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May 24, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 24, 2017) – This summer, about 50 area high school students are staying on the Northern State University campus as part of the annual NSU Upward Bound Summer Program. The program kicked off on Sunday, May 21, and runs through Thursday, June 30. The visiting students are from
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May 16, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 16, 2017) – Suzanne Higgins has been named Northern State University’s 2017 Undergraduate Competitive Research Grant winner. Higgins, a third-year management information systems major, will receive up to $2,500 for her research project, titled “A Proposal to Study European Union
May 11, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 11, 2017) – Northern State University student Collin Fransen won first place in the Brown County Historical Society’s annual Historical Research and Writing Awards. Fransen, of Watertown, won for his paper, titled “American Imperialism: How Pearl Harbor Became the Primary Naval
May 10, 2017
BROOKINGS, S.D. (May 10, 2017) – The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved a new associate of arts degree in criminal justice from Northern State University, to be delivered online to students anytime, anywhere. NSU also received approval for a new minor in human resources management. The two-
May 10, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 10, 2017) – The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker will return to Aberdeen on Monday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m. at Northern State University School of Fine Arts. Tickets are now on sale. All ages are invited to celebrate Christmas with the Moscow Ballet company of almost
May 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 6, 2017) – Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg has received Northern State University’s 2016-17 Outstanding Faculty Award. Waid-Lindberg, assistant professor of sociology, received several letters of nomination from faculty and students. In his letter, NSU College of Arts and Sciences
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May 5, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 5, 2017) – Years ago on a bitterly cold night in Winnipeg, students of Northern State University sociology professor Dr. Jerry Rosonke rode along as human services professionals went out to bring homeless people into a shelter. “They were pretty well amazed as to the kind of
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May 5, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 5, 2017) – Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg is the recipient of the 2017 Nora Staael Evert Research Award at Northern State University. The Nora Staael Evert Research Award, funded through a Northern State University Foundation grant, provides a summer stipend to support faculty
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May 3, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 3, 2017) – Matthew Remmich of Pierre recently became a recipient of the James Madison Graduate Fellowship for the state of South Dakota. Remmich is majoring in history education. He plans to pursue a Master of Arts degree in history. According to its website, the James Madison
May 3, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 3, 2017) – After studying abroad in South Korea, Northern State University student Taylor Bice knew he wanted to pursue a career teaching English overseas. Now, Bice will begin that career as the recipient of the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award from the U.S.
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May 2, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 2, 2017) – On Saturday, May 6, 260 students will graduate at Northern State University’s spring commencement. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the NSU Barnett Center. South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson will deliver the commencement address. Student
May 2, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 2, 2017) – The Northern State University Chamber Singers and Early Music Ensemble are going on tour next week, performing in locations in South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota. The schedule is as follows: May 8 9 a.m. (CDT) Watertown High School, Watertown, S.D. 1 p.m.
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May 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 1, 2017) – The Northern State University Rising Scholars Program has been awarded accreditation by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP). “NACEP accreditation serves as a guarantee to students, administrators and postsecondary institutions that the
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April 25, 2017
BURNSVILLE, Minn. — The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) announced Northern State University’s Joe Gomez as the 2017 Dr. William Britton Scholar-Athlete Award winner and Northern State University’s Sasha Hovind as the 2017 Willis R. Kelly Scholar-Athlete Award recipient. The Britton
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April 24, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Symphonic Band and Concert Band will perform their “Band Extravaganza: A Musical Smorgasbord!” concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theater. The concert will feature a wide variety of band favorites. Featured
April 24, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Native American Student Association (NASA) along with Aberdeen Central High School’s NASA chapter will hold a Spring EGGstravaganza on April 29 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. The event is a celebration of the arrival of spring and will be held on the NSU
April 21, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A Northern State University student with a passion for plants has been awarded a grant to travel to the national Botanical Society of America meeting this summer. Sienna Wessel will attend the Botany 2017 conference in Fort Worth, Texas, June 24-28, which will include field trips
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April 21, 2017
  ABERDEEN, S.D. – Taylor Wall and Michael Benjamin Weber will hold a senior recital at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 30, in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium. Wall, the daughter of Kevin and Jody Wall, grew up in Breckenridge, Minn., graduating from Breckenridge High School in 2013. Weber,
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April 21, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson will deliver the spring commencement address at Northern State University. The commencement ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6, in the NSU Barnett Center. Gilbertson received his undergraduate degree from
Groundbreaking April 2017
April 21, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University held a groundbreaking ceremony for its two new residence halls on Thursday, April 20. About 100 people attended the ceremony, including NSU students, faculty, staff and administration; city and state officials; and members of the business community. The
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April 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will hold a spring plant sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, and Thursday, April 27, in the NSU greenhouse. A variety of plants will be available, including geranium planters, King Tut Papyrus, maternity plants, Cuban oregano and many other living gems
April 19, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will say goodbye to Lindberg Hall by celebrating J.C. Lindberg Day on April 30. J.C. Lindberg Day, hosted by the Lindberg Hall Council, will be held 1-3 p.m. at the hall and will include yard games, brick painting and walking tacos. The event is free and
April 18, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. -  Several Northern State University students received honors at the 2017 NSU Undergraduate Creativity, Scholarship and Research Forum on April 13. Oral Presentation Winners: Stephanie Anderson of Yankton and Amy Wockenfuss of Anchorage, Alaska, received first place with their
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April 18, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Tim Mantz has been appointed dean of the School of Business at Northern State University. Mantz most recently served as dean of the Graduate College of Business and associate dean of the Graduate School at Keiser University, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. In this role, he created
Day of Champions 2017
April 18, 2017
Aberdeen, S.D. – NSU Athletics and the United Way of Northeastern South Dakota will host the 15th annual Day of Champions this Saturday, April 22nd. The community service event places Wolves student-athletes with organizations in the Aberdeen community and surrounding areas, volunteering their time

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