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,
March 29, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Artist Noelle Rasmussen’s “Pursuing Palestine” exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery April 4 to June 7. Rasmussen lives within reach of the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina. She earned her B.S. in journalism from the
Concert poster
March 28, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A world-renowned saxophonist will provide a multimedia musical performance on Monday at Northern State University. Dr. John Sampen will present “In Two Worlds: Exploring the Duality of Music and Society” at 7:30 p.m. April 1 in NSU’s Krikac Auditorium. The recital, which is free
March 27, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D.– Northern State University senior Chukwualuka “Sammy” Oguejiofor will hold his senior art exhibition reception at 5:30 p.m on April 11 in the Student Center. Sammy, son of Mrs. Ndidi Eucharia Oguejiofor, is a graphic design major originally from Nigeria, and graduated from Augusta
Anna Richards speaking on stage at JFAC
March 26, 2019
*/ Cornell University expert delivers 2019 Lamont-Rhodes Lecture at NSU                                                                                                             ABERDEEN, S.D. – When it comes to creating their legacy, farmers face a difficult balance: ensuring their business
Choir members singing
March 26, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Concert Choir and Chamber Singers will come together to present their spring choral concert, titled “Farewells and Thanks,” at 3 p.m. March 31 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. The Chamber Singers will open the concert
Two student musical performers
March 25, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students Tanner Shultis and John Cassens will hold their senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in Northern’s Krikac Auditorium. Shultis, the son of Randy and Tessa Schabot of Aberdeen, graduated from Central High School in 2015. Cassens, the son
March 21, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – NSU Symphonic Band will be holding their concert entitled “Band Extravaganza III – Band a la Mode” April 14, at 3 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Jewett Theater. The concert will feature the NSU Symphonic Band, conducted by NSU Professor of Music Dr. Rolf Olson, and NSU
Professor with integrated marketing class students
March 21, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – From planning a bean bag tournament to finding fresh new ways to promote a local design company, Northern State University students are impacting marketing efforts for area businesses. Students in Dr. Hannah Walters’ integrated marketing class are working on group projects this
March 20, 2019
  ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Theater Department will present the musical "Fun Home" in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Black Box Theater. Performances will run nightly April 9-13 and is recommended for ages 12 and up. “Fun Home,” one of the first musicals to feature a lesbian
Portrait of Anna Richards_LamontRhodes
March 18, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The fifth annual Lamont-Rhodes Lecture will be held in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center on Tuesday, March 26. The event begins with a breakfast buffet at 7:30 a.m., with the presentation at 8:30 a.m. This year’s speaker is Anna Richards of Cornell University,