News

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
June 27, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The South Dakota Board of Regents have approved Northern State University to offer a new minor in legal studies and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in digital media. A new minor in legal studies will provide Northern students with a stronger foundation for law school admissions. The
June 27, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University School of Fine Arts student Elsa Swanson of Chaska, Minn. recently received second place honors at the 2018 Minnesota Edvard Grieg Society Vocal Competition. The competition took place on June 9 in Minneapolis, Minn. Swanson was also recently chosen to
Librarians Klundt Echtenkamp
June 26, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – In an age where information can spread around the world in the blink of an eye – or with one tap on a screen – it’s crucial to have the skills to evaluate the information we receive. Two Northern State University librarians are here to help. Kristin Echtenkamp and Lynn Klundt, both
June 25, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker will return to the Northern State University Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater on Monday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale now. Moscow Ballet’s Dove of Peace Tour will spread goodwill in over 100 cities across North
June 18, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. -  Northern State University’s Dr. Jon Schaff, professor of political science, will speak at a TEDx event in Rapid City on June 20. Schaff’s TEDx talk is titled “Why is American Politics So Screwed Up?” "I hope to show that, contrary to what we might think, our politics would benefit
Elvira Sanatullova-Allison web graphic
June 15, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Elvira Sanatullova-Allison has been named the new dean of the Northern State University Millicent Atkins School of Education. Sanatullova-Allison most recently served as the Acting Dean and Unit Head of Education and Chair of the Department of Education in the College of
June 15, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Starting in 2019, Northern State University will consider high school GPA as well as ACT score when awarding the WolfPACT Scholarship. The WolfPACT is already the highest guaranteed scholarship in the region, and this change will provide a fairer, more accurate way of measuring
June 14, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Earl Weisenburger, purchasing director and property management officer, will present at the 2018 National Association of Educational Procurement (NAEP) Great Plains Regional Conference Sept. 16-19 in Minneapolis, Minn. The NAEP Great Plains Regional
June 8, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., has released the dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester. Students who have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester are eligible for the dean’s list. There are four categories: • Full-time students with a GPA of 4.0
June 8, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Dr. Andrew Russell, assistant professor of biology, was recently chosen as a recipient of a South Dakota Board of Regents Competitive Research Grant. Russell’s proposal is entitled “Analysis of Pseudomonas Syringae Virulence Factors Inducing Host DNA
June 6, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Dr. Kenneth Boulton, dean of the School of Fine Arts, has been chosen to be the featured artist/clinician at the 2018 North Dakota Music Teachers Association State Conference. The conference will take place June 13-15 at Dickinson State University in
June 6, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Einstein Bros. ® Bagels announces the launch of Caribou Coffee premium handcrafted beverages into its menu line up at the Northern State University location. Starting July 20, 2018, the existing Einstein Bros. restaurant will become a place where specialty coffee and fresh-baked
John Long
June 6, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Dr. John Long has published an article in the scholarly journal, Weather and Climate Extremes. “Tornado seasonality in the southeastern United States” examined whether any shifts in tornado seasonality have occurred in the region of the southeastern
May 25, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. –  The Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery will play host to Sharon Kagan’s art exhibition through Aug. 15. Kagan is a multimedia artist who utilizes knitting, photography and drawing as the foundation of her personal lexicon. Kagan has a B.A. from UCLA and an
Darcy Usher
May 24, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Darcy Usher didn’t know she wanted to be an archivist until she got a job in the Northern State University library archives—she loves learning about histories and being able to help tell the stories for others. “I’m a sucker for a good story,” said Usher, who will be a junior this
May 24, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Online registration for the 103rd annual Northern State University Gypsy Day Parade will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, June 1. Individuals and groups interested in entering the parade will be able to access the online form. Registration will include a $25 participation fee. The parade
May 22, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. - Northern State University students Pamela Gruba and Chase Sievers recently received honors at the Brown County Historical Society’s annual Historical Research and Writing Awards. Gruba of Grenville received first place honors for her paper, titled “The Second Wounded Knee: An
May 22, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host a wide variety of summer camps and events throughout the next three months. Below is a list of camps/workshops that will take place at NSU throughout the summer: NSU Football Camp: Youth Camp, May 22-23, Individual Football Camp, June 12. NSU
May 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University graduate Annika van Oosbree of Maple Grove, Minn., recently became the first NSU student to have an honors thesis published in a professional publication. Van Oosbree’s thesis, entitled “Phenotypic effects of probiotics on Xenopus laevis development,” was
May 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University School of Business student Taylor Ellingson of Warner was recently selected to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) which will take place at the University of Chicago in October. An international management major and honors student,
Angie Thomas_2018 Common Read
May 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The author of a book that has spent more than 60 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list will deliver Northern State University’s 2018 Common Read Lecture. Angie Thomas, author of the No. 1 New York Times bestselling book “The Hate U Give,” will speak at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday,
May 14, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Four candidates have been selected as finalists for the position of dean of the Northern State University Millicent Atkins School of Education. Each candidate will hold a community forum, which will be open to the public. Information about the candidates and their forums are as
May 14, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Two members of the Northern State University School of Business will present at the International Academy of Business and Economics. School of Business Dean Dr. Tim Mantz and Professor of Economics and Finance Dr. Keun Lee will present separately at the conference, which will be
May 10, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Research conducted by Northern State University School of Business faculty members Dr. Kristi Bockorny and Ms. Michelle Lesnar will be presented at the Association of Leadership Educators 2018 Annual Conference July 8-11 in Chicago. Bockorny and Lesnar’s submission is titled "A
May 10, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts will launch the first annual Friends of the Arts/NSU Young Artist Competition on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019. The music performance competition will be open to juniors and seniors from high schools throughout South Dakota and surrounding
NSU campus
May 9, 2018
VERMILLION, S.D. – Northern State University will offer a new minor in Chinese on campus and online. The South Dakota Board of Regents approved the minor for NSU this week, as well as a minor in Russian studies for the University of South Dakota. Both are meant to help graduates navigate language
Marla Fogderud web graphic
May 9, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Marla Fogderud is the recipient of the 2018 Nora Staael Evert Research Award at Northern State University.    The Nora Staael Evert Research Award, funded through a Northern State University Foundation grant, provides a summer stipend to support faculty engaged in scholarly
Ramey web graphic
May 5, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Peter Ramey has received Northern State University’s 2017-18 Outstanding Faculty Award. Ramey, associate professor of English, was announced as this year’s winner during NSU’s spring commencement ceremony on Saturday. Ramey received several letters of nomination from faculty
May 4, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s School of Business inducted eight graduating seniors into the international scholastic honor society, Delta Mu Delta. Business majors joining the ranks of those achieving academic distinction are: Amanda Clemen: Ipswich Chris Forster: Fort Pierre Brianna
NSU spring 2017 graduates walking
May 2, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Saturday, May 5, 310 students will graduate from Northern State University at its 2018 spring commencement. The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. in the NSU Barnett Center. Delivering the commencement address will be 2018 School of Fine Arts Distinguished Alum Chris Maunu. A 2003
April 30, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – When Jim Kurkowski first started as a student at Northern State, he never dreamed he’d one day finish his education entirely online – there weren’t even computers on campus back then. Kurkowski, 74, of Webster, is graduating this weekend 57 years after he first enrolled at Northern
Jessica McClain_Downs
April 26, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – When Jessica McClain started as a Northern State University student four years ago, she took advantage of NSU TRIO Student Support Services offerings such as tutoring, workshops and events. Now as a TRIO peer mentor, she’s the one putting on financial literacy workshops – and the
Carolyn Thompson video screenshot
April 24, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host a “Lemons for Leukemia” event on campus to add people to the national Be the Match registry. The event will take place 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
Barnett Center
April 23, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students will host a fundraising basketball game for Aspire’s Special Olympic basketball team on April 24 at 6 p.m. in the Barnett Center. The fundraiser is being put on by students of the NSU PE 352 Adapted Physical Education class. It is being held in
April 20, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University School of Business student Ty Dillabough recently took first place in Sales and Marketing Executives Inc. of Sioux Falls’ (SME) 2018 scholarship competition. Dillabough is a sophomore business marketing major from Cochrane, Alberta, Canada. Dillabough
April 19, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, April 23, and from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, in Mewaldt-Jensen 144B, the NSU greenhouse classroom. Plants for sale will include geraniums, small snake plants and a large number of succulents.
