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October 18, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s 19th annual Northern Night will be held Saturday, Nov. 18 – and there’s a chance to win tickets to the scholarship gala. The NSU Foundation is giving away two tickets. To enter, visit the Northern Night Ticket Giveaway page. The contest ends Friday, Oct
Wesley Baldwin
October 17, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony, conducted by Dr. Robert Vodnoy, will perform the opening concert of its 98th season at 7:30 p.m.  Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater in the Johnson Fine Arts Center at Northern State University. Award-winning cellist
October 16, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Nyssa Duffield, Colton Schaefer and Lexi Becht will hold a senior recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, in the Northern State University Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. Duffield, the daughter of Dennis and Peggy Duffield, grew up in Browns Valley, Minn., graduating from Sisseton
October 12, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Oct. 18, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., in honor of Native American Day (Oct. 9), a free public viewing of “AWAKE, A Dream From Standing Rock,” will be held in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium. This film is being sponsored by the NSU Native American Student Association and
Clarinet Day 2017
October 12, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Department of Music will hold its 2017 Clarinet Day on Oct. 24 at the Johnson Fine Arts Center.  More than 40 middle school, high school and community clarinetists from the region will participate in a full day of masterclasses, lectures, rehearsals
October 10, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – “Germany Making Choices: A Celebration of Business Relations Between Germany and South Dakota” will be held at Northern State University from Oct. 23 to 26. The events are being funded primarily by the Federal Republic of Germany. Events being held during this conference include
October 5, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The South Dakota Board of Regents voted for unanimous approval Thursday of a collaborative project involving Northern State University and the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. The Regents approved a preliminary facility statement and facility program plan
October 5, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Saturday, Sept. 23, many Northern State University students and employees gave back to the Aberdeen community in support of NSU’s annual Pack Gives Back event. The event took place from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 23. Following a speech from NSU President Dr. Timothy
October 4, 2017
MADISON, S.D. – A bachelor’s degree in Spanish will be available to students in a fully online format through Northern State University. The South Dakota Board of Regents approved this new delivery option at its meeting this week. The request is in response to growing demand for online delivery of
South Dakota Art Educators Conference
October 3, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host the South Dakota Art Educators Conference on Oct. 6 and 7. Members of the South Dakota Arts Education Association (SDAEA) and South Dakota College Art Association (SDCAA) – together for the first time at this conference – can plan to learn from,
October 3, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Several Northern State University School of Business faculty members and students will attend the Center for Excellence in International Business’ 24th annual Conference on International Business, Contemporary Issues in Business and Sports Business in Rapid City on Oct. 3-6. This
October 2, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – When Northern State University revealed the 2017 Homecoming royalty last week, the university crowned its first international student as marshal. Andy Brelu-Brelu is a senior biology major from Mauritius. He was named marshal and Taylor Ellingson, a senior from Stratford, was
NSU SDSBVI logo
September 26, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University and the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired are seeking approval on a joint project that will include a new multi-million dollar home for SDSBVI. At its meeting next week, the South Dakota Board of Regents will vote on proceeding with
Hunchback of Notre Dame graphic
September 26, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Tickets for the Northern State University theater production of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” will go on sale on Monday, Oct. 2. The show will be performed nightly at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater from Oct. 18 through 21. Based on the
September 22, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Wolf Shoppe will be selling a throwback line of Waldo merchandise in honor of Gypsy Week. This line includes T-shirts and other merchandise that have been highly requested by alumni in recent years when they return for homecoming. The Wolf Shoppe will
September 22, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Molly Royals and Tanner Chilson will hold a senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium. Royals is the daughter of Nicole and Todd Craig of Rapid City and Stew and Maria Royals of Baltimore, Md. Royals graduated from Rapid City
September 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Student retention continues to increase at Northern State University, with the university’s freshmen to sophomore retention rate climbing to 77 percent this fall after a significant increase last year. Also trending upward is Northern’s headcount—the fall 2017 number is 3,611, an
Tessa Durnin for web
September 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University senior Tessa Durnin recently became the 2017 recipient of the South Dakota Ornithologists’ Union Mary E. Baylor Memorial scholarship. Durnin, a biology/environmental science major with a certificate in organismal biology, is the second NSU student in the
September 19, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – An increase in annual grant money for Northern State University’s TRIO Student Support Services program will mean more student scholarships and expanded cultural enrichment programs. TRIO Student Support Services, one of two federal TRIO programs at NSU, is funded through a grant
Bill Welsh_Claremont team
September 19, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Five Northern State University alumni and one Wolves team will be honored at this year’s NSU Hall of Fame Banquet. The banquet, part of Gypsy Days, will take place at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at the Dakota Event Center. Cost is $25 for adults and $10 for children. Each year, the
Constitution Day
September 14, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will celebrate Constitution Day on Monday, Sept. 18. Constitution Day is the federal observance of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. Several free, fun events are planned at NSU on Monday: Student Center, 11 a.m.-1 p.m
Thunder and a large group of students walk behind the NSU Marching Wolves banner
September 14, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Wolves are ready for an adventure with their annual homecoming celebration this month. “Wolves Go Adventuring” is the theme of the 102nd annual Gypsy Day Parade, which will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, on Main Street in Aberdeen. Participants will
NSU campus
September 13, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has been recognized among the top regional universities in the Midwest by U.S. News and World Report. NSU tied for number 99 on the Regional Universities Midwest list on the 2018 rankings, released Tuesday, Sept. 12. That’s up from 103 last year. On the
September 8, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D.  – Northern State University’s International Friendship Family Program is taking applications for families to share their American experience while making students feel welcome in our community. Through the NSU Friendship Family Program, international students spend time with their “
September 7, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University biology faculty and students will host a public open house at one of two new Monarch Waystations in Aberdeen. The “Pollinator Garden Community Meet and Greet” will be held 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at Kuhnert Arboretum, located south of Melgaard Road.

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