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August 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (Aug. 1, 2017) – Northern State University is offering something new this year at the Brown County Fair – a chance to win money to attend Northern. NSU is giving away $7,000 in scholarships for fall 2018. That’s seven $1,000 scholarships, or one for each day of the fair, which runs
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July 31, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 31, 2017) – Northern State University and Aberdeen Development Corporation will hold an event announcing their partnership and the relocation of the Center for Creativity and Entrepreneurship. The event will take place at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, at The Workshop, 208 S. Main
July 28, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 28, 2017) – The 44th annual South Dakota High School Honors Choir is taking place July 30-Aug. 4 at Northern State University. The Honors Choir, presented by the South Dakota American Choral Directors’ Association, brings 150 auditioned high school students together for a week
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July 28, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 28, 2017) – From July 31-Aug. 2, Dr. Leigh Neys from Northern State University will participate in the U.S. Department of State’s eighth annual EducationUSA Forum in Washington, D.C.  More than 570 U.S. university representatives from 46 states, 60 EducationUSA regional
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July 26, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 26, 2017) – The public is welcome at an upcoming open house at Northern State University’s newest residence hall. The open house for Wolves Memorial Suites will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at the residence hall, located near South Washington Street and 12th Avenue
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July 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 20, 2017) – A husband and wife team with professional theater design experience across the country is joining the Northern State University School of Fine Arts. Trevor Carrier has been hired as NSU’s new theater manager/production manager. Jordan Jaked Carrier has been hired as
July 19, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 19, 2017) – Alison Byrd remembered visiting the Omaha zoo as a child and decided to take a chance – she contacted the zoo to ask if it had any summer internships. “I knew it might be a long shot because of the amount of students from bigger schools that are in the area, but you
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July 11, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 11, 2017) – Northern State University has chosen the No. 1 New York Times bestseller “Salt to the Sea” as its 2017 common read. Author Ruta Sepetys will deliver NSU’s annual Common Read Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Theater. The event
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June 30, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 30, 2017) – Jim Thares of Aberdeen has been appointed to the South Dakota Board of Regents. Thares is founder and CEO of Primrose Retirement Communities, an Aberdeen company founded in 1989 that operates 35 senior living communities in 16 states. He succeeds Harvey C. Jewett of
June 30, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 30, 2017) – Harvey Jewett is retiring from the South Dakota Board of Regents after two decades of accomplishments—including a recent push to secure approval of the Northern State University Regional Science Education Center. Jewett, an Aberdeen native, was also a major
June 29, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 29, 2017) – The South Dakota Board of Regents recognized student organizations from Northern State University for their outstanding academic, community, and organizational work. NSU student groups receiving awards were: Award for Academic Excellence – The Speech & Debate
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June 29, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 29, 2017) – Northern Fort Playhouse’s 12th season brings everyone’s favorite girl group back to historic Fort Sisseton for their third musical journey in “The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On.” The season opens Friday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m. with a performance of Roger Bean’s “
June 29, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 29, 2017) – Northern State University revealed at a reception held Wednesday night that the Johnson Fine Arts Center main theater will be renamed the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. A plaque will be created to hang in the space, dedicating the theater to the couple. Harvey
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June 13, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 9, 2017) – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., has released the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester. Students who have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester are eligible for the dean’s list. There are four categories: • Full-time students with
June 7, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 7, 2017) – Northern State University has been designated a StormReady Supporter by the National Weather Service. NSU is one of two South Dakota universities to receive this distinction—and the only South Dakota Board of Regents institution to receive the honor. “We are very
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May 26, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 26, 2017) – Join the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce, Avera, Northern State University and South Dakota State University Extension as they present an evening of information about cancer and chronic diseases. This free, educational event is open to all and will take place
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

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