April 18, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Several Northern State University students received honors at the 2018 NSU Undergraduate Research Forum on April 12. Oral Presentation Winners: Tyler Bowen of Robbinsville, N.J.; Lindsay Aman of Aberdeen; Kenneth Hix of Aberdeen; and Dakota Feller of Blunt, received first place for
April 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – 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,
April 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. - Northern State University will present Lauren Gunderson's 65-minute one woman play “Natural Shocks” as part of a national campaign of theater activism against gun violence at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Black Box Theater. Gunderson, recognized as the
April 13, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Joni Willoughby and Paul Fellbaum will hold a senior recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 22, in the Northern State University Krikac Auditorium. Willoughby, the daughter of Jeff and Julie Willoughby of Midland, graduated from T.F. Riggs High School in 2015.Fellbaum, the son of Dale and
April 13, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Kate Dilts’ senior art exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University President’s Gallery in Spafford Hall from April 23 to May 5. A reception for the exhibition will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 23 in the President’s Gallery. Dilts grew up in
Woman plays jazz trombone
April 12, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Jazz Ensembles will host a Spring Swing Dance at the Aberdeen Eagles on Friday, April 27. Doors for the event will open at 6 p.m., with music beginning as early as 6:30 p.m. NSU students will perform jazz standards from the musical “Sondheim on
Ronald Brownie web graphic
April 12, 2018
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Northern State University’s Ronald Brownie has been named secretary of the board of directors for the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP), a professional membership organization that supports programs that offer college courses to high school students
NSU librarians
April 11, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Kristin Echtenkamp, Sarah Jones and Lynn Klundt, librarians at Northern State University, have been researching and presenting on media literacy topics including fake news and media bias. In addition, they have been improving the resources available on these subjects through
April 11, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. - Members of the Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony (AUCS) string section will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. on April 19 in the Northern State University Krikac Auditorium. The program will feature students from the studio of Dr. Robert Vodnoy, as well as community members of the
April 10, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Emily Fesler’s senior art exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Spafford Hall Gallery from April 23 to May 4. A reception for the exhibition will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, May 4 in the Spafford Hall Gallery. Fesler grew up in Sioux
April 10, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Groundbreaking ceremonies will be held Friday, April 13, on the Northern State University campus for the Regional Science Education Center and Athletic and Recreation Fields project. The ceremony for the Athletic and Recreation Fields will start at 10 a.m., and the ceremony for the
Ty Dillabough and Olaf Hanson_S.D. Governor's Giant Vision Competition
April 9, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Two Northern State University students have been named finalists in the South Dakota’s Governor’s Giant Vision competition.                                                                                               Ty Dillabough and Olaf Hanson both qualified to compete for a $5
April 6, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. — Owen Fink, a seventh grader from Bridgewater-Emery School, took top honors at the 2018 South Dakota National Geographic Bee held today at Northern State University in Aberdeen. This is Owen’s third year as state champion. The state champion will receive $200, the National
April 5, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony, conducted by Dr. Robert Vodnoy, will perform the closing concert of its 98th Season on Saturday, April 21, at 7:30 p.m. in the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater in the Johnson Fine Arts Center at NSU. The theme of the program is “War and
April 4, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Symphonic Band and Concert Band will perform their “Band Extravaganza II: A Musical Smorgasbord!” concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. This free concert will feature a large variety
April 4, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Danny Quinn’s senior art exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Student Center Gallery from April 23 to May 4. A reception for the exhibition will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 4 in the Student Center Gallery. Quinn grew up in Timber Lake,
2018 Distinguished Alumni
April 3, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Four Northern State University alumni will be honored at NSU’s first-ever spring Distinguished Alumni Banquet. The event will take place on May 4 starting at 6:30 p.m. at Aberdeen’s Ramkota Convention Center. One graduate from each of Northern’s four schools will receive a
April 3, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – 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. Both events will be held in NSU’s Krikac Auditorium and are free and open to the
April 2, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will continue to host lectures as a part of its spring 2018 series of Noon Forums throughout the month of April. Noon Forums planned throughout April include: April 4: “Ezra Pound and Classical Chinese Poetry,” presented by Haixia Zhang, NSU instructor for
March 29, 2018
Aberdeen, S.D. – Celebrate the 2017-18 Northern State men’s basketball team on Thursday, April 12, at 7 p.m. from Wachs Arena and the Barnett Center. Join the NSU student-athletes, coaches and administration as they recap the historic season and look to the future. Hear from NSU President Dr. Tim
NSU campus
March 28, 2018
SPEARFISH, S.D. – Northern State University has received the go-ahead to offer new degree programs in criminal justice and art, building on related academic programs already offered at the Aberdeen campus. The new bachelor of arts degree in criminal justice at NSU replaces a specialization
March 27, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University men’s basketball team made history with an electrifying national championship appearance that united the campus, community and entire state of South Dakota – and it’s only the beginning. Though the Wolves fell one basket short in the final game, their
March 26, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Balie Albrecht will hold a senior recital at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 8, in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Art Center’s Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. Albrecht, the daughter of Brent and Julie Albrecht of Rapid City, graduated from Stevens High School in 2014.
Sondheim title graphic
March 26, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Theater production of “Sondheim on Sondheim” will be performed in the NSU Johnson Fine Art Center’s Black Box Theater nightly April 10-14 at 7:30 p.m. Hailed as a "revelatory revue full of wonderful moments" and a "funny, affectionate and revealing
March 23, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students will host a Health Fair from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on March 28 in the NSU Dacotah Hall Gym.   Put on by NSU students of the HLTH-320 Community Health Class, the Health Fair will feature nearly 30 booths including Aberdeen Hypnosis, Avera Sleep
NSU fan Lucille Tollifson in the Barnett Center
March 20, 2018
When Lucille Tollifson heads down to Sioux Falls on the Northern State University fan bus today, it won’t be the first time she’s watched the men’s basketball team at nationals – she also took a Northern fan bus to Kentucky 20 years ago to cheer on the Wolves. Tollifson, who turns 90 in June, is
March 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Drs. Allen Barclay and Doug Ohmer of the Northern State University School of Business have co-written a scholarly article that will be published in the Journal of Management Policy and Practice (JMPP). The article, titled “Using Appreciative Inquiry to Manage Generation Y” will be
March 12, 2018
ABERDEEN, SD - Northern State University will host the 65th annual Mathematics Contest at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, in the Barnett Center. Roughly 800 students from approximately 50 area schools are expected to participate, according to Dr. Stacy Trentham, NSU assistant professor of mathematics
March 7, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Symphonic Band and Concert Band will present “A Celebration of Women Composers” at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 18, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center. The concert will feature the work of Julie Giroux, Anne McGinty, Jennifer Higdon, Kathryn Salfelder, Kimberly
Wolves Memorial Suites
March 6, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Housing applications are up 20 percent from last spring at Northern State University as more students are attracted to the university’s new residence halls. As of March 1, 157 new students have applied to live at Northern this fall, said NSU Director of Residence Life Marty Sabolo
March 6, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Chamber Singers will celebrate the 333rd birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach with the eighth annual “Bach’s Lunch” on Wednesday, March 21. The concert will begin at noon at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1620 Milwaukee Ave. S.E. Bach’s Lunch will feature the
Student presenting at science fair
March 1, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will hold the 35th annual Northern South Dakota Science and Mathematics Fair on Thursday, March 22. Approximately 60 judges from surrounding areas will be judging the projects of high school juniors and seniors from 20 surrounding schools in the area and
February 27, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – More than 100 middle and high school students from northeastern South Dakota will be on the Northern State University campus on March 14 for the National History Day regional competition. More than 100 students from eight schools will present research projects as part of the
Barnett Center
February 27, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has a unique opportunity to host two statewide high school basketball tournaments this spring – a benefit to the city and the university. The South Dakota Girls State B Basketball Tournament will be held in NSU’s Barnett Center March 8-10, and the State B
Student Center
February 26, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts’ Annual Juried Student Exhibition will be on display in the NSU Student Center Gallery Feb. 26-March 16. This year’s exhibition features 23 pieces of art from 17 different NSU student artists. A closing reception for the exhibition
February 23, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. -  Northern State University senior Zack North of Huron will present research at the State Capitol in Pierre on Feb. 26. North was chosen to represent Northern State University and will present his own research project, titled “Public History in Action: Preserving the Story of NSU
February 23, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Students in the Aberdeen area will join millions of their peers across the country to celebrate the 18th annual National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America Day on Thursday, March 1. NEA's Read Across America Day, which celebrates Dr. Seuss' birthday and the joys of
Governor signs NSU-SDSBVI bills
February 22, 2018
PIERRE, S.D. – With the governor’s signature in place, Northern State University and the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired will move forward with their planned collaborative projects. Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed three bills on Thursday: House Bill 1061, authorizing the South
February 21, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Three Northern State University jazz ensembles will offer an evening of “Sweet Jazz” at 7:30 p.m. March 1 in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. Ensembles performing on the concert include the 2 O’Clock Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Grant Manhart
February 20, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts Opera Workshop will present “A Hand of Bridge” by Samuel Barber and “Gallantry” by Douglas Moore, March 15-16 at 7:30 p.m. in the NSU Krikac Auditorium. In Barber’s “A Hand of Bridge,” we find two couples gathering for an ordinary
February 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Steven Usitalo of the Northern State University College of Arts and Sciences will attend national and international conferences on the topic of genocide in Omaha, Neb., and Paris, France, this semester. Usitalo, professor of history, will attend an educational forum titled “
Williams Library
February 13, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – 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. Visiting writers will speak to English majors in the classroom and also give public readings of their work.
