Ness appointed MSU director of public information
Susan Ness has been named director of public information at Minot State University, effective March 21.
"Ms. Ness brings talents and skills important for successful communications about Minot State University," said Marv Semrau, vice president for advancement. "Her experience in journalism, civic involvement and local ties to the community factor into understanding the critical role MSU plays in Minot and the region."
A Minot native, Ness earned her bachelorís degree in journalism from the University of North Dakota and a Master of Business Administration in marketing from Capella University in 2009. She spent eight years at the Minot Daily News and the last 12 years in South Dakota, before returning to Minot in June 2010. Most recently, Ness was the workforce development manager at the Minot Area Development Corporation.
"I feel very fortunate to be a small part of a large effort contributing to the growth of students, the university and the community as a whole. Minot State University is a vibrant environment, full of energy and new, exciting changes," Ness said.
Currently, Ness is a member of Minot Kiwanis and sits on the board and various subcommittees of the Domestic Violence Crisis Center.
For questions, contact Ness at 858-3065 or firstname.lastname@example.org.