Angie Thomas, author of the No. 1 New York Times bestselling book “The Hate U Give,” will deliver Northern State University’s 2018 Common Read Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center. The event—Northern’s eighth annual Common Read Lecture—is free and open to the public. The award-winning “The Hate U Give” has received starred reviews from eight literary journals and has been optioned by Fox 2000 and Temple Hill Production.
Northern State University's premier scholarship gala, Northern Night provides critical funding in support of student scholarships. Enjoy an evening featuring entertainment, silent and live auctions, a gourmet dinner and an opportunity to impact students' lives by supporting the scholarship program at Northern State University. Northern Night 208 will be held 5:30-11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at the Dakota Event Center.
Northern State University will host a “Lemons for Leukemia” event to add people to the national Be the Match registry 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, April 30, in the NSU Student Center lobby. People who participate will have their cheeked swabbed to have their tissue type included in the national registry, which could potentially help patients in need of a stem cell transplant. Anyone age 18-44 is welcome at Monday’s event at NSU.
At the NSU “A Writer Reads” capstone event, students taking fiction writing will give a reading of their work. This will take place in the Williams Library Round Room from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 25. “A Writer Reads” events are sponsored by funding from the South Dakota Humanities Council. For more information, contact NSU English Professor Dr.
The Northern State University Choirs will offer their spring concert, titled “a Celestial Celebration,” at 7:30 p.m. April 23 in the Johnson Fine Art Center’s Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. ‘A Celestial Celebration’ will feature the NSU Concert Choir, Early Music Ensemble, Chamber Singers and special guests, the Aberdeen Central High School A Cappella under the direction of Susan Appl. Admission is $5 for adults, $2.50 for NSU faculty/staff, and free for school-aged children or NSU students with ID.
The Northern State University Jazz Ensembles will host a Spring Swing Dance at the Aberdeen Eagles on Friday, April 27.
Tickets are $10 for all who attend and will be available at the door, beginning at 6 p.m.
The Aberdeen Eagles is located at 316 S. 2nd St., Aberdeen.
Wolves on the Water
June 1-2, 2018
New Evarts Lodge - Walth Bay
The Retired Faculty and Staff reception, set for 5-7 p.m. May 10 in the Student Center Centennial Rooms, is the NSU Foundation's way of saying thank you to all retired faculty and staff members who support Northern State University. For more information or to RSVP, please contact the NSU Foundation at 605-626-2550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
An internationally known violin/piano duo will visit Northern State University on Thursday, April 12. The Kobayashi/Gray Duo will present a master class at 4-5 p.m. and perform a recital at 7:30 p.m.
This spring at Northern State University, “A Writer Reads” will feature readings by three visiting writers, as well as a capstone reading by students taking fiction writing. On Tuesday, April 10, Elissa Dickey will give a public reading of her work in the Williams Library Round Room from 4 to 4:45 p.m. Dickey, a writer for the NSU Communications and Marketing Department, is an author of upmarket suspense represented by Sharon Pelletier of Dystel, Goderich and Bourret in New York City.