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DSU Foundation leader says family main reason for resignation

October 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

After 18 years leading the Dickinson State University Foundation, CEO Kevin Thompson will step down later this month.
Thompson’s resignation via an email to board members Wednesday was sent a week after a sealed ruling came in arbitration the Foun…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

F-M colleges more accepting of LGBT students

October 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. —Voice professor Paul Hindemith said the moment he “knew for sure things had changed” on the Concordia College campus was when he and his husband, Fred Olson, were married there this past summer.
“It was very obvious at that …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

F-M colleges more accepting of LGBT students

October 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

MOORHEAD, Minn. —Voice professor Paul Hindemith said the moment he “knew for sure things had changed” on the Concordia College campus was when he and his husband, Fred Olson, were married there this past summer.
“It was very obvious at that …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Minnesota West students connect with local businesses

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Students at Minnesota West Community and Technical College began their fall semester Monday. The school offered a “Get Connected” day to help students become acclimated, with opportunities available on campus and in the community….continue reading on dglobe.com

Minnesota students again score top marks on ACTs

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

ST. PAUL — High school students’ ACT scores are flat this year, but Minnesota continues to lead the nation for states in which the majority of students take the college readiness exam.

Minnesota’s average ACT composite score dipped one-tenth…continue reading on dglobe.com

Former NDSU QB Jensen waived again by Dolphins

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Miami Dolphins are working out free-agent quarterbacks Rex Grossman, John Skelton and Brady Quinn on Monday, according to NFL.com.

Matt Moore (shoulder) and Pat Devlin (hamstring) returned to practice from injuries on Sunday, but the Miami Her…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Former NDSU QB Jensen waived again by Dolphins

August 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Miami Dolphins are working out free-agent quarterbacks Rex Grossman, John Skelton and Brady Quinn on Monday, according to NFL.com.

Matt Moore (shoulder) and Pat Devlin (hamstring) returned to practice from injuries on Sunday, but the Miami Her…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

UND, NDSU contest parts of audit

July 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota’s two biggest universities don’t do enough to make sure students accurately report their residency status, the State Auditor’s Office found.
North Dakota State University and the University of North Dakota, among othe…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Konechne still drawn to wrestling room

June 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

KIMBALL — Paul Konechne left his mark on wrestling mats all over South Dakota.

The former Kiote and South Dakota State University standout has taken his experiences and wants to pass them on to the next generation.

The 35-year-old now lives in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ND leaders weigh cost of tuition freeze

June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — The Higher Education Funding Committee, which is composed of North Dakota legislators, decided to look into how much it would cost to freeze college tuition at a meeting Wednesday in Grand Forks.
After the State Board of Higher Educa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com