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August 20, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. –Northern State University will continue its partnership with Primrose Retirement Community in presenting an arts and lecture series featuring an array of interdisciplinary topics and music performances. "This dynamic collaboration will benefit a valued and culturally engaged segment
Create N 2018 speakers
August 20, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 2018 Create ‘N’: A Festival Celebrating Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Innovation and Workforce will take place Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Northern State University. The event will run 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center. Keynote speakers are as follows: Dr. Art
August 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Amber Mathern, NSU assistant professor of marketing/management, will attend the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators V in Salzburg, Austria. The seminar will be held Oct. 16-21. "The seminar brings together a unique and talented group of cultural innovators from
August 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A committee of the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs has reviewed and accepted a Quality Assurance Report by the Northern State University School of Business. This acceptance by the ACBSP Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Board of Commissioners is an extension of
Tootsie and Aldentaler
August 15, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – In her first few weeks of work, Heather Aldentaler, the new director of NSU’s Counseling Center, found herself faced with a furry surprise. At a meeting at Northern’s facilities management office, Aldentaler was approached by a man holding a kitten. “I was meeting with facilities
August 10, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Local residents can attend a course this fall at Northern State University thanks to the South Dakota Board of Regents Class Visitor Program. The program allows members of the public who are not currently enrolled as students to pay $100 and attend a course at a South Dakota
August 9, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will hold a community forum 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, to discuss its campus master plan, including projects of the Educational Impact Campaign. The forum, which is open to the public, will be held in the NSU Student Center Centennial Rooms. Leaders
NSU turf field
August 9, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Starting spring 2018, contractor Kansas Turf and Northern have been working together to lay down new turf on Northern’s campus behind what used to be Jerde Hall, a project that has attracted a lot of attention. The new turf is part of Northern’s brand new Athletic and Recreation
August 8, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Elsa Swanson will hold a senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 23, in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium. Swanson, the daughter of Paul and Caroline Swanson, grew up in Chaska, Minn., graduating from Chanhassen High School in 2014. Swanson, a music education major,
August 8, 2018
  ABERDEEN, S.D. – For John and Laurie Schwan, there are many reasons to support Northern State University – on a personal, professional and community level. That’s why the Schwans, owners of Schwan Financial Group, have chosen to pledge $250,000 to the Educational Impact Campaign. John Schwan said
August 8, 2018
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 “
August 8, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A $2.5 million state grant will support construction of a new School for the Blind and Visually Impaired, part of the school’s joint Educational Impact Campaign with Northern State University. The grant, which was approved by Governor Dennis Daugaard, comes from the Governor's
August 7, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Local businesses, nonprofits, churches and other organizations are invited to Northern State University’s fifth annual Community Marketplace, set for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, on the campus green. The event is an opportunity for off-campus groups to promote their goods,
Great Plains West
August 6, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A public open house will be held for Northern State University’s two new residence halls from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10. Great Plains East, located south of the Mewaldt-Jensen Building, and Great Plains West, located at the site of the former Lindberg Hall, will open this fall
August 6, 2018
Aberdeen, S.D. – Northern State University Athletics and the Northern State Alumni Association released today the 2018 Hall of Fame class to be presented over the annual Gypsy Days festivities. The 103rd Gypsy Days is set to take place Sept. 24-29. The 2018 class includes Noelle (Hall) Bergan,
August 6, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – For the second year in a row, Brown County Fair-goers will have a chance to win money to attend Northern State University. Northern is giving away $7,000 in scholarships for fall 2019. That’s seven $1,000 scholarships, or one for each day of the fair, which runs Aug. 13-19 at the
Lysbeth Benkert book cover
August 1, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Dr. Lysbeth Benkert has published a book of poetry. The book, titled “#girl stuff,” is published by Dancing Girl Press. It contains poems that center around how women often define themselves or adapt their self-identities in positive–and sometimes not-so
July 31, 2018
    ABERDEEN, S.D. – The success of the community is tied to the success of Northern State University – that’s why local business owner Jeff Lamont has chosen to support the Educational Impact Campaign.  “If Northern succeeds, Aberdeen succeeds,” Lamont said. “Northern is a huge draw for the
Campus pillars
July 25, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University campus will be closed Friday, July 27, due to a scheduled power outage in order to facilitate the change to an underground power line.  Power will be shut off to all Northern facilities, and there will be no network connectivity on campus. All offices
July 19, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern Fort Playhouse’s 13th season will bring “Fly By Night” and “It’s Only a Play” to the historic Fort Sisseton through the end of the month. Showing at 7:30 p.m. on July 21 and 28 is “Fly By Night,” a folk-rock musical that follows the lives of sisters Miriam and Daphne,
July 18, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Organizers of Northern State University’s Culturefest are seeking entertainment and community groups to participate in the event this fall on the Northern campus. Culturefest, a celebration of cultures from around the nation and the world, will be held 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1
Asher and Hanna Wahl, EMT interns
July 13, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Asher Wahl wasn’t sure what kind of duties to expect at his internship with Aberdeen Fire and Rescue. But his first day on the job, a call came in for a major vehicle accident – and his crew told him he was coming along. “I thought I was just going to sit in here and clean stuff,”
July 11, 2018
Images courtesy of TSP ABERDEEN, S.D. – The final design of the new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired reveals a building with increased efficiency and a homier feel for students.                              The new school’s concept was developed by the Sioux Falls
July 10, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Educational Impact Campaign is gaining momentum, with pledges totaling more than $33 million so far for the collaborative effort between Northern State University and the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired.  “We are extremely pleased with the progress of
Campus flag close
July 2, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A brand new U.S. flag will fly at Northern State University’s new Athletic and Recreation Fields, thanks to the South Dakota American Legion. The Legion is donating a flag, pole and pedestal for the project on the NSU campus. Director Gene Opbroek said the gift is a testament to

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