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Study: Job prospects shaky for recent architecture grads

June 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Less than a month after earning their degrees, 60 percent or more of North Dakota State University’s newest nursing graduates already have jobs. And that’s before they take the required licensing exam. Continue Reading

Congratulations, graduates!

June 7, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

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Douglas County sees rise in college graduates

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

Small rise in college completion for young adults: North Dakota has highest percentage of 25- to 34-year-old college graduates

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

Banking on books

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.
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A message to high school graduates …

May 18, 2012 in West Central Tribune

I graduated from high school in 1992. Microsoft had just released Works not Word and the first nicotine patch was introduced to help stop smoking.
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DSU grads find employment

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

SD universities to be funded based on number of graduates

March 30, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Regents adopt new model this week; pilot program begins July 1. Continue Reading

Park Rapids senior overcomes big obstacles to graduate this year

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.
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Park Rapids senior came a long way to graduate this year

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