Dacotah Bank to unveil NSU debit cards in 2022

Graphic of new Dacotah Bank NSU debit cards: Go with support; the Dacotah Bank NSU Debit Card

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Starting in January 2022, Dacotah Bank customers can display their Northern State University pride every time they make a purchase – while raising money for student scholarships.

The NSU Foundation has partnered with Dacotah Bank to unveil an NSU debit card. The maroon card, which pictures a Northern Wolf logo or the Northern “N” logo, will be exclusively available to Dacotah Bank account holders.

Center for Public History and Civic Engagement grand opening is Jan. 24

Dusty Johnson speaking to Boys State participants at NSU

Pictured: U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson speaks at Boys State on the NSU campus.


ABERDEEN, S.D. – United States Representative Dusty Johnson will speak at the grand opening event of the Northern State University Center for Public History and Civic Engagement.

Johnson will speak at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, in the Centennial Rooms of Northern’s Avera Student Center. He will discuss the importance of civic engagement and current affairs in Washington, D.C.

Center for Public History and Civic Engagement receives Knight Foundation grant

Group of people holding an over-sized check

Pictured: Left to right, Lennon Keller, Center for Public History and Civic Engagement student worker; Dr. Neal Schnoor, Northern State University president; Dr. Alyssa Kiesow, NSU College of Arts and Sciences dean; Heath Johnson, Aberdeen Area Community Foundation chairman; Dr. Jon Schaff, Center for Public History and Civic Engagement director; Pat Gallagher, South Dakota Community Foundation community development coordinator; and Dr. Michael Wanous, NSU provost and vice president for academic affairs.

Noem includes NSU Business and Innovation Center in 2022 budget

View of campus green with pillars

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Gov. Noem announced support for a new Business and Innovation Center at Northern State University in today’s budget address. The facility will also provide a new on-campus home for South Dakota State University’s accelerated nursing program, which is currently housed in Northern’s Mewaldt-Jensen building, and a welcoming front door to campus for Admissions and the community.

NSU Winter Commencement set for Saturday, Dec. 11

Graduates in cap and gown holding diplomas

ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Saturday, Dec. 11, 94 students will graduate from Northern State University at its 2021 winter commencement.

The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center. Delivering the commencement address will be Dr. Kristi Bockorny, associate professor of management and marketing, the 2021 NSU Foundation Faculty Excellence Award. Student speaker will be Jacob Swanson, 2021-22 president of the Student Government Association.

Artist exhibition, Hyper-Photomontage, will be on display starting Dec. 6 at NSU

Colorful collage-like artwork

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Starting Monday, Dec. 6, artist Aaron C. Packard will have an exhibition on display in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery.

The exhibition, “Hyper-Photomontage,” will be on display through Feb. 4, 2022. A closing reception will take place 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, 2022, in the JFAC Gallery.


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