• ABERDEEN, S.D.— Northern State University is pleased to announce the students who have earned recognition on the Academic Recognition list for the spring semester of 2024. This honor is awarded to undergraduate students who have achieved a system honor point average of 3.50 or better for the semester. To be eligible, students must have completed at least twelve credit hours prior to the current semester at one or more Regental institutions. Congratulations on your outstanding accomplishments!


  • ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is thrilled to announce the recent success of our partner institution, Black Hills State University's Center for Advancement of Math and Science Education (CAMSE), in securing a substantial grant of approximately $8 million from the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF). This significant achievement is part of the Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Collaborations for Optimizing Research Ecosystems Research Infrastructure Improvement Program (E-CORE RII), aimed at bolstering research and… more

  • ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is taking part in a transformative initiative aimed at advancing artificial intelligence (AI) education within the humanities. Through a prestigious $25,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Northern State University will participate in a project titled "Developing a Public Liberal Arts Humanities Curriculum: Empowering Students to Navigate an AI World."

    The collaboration, facilitated by the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), brings together Northern State University with four… more

  • ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University proudly announces the students who have earned recognition on the President’s List and Dean’s List for the spring semester of 2024. The President's List honors full-time students who achieved a perfect 4.00 GPA, while the Dean's List acknowledges those with GPAs ranging from 3.50 to 3.99. Congratulations on your outstanding accomplishments! 


    Tyler Althoff (Watertown, S.D.)
    Sidney Anderson (Milnor, N.D.)
    Jackson Bahr (Houghton, S.D.)
    Kamdyn… more

  • ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Department of Music has announced the recipients of scholarships from the Loren E. Lomis Music Scholarship fund for the 2024-25 academic year: Emma Arp from Custer, Carmen Huber from Aberdeen, and Isaac Johnson from Brandon. Established in accordance with the Last Will and Testament of Loren E. Lomis, these scholarships support students who demonstrate exceptional promise and commitment to the fine arts in music.

    Northern State University expresses deep gratitude for the continued generosity of the Loren Lomis… more

  • ABERDEEN, S.D.— The Northern Innovation and Startup Center, in collaboration with the Aberdeen Development Corporation, is thrilled to unveil the keynote speaker for the eagerly anticipated second edition of the Technology & Entrepreneurship Summit.

    Get ready to be inspired as Tom Patterson, a proud South Dakotan entrepreneur and co-founder of Tommy John, takes the stage as the keynote speaker for this year's dynamic summit. Scheduled for Sep. 18 at 9 a.m., the event will bring together leaders and innovators from various… more

  • ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has named Dr. Art Marmorstein and Dr. Chelsee Shortt winners of this year’s Outstanding Faculty Awards.

    Foundation Faculty Excellence Award

    Dr. Art Marmorstein, a distinguished member of Northern State University's Department of History, has been awarded the 2024 NSU Foundation Faculty Excellence Award. Holding a Ph.D. in History from the University of California, Davis, Dr. Marmorstein has been a vital part of our university since joining in August 1988. Throughout his tenure, he has… more

  • ABERDEEN, S.D. – Five icons of the Aberdeen community and longtime supporters of Northern State University were awarded honorary doctorates at the spring commencement ceremony held Saturday, May 4 in the Barnett Center. 

    Harvey Jewett, Michael Evans, Tim Kessler (honored posthumously), Eldon Swingler, and Jack Thompson were awarded the Honorary Doctor of Public Service as members of the Great Plains Foundation's board and for their distinguishing individual achievements within their fields and community. The honorary doctorate is the… more

  • ABERDEEN, S.D. - The Gypsy Day Parade, a central feature of Northern State University Homecoming festivities, is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5, 2024. The parade and homecoming football game mark the end of a week-long celebration on campus starting Monday, Sep. 30, 2024. As a cornerstone of the celebration, the parade embodies community spirit and engagement, offering an unforgettable experience for all attendees.

    Registration for the parade opens on Monday, July 15, allowing ample time for participants to prepare their entries. The Gypsy Days Homecoming… more

  • ABERDEEN, S.D. - On Saturday, six Northern State University graduates will earn their degree through a collaborative teach-out agreement between Northern State University and Presentation College. 

    Daiova Manuel Tejeda is one of the six graduates defying the odds. Nationwide, only 47.1% of students re-enrolled at another institution after a closure, and only 36.8% earned a degree.

    "The assistance provided by the Registrar's Office, particularly by Peggy Hallstrom, played a significant role in ensuring a smooth transition and timely graduation… more