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Name selected for new residence hall at Northern State University
Northern State University’s newest residence hall now has a name: Wolves Memorial Suites.
Northern State University receives Military Friendly Designation
NSU is home to 43 military-related (soldiers, veterans, spouses & dependents) students, making up 1.2% of the student population.
Northern State University hires new director of Communications and Marketing
Justin R. Fraase will begin at NSU on Jan. 9.
Northern State University to host 32nd Merry Tuba Christmas
Tubists from around the Aberdeen community and neighboring communities will come together to celebrate the holiday, performing throughout Aberdeen.
Northern State University winter commencement set for Dec. 10
The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center.
BIG Idea final competition set for Dec. 8 at NSU
The BIG Idea Competition is a statewide business idea competition for South Dakota high school students.
NSU touring musical troupe to perform at the Brass Kettle
ALLEGRO will perform “I’ve Heard That Song Before: From Hollywood to Broadway with Jule Styne,” at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2-3 at the Brass Kettle in Aberdeen.
NSU art faculty to hold faculty exhibition reception in JFAC Gallery on Dec. 6
The exhibition will be in the JFAC Gallery through Jan. 20.
Twitter chat with NSU president set for Dec. 5
All are welcome to ask questions about President Tim Downs’ first semester at NSU. Post the questions on Twitter using the hashtag #HowlAtNSU.
Jahraus senior art exhibition to be in NSU Student Center Gallery
A reception for the Anna Jahraus' exhibition will be held in the NSU Student Center at 5 p.m. Dec. 7.
Holiday Extravaganza will be Dec. 6 at Northern State University
The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the JFAC Main Theater on the NSU campus.
NSU women's basketball coach Fredrickson lands 800th win
Monday night's victory makes Curt Fredrickson the second-winningest active NCAA II women’s basketball coach.
Serfling senior art exhibition to be displayed in NSU President’s Gallery
Serfling is an art education major who has worked under NSU art faculty members Nadya Preszler, Peter Kilian, Gratia Brown and Greg Blair.
NSU choirs to hold “A Holiday Celebration” concert on Dec. 1
This event will feature the NSU Concert Choir, Chamber Singers, Early Music Ensemble and NSU Vocal Jazz Ensemble.
Michaela Smith wins top prize at NSU Idea Pitch Competition
Michaela Smith won the top prize at thec ompetition this week for her idea: “A Device to Control Airbag Deployment Based on Driver’s Height.”
NSU music students honored at aria, concerto and SDMTA music competitions
Several Northern State University music students were recently honored at three distinguished music competitions on the NSU campus.
Waid-Lindberg receives teaching award from Great Plains Sociological Association
Northern State University faculty member Dr. Courtney Waid-Lindberg recently received the Annual Great Plains Sociological Association Teaching Award.
Jimenez, Stehnova to hold senior recital on Nov. 17
Ever Jimenez, a music performance major, plays the upright bass and electric bass. Sarka Stehnova, a music education major, plays the piano.
Martinmaas senior art exhibition to be in NSU Student Center
Tabitha Martinmaas’ work focuses on the positive and negative aspects and emotions within varying forms of human relationships. Lithography is her primary medium.
Final 2016 NSU Wolf Talk is Wednesday in Krikac Auditorium
Laure Swanson will discuss leadership and how to use your strengths to benefit your community. The event is free and open to the public.
Peng receives Outstanding Student Award at Region IV NAFSA Conference
Cheng Peng gave a poster presentation titled “Culture Shock vs. Reverse Culture Shock.”
Northern State University music department to present ‘Gianni Schicchi’
The beloved opera 'Gianni Schicchi' begins at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 and 3 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Black Box Theater.
Event planned on NSU campus in honor of Native American Heritage Month
NSU's Native American Student Association and Multicultural Student Affairs will host LaDonna Brave Bull Allard and Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chairman Dave Archambault II.
Lee-Chin to speak at Aberdeen library on Nov. 9
Lee-Chin, who will perform with the Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony, will discuss her life and rise to international fame as told in the book “From Clementi to Carnegie.”
