Submitted by Elissa Dickey on Fri, 03/03/2023 - 13:20
Professors at podium at National History Day

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host the annual National History Day regional competition on Wednesday, March 8.

Over 200 middle and high school students from around northeastern South Dakota will be participating in the event, which will take place from 8 a.m. to noon at NSU. Northern hosts this event every spring.

Winners at the regional competition are invited to go to the state competition, and winners of the state competition advance to the national competition.

Northern’s National History Day event is sponsored by the NSU Center for Public History and Civic Engagement. For more information, contact Dr. Ric Dias at

About Northern State University  

Northern State University is a student-centered institution that provides an outstanding educational experience, preparing students through the liberal arts and professional education for their future endeavors. A regional university, Northern offers rigorous academics; diverse civic, social and cultural opportunities; and a commitment to building an inclusive environment for all points of view. Northern also offers a broad-based athletics program, sponsoring 15 NCAA Division II intercollegiate varsity sports that compete in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (NSIC). The university strives to enrich the community through partnerships such as its Educational Impact Campaign, which opened a new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired; new athletic and recreation fields; and an on-campus regional sports complex. With the $55 million campaign, NSU has been the recipient of more than $150 million in privately funded building projects and scholarships within a decade. To learn more, visit NSU Admissions.