ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. A. S. Elkhader will present “The Last Lecture I’d Ever Give” at the April 26 Noon Forum at Northern State University before he retires from almost 30 years of service with NSU and the state of South Dakota.
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.”
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
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.
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.
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)
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.
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University campus community is looking forward to a visit this month from representatives of the Higher Learning Commission.
NSU will host the HLC peer review team on March 20 and 21 as part of comprehensive review for reaffirmation of accreditation.
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Peter Ramey, assistant professor of English at Northern State University, has recently published an article in the journal, Modern Philology, examining early English vocabulary.
The article, titled “The Riddle of Beauty: The Aesthetics of Wrætlic in Old English Verse,” was published on Feb. 1.
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.