check-in and registration is from 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Read More...
The Theodore Roosevelt Honors Leadership Program will be hosting its 6th Annual Hawk Walk 5k Walk/Run on Apr. 12, as part of the DSU Spring Eggstravaganza. All proceeds from the Hawk Walk will benefit the Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center of Dickinson. Registration costs are: Ages 14 and Up: $20, DSU Students: $10, Ages 13 and Under: $8. A printable registration form can be found at dickinsonstate.edu/hawkwalk. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Heart River Writers' Circle at Dickinson State University will be hosting "Warrior Words" on Thurs., Apr. 10, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. in Beck Auditorium, Klinefelter Hall. "Warrior Words" is a presentation of monologues written by U.S. military veterans about their military experiences. The monologues were prepared as part of a five-week writing workshop hosted by Dr. Peter Grimes and Dr. Karen Foster. Read more...
TR Center Open Forum Mon. Mar. 31
The community is invited to consider the proposed models for the "Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library" and offer reactions. Hilferty and Associates will be at the Biesiot Activities Center on Monday, Mar. 31, 2014, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Brief formal comments will be offered at 6 p.m.
Classes canceled March 31
All classes and activities scheduled at DSU main campus in Dickinson and DSU Bismarck campus locations have been canceled for Mon. Mar. 31, 2014 due to weather.
Ty Orton, Dickinson State men's basketball coach, instructor in the department of health and physical education, and Blue Hawk Booster club membership coordinator, announced his resignation today after seven years with the university. The resignation is effective May 15, 2014. Orton has accepted a position with the Dickinson State University Alumni and Foundation (Foundation) as associate director of fundraising. During his time at DSU, Orton led the Blue Hawks to an 89-113 record. In his second season at the helm he helped guide the Blue Hawks to a 17-13 mark, the team's first winning record in four years, resulting in a playoff appearance. Orton also coordinated Blue Hawk Booster club membership and annual giving. Read more...
Jake Berdine, class of 2009, has is currently serving as a law clerk at The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy in Washington, D.C. Read more...
Quijano Elected CCF President
Fernando Quijano was elected president of the Council of College Faculties (CCF) for the 2014-2015 year. During his term, Quijano will be organizing an all-faculty conference, expected to take place in October, 2014. A statewide effort to bring the faculty from all 11 institutions of higher education in North Dakota under one roof has not been made since the Roundtable discussions in the early 2000s. Read more...
Damon Fichter, a junior at Dickinson State University, has been selected to perform as a Burning Hills Singer for the 2014 season of the Medora Musical. Only twelve individuals were selected from national auditions. Fichter is currently pursuing a degree in music performance with leadership and theatre minors.
Dickinson State University Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Tim Daniel announced today that Mark Graupe has been named the women's basketball head coach. Graupe was initially hired in September as the interim head coach following the departure of Caleb Harrison. Read More...