Local businesses, nonprofits, churches and other organizations are invited to Northern State University’s fifth annual Community Marketplace, set for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, 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, Aug. 31.
Northern State University’s Culturefest, a celebration of cultures from around the nation and the world, will be held 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1, in the Barnett Center.
An NSU Alumni & Friends Football Pre-Game Gathering will be held on October 6 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Green Mill Restaurant in Concordia, Minn. To RSVP or for more information, please contact the NSU Foundation at (605) 626-2550.
The NSU Foundation will hold their annual meeting on September 27 at noon in the NSU Student Center Centennial rooms. To RSVP or for more information, please contact the NSU Foundation at (605) 626-2550.
This back-to-school celebration for NSU and Presentation College students is Aug. 28 in downtown Aberdeen. The event includes a business walk from 4 to 6 p.m. Guns-N-Hoses tug-o-war will take place at 5:15 p.m., and scholarship drawings will be held at 5:30 p.m. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Angie Thomas, author of the No. 1 New York Times bestselling book “The Hate U Give,” will deliver Northern State University’s 2018 Common Read Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center. The event—Northern’s eighth annual Common Read Lecture—is free and open to the public. The award-winning “The Hate U Give” has received starred reviews from eight literary journals and has been optioned by Fox 2000 and Temple Hill Production.
Northern State University's premier scholarship gala, Northern Night provides critical funding in support of student scholarships. Enjoy an evening featuring entertainment, silent and live auctions, a gourmet dinner and an opportunity to impact students' lives by supporting the scholarship program at Northern State University. Northern Night 208 will be held 5:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at the Dakota Event Center.
NSU Football Alumni Picnic
June 9, 2018
11 a.m.–1 p.m.
Melgaard Park northeast picnic shelter
Northern State University will host a “Lemons for Leukemia” event to add people to the national Be the Match registry 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, April 30, in the NSU Student Center lobby. People who participate will have their cheeked swabbed to have their tissue type included in the national registry, which could potentially help patients in need of a stem cell transplant. Anyone age 18-44 is welcome at Monday’s event at NSU.
At the NSU “A Writer Reads” capstone event, students taking fiction writing will give a reading of their work. This will take place in the Williams Library Round Room from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 25. “A Writer Reads” events are sponsored by funding from the South Dakota Humanities Council. For more information, contact NSU English Professor Dr.