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December


Minot State University's Top Stories from 2015
Wed. Dec. 30, 2015 12:00 AM
10. Business Programs Receive Specialized Accreditation It's a rare accomplishment for a College of Business to be... Read More

SGA names Bertsch, Conn, Crackel, Geller and Markel as MSU Professors and Advisor of the Year
Mon. Dec. 21, 2015 12:00 AM
The Student Government Association selected Andy Bertsch, Dan Conn, Robert Crackel, Laurie Geller and Paul Markel as the 2014-15 Professors and... Read More

KMSU Auction: a success for students
Thu. Dec. 17, 2015 12:00 AM
The Minot State University broadcasting program’s 17th annual auction successfully raised $8,400. This unique Dec. 3 fundraising event... Read More

Holiday hours
Thu. Dec. 17, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University will close at noon on Dec. 24 and be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. During the holiday season, the hours for other Minot State... Read More

MSU history students to give public presentations of research
Fri. Dec. 11, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University students enrolled in HIST 251: Introduction to Public History will deliver public presentations of their local history... Read More

Area students compete at Technology Day
Mon. Dec. 7, 2015 12:00 AM
High school students from across the area competed Dec. 3 in the Minot State University Department of Business Information Technology's 18th... Read More

MSU Campus Players presents 'Alice in Wonderland'
Wed. Dec. 2, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University's Campus Players presents “Alice in Wonderland” Dec. 9-11 in Aleshire Theater at 7:30 p.m.; the... Read More

Nursing Scholarship Day highlights student research
Tue. Dec. 1, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Department of Nursing is sponsoring its semiannual Nursing Scholarship Day on Dec. 11 in Ann Nicole Nelson Hall,... Read More

‘Make the Call, Win it All’ at KMSU Auction
Tue. Dec. 1, 2015 12:00 AM
The Minot State University Program of Broadcasting will host its 17th annual KMSU Auction Thursday (Dec. 3). The auction will air live on public... Read More

Technology Day showcases students of all ages
Tue. Dec. 1, 2015 12:00 AM
Wednesday (Dec. 2) at Minot State University, high school students will compete at the Department of Business Information Technology’s... Read More

November


Trinity-MSU partnership increases number of nursing graduates
Mon. Nov. 16, 2015 12:00 AM
An unqualified success.  That’s how Trinity Health and Minot State University officials describe a program aimed at generating... Read More

Freezin’ for a Reason brings awareness of homelessness, hunger
Thu. Nov. 12, 2015 12:00 AM
 The Minot State University Student Social Work Organization is sponsoring “Freezin’ for a Reason” Nov. 14... Read More

Hess Corporation representatives prepare students with ‘The Interview’
Sun. Nov. 8, 2015 12:00 AM
“The Interview,” the third event of the “Are You Workplace Ready?” series at Minot State University,... Read More

MSU to celebrate Native American culture
Fri. Nov. 6, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Native American Cultural Awareness Club is sponsoring the Native American Cultural Celebration in November. The... Read More

October


Nearly $300K grant awarded to MSU in support of students with intellectual disabilities
Tue. Oct. 27, 2015 12:00 AM
The North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities, a Center of Excellence at Minot State University, has been awarded a $289,518 grant from the... Read More

Campus Players teams with Magic City Misfits for 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show'
Tue. Oct. 27, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University's Campus Players will host the Magic City Misfits presentation of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" Oct. 30 at... Read More

Veterans honored during Veterans Awareness Week
Tue. Oct. 27, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Veterans Center will recognize veterans during Veterans Awareness Week (Nov. 4-10). There will be a... Read More

MSU and DCB partner to promote early childhood education
Tue. Oct. 27, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University and Dakota College at Bottineau are partnering to make teacher education programs more accessible to students. A Memorandum... Read More

MSU Theatre Arts presents "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Mon. Oct. 19, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Program of Theatre Arts presents William Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s... Read More

New interpreting and sign language degree approved for MSU
Mon. Oct. 12, 2015 12:00 AM
In collaboration with Lake Region State College and the North Dakota School for the Deaf/Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Minot State... Read More

