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NSU NEWS UPDATE – June 25, 2018

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Student Spotlight: Emily Gabur

Emily Renae Gabur, a special education major at NSU, is determined to give back to her community and to help others with different abilities.

Originally from Castlewood, S.D., Gabur knew she wanted to teach special education students since she was in junior high school.

Faculty Snapshot: Kristi Bockorny

Dr. Kristi Bockorny is assistant professor of management in Northern’s School of Business.

Originally from Leola, S.D., Bockorny received her undergraduate degree from NSU nearly 20 years ago. She went on to receive her M.A. and Ph.D. from Bellevue University in Nebraska.

Bockorny knew she wanted to be a teacher from a very young age, but she never thought she would be teaching at a collegiate level.

Student Spotlight: Katie Olson

Katie Olson, a junior and art education major at NSU, is on the road to teaching others about art.

As a longtime Aberdeen resident, Olson decided to attend NSU so she could work closely with her professors, something she wouldn’t get in a larger school.

She was also able to apply the AP and dual credits she had earned during high school towards her degree at Northern.

NSU NEWS UPDATE – June 18, 2018

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Student Spotlight: Lorisa Schoenbeck

Lorisa Schoenbeck, a senior at NSU and major in professional accounting, has a unique love for taxes.

Originally from Webster, S.D., Schoenbeck was a student at Augustana University majoring in political science before coming to Northern.

Lorisa Schoenbeck

 

Student Spotlight: Ann Schmitt

As a hardworking senior at Northern State University, Ann Schmitt is a professional accounting major with a minor in banking.

From Redfield, S.D., Schmitt originally attended Minnesota State University Moorhead for biology before transferring to Northern.

“I found that lab wasn’t for me,” said Schmitt. “I was unhappy. I was three hours away from home doing something that I wasn’t truly interested in.”

 

NSU NEWS UPDATE – June 11, 2018

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Bryan J. DeBates is the 2018 NSU Distinguished Alumnus for the Millicent Atkins School of Education.

Bryan Debates

 

‘You are best off being YOU’

Distinguished Alum Maunu encourages grads to be the best version of themselves



It might be tempting to try to imitate the methods of others who are accomplishing great things, but Chris Maunu has this advice for new Northern State University graduates: “be you.”

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