NSU Symphonic Band, Concert Band to present ‘A Concert of Firsts’ on Nov. 14
The bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theater.
Aman senior art exhibition planned in NSU Student Center
Eleni Aman’s senior art exhibition will be in the NSU Student Center Gallery from Nov. 7-18. A reception is set for 5 p.m. Nov. 10.
MTNA/SDMTA annual music competition coming to NSU on Nov. 4
Close to 80 students from across the state will compete. Judges include Dr. Kenneth Boulton, dean of the NSU School of Fine Arts; and Dr. Robert Vodnoy, NSU professor of strings and music history.
University-civic symphony to present first major ensemble concert in renovated JFAC at NSU
Internationally acclaimed violinist Lee-Chin Siow and the Northern State University Concert Choir will join the orchestra at the concert, which begins at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center.
NSU Music Department to host annual fall swing dance on Nov. 4
The event, at the Ward Hotel, starts at 7 p.m., with music beginning shortly after.
NSU admissions representative to visit Rapid City area high schools
Greg Fred will meet with students to answer any questions about NSU Admissions.
2016 Concerto-Aria Competition set for Nov. 3 at Northern State University
Winners of the competition will perform with the orchestra at its concert on Feb. 25, 2017.
Bergjord, Ries to hold senior recital on Oct. 30
Luke Bergjord and Nicholas Ries will have a senior recital at 3 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Main Theatre.
Culturefest International Festival to be held Oct. 28 in NSU Student Center
Home to students from over 40 different countries, Northern’s Culturefest aims to offer a more intimate setting for students to explore and be 'devoured' by different cultures.
NSU admissions representative to visit area high schools
Admissions Representative Katty McNeal will visit high schools in and around Aberdeen in the coming weeks.
NSU students, employees give back to community at annual Pack Gives Back event
On Saturday, Oct. 15, more than 80 NSU students and employees volunteered in Aberdeen as part of NSU’s Pack Gives Back event.
NSU instructor chosen for Native Nation Rebuilders Program
The Rebuilders Program is the leadership component of a larger initiative launched in 2010 by the Bush Foundation to support tribes as they strengthen their governing capabilities.
Bratcher, Nuese will have senior recital Nov. 6 at NSU
Jacque Bratcher and Kayla Nuese will perform at 3 p.m. Nov. 6 in Krikac Auditorium.
NSU Speech and Debate Team takes honors at recent tournament
The tournament was held Oct. 7-8 at South Dakota State University in Brookings.
NSU representatives to visit Aberdeen Central High School
Katty McNeal of NSU Admissions and Tiffany Dykman of NSU Online and Continuing Education will visit CHS on Thursday, Oct. 20.
Visiting artists will create collaborative mapping project, host workshop at NSU
Teri Rueb and Alan Price will work with Northern State University students, faculty and community members to create a collaborative mapping project that will focus on perceptions of place, land and resources in Aberdeen and the Dakotas.
Coffee with a Cop set for Friday at NSU
The Oct. 14 event is hosted by NSU campus police officer Kyle Fadness and Northern’s criminal justice program. All are welcome to attend.
Presidential inauguration to be held Nov. 10 on NSU campus
Dr. Timothy M. Downs will be inaugurated as the 17th president of NSU in a ceremony beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center. The public is welcome.
Mickelson, Tooker to hold senior recital on Oct. 27
Danica Mickelson and Paige Tooker will have a senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in Northern State University’s Krikac Auditorium.
NSU student organizations receive SDBOR honors
The South Dakota Board of Regents this week honored NSU student organizations for their academic, community, and organizational achievements.
Northern State University Theater to present ‘Next to Normal’
'Next to Normal' is an emotional powerhouse about a family trying to take care of themselves and each other amid the humor and turmoil of mental illness.
Neville publishes peer-reviewed article in Edutopia
“Recognizing and Celebrating Native American Day” highlights the importance of Native American Day and provides examples of culturally responsive teaching for educators at