MSO opens ‘From the New World’ season
Thu. Oct. 8, 2015 12:00 AM
The Minot Symphony Orchestra will open its 90th season, “From the New World," Saturday (Oct. 10) with a new music director at its... Read More

September


Minot Symphony Orchestra welcomes new conductor
Mon. Sep. 21, 2015 12:00 AM
The Minot Symphony Orchestra will host a “Meet the Maestro” open house, welcoming its new conductor Efraín Amaya, Oct.... Read More

MSU partners with Polish university
Fri. Sep. 18, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University and the University of Social Science and Humanities, Poland, are partnering to offer exchange programs, study abroad... Read More

MSU Alumni Association bestowed awards
Wed. Sep. 16, 2015 12:00 AM
Linda (Wagner) Christianson, Deb (David) Schultz and Sandy (Schjeldahl) Starr received the Minot State University Alumni Association’s... Read More

Homecoming king and queen named
Wed. Sep. 16, 2015 12:00 AM
Reagan VanTeeling and Alex Buchholz were named the Minot State University homecoming king and queen Sept. 15 during a coronation. Member of the... Read More

MSU CD Vocal Function Lab benefits from community grant
Thu. Sep. 3, 2015 12:00 AM
The MSU Communication Disorders Department Vocal Function Laboratory is equipped with a new patient exam chair after receiving a $5000 community... Read More

Business programs receive specialized accreditation
Wed. Sep. 2, 2015 12:00 AM
The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education board of commissioners recently reaffirmed accreditation of business programs offered... Read More

Student Event Test
Wed. Sep. 2, 2015 12:00 AM

August


WPO Gala to celebrate Bowles’ contribution and welcome McQuade
Fri. Aug. 28, 2015 12:00 AM
Western Plains Opera, one of Minot State University's premier arts organizations, will celebrate Ken Bowles’ contribution and... Read More

Dan Langemo named MSU major gifts officer
Fri. Aug. 28, 2015 12:00 AM
Dan Langemo has been named the new major gifts officer at Minot State University. Langemo was previously employed by First Western Bank for 16... Read More

Area educators attend NPWP institutes at MSU
Tue. Aug. 4, 2015 12:00 AM
The Northern Plains Writing Project Institutes at Minot State University started July 6 and ended July 31. In addition to numerous writing and... Read More

July


Grants enable Minot State’s POWER Center to remain dedicated to student growth
Tue. Jul. 21, 2015 12:00 AM
In January 2011, the POWER (Providing Opportunities with Enhanced Resources) Center staff moved into their new office in Minot State... Read More

Minot State hosting annual luau at NDSF
Sun. Jul. 19, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University invites alumni and friends to a luau party at the North Dakota State Fair on July 22, 5-8 p.m. This event, which is free... Read More

Minot State hosting annual luau at NDSF
Sun. Jul. 19, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University invites alumni and friends to a luau party at the North Dakota State Fair on July 22, 5-8 p.m. This event, which is free... Read More

June


MSU, Minot Sertoma and MACF update Nelson Hall to help individuals with hearing impairments
Mon. Jun. 22, 2015 12:00 AM
With Minot State University’s endorsement and matching funding from the Minot Area Community Foundation, the Minot Sertoma Club... Read More

Spring 2015 MSU President's & Deans' Lists
Mon. Jun. 8, 2015 9:00 AM
MSU President's ListA total of 488 undergraduate students were named to the spring semester 2015 President’s List at Minot State... Read More

Northern Plains Writing Project kicks off with pre-institute
Mon. Jun. 1, 2015 12:00 AM
With a pre-institute session on May 30, The Northern Plains Writing Project launched its NPWP Institutes that begin July 6 and finish July 30 at... Read More

May


MSU Summer Theatre commemorates 50 years
Thu. May. 21, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Summer Theatre will celebrate its 50th season by producing five favorite shows. Two of the shows,... Read More

Dakota Chamber Music returns to MSU June 8-14
Thu. May. 21, 2015 12:00 AM
The Dakota Chamber Music will celebrate its 19th season June 8-14. The institute brings professional artists together with talented and motivated... Read More

MSU Summer Theatre commemorates 50 years
Thu. May. 21, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Summer Theatre will celebrate its 50th season by producing five favorite shows. “Nunsense”... Read More

