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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

DSU, Ukrainian Institute renew 34-year contract of understanding

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

After 34 years together, the Ukrainian Cultural Institute and Dickinson State University are renewing their relationship indefinitely.
At an event Friday kicking off the 2014 Ukrainian Festival, DSU President D.C. Coston and UCI President Loretta Fa…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

After the 4th: Community cleans up after Independence Day fireworks

July 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Fourth of July fireworks are all fun and games — until it’s time to clean up.
Leftover debris has been reported all over the city, from Jaycee Park to the perennial firework favorite Biesiot Activities Center parking lot.
“We had to put a lot…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

After the 4th: Community cleans up after Independence Day fireworks

July 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

Fourth of July fireworks are all fun and games — until it’s time to clean up.
Leftover debris has been reported all over the city, from Jaycee Park to the perennial firework favorite Biesiot Activities Center parking lot.
“We had to put a lot…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

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