SIOUX FOOTBALL INSIDER Final Day for Applications & Thoughts
The UND coaching search has been moving along at a slow pace thus far but that may be changing a bit now. NDSU Head Coach Craig Bohl announced that he is leaving the school to go to Wyoming, effective... Posted on 12/10/13 at 11:20 AM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT College crop team wins national honors
Congratulations to the University of Minnesota-Crookston Collegiate Crops Team, which placed third in the two national competitions held recently in Kansas City.
The Crookston three-member team consi... Posted on 12/10/13 at 9:38 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Students set goal of 6 new laws
By Don Davis
A group of university students who have found success at changing laws the past few years is preparing a new agenda for the Minnesota Legislature, everything from improving dental care f... Posted on 11/13/13 at 9:45 AM
FATHER KNOWS LAST My First Bison Game
It was September 26, 1981; a night Ill never forget
In September of 1981, I began my studies at North Dakota State University. I didnt know much more about the home football team other than they wer... Posted on 10/26/13 at 8:16 PM
Jessica Van Beek was tired of being in debt – and took action to be rid of it. Last month she made her last credit card payment, enabling Van Beek to reach her goal of being free of credit card debt by her 25th birthday on April 28.
NCTC scholarship: A $500 scholarship will be awarded annually to an aviation maintenance technology major at Northland Community and Technical College, Thief River Falls, through the recently established Fargo Jet Center Scholarship.
Authors of an ambitious survey of hazing in colleges and uni-versities have turned their attention to high schools and discovered that many freshmen arrive on campus with experience — with 47 percent reporting getting hazed in high school.
The legions of fundraisers colleges hired during the boom years have a new mission for these tough economic times: Go easy on the hard sell. Talk about financial aid, not shiny new buildings. If prospects can’t give now, lay the groundwork for when the economy recovers.
Victoria Gorrell, the head fundraiser at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, recently visited a Chicago attorney who’d been a generous supporter, hoping to persuade him to keep up his $5,000 annual gifts. He cut back to $1,000 instead.
High school seniors tend to be waiting longer this year to commit to a college. Many are waiting to find out about scholarship awards and financial aid packages before they pick a college, according to one official.
Enrollment at UND grew slightly this spring semester compared with a year ago, the university reported Wednesday.
In particular, there were more Minnesotans, graduate students and, university officials believe, distance learning participants, according to spokesman Peter Johnson.
Patricia Adkins is the provost at Columbus State Community College in Columbus, Ohio. Greg Timberlake is a hospice director in Fresno, Calif., and a former administrator at Alliant International University in California. Raymond Nadolny is vice president for extended learning at Lake Washington Technical College in Kirkland, Wash.
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