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Measure 5 debate comes to DSU

October 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Only three dozen people came out Tuesday for a debate on Measure 5 in Dickinson, but the event for one of the most controversial votes on November’s ballot produced heated discussion.
The Dickinson State University Farm Bureau Club hosted the deba…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Theodore’s Dutch legacy: DSU symposium highlights U.S. president’s roots

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakotans have a special affinity for Theodore Roosevelt and his relationship to the Badlands.
But few are aware of the 26th president’s international connections, particularly to the Netherlands.
The family had Dutch roots stemming back to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Theodore’s Dutch legacy: DSU symposium highlights U.S. president’s roots

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakotans have a special affinity for Theodore Roosevelt and his relationship to the Badlands.
But few are aware of the 26th president’s international connections, particularly to the Netherlands.
The family had Dutch roots stemming back to …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Tickets available for Dickinson State’s Kat Perkins Concert

September 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

A select number of general admission and VIP tickets are available for Dickinson State University’s upcoming concert featuring “The Voice” star Kat Perkins. The exclusive concert, scheduled for Oct. 3, will be held in the Stickney Auditorium. S…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

DSU back on magazine’s college rankings list

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson State University has returned to the U.S. News & World Report’s list of the Best Public Regional Colleges in the Midwest.
After failing to make the list last year, DSU made its return and ranked 62nd on the overall list, according to…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Kat Perkins to hold Alive@5, DSU concerts

August 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Kat Perkins is coming to Dickinson — twice.

The Scranton native and rock singer from “The Voice” will hold two concerts. The first is a free public concert set for Alive@5 finale on Thursday, Sept. 4, event director Eric Smallwood said Tuesday.
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DSU shows growth despite cold start

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Taking the first day of school as a hint, the weather turned to a crisp fall Monday as some southwest North Dakota students walked into the classroom for the first time in months.

At Dickinson State University, Monday was a more commemorative star…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Barons Vista lays out plans for Dickinson: Singapore company’s layout starts to take shape

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The vision for the Barons Vista commercial and residential plan is slowly coming together, but details over what the so-called lifestyle development will look like and what it will mean for the Dickinson community aren’t so clear.
A team of develo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Debate over higher ed measure focuses on risk to accreditation

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Evoking memories of the 2012 diploma mill scandal and suicide at Dickinson State University and more recent missteps by higher education officials, House Majority Leader Al Carlson on Wednesday downplayed fears that a November ballot mea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Filling the gaps: Amidst teacher shortage, schools try to fill positions before year starts

August 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

As the entire state of North Dakota faces a critical shortage of teachers, local schools are hurrying to fill remaining openings before the new year starts later this month.
The North Dakota Council of Educational Leaders reported hundreds of teache…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com