Boulton piano
February 12, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A husband and wife musical duo will perform an upcoming concert at Northern State University. Dr. Kenneth Boulton and JoAnne Barry will present a recital of music for piano four-hands at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, in NSU’s Krikac Auditorium. Joining them for one of the selections
AAUW Vagina Monologues graphic
February 9, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s student chapter of the American Association of University Women is bringing the acclaimed production, “The Vagina Monologues,” to the NSU campus. AAUW will present the production – featuring NSU students, faculty, staff members and administrators – at 5:
Boulton piano
February 8, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Primrose Arts and Lecture Series continues this semester, kicking off Feb. 13 with Dr. Kenneth Boulton and Ms. JoAnne Barry. Boulton, dean of the NSU School of Fine Arts, and Barry will present “Music for Piano Four-Hands” at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at
Proposed look of new South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired
February 7, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The South Dakota Senate has passed three bills related to projects planned at Northern State University and the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. On Wednesday, the Senate approved: House Bill 1061, authorizing the South Dakota Board of Regents to contract for
February 7, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students have a unique opportunity to study in China this summer, thanks to a partnership between NSU and the University of Jinan. Northern’s Confucius Institute is now accepting applications for the 2018 NSU Summer in Jinan program—a five-week study
Lamont Rhodes 2018 speaker Eric Snodgrass graphic
February 6, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The fourth annual Lamont-Rhodes Lecture will be held in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center on Wednesday, March 21. 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 Eric Snodgrass, director of
February 5, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Chapter/Business Club will be hosting a business attire clothing drive throughout the week of Feb. 5. PBL/Business Club is asking NSU faculty and staff, as well as the Aberdeen community to donate any gently used dress clothes
February 2, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will kick off its spring 2018 series of Noon Forums on Feb. 7 with “Careers, Computers and Creativity,” presented by Travis Kiefer in the NSU Beulah Williams Library Rotunda Room. Kiefer will explore the impact of computers, algorithms and robots on our
Lab being conducted
January 30, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. -  Northern State University has received the distinction of participating in the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Science Education Alliance’s Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science (SEA-PHAGES) program beginning in the fall. This amazing opportunity will allow
January 30, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Symphonic Band, 2 O’Clock Jazz Ensemble and Dominant 7 brass ensemble will embark on a winter recruitment tour Feb. 5 to 8, throughout North Dakota and Minnesota, which will come to an end with a home concert on Feb. 11 on the NSU campus. The ensembles
January 30, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony, conducted by Robert Vodnoy, will perform the second concert of its 98th season on Saturday, Feb. 17, in the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater in the Johnson Fine Arts Center at NSU. The featured work on the program will be “Ellis Island:
January 29, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host several events throughout the month of February celebrating Black History Month. The month’s festivities will kick off on Feb. 13 with “soul food” being offered in the Wolves Den dining hall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in addition to the cuisine
Welcome to Wolves Country
January 25, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Area high school students and their families are invited to attend a Northern State University Howling Hour event planned in their region. The Howling Hours will provide a chance for potential NSU students to enjoy a pizza buffet while visiting with NSU Senior Admissions Counselor
January 24, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – For almost 60 sixty years, Northern State University and its across-the-street neighbor, the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (SDSBVI), have enjoyed a collaborative relationship not found elsewhere in the nation. “The proximity of the SDSBVI to the NSU campus
January 23, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Tickets for the Northern State University theater production of “The Miraculous Tale of Edward Tulane” will go on sale on Monday, Jan. 29. The show will be performed in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Black Box Theater at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 and at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 17. Once, in a house on
January 19, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Robert Preston, assistant professor of banking and financial services of the Northern State University School of Business, recently published a scholarly article in the Northwestern Financial Review. The article, titled “Will next generation move banks beyond challenges?” was
NSIC 2018 graphic
January 18, 2018
Burnsville, Minn.  – The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference released Thursday the 2018 Myles Brand All-Academic with Distinction Award winners. A total of 15 Wolves were named to the list 11 teams. The honor, named for the late NCAA President Dr. Myles Brand, is bestowed to senior NSIC student
January 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. - Dr. Kelly Duncan, dean of the Northern State University Millicent Atkins School of Education, has co-authored an article that was published in Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development. The article, titled “Selecting Suicide Ideation Assessment Instruments: A Meta-
Molly Wicks
January 12, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Artist Molly Wicks will showcase her ‘New Works’ exhibition in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery from Jan. 15 to March 9. An opening reception for the exhibition will be held on Jan. 15 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the JFAC Gallery. Molly received a
January 9, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. - Northern State University and the NSU Alumni Association are seeking nominations for the annual Distinguished Alumni Award. This annual program honors alumni who are noted in their field and distinguish themselves through personal successes and civic contributions. Recipients of
NSU Campus in Winter
January 9, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., has released the dean’s list for the fall 2017 semester. Students who have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester are eligible for the dean’s list. There are four categories: • Full-time students with a GPA of 4.0. •
January 9, 2018
Northern State University will put away the snow shovels and get out the swimsuits for the annual I Hate Winter celebration Jan. 25-27, 2018. The schedule is as follows: Thursday, Jan. 25 Wrestling vs. St. Cloud State, 7 p.m., Wachs Arena Friday, Jan. 26 Women’s basketball vs. Sioux Falls (I
January 8, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 48th annual South Dakota Jazz Festival Concert will be held on Thursday, Jan. 18, featuring guest performers “The Hornheads.” “The Hornheads” of Minneapolis, Minn., will serve as guest performers at the festival, which will culminate in an evening performance at 7:30 p.m. in
NSU SDSBVI logo
January 8, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The location of a community forum set for Thursday, Jan. 11, has been changed to the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. WHAT: Community forum to discuss the NSU campus master plan WHEN: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 WHERE: South Dakota School for the
Johnson Fine Arts Center
January 5, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts has announced its scholarship recipients for 2017-18. Fine Arts Scholarship recipients are listed below by scholarship.  Hometowns are listed behind the students’ names. Please check all categories for students from your area. Art
December 21, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has again been recognized for its service to student veterans and students in the military. NSU has been designated a 2018 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, an honor the university has received many of the past several years. Now in its 16th year
December 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Marla Fogderud, soprano, and Dr. William Wieland, piano, will present a lecture recital on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium. The program, entitled “I Hear America Singing: Songs from Throughout American History,” includes
December 19, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Thirteen Northern State University students deepened their understanding of Islam this semester thanks to a field trip to a Minnesota mosque. Students in the course “History and Geography of the Middle East,” co-taught by Drs. Erin Fouberg and Steven Usitalo, traveled to the Abu
NSU master plan map graphic
December 13, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Recent construction projects announced for Northern State University are only the beginning of possible improvements to campus. NSU’s campus master plan lays out numerous other potential projects for the next decade and beyond. University administration worked with CO-OP
December 12, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s first class of Delta Mu Delta scholastic honor society graduates was inducted into the organization for December 2017 graduation. Graduating seniors awarded this scholastic distinction, and their hometown, include: Dylan Amdahl, Summit, S.D. Jake
New tagline 2017 graphic
December 8, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has capped off months of working to refresh the university’s brand by announcing a brand new tagline: “Unleash your potential | Join the pack.” This new tagline came after research, focus groups, surveys and a student vote – with more than 350 students
December 7, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Saturday, Dec. 9, 113 students will graduate from Northern State University at its 2017 winter commencement. The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center. Delivering the commencement address will be Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg, associate professor of
Tim Mantz graphic
December 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A paper co-authored by Northern State University School of Business Dean Dr. Tim Mantz has been accepted for publication in the International Journal of Business Strategy™ (IJBS). The paper is titled “Brand Recall Within Advergames and the Effect of the Hand Held Controller on Flow
Jon Olson graphic
December 5, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – As part of a strategic expansion of staffing and roles within the Northern State University Foundation, Jon Olson has been promoted to senior vice president of development. Olson joined the Northern State team in July 2014 as the vice president of development in the NSU Foundation
December 4, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – In the study of history’s most horrific events, some people’s stories have been left largely untold. These are the people Northern State University’s Dr. Steven Usitalo is interested in learning more about – and it’s the focus of a seminar he will attend on his third trip to the
December 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University School of Fine Arts student Elsa Swanson of Chaska, Minn., was chosen as a district winner of the 54th annual North Dakota-Manitoba District Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, held Oct. 28 at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks.