Fallen heroes honored by MSU Veterans Center
Wed. May. 20, 2015 12:00 AM
The MSU Veterans Center honored veterans May 22 with a search-and-discover-fallen-heroes mission on the Minot State University campus and in First... Read More

MSU hosts Friend-raising Golf Tour in area communities
Tue. May. 19, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University alumni and friends are invited to participate in the 10th annual Friend-raising Golf Tour. The summer tour will stop in six... Read More

MSU graduates and alumnus to speak at commencement
Fri. May. 8, 2015 12:00 AM
Graduate student Emily Gordon, undergraduate student Cameron McBeth and alumnus Nathan Conway addressed the Class of 2015 at Minot State... Read More

MSU students present Hope for the Hungry Banquet proceeds to Salvation Army
Tue. May. 5, 2015 12:00 AM
Friday (May 7), Minot State University students from an Honors 391 class, “Community Problem Solving,” presented a check for... Read More

April


Minot State University students don cap and gown
Wed. Apr. 29, 2015 12:00 AM
More than 775 undergraduate and graduate students were eligible to walk through Minot State University’s commencement exercises... Read More

SSWO symposium to look at human trafficking
Wed. Apr. 29, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University's Student Social Work Organization will sponsor "Stolen Lives: The Reality of Human Trafficking” April... Read More

MSU's Flat Tail Press hosts celebration of print
Tue. Apr. 21, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Flat Tail Press will host a celebration of printmaking May 2 in Hartnett 215E, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. MSU... Read More

Honor Dance: Celebrates accomplishments in MSU’s new century
Fri. Apr. 17, 2015 12:00 AM
On April 24, Minot State University’s Dome will come alive with tradition, color and movement. Native American dancers and drum groups... Read More

MSU Summer Theatre to hold auditions for children
Thu. Apr. 16, 2015 12:00 AM
Auditions for children, ages 6-14, for Minot State University Summer Theatre’s 50th anniversary will be held April 25 in Aleshire Theater... Read More

MSU Staff Senate donates $2,000 to Minot Backpack Buddies Program
Tue. Apr. 14, 2015 12:00 AM
Steven Shirley, Minot State University president, on behalf of MSU Staff Senate, recently presented a $2,000 check, to the Minot Backpack Buddies... Read More

‘Circle Mirror Transformation’ brings drama and trauma
Tue. Apr. 14, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Program of Theatre Arts presents Annie Baker’s “Circle Mirror Transformation" April... Read More

Inauguration celebration of MSU President Steven W. Shirley slated
Wed. Apr. 8, 2015 12:00 AM
The inauguration of Steven W. Shirley as the 11th president of Minot State University will celebrate the university’s honored past and... Read More

National Science Foundation to visit MSU
Tue. Apr. 7, 2015 12:00 AM
Arcady Mushegian and Timothy VanReken, from the National Science Foundation, will visit Minot State University April 21. Their schedule will... Read More

Record number of MSU students on ‘Who’s Who’ list
Tue. Apr. 7, 2015 12:00 AM
Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges selected 35 juniors and seniors for inclusion in the 2015 edition. This is... Read More

Hope for the Hungry Community Banquet
Mon. Apr. 6, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University students who are part of the Honors Society and are currently enrolled in Hon 391H “Community Problem... Read More

March


MSU chapter of Collegiate DECA triumphed
Mon. Mar. 30, 2015 12:00 AM
Members of the Minot State University chapter of Collegiate DECA excelled at the Collegiate DECA State Conference competition in February... Read More

Virtual presentation with Norwegian ambassador and MSU students slated
Mon. Mar. 23, 2015 12:00 AM
Kåre R. Aas, Norway’s ambassador to the United States, will chat live with Minot State University students April 29 in Aleshire... Read More

Rona Alexander to keynote at NSSLHA spring conference
Mon. Mar. 23, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University's chapter of the National Students Speech Language Hearing Association is holding its 2015 spring conference March 27... Read More

Student Success Center coordinates MSU Job Fair
Mon. Mar. 23, 2015 12:00 AM
The Student Success Center will sponsor the 2015 MSU Job Fair Wednesday (March 25) in the Conference Center (Student Center, third floor) from 10... Read More

