The Edson and Margaret Larson Foundation has donated $340,000 that will complete the Mayville (N.D.) State University Foundation project to save historic Northwest Hall and turn it into an alumni center.
At UND it was 14,807, which exceeds first-day enrollment a year ago by 731, according to the university. North Dakota State University’s first-day enrollment of 14,319 is 79 more than last year. Mayville (N.D.) State University’s first-day enrollment totaled 1,007, the first time the university crossed the 1,000 mark.
Mayville State University’s summer enrollment jumped nearly 20 percent to 453 students this year, the university’s largest summer headcount since 1931, according to a report released Thursday. The number of part-time students is 23 percent higher this year.
Northland Community and Technical College’s Thief River Falls campus commencement is set for 7 p.m., Thursday in the campus gymnasium of the Thief River Falls campus. Northland’s East Grand Forks campus commencement is set for 11 a.m. Friday at the Chester Fritz auditorium at UND.
The eighth annual “Tables du Jour” at Mayville (N.D.) State University, a fundraiser for the university’s music department, will be Saturday in the Mayville State Campus Center Foyer and Luckasen Room.
Contributors to “Authentic Voices,” a book of poetry and other writings about the experience and impact of childhood abuse and sexual assault, will read from their work at an open forum Wednesday night at Mayville State University.
UND, BSU, MaSU say they follow standards that DSU didn’t Officials who work with international students at universities in the Grand Forks region say several safeguards, well-known in the industry, would have prevented the scandal that rocked Dickinson (N.D.) State University earlier this month.
Fire and hope. That’s where you’ll find the roots of “philanthropy,” a word whose origin dates back to that Greek play. And is there a better description of philanthropy’s fruits as well, especially those that will benefit North Dakota through two recent and spectacular gifts?
Largest gift in school history will pay for scholarships It’s a part of the university’s reversal of fortune the past five years. In the meantime, locals are speculating about the identity of the anonymous donor.
While details about the gift have not been released, it likely will be in excess of $800,000. That is the amount of the previous record, received through the estate of Emil Seim, who died in 1998, according to Beth Swenson, director of marketing and public relations.
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