Whitney Berner
November 29, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Honors Student Whitney Berner won the Education and Pedagogy Division of the student poster competition at the National Collegiate Honors Conference this month. Berner’s project, “Effects of Classroom Environment on Math Anxiety among Elementary Education
November 27, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The opening reception for Michaela Schlecht’s senior art exhibition will be held 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in Northern State University’s Beulah Williams Library. Schlecht’s exhibition will be on display Dec. 1-16. It includes photographs, digital art, cyanotypes and video. Schlecht
Campus pillars
November 22, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., announces its WolfPACT Scholarship winners for 2017-18. The WolfPACT is the largest guaranteed, four-year scholarship in South Dakota. Students entering their freshman year at NSU are eligible for various funding amounts based on their
November 21, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – About 30 Northern State University students collaborated to present marketing and promotional ideas to the United Way of Northeastern South Dakota – including the creation of a new community event and a new educational trail for children. Students presented their proposal to the
November 21, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center will be adorned in holiday cheer as the NSU School of Fine Arts hosts its highly anticipated “Holiday Extravaganza” on Tuesday, Dec. 5. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the JFAC Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater.
November 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Choirs will tour eastern South Dakota Nov. 28-29 and hold their “Holiday Home Concert” on Nov. 30 at First Presbyterian Church in Aberdeen. The NSU Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Early Musick Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensemble will perform on tour and
November 18, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s collaborative project with the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired has already received pledges for donations totaling more than $25 million. The figure was announced Saturday at Northern Night, with an official kick-off of the NSU-
Greg Blair web graphic
November 16, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – “Know Your Place,” an art exhibition by Northern State University’s Dr. Greg Blair, opens Friday in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery. A closing reception is planned for 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5. The event is free and open to the public. Blair, associate professor of art
Northern State University and Sanford Health
November 13, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Sanford Health has pledged $5 million to Northern State University’s Regional Science Education Center to support educational activities and create new student scholarships and permanent endowments.   NSU President Dr. Timothy Downs said the university is thrilled with the generous
Dr. Robert Vodnoy
November 12, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. –  The 2017 Northern State University Concerto-Aria Competition will be held at 7 p.m. on Nov. 16, in the Krikac Auditorium. The competition is a project of the Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony, administered by Dr. Robert Vodnoy, conductor of the AUCS and professor of strings and
November 9, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Three Northern State University School of Fine Arts students were recognized at the South Dakota Music Teachers Association conference held Nov. 2-4 at the University of South Dakota campus in Vermillion. Brady Vandevort of Aberdeen, won the MTNA Young Artist Brass competition.
Music concert
November 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. -  On Friday, Nov. 17, the doors of the historic Ward Hotel will open for the last time for the jazz ensembles of NSU and swing dancers for the fall Swing Dance. Doors for the event will open at 6 p.m., with music beginning at 7 p.m. Featured will be the NSU Jazz Combo, directed by
November 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University international students have a $5 million economic impact on the region – the second highest among universities in South Dakota. That’s according to a report, “South Dakota Benefits from International Students,” released by NAFSA: Association of
Dr. Rolf Olson
November 3, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Symphonic Band and Concert Band will present their fall concert, entitled “Classics,” on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 3:00 p.m., in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. “Classics” will feature some of the best-known and loved
November 3, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Sharon Kienow, Northern State University director of financial aid, was awarded the Hall of Fame Award by the Rocky Mountain Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (RMASFAA) at its annual conference in Wichita, Kan., on Oct. 17. RMASFAA recognizes individuals who have
Cathy Hall graphic
November 3, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Foundation has hired Cathy B. Hall, CPA, as its new chief financial officer. Hall began her duties on Oct. 30. She is a graduate of Northern State University with a B.S. in Fine Arts and did post-graduate work in accounting at the University of South
Confucius Institute calligraphy
October 26, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – This year, Northern State University will celebrate multiculturalism with a week’s worth of events, held Nov. 13-17 during national International Education Week. The week will feature daily activities on campus celebrating cultures from around the nation and the globe. The schedule
October 24, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Aberdeen, S.D., home of Northern State University, has been recognized among the top 11 cities in the nation for millennial home buyers. Aberdeen ranked No. 2 on this list, compiled by mortgage data firm Ellie Mae. More than half of homebuyers in Aberdeen, or 56 percent, are
Campus pillars
October 24, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will hold community forums to discuss the university’s campus master plan. The forums, which are open to the public, will be held on the following dates: ▪ 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in the NSU Student Center Centennial Rooms ▪ 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Termesphere
October 24, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – South Dakota artist Dick Termes, whose acclaimed Termespheres® have been recognized worldwide, will be a visiting artist at Northern State University Nov. 6-8. Termes’ NSU visit will include a free, public lecture 7-8 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Berggren Recital
Rolf Olson
October 23, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts will hold its annual Band Clinic on Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center. The clinic plays host to nearly 200 high school students with over 20 schools represented from Aberdeen and the surrounding area. This year’s
October 23, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts’ Percussion Ensemble and Vocal Jazz Ensemble will represent NSU at the South Dakota Music Educators Association Conference in Sioux Falls Oct. 26-28. The 2017 SDMEA Conference is held at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux
International video contest 2017
October 23, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A Northern State University international student has advanced to the top 100 entrants in a worldwide video competition. Eduardo Mendoza Reyes-Ortiz, a freshman music major from Bolivia, entered his video, “One Day Closer to My Dream,” in the International Student 2017 Travel Video
October 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Katie Appl, Megan Hanson and Paulo Daniel Jimenez will hold a senior recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5, in the Northern State University Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. Appl, the daughter of Jim and Susan Appl, grew up in Aberdeen, graduating from Aberdeen Central High School in
Dr. Timothy Downs on campus
October 19, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has created a one-of-a-kind welcome video to show that NSU is a university unlike any other. The new welcome video stars NSU President Dr. Timothy Downs, who explains why aspiring college students should attend Northern. And he’s not just telling them, he’
October 18, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Katrina Smith and Noelle Stubbe will hold a senior recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, in the Northern State University Krikac Auditorium. Smith, the daughter of Vern and Nancy Smith, grew up in Gettysburg, graduating from Gettysburg High School in 2014. Stubbe, the daughter of
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 Gypsy Days 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
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.
faculty recital
September 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts will unveil the new Yamaha CF III Concert Grand Piano at the annual Faculty Showcase Recital on Thursday, Sept. 14. The piano was acquired through a generous gift from Sheila (NSU alum) and Carlyle Richards. The showcase will be
September 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Jennifer Rogers’ art exhibition titled “Saccharine” will be on display in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery from Sept. 11 to Nov. 10. Rogers is a multi-media installation artist from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Her installations are inspired by domestic spaces
September 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Art Department will sponsor the Fandom Dakota Convention (FANDAKCON) in the Student Center on Saturday, Sept. 9, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. FANDAKCON is comprised of a group of individuals who are passionate about various genres of pop-culture fandoms,
August 31, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Julie Harboe of Zurich, Switzerland, will visit the Northern State University Art Department as part of its Visiting Scholar Series. The Danish/Swiss art historian, curator and critic Julie Harboe will visit the Northern State University Art Department as part of its Visiting
August 29, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will offer a brand new community arts and lecture series featuring an array of interdisciplinary topics and music performances. NSU’s Primrose Arts and Lecture Series will take place Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Aberdeen’s Primrose Retirement
Tim Mantz graphic
August 28, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University School of Business Dean Dr. Tim Mantz has recently had a paper accepted into the International Academy of Business and Economics Journal’s “European Journal of Management.” The paper was written with Dr. Szilvia Balazs, Dr. Daniel G.J. Kuchinka and Dr.
