August 21, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Douglas County has experienced a brain gain in the last 40 years, joining the rest of the country in what has been a massive increase in the number of adults who have earned college degrees.
In 1970, 6.3 percent of those older than 25 years of age had college degrees in Douglas County. By 2010, 21.4 percent of adults here had completed college. Continue Reading
July 11, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
(AP) – The percentage of young adults earning a college degree has increased slightly but still remains far below the level needed to reach the president’s goal of having the U.S. rank first worldwide in college graduates. Continue Reading
May 27, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald
Lisa Douglas was a little shocked when her son told her what he wanted to do after high school graduation.
May 9, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
When Dickinson State University graduates exit campus this weekend, statistics show a majority will leave with the most coveted prize a job.
“Right now, there really are no hurdles for students looking for jobs, especially in North Dakota, because the economy is so good here,” said Bonnie Bohlman, director of DSU’s career services center. “It is really easy for them to find a position, but it may not be one in their major. Continue Reading
March 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic
Regents adopt new model this week; pilot program begins July 1. Continue Reading
May 22, 2011 in DL-Online
When Pomp and Circumstance sends Park Rapids Area High School seniors on the path to claim diplomas, Alex Berthelsen will be among them. But the odds were against it.
May 21, 2011 in Park Rapids Enterprise
When Pomp and Circumstance sends Park Rapids Area High School seniors on the path to claim diplomas, Alex Berthelsen will be among them.
But the odds were against it. Continue Reading