Otter Tail Corporation CEO to give business presentation
Mon. Mar. 9, 2015 12:00 AM
Jim McIntyre, Otter Tail Corporation chief executive officer, will present to Minot State University students, faculty and staff Tuesday (March 10)... Read More

SGA election results
Fri. Mar. 6, 2015 12:00 AM
Student Government Association is the governing entity for Minot State University students and functions as the chief law and policymaking... Read More

Bone marrow donor registration drive: Swab your cheek, save a life
Thu. Mar. 5, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University students in “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks," a first-year experience course, are teaming up with... Read More

Minot State hosting Science Olympiad
Wed. Mar. 4, 2015 12:00 AM
The Division of Science is hosting a regional Science Olympiad March 16 on the Minot State University campus from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Middle... Read More

Minot State's SNDU chapter coordinates Dr. Seuss literacy event in MPS district
Tue. Mar. 3, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Students of North Dakota United chapter and North Dakota United-Retired united for a literacy campaign... Read More

MSU bone marrow drive
Mon. Mar. 2, 2015 12:00 AM
The Minot State University Biology Department, Club Biology and biology students are teaming up with Delete Blood Cancer, an organization leading... Read More

February


Minot State's SNDU chapter hosts Dr. Seuss literacy event in MPS district
Thu. Feb. 26, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Students of North Dakota United chapter and North Dakota United-Retired will host a literacy event throughout... Read More

Building diverse relationships
Fri. Feb. 20, 2015 12:00 AM
On Feb. 26, the North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities and Minot State University’s Diversity Committee will host Kostas... Read More

MSU Theatre’s ‘A Piece of My Heart’ explores war experience
Fri. Feb. 20, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University’s Program of Theatre Arts presents Shirley Lauro’s “A Piece of My Heart” Feb. 24-28... Read More

Minot State spring enrollment numbers up
Wed. Feb. 18, 2015 12:00 AM
Official spring 2015 enrollment numbers at Minot State University show a 2 percent increase compared to last year’s official... Read More

MSU Science Open House will captivate audiences of all ages
Tue. Feb. 10, 2015 12:00 AM
The Cyril Moore Science Center and AUGITE, the geology student club, are hosting an open house Feb. 24, for students in grades 3-6, from 8:30 a.m.... Read More

MSU art offers open-studio opportunities
Tue. Feb. 3, 2015 12:00 AM
To fight winter doldrums, the Minot State University Art Program is offering ceramic open-studio sessions to the public during spring semester. The... Read More

January


Darwin Day 2015
Fri. Jan. 30, 2015 12:00 AM
For its seventh year running, Darwin Day returns to Minot State University Feb. 12-13. Darwin Day is a global celebration of science and reason,... Read More

MSU combats blood cancer with Pennies for Patients
Thu. Jan. 29, 2015 12:00 AM
To combat blood cancer, Minot State University Residence Life and Housing office and Student Activities are spearheading Pennies for Patients, its... Read More

Affordable Care Act enrollment event slated
Thu. Jan. 29, 2015 12:00 AM
Individuals seeking information on the Affordable Care Act Marketplace or accessing health insurance coverage can find help Feb. 5. Minot State... Read More

MSU seeking scholarship applications
Thu. Jan. 29, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State University is offering the most scholarships ever for the upcoming 2015-16 academic year. New, transfer and returning students are... Read More

Pennies for Patients underway at Minot State
Wed. Jan. 21, 2015 12:00 AM
To combat blood cancer, Minot State University Residence Life and Housing office and Student Activities are spearheading Pennies for Patients, its... Read More

Tigirlily to perform at Minot State
Fri. Jan. 16, 2015 12:00 AM
Minot State Athletics has reached an agreement with modern country-pop group Tigirlily to perform a full concert following the conclusion of the... Read More

Warrior Words II: Veterans of U.S. wars to present monologue writing
Wed. Jan. 7, 2015 12:00 AM
Jan. 13 in Minot State University’s Aleshire Theater at 7:30 p.m., veterans of U.S. wars will present work they completed in... Read More