Hannah Walters
August 25, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University School of Business faculty member Ms. Hannah Walters will present a paper co-authored with Dr. Kristi Bockorny on the relevance of general education to business students and graduates at the Marketing Management Association (MMA) Fall Educators’ Conference
Campus pillars
August 23, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University campus community is pleased to announce its successful reaffirmation of accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission. The announcement comes after an extensive comprehensive evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission, Northern’s regional
August 22, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University School of Business student Shanae Doerr of Aberdeen will attend an exclusive Leadership Training Summit from Sept. 15 to 18 at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Doerr, representing NSU, will join 40 young American and Chinese leaders from across the
August 21, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Theater Department will hold auditions for “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” community choir on Sunday, Aug. 27, from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Black Box Theater. “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” is a new musical based on the novel by Victor
August 18, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (Aug. 18, 2017) – Northern State University’s first Wolf Talk of the 2017-18 academic year will be held Sunday, Aug. 20, featuring NSU’s 2017 Outstanding Faculty Member Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg. Wolf Talks, which launched last year, is a leadership series featuring speakers from on
August 17, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has received a grant to purchase a piece of equipment that will enhance research and science education on campus. The nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometer will be purchased thanks to a $52,991 Research and Development Innovation Grant from the South
August 11, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Two Northern State University counseling programs have received accreditation from the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). NSU’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master of Education degree and School Counseling Master of Education
August 10, 2017
PIERRE, S.D. – To meet workforce and market demands, Northern State University and the University of South Dakota have added short-term certificate training in Chinese and Spanish. Northern State University will offer a 14 credit-hour undergraduate certificate in Chinese. Preparing students to
Create N 2017 speaker
August 10, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (Aug. 10, 2017) – Executives from Microsoft, Financial Forensics and the University of Nebraska Medical Center will speak at a workforce innovation event next month in Aberdeen. Create ‘N’: A Festival Celebrating Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Innovation and Workforce will take place
August 9, 2017
Indianapolis – The Northern State University men’s and women’s basketball programs have made it a decade as the NCAA National Attendance leaders at the Division II level. Over that ten year period, the two programs have averaged 3,461 fans on the men’s side and 2,702 fans on the women’s side per
NSU campus
August 8, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Local businesses, nonprofits, churches and other organizations are invited to Northern State University’s fourth annual Community Marketplace, set for 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, on the campus green. The event is an opportunity for off-campus groups to promote their goods,
August 4, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D.  – The 2017 Northern State University back-to-school workshop will be held 8 a.m.-noon Aug. 16 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. The workshop, titled “Using High-Leverage Practices to Support Ambitious Learning for All Students,” will be led by
August 4, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (Aug. 4, 2017) – Northern State University’s Master of Music Education degree has received final accreditation approval from the National Association of Schools of Music. “This is the result of years of effective planning and implementation by dedicated faculty and administration,”
August 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (Aug. 1, 2017) – Northern State University is hosting the Rushmore Junior High Music Camp this week for band students in grades 6-9. The annual camp will culminate in a final concert at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, on the NSU campus green, on the east side of the Student Center. The
August 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (Aug. 1, 2017) – Northern State University is offering something new this year at the Brown County Fair – a chance to win money to attend Northern. NSU is giving away $7,000 in scholarships for fall 2018. That’s seven $1,000 scholarships, or one for each day of the fair, which runs
July 31, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 31, 2017) – Northern State University and Aberdeen Development Corporation will hold an event announcing their partnership and the relocation of the Center for Creativity and Entrepreneurship. The event will take place at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, at The Workshop, 208 S. Main
July 28, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 28, 2017) – The 44th annual South Dakota High School Honors Choir is taking place July 30-Aug. 4 at Northern State University. The Honors Choir, presented by the South Dakota American Choral Directors’ Association, brings 150 auditioned high school students together for a week
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July 28, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 28, 2017) – From July 31-Aug. 2, Dr. Leigh Neys from Northern State University will participate in the U.S. Department of State’s eighth annual EducationUSA Forum in Washington, D.C.  More than 570 U.S. university representatives from 46 states, 60 EducationUSA regional
Wolves Memorial Suites
July 26, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 26, 2017) – The public is welcome at an upcoming open house at Northern State University’s newest residence hall. The open house for Wolves Memorial Suites will be held 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, at the residence hall, located near South Washington Street and 12th Avenue
Carriers for web
July 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 20, 2017) – A husband and wife team with professional theater design experience across the country is joining the Northern State University School of Fine Arts. Trevor Carrier has been hired as NSU’s new theater manager/production manager. Jordan Jaked Carrier has been hired as
July 19, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 19, 2017) – Alison Byrd remembered visiting the Omaha zoo as a child and decided to take a chance – she contacted the zoo to ask if it had any summer internships. “I knew it might be a long shot because of the amount of students from bigger schools that are in the area, but you
Ruta Sepetys_2017 Common Read
July 11, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (July 11, 2017) – Northern State University has chosen the No. 1 New York Times bestseller “Salt to the Sea” as its 2017 common read. Author Ruta Sepetys will deliver NSU’s annual Common Read Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Theater. The event
Thares, Jim
June 30, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 30, 2017) – Jim Thares of Aberdeen has been appointed to the South Dakota Board of Regents. Thares is founder and CEO of Primrose Retirement Communities, an Aberdeen company founded in 1989 that operates 35 senior living communities in 16 states. He succeeds Harvey C. Jewett of
June 30, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 30, 2017) – Harvey Jewett is retiring from the South Dakota Board of Regents after two decades of accomplishments—including a recent push to secure approval of the Northern State University Regional Science Education Center. Jewett, an Aberdeen native, was also a major
June 29, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 29, 2017) – The South Dakota Board of Regents recognized student organizations from Northern State University for their outstanding academic, community, and organizational work. NSU student groups receiving awards were: Award for Academic Excellence – The Speech & Debate
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June 29, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 29, 2017) – Northern Fort Playhouse’s 12th season brings everyone’s favorite girl group back to historic Fort Sisseton for their third musical journey in “The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On.” The season opens Friday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m. with a performance of Roger Bean’s “
June 29, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 29, 2017) – Northern State University revealed at a reception held Wednesday night that the Johnson Fine Arts Center main theater will be renamed the Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. A plaque will be created to hang in the space, dedicating the theater to the couple. Harvey
NSU campus
June 13, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 9, 2017) – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., has released the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester. Students who have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester are eligible for the dean’s list. There are four categories: • Full-time students with
June 7, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (June 7, 2017) – Northern State University has been designated a StormReady Supporter by the National Weather Service. NSU is one of two South Dakota universities to receive this distinction—and the only South Dakota Board of Regents institution to receive the honor. “We are very
Avera headshots
May 26, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 26, 2017) – Join the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce, Avera, Northern State University and South Dakota State University Extension as they present an evening of information about cancer and chronic diseases. This free, educational event is open to all and will take place
May 24, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 24, 2017) – This summer, about 50 area high school students are staying on the Northern State University campus as part of the annual NSU Upward Bound Summer Program. The program kicked off on Sunday, May 21, and runs through Thursday, June 30. The visiting students are from
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May 16, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 16, 2017) – Suzanne Higgins has been named Northern State University’s 2017 Undergraduate Competitive Research Grant winner. Higgins, a third-year management information systems major, will receive up to $2,500 for her research project, titled “A Proposal to Study European Union
May 11, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 11, 2017) – Northern State University student Collin Fransen won first place in the Brown County Historical Society’s annual Historical Research and Writing Awards. Fransen, of Watertown, won for his paper, titled “American Imperialism: How Pearl Harbor Became the Primary Naval
May 10, 2017
BROOKINGS, S.D. (May 10, 2017) – The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved a new associate of arts degree in criminal justice from Northern State University, to be delivered online to students anytime, anywhere. NSU also received approval for a new minor in human resources management. The two-
May 10, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 10, 2017) – The one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker will return to Aberdeen on Monday, Nov. 27, 7 p.m. at Northern State University School of Fine Arts. Tickets are now on sale. All ages are invited to celebrate Christmas with the Moscow Ballet company of almost
May 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 6, 2017) – Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg has received Northern State University’s 2016-17 Outstanding Faculty Award. Waid-Lindberg, assistant professor of sociology, received several letters of nomination from faculty and students. In his letter, NSU College of Arts and Sciences
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May 5, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 5, 2017) – Years ago on a bitterly cold night in Winnipeg, students of Northern State University sociology professor Dr. Jerry Rosonke rode along as human services professionals went out to bring homeless people into a shelter. “They were pretty well amazed as to the kind of
Courtney Waid-Lindberg graphic
May 5, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 5, 2017) – Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg is the recipient of the 2017 Nora Staael Evert Research Award at Northern State University. The Nora Staael Evert Research Award, funded through a Northern State University Foundation grant, provides a summer stipend to support faculty
Matt Remmich graphic
May 3, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 3, 2017) – Matthew Remmich of Pierre recently became a recipient of the James Madison Graduate Fellowship for the state of South Dakota. Remmich is majoring in history education. He plans to pursue a Master of Arts degree in history. According to its website, the James Madison
May 3, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 3, 2017) – After studying abroad in South Korea, Northern State University student Taylor Bice knew he wanted to pursue a career teaching English overseas. Now, Bice will begin that career as the recipient of the prestigious Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award from the U.S.
