Northern State University and Aberdeen Development Corporation will hold an event announcing their partnership and the relocation of the Center for Creativity and Entrepreneurship. The event will take place at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, at The Workshop, 208 S. Main St., the new home of the Center for Creativity and Entrepreneurship. For more information, contact The Workshop at 605-725-9675 or email@example.com.
The U.S. Air Force Heartland of America Band will present a free concert, "A Salute to American Airmen: Breaking Barriers since 1947," 7:30-9 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center. Tickets are required and are available online at the NSU School of Fine Arts Web page. Box office sales will be open Aug. 28 and 29 from noon-4 p.m. Box office and doors will be open two hours prior to show and vacant seats will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis 10 minutes prior to show. For more information, call 605-626-2497 or 605-626-2900.
Aberdeen’s second annual COLLEGEpalooza is a back-to-school celebration for Northern State University and Presentation College students. Events will begin at 4 p.m. in downtown Aberdeen and will include a business walk, Guns ’n Hoses Tug of War and scholarship drawings.
Local businesses, nonprofits, churches and other organizations are invited to NSU’s fourth annual Community Marketplace, set for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, on the campus green. Registration forms may be obtained by calling Northern’s Career Services office at 605-626-2371. The deadline to register is 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1. The cost to participate is $25 for all organizations. For more information, contact NSU Career Services at 605-626-2371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NSU will celebrate Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017. All are welcome to enjoy the free, fun events throughout the week. Constitution Day commemorates the Sept. 17, 1787, signing of the United States Constitution. For more information about Constitution Day at NSU, contact Dr. Ric Dias at 605-626-7795 or email@example.com or visit the Constitution Day Web page.
Create ‘N’: A Festival Celebrating Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Innovation and Workforce will take place 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center. The event is sponsored by NSU, Aberdeen Development Corporation, Dacotah Bank, The Workshop and The Training Place. Registration begins at 8 a.m. The first keynote speaker, Dr. Felicia C. Guity, speaks at 9:15 a.m. After morning breakout sessions, Darrell D. Dorrell speaks at 11 a.m. More breakout sessions take place after lunch, and the event ends with closing speaker Dr. Michael Dixon at 2 p.m. Also speaking at Create ‘N’ will be Michael and Fallon Helm of Revive Day Spa and Helm Marine, Kelly Melius of Common Sense Manufacturing, and Andrew Lientz of DAYTA Marketing. For more information, contact ADC at 605-229-5335 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or register online at the Create ‘N’ Festival Web page. (Visit www.adcsd.com and click on the Create ‘N’ tab.)
The 102nd annual Northern State University Gypsy Day Parade is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 30, with a start time of 9 a.m. Individuals and groups interested in entering the parade may access the online Parade Registration Form. Registration will include a $25 participation fee. This year’s parade theme is “Wolves Go Adventuring.” The deadline to register online is 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15. For information, contact Sarah Botkin, director of Student Involvement and Leadership, by calling 605-626-3007 or emailing email@example.com. For more information, visit the Gypsy Days Web page.
Northern State University has chosen the No. 1 New York Times bestseller “Salt to the Sea” as its 2017 common read. Author Ruta Sepetys will deliver NSU’s annual Common Read Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Theater. The event is free and open to the public. Read more about the 2017 Common Read Lecture.
The Northern State University Scholarship Luncheon recognizes the generosity of our donors and the merit of our student scholarship recipients.
WHO: Student scholarship recipients and donors
WHAT: Scholarship Luncheon
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 at noon
WHERE: NSU Student Center Centennial Rooms
WHY: To award and recognize student scholarship recipients and to thank alumni and scholarship donors
Speakers include: NSU President Dr. Timothy Downs and NSU Foundation President/CEO Mr. Todd Jordre
RSVP required: Contact the NSU Foundation at 605-626-2550.
The Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony will present its 2017-18 Season Opening Concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center. The concert will feature Antonín Dvořák’s Cello Concerto in B Minor with Dr. Wesley Baldwin. Baldwin performs throughout the United States and Europe as a soloist and chamber musician. This will be his second appearance with the AUCS. A Professor of Cello at the University of Tennessee, his passionate and charismatic performances have garnered critical acclaim. Tickets: $18/adults, students free. For information, visit www.aberdeensymphony.org or call 605-626-2497.