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Greg Blair
May 6, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Greg Blair has received Northern State University’s 2018-19 Outstanding Faculty Award. Blair, associate professor of art and Northern Galleries director, was announced as this year’s winner during Northern’s spring commencement ceremony on Saturday. Blair received several
Picture of male student with NSU logo
May 3, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – All three winners in this year’s Brown County Historical Society annual Historical Research and Writing Awards are students from the Northern State University College of Arts and Sciences. First place went to Ethan Delvo, a history education major from Watertown, for “A Recipe for
April 30, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Saturday, May 4, 236 students will graduate from Northern State University at its 2019 spring commencement. The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. in the NSU Barnett Center. Delivering the commencement address will be 2019 Distinguished Alumna Dr. Becky Guffin, superintendent of the
Female student standing outside on campus
April 29, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – KawLar Dah’s love for Northern State University started well before she became a student. “I already loved Northern before I even enrolled here,” said Dah, who will graduate Saturday with a business administration degree. Dah toured Northern when she was in high school and said
April 25, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. –Northern State University’s Dan Yurgaitis will present “The Last Lecture I’d Ever Give” during the final spring 2019 Noon Forum on Wednesday, May 1. The session, which will take place in the NSU Williams Library Round Room, will be led by retiring NSU Director of Theater Dan
Day of Champions
April 25, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On April 27, Northern State University student-athletes will team up with the United Way of Northeastern South Dakota to give back to a community that has given so much to them. That Saturday is the 17thannual Day of Champions, and the Wolves will spend the day volunteering at
Poster for AUCS concert
April 23, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony (AUCS) will take you on a tour of Italy in their spring concert entitled “It’s-A-Me!” directed by Christopher Stanichar. The concert will take you on a voyage through Italian culture and places, beginning with Gioachino Rossini’s overture to “La
Woman plays jazz trombone
April 22, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Jazz Ensembles will host a Spring Swing Dance at the Aberdeen Yelduz Shrine Temple on Friday, April 26. Doors for the event will open at 6 p.m., with music beginning at 7 p.m. The Spring Swing Dance will feature the talent of NSU Jazz Combo 1 and 2,
April 22, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. –Northern State University’s Theater Department has namedDr. Kane Anderson assistant professor of theatre Anderson earned his Ph.D. in Theater Studies from UC Santa Barbara, MFA in Theatre Performance from Arizona State University, and BA in Theatre Arts from the University of
April 22, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D.—The NSU greenhouse will be holding a plant sale Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in MJ 144. Stop by the greenhouse to see the new succulents, double daffodils, geraniums, aloe vera plants, and more. Proceeds benefit science scholarships and a science fair
April 17, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has named three finalists for the position of NSU Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. The finalists will visit campus beginning next week, with open forums held at the following times and locations: Dr. John Ernst: Monday, April 22, 4-4:45 p.m
April 17, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Education’s Dr. Anna Schwan has been awarded an American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Japan Studies Institute Fellowship. Schwan, assistant professor of education, will attend a two-week intensive institute in San
April 17, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A launch party to celebrate the release of the 2019 publication of Northern State University’s literary magazine “Northern Lights” will be held in the NSU Lincoln Gallery from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 24. The event will feature free food, a reading, as well as an awards
2019 commencement speaker photo
April 15, 2019
Four NSU Distinguished Alumni to be honored at banquet ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University alumna and Aberdeen Public School District Superintendent Dr. Becky Guffin will deliver Northern’s 2019 spring commencement address. The commencement ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4
April 15, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Sixteen Northern State University School of Business students competed at the 2019 Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Competition March 22-23 in Bismarck, N.D., all of whom qualified for the 2019 National PBL Conference in June. NSU students received first-place honors in 14
April 15, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A Northern State University student is launching a campaign to raise awareness – and funding – toward accessibility on campus. Tyler Goldade, a junior art student from Aberdeen, has created “Mobility Matters.” The campaign will kick off today, April 15 – “Mobility Monday.” Goldade
April 10, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Due to severe weather, the Northern State University campus will close at 5 p.m. today (Wednesday, April 10), and reopen at 10 a.m. Friday, April 12. There will be no classes and no campus activities, and all offices will be closed during this time. NSU Theater’s performances of “
Student standing in front of column
April 9, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Years ago for a middle school geography project, Kristen VanDeRostyne had to pick a global destination to plan a faux vacation – mapping out the entire trip, from choosing a hotel to pretending to purchase a ticket. VanDeRostyne chose Australia, and “it’s just stuck with me ever
Portrait of female professor with NSU logo
April 9, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. –An article by Northern State University’s Dr. Kristi Bockorny, "Entrepreneurs’ Courage, Psychological Capital, and Life Satisfaction," has been published in the Organizational Psychology section of Frontiers in Psychology. The paper was co-authored by Dr. Carolyn Youssef-Morgan and
April 4, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The South Dakota Germans from Russia Cultural Heritage Center in the Northern State University Beulah Williams Library has received the Act of Excellence recognition from the South Dakota Hall of Fame. In honor of this special recognition, Northern hosted an Act of Excellence
NSU Technology Center
April 3, 2019
SPEARFISH, S.D. – The South Dakota Board of Regents this week approved new academic program requests from Northern State University and four other public universities to meet emerging workforce trends across the state.  For Northern, the regents approved: Two new minors—in social work and creative
Student showing science project to judges
April 3, 2019
Results have been announced for the Northern South Dakota Science and Mathematics Fair, held March 28 at Northern State University. Individual Grand Winners were Abe Wieland of Central High School and Taren Tschetter of Doland School. Team Grand Winner was Northwestern Area - Haiden Grandpre and
Amy Dolan
April 2, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Dr. Amy Dolan was recently awarded a grant from South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks.   The grant is titled “Population structure, efficacy of trapping techniques and hematological measures of stress” and the study will be carried out this summer near Clear
April 1, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Brooke Thielbar will hold a senior recital at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium. Thielbar, the daughter of Patti DeBates and Brock Thielbar, grew up in Hardwick, Minn., graduating from Luverne High School in Luverne, Minn. in 2014. Thielbar
Geographic Bee winner holding frame
April 1, 2019
Aberdeen, South Dakota (March 29, 2019)—Sean Hodges, a seventh grader from Edison Middle School in Sioux Falls, took top honors at the 2019 South Dakota National Geographic Bee held today at Northern State University in Aberdeen. The state champion received $1,000, the National Geographic Almanac,

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