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May 2, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 2, 2017) – On Saturday, May 6, 260 students will graduate at Northern State University’s spring commencement. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the NSU Barnett Center. South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson will deliver the commencement address. Student
May 2, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 2, 2017) – The Northern State University Chamber Singers and Early Music Ensemble are going on tour next week, performing in locations in South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota. The schedule is as follows: May 8 9 a.m. (CDT) Watertown High School, Watertown, S.D. 1 p.m.
NSU campus
May 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. (May 1, 2017) – The Northern State University Rising Scholars Program has been awarded accreditation by the National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP). “NACEP accreditation serves as a guarantee to students, administrators and postsecondary institutions that the
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April 25, 2017
BURNSVILLE, Minn. — The Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) announced Northern State University’s Joe Gomez as the 2017 Dr. William Britton Scholar-Athlete Award winner and Northern State University’s Sasha Hovind as the 2017 Willis R. Kelly Scholar-Athlete Award recipient. The Britton
Rolf Olson
April 24, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Symphonic Band and Concert Band will perform their “Band Extravaganza: A Musical Smorgasbord!” concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 30, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theater. The concert will feature a wide variety of band favorites. Featured
April 24, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Native American Student Association (NASA) along with Aberdeen Central High School’s NASA chapter will hold a Spring EGGstravaganza on April 29 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. The event is a celebration of the arrival of spring and will be held on the NSU
April 21, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A Northern State University student with a passion for plants has been awarded a grant to travel to the national Botanical Society of America meeting this summer. Sienna Wessel will attend the Botany 2017 conference in Fort Worth, Texas, June 24-28, which will include field trips
Weber Wall
April 21, 2017
  ABERDEEN, S.D. – Taylor Wall and Michael Benjamin Weber will hold a senior recital at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, April 30, in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium. Wall, the daughter of Kevin and Jody Wall, grew up in Breckenridge, Minn., graduating from Breckenridge High School in 2013. Weber,
David Gilbertson
April 21, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – South Dakota Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson will deliver the spring commencement address at Northern State University. The commencement ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 6, in the NSU Barnett Center. Gilbertson received his undergraduate degree from
Groundbreaking April 2017
April 21, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University held a groundbreaking ceremony for its two new residence halls on Thursday, April 20. About 100 people attended the ceremony, including NSU students, faculty, staff and administration; city and state officials; and members of the business community. The
Greenhouse plants
April 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will hold a spring plant sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, and Thursday, April 27, in the NSU greenhouse. A variety of plants will be available, including geranium planters, King Tut Papyrus, maternity plants, Cuban oregano and many other living gems
April 19, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will say goodbye to Lindberg Hall by celebrating J.C. Lindberg Day on April 30. J.C. Lindberg Day, hosted by the Lindberg Hall Council, will be held 1-3 p.m. at the hall and will include yard games, brick painting and walking tacos. The event is free and
April 18, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. -  Several Northern State University students received honors at the 2017 NSU Undergraduate Creativity, Scholarship and Research Forum on April 13. Oral Presentation Winners: Stephanie Anderson of Yankton and Amy Wockenfuss of Anchorage, Alaska, received first place with their
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April 18, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Tim Mantz has been appointed dean of the School of Business at Northern State University. Mantz most recently served as dean of the Graduate College of Business and associate dean of the Graduate School at Keiser University, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. In this role, he created
Day of Champions 2017
April 18, 2017
Aberdeen, S.D. – NSU Athletics and the United Way of Northeastern South Dakota will host the 15th annual Day of Champions this Saturday, April 22nd. The community service event places Wolves student-athletes with organizations in the Aberdeen community and surrounding areas, volunteering their time
April 17, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Millicent Atkins School of Education student Tania Stahl was selected to receive the 2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award from the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC). Stahl is an active member of NSU’s CEC chapter, where she has served as the
April 17, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. A. S. Elkhader will present “The Last Lecture I’d Ever Give” at the April 26 Noon Forum at Northern State University before he retires from almost 30 years of service with NSU and the state of South Dakota. Elkhader, professor of mathematics, has been serving NSU and the state
April 13, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University and the Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery, working with media artists Teri Rueb and Alan Price, have engaged students, faculty and community members across the Dakotas and beyond to create a collaborative mapping project that focuses on the land, water and
April 13, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host the first annual “Create ’N: A Festival of Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship,” in collaboration with the Center for Creativity and Entrepreneurship, Thursday April 27, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center. The festival
Andria Moon
April 11, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Andria Moon, NSU assistant professor of elementary education, Dr. Cheryl Wold, NSU assistant professor of special education, and Dr. Greg Francom, NSU assistant professor of E-learning, have recently published an article in the latest issue of “Tech Trends.” The published
April 11, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The “Vibrant Bounty: Chinese Folk Art from the Shaanxi Region” art exhibition is currently on display in the Northern State University Beulah Williams Library. A reception for the exhibition will take place 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 9, in the library. The Confucius Institute of NSU
April 10, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Four NSU School of Business students received second place in the Society for Human Resource Management’s Student Case Competition, held on March 31 and April 1. Northern students Joellen Miller of Houghton; Zachary Ulmer of Lisbon, N.D.; Nick Murphy of Elk Point; and Alexander
Woman plays jazz trombone
April 10, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Friday, April 28, the Jazz Ensembles of NSU will host their annual Spring Swing Dance at the historic Ward Hotel. Doors for the event will open at 6 p.m., with music beginning at 7 p.m. Featured will be the NSU Jazz Combo, directed by Frederic Hemke, and the 2 O’Clock Jazz
April 10, 2017
Purchase tickets online ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony will present its spring concert, A GRAND FINALE, in the main theater of the Johnson Fine Arts Center on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. The program includes music by Mozart, Dvořák, Copland and Beethoven. The
April 10, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Online registration for the 102nd annual Northern State University Gypsy Day Parade will begin at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 1. Individuals and groups interested in entering the parade will be able to access the online Parade Registration Form. Registration will include a $25
Creativity and Research Forum
April 10, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 2017 Northern State University Undergraduate Creativity, Scholarship and Research Forum will take place 11 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in the Beulah Williams Library. The forum is a venue in which Northern undergraduates can present their research or scholarly activities
Maggie Martinmaas
April 10, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The reception for Maggie Martinmaas’ senior art exhibition will be April 24 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Northern State University Student Center Gallery. Her exhibition will be up April 24-May 5. Martinmaas will display lithography, sequential art, comics and animations. Martinmaas
April 7, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Carrie Wegleitner’s senior art exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Faculty Gallery beginning on April 24. A reception for the exhibition will be held in the NSU Faculty Gallery from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 24. The exhibition will be on
April 7, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Shayla Simons’ senior art exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University President’s Gallery from April 24 through May 8. A reception for the exhibition will take place from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 24, in the President’s Gallery. Simons grew up near
April 7, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Jeremy Reed has been named the new vice president of enrollment management and student affairs at Northern State University. Reed is currently director of undergraduate admissions at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. His past experience includes working as director of
April 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Four Northern State University students presented at the annual South Dakota Academy of Science meeting at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell on March 31 and April 1. Joseph Keryakos of Jezzine, Lebanon, received a second place award for his poster presentation titled “Genes
April 5, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Two Northern State University Speech and Debate team members received awards at the Pi Kappa Delta National Tournament in Boise, Idaho. NSU students Hannah Higdon of Dupree and Jacob Sigurdson of Clear Lake, sophomores, were semifinalists in the nation in Junior Parliamentary
April 4, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for its two new residence halls at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 20. The ceremony will take place at the location of one of the planned residence halls, south of the Mewaldt-Jensen Building on the NSU campus. This new hall will
Levi Seefeldt graphic
April 4, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The reception for Levi Seefeldt’s senior art exhibition will take place at 7:30 p.m. April 19 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center lobby. The exhibition will be on display for two weeks, April 10-21. Seefeldt will be showing photography, digital illustration and a few mixed media pieces
Collegepalooza
