Faculty & Staff

Moon, Wold and Francom publish article in ‘Tech Trends’

Andria Moon

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Andria Moon, NSU assistant professor of elementary education, Dr. Cheryl Wold, NSU assistant professor of special education, and Dr. Greg Francom, NSU assistant professor of E-learning, have recently published an article in the latest issue of “Tech Trends.”

The published article is titled “Enhancing Reading Comprehension with Student-Centered iPad Applications.”

NSU Undergraduate Creativity, Scholarship and Research Forum is Thursday

Creativity and Research Forum

ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 2017 Northern State University Undergraduate Creativity, Scholarship and Research Forum will take place 11 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the Beulah Williams Library.

The forum is a venue in which Northern undergraduates can present their research or scholarly activities. This year, nine students will give oral presentations and seven will give poster presentations.

The schedule is as follows:

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Student oral presentations

NSU hires new vice president of enrollment management and student affairs

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Jeremy Reed has been named the new vice president of enrollment management and student affairs at Northern State University.

Reed is currently director of undergraduate admissions at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. His past experience includes working as director of career services at Augustana College in Illinois; director of admissions for MacMurray College in Illinois; and assistant dean of students/director of career services for Iowa Wesleyan College.

Brownfield and Waid-Lindberg publish article in ‘The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research’

Kristi Brownfield

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University professors, Dr. Kristi Brownfield and Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg have published an article in “The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research.”

In the article, entitled “Frontier Justice: Examining Representations of Modern Rural Policing on Television,” Brownfield and Waid-Lindberg examined the actuality of the portrayal of rural policing in modern television, via popular shows such as “True Detective” and “Longmire.” A conclusion of their research, taken from the abstract of their article is included below.

NSU to host vice president of enrollment management and student affairs candidates

Campus pillars

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host three candidates for the position of vice president of enrollment management and student affairs on campus next week.

Campus forums for each candidate will be held as follows:

Dr. Jason Trainer: 3:15-4 p.m. March 23, Missouri River Room (Graham Hall)

Dr. Jeremy Reed: 3:15-4 p.m. March 24, Missouri River Room (Graham Hall)

Dr. Cheryl Ann Grefenstette-Moon: 3:15-4 p.m. March 27, Centennial Rooms (Student Center)

NSU Regional Science Education Center Approved

 ABERDEEN, S.D. – When students begin classes in fall 2019, they will be the first of many to study in the new Northern State University Regional Science Education Center, which will advance educational and research opportunities for the university and the entire region.

With the governor’s signature in place, the NSU Regional Science Center project is moving forward. A final building design will be developed by the end of summer and go before the South Dakota Board of Regents for approval this fall. Construction will begin in spring 2018.

Mammenga joins NSU as director of Institutional Research and Assessment

Brenda Mammenga

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Brenda J. Mammenga is the new director of Institutional Research and Assessment at Northern State University.

Mammenga began Jan. 17 at NSU. Her office is responsible for providing consistently accurate information to the university’s policy- and decision-makers. This also requires educating data recipients on possible uses of and trends in the information.

Mammenga earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mathematics from South Dakota State University, and her Ph.D. in mathematics from North Dakota State University.

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