April 4, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Mark your calendars: Aberdeen’s second annual COLLEGEpalooza will take place Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017. COLLEGEpalooza is a back-to-school celebration for Northern State University and Presentation College students. Events will begin at 4 p.m. in downtown Aberdeen. This year’s
April 3, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Quinn Determan’s senior art exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Student Center Gallery from April 10 until April 21. A reception for the exhibition will take place from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 in the Student Center Gallery. Determan
Lexy Premus
April 3, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Lexy Premus’ senior art exhibition will be on display in the Northern State University Faculty Gallery from April 10 until April 21. A reception for the exhibition will take place from 6:30 p.m. until 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in the Faculty Gallery. Premus grew up in Groton,
March 31, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. — Owen Fink, a sixth-grader from Bridgewater-Emery School, took top honors at the 2017 South Dakota National Geographic Bee held today at Northern State University in Aberdeen. This is Owen’s second year as state champion. The state champion will receive $100, the National Geographic
March 31, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University choirs will come together for “A Celebration of American Music” at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at First Presbyterian Church in Aberdeen. This event will feature the NSU Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Early Music Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Timothy
Student presenting at science fair
March 30, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Local high school students from Aberdeen and the surrounding region competed in the Northern South Dakota Science and Mathematics Fair on March 23 at Northern State University. A list of winners from the Science Fair and Quiz Bowl are included below. Science Fair Winners Jake
March 29, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has taken the first step toward designing a new practice field for the Wolves football team – a move that also advances plans for NSU’s Regional Science Education Center and overall campus master plan. On Wednesday, the South Dakota Board of Regents
March 29, 2017
ABERDEEN — Northern State University has signed an exclusive agreement with Learfield Licensing Partners, a trademark management company specializing in collegiate licensing and branding, that allows Learfield to represent the university and its licensing program. “We are excited to begin this
March 28, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 2017 South Dakota National Geographic Bee will take place in the Northern State University Krikac Auditorium on March 31. The State Bees are the second level of the annual National Geographic Bee. The state champion will receive $100, the National Geographic Concise Atlas of
Bridget Solsaa graphic
March 28, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Bridget Solsaa’s senior art exhibition will be on display April 10-21 in the Northern State University President's Gallery. Her opening reception will take place 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, in the President's Gallery, located on the second floor of Spafford Hall. Solsaa, the
March 28, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Megan Vockrodt has wanted to be a teacher since childhood. “I’ve always loved learning new things,” said Vockrodt, a Northern State University honors student from Pierre. “I also enjoy helping others, so being a teacher combines the two. Teaching is just something I fell in love
March 27, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Several Northern State University students will be participating in the upcoming SHRM competition in Washington state and the Community Banking Research Competition. Northern students Joellen Miller of Houghton; Zachary Ulmer of Lisbon, N.D.; Nick Murphy of Elk Point; and Alexander
Mary Poppins graphic
March 27, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – “Winds in the east, there’s a mist comin’ in, like something is brewin’, and ‘bout to begin!” The Northern State University Theater Department’s production of “Mary Poppins” will “Step! Step! Step in time!” onto the Johnson Fine Arts Center main theater stage from Wednesday, April
Kristi Brownfield
March 23, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University professors, Dr. Kristi Brownfield and Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg have published an article in “The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research.” In the article, entitled “Frontier Justice: Examining Representations of Modern Rural Policing on
Deng Foundation Night of Champions Graphic
March 22, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A Northern State University graduate is holding a Night of Champions to raise funds to fight malaria in his home country. Night of Champions will take place starting at 5 p.m. Saturday, April 1, in the NSU Student Center. The fundraiser event will be hosted by the Deng Foundation
Gestalt
March 22, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Several Northern State University graphic design majors will showcase their work in a collaborative art exhibition entitled “Gestalt,” opening on March 27 in the NSU President’s Gallery. Graphic design students involved include Rebecca Hunt of Pierre; Carrie Wegleitner of Lake City
Majorana Demonstrator researchers built their experiment inside a glove box to ensure it all materials remained pure. (Sanford Underground Research Facility photo)
March 21, 2017
Leaders from the Sanford Underground Research Facility will lead a discussion titled "Big Science at Sanford Lab," an exploration of the Lab's impact on education and the economy in South Dakota, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28, at Northern State University. The event will be held in the NSU Student
Christine Stewart-Nunez
March 21, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – An upcoming arts event in downtown Aberdeen that benefits Safe Harbor will feature artwork by Northern State University students. “A Night of Art and Poetry” will be held 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 5, at Red Rooster Coffee House, 202 S. Main St. The event is a collaborative effort
Students in math contest
March 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, SD -  Northern State University will host the 64th annual Mathematics Contest at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 19 in the Barnett Center. The contest will feature four divisions: Elementary Algebra, Geometry, Advanced Algebra and Senior Math. NSU mathematic faculty members Dr. A. S. Elkhader,
Becht, Rusch
March 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Lexi Becht and Kylie Rusch will hold a senior recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 2, in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium. Becht, the daughter of Doug and Myrna Becht, grew up in Clear Lake, graduating from Deuel High School in 2014. Rusch, the daughter of Shellie and Darin
Alexis Doerr graphic
March 17, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A reception for Alexis Doerr’s senior art exhibition will be held Tuesday, March 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Northern State University Student Center. The exhibition, titled “An Artistic Utterance,” will be on display Monday, March 27, through Friday, April 7. Doerr will primarily
Campus pillars
March 16, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host three candidates for the position of vice president of enrollment management and student affairs on campus next week. Campus forums for each candidate will be held as follows: Dr. Jason Trainer: 3:15-4 p.m. March 23, Missouri River Room (Graham
March 16, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – As the winner of Northern State University’s 2015 Undergraduate Competitive Research Grant, Sienna Marcott aims to create an affordable, sustainable, agricultural-grade fungicide for the organic grower. Marcott, a sophomore this fall, received a $2,820 grant for her project, “
Rolf Olson
March 15, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Two Northern State University bands will present their spring concert, entitled “Local Colors” on Sunday, March 26, at 3 p.m., in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theater. The concert features a variety of spring colors and textures, combined with local talent, featuring NSU
Music concert
March 14, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. - Northern State University’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble (VJE) will offer an evening of sweet jazz, featuring coffee and desserts on Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the NSU Student Center Centennial Room. NSU music professor Fred Hemke will be a guest performer at the event. His skills
Student presenting at science fair
March 14, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will hold the 34th annual Northern South Dakota Science and Mathematics Fair on Thursday, March 23. Approximately 60 judges from surrounding areas will be judging the projects of high school juniors and seniors from 20 surrounding schools in the area and
March 8, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will honor the 332nd birthday of Johann Sebastian Bach with the seventh annual Bach’s Lunch on Wednesday, March 22. The concert will begin at noon at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1620 Milwaukee Ave. S.E. Bach’s Lunch will feature the NSU Chamber Singers,
March 8, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University has a brand new website that offers more than a fresh look—it’s also more user friendly, with a focus on providing potential students ample opportunities to learn more about NSU. The new northern.edu launched last week. The website is mobile friendly and
March 3, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Tabitha Reule will have a senior recital on Sunday, March 19, at 3 p.m. in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium. Reule is the daughter of Betsy and Matt Glenn of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and Buck and Colette Reule of Mobridge. She graduated from Mobridge High School in 2013
Stephanie Arne
March 3, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Stephanie Arne, host of “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom,” will speak in honor of Women in Science week on March 7 at 7 p.m. at the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theater. “Ever since she was a child, growing up in South Dakota, Stephanie has felt a strong
March 2, 2017
 ABERDEEN, S.D. – When students begin classes in fall 2019, they will be the first of many to study in the new Northern State University Regional Science Education Center, which will advance educational and research opportunities for the university and the entire region. With the governor’s
March 2, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University campus community is looking forward to a visit this month from representatives of the Higher Learning Commission. NSU will host the HLC peer review team on March 20 and 21 as part of comprehensive review for reaffirmation of accreditation. “We’re
Student Center
March 2, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – More than 150 middle and high school students from northeastern South Dakota will be on the Northern State University campus on March 15 for the National History Day regional competition. A total of 159 students from seven schools will present 105 research projects as part of the
Fruitless by Wegleitner
March 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Art Department presents the 2017 Juried Student Exhibition from March 1-March 31 in the NSU Student Center gallery. The opening reception is 6-7:30 p.m. March 2 in the Student Center Gallery. The event is free and open to public. Refreshments will be
February 22, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – In honor of Black History Month, a screening and discussion of Ava DuVernay’s documentary “13th” will be held on the Northern State University campus. The event will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Red Room (JC117). DuVernay’s film explores the
Jazz Festival
February 17, 2017
 ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University music department will present their annual Jazz Spectacular at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theater, featuring NSU students and faculty. The student-led jazz-fusion band, “Jet Lagged,” will kick off the evening’s
Peter Ramey
February 15, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Peter Ramey, assistant professor of English at Northern State University, has recently published an article in the journal, Modern Philology, examining early English vocabulary. The article, titled “The Riddle of Beauty: The Aesthetics of Wrætlic in Old English Verse,” was
Tao Wang
February 15, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host a grand opening of the Confucius Institute’s Chinese Cultural Center on Thursday, Feb. 23, featuring a demonstration by a renowned Chinese paper-cutting artist. The grand opening begins at 6 p.m. in NSU’s Williams Library. Speakers will include
February 15, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A husband and wife musical duo will perform at an upcoming concert at Northern State University. Dr. Kenneth Boulton and JoAnne Barry will present “Music for Piano Four-Hands” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in NSU’s Krikac Auditorium. For more than 27 years, Boulton and Barry have
Christine Stewart-Nunez
February 14, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Department of Languages, Literature and Communication Studies will host a series of poetry readings in collaboration with the SD Humanities Council’s Speaker’s Bureau. The first poetry reading will occur at 4:30 p.m. in the NSU Beulah-Williams Library
February 13, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Students in the Aberdeen area will join millions of their peers across the country to celebrate the 17th annual National Education Association's (NEA) Read Across America Day on Tuesday, Feb. 28. NEA's Read Across America Day, which celebrates Dr. Seuss's birthday and the joys of
February 9, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The third annual Lamont-Rhodes Lecture will bring an expert in agricultural economics to the campus of Northern State University. Dr. Michael Boehlje’s speech, presented by the NSU School of Business and Dacotah Bank, will take place on Thursday, April 6. The event begins with a
February 7, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Theater department will present their winter production, “The Metromaniacs,” in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Black Box Theater. Performances of “The Metromaniacs” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14-18. The Black Box Theater is located in the newly
February 7, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Lawrence Diggs will be speaking on the topic of “Erasing Imaginary Lines” in observance of Black History Month at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22, in the Northern State University Centennial Room. According to the South Dakota Humanities Speaker’s Bureau site, “Erasing Imaginary Lines
February 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Confucius Institute has announced their upcoming Summer in Jinan study abroad program. International Programs and the Confucius Institute are now accepting applications for the Summer in Jinan. 2017 Program. The program offers students a unique
Jean Hellner
February 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen University/Civic Symphony will present its winter concert, “Romantic Genius,” in the main theater of the Johnson Fine Arts Center on Feb. 25, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. The program will feature the Symphony in D Minor by Robert Schumann and the winners of the 2016 NSU Concerto
Gratia Brown
February 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University art department faculty member, Gratia Brown’s art exhibition entitled “Recontextualize” will be displayed in the Northern State University Johnson Fine Arts Center Gallery. Brown’s exhibition will be showcased through March 31. An opening reception for the
NSU 2017 Economic Impact graphic
February 1, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University students injected about $13.3 million into the South Dakota economy through their day-to-day living expenses in the 2016 fiscal year. That figure is found in NSU’s Economic Impact Report, part of a research study measuring the impact of South Dakota’s six
January 27, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dr. Rolf Olson, will present their Winter Tour Concert, entitled “Dancing,” on Thursday, Feb. 9, at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theater. The concert covers a unique variety of dancing pieces
January 25, 2017
Norfolk, VA - College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) announced Wednesday the 2017 Scholar All-America Teams. The awards are in recognition of teams’ that achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the 2016 Fall Semester. The Northern State University swim
Brenda Mammenga
January 25, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Brenda J. Mammenga is the new director of Institutional Research and Assessment at Northern State University. Mammenga began Jan. 17 at NSU. Her office is responsible for providing consistently accurate information to the university’s policy- and decision-makers. This also
January 20, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University President Dr. Timothy Downs has been appointed to serve on the board of directors for two regional nonprofit organizations: the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce and United Way of Northeastern South Dakota. Downs began Jan. 1 on the Aberdeen Area Chamber
graduation caps
January 19, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University's 2017 spring commencement will take place Saturday, May 6. The ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. in the Barnett Center on the NSU campus. Tickets are not required; the public is welcome. Doors open at least an hour before the ceremony. The spring ceremony
January 18, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University and Avera Health will continue a longtime partnership that provides on-campus health care for NSU students at no cost. NSU and Avera have signed a 10-year agreement for Avera to operate NSU Health Services through July 31, 2027. “This is an exceptional
January 13, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Kelly Duncan, dean of the Northern State University Millicent Atkins School of Education, has co-authored another article for the Journal of Counseling and Development. The article, titled “Meta-Analysis of Counseling Outcomes for Youth with Conduct Disorders,” was published
Jazz Festival
January 13, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The 47th annual South Dakota Jazz Festival Concert will be held on Thursday, Jan. 19, featuring internationally celebrated NSU alum, Doug Woolverton. Doug Woolverton, NSU graduate of 2004, will serve as guest performer at the festival, which will culminate in an evening performance
January 10, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The first Northern State University Visit Day of 2017 will be held Friday, Jan. 20, on the NSU campus. Prospective students and their families are invited to NSU Visit Day beginning at 12:30 p.m. Activities begin in the Student Center and continue around campus. The schedule is as
Joshua Opp
January 10, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Joshua Opp will have his senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 in Krikac Auditorium on the campus of Northern State University. Opp, the son of Allen and Melissa Kienow of Aberdeen, is a 2008 graduate of Aberdeen Central High School. Opp, a music education (orchestra) major, plays
Dr. Timothy Downs
January 9, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will host four Cracker Barrel sessions during the 2017 legislative session. The first Cracker Barrel is set for 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 4, in the Student Center Centennial Rooms. NSU President Dr. Timothy Downs will provide the welcome. Cracker Barrels
NSU Campus in Winter
January 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., has released the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester. Students who have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester are eligible for the dean’s list. There are four categories: • Full-time students with a GPA of 4.0. •
Mary Poppins
January 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Auditions for child actors to play the roles of Jane and Michael Banks in this April’s NSU Theater production of Mary Poppins will be conducted Saturday, Jan. 14, in the Black Box Theater in the Johnson Fine Arts Center.   The time for the auditions will be 11 a.m. to noon.   “
January 6, 2017
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Area businesses are encouraged to register for the Northern State University Career Fair, which will be held 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 9 in the NSU Student Center Centennial Rooms. The career fair, sponsored by NSU Career Services and Aberdeen Development Corporation, is designed to
December 21, 2016
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A scholarly article by a Northern State University student, faculty member and two alums has been published in CHIRONOMUS Journal of Chironomidae Research. “Benefits of Chironomid Research: Perspectives from Undergraduate Researchers” was co-authored by Tessa Durnin, Nathan Roberts
Pack Gives Back 2016
October 26, 2016
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Saturday, Oct. 15, more than 80 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, Oct. 15. Following a speech from NSU President Dr.
Katty McNeal
October 26, 2016
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Admissions Representative Katty McNeal will visit high schools in and around Aberdeen in the coming weeks. Her visit schedule is as follows: Oct 26: Aberdeen Christian High School, 11:25 a.m. Nov. 3: O’Gorman High School, 9 a.m.; Sioux Falls Christian High
Bergjord
October 26, 2016
ABERDEEN, S.D.- Luke Bergjord and Nicholas Ries will have a senior recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30, in Northern State University’s Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.   Bergjord, the son of Dave and Mary Bergjord, grew up in Aberdeen, graduating from Aberdeen Central High School in 2012.  
October 26, 2016
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony will present the 2016 Concerto-Aria Competition at 6 p.m. Nov. 3 in Krikac Auditorium on the Northern State University campus. Winners of the competition will perform with the orchestra at its concert on Feb. 25, 2017. This year, there will be
October 26, 2016
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Admissions Representative Greg Fred will visit high schools in the Rapid City area this week. His visit schedule is as follows: Thursday, Oct. 27: Spearfish High School, 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28: St. Thomas More High School, 11:40 a.m. Fred will meet with
October 26, 2016
ABERDEEN, S.D. –  Northern State University international students will present a gala of global cuisine and culture in the center of campus at this year’s revamped NSU Culturefest.   Culturefest: NSU’s International Festival will take place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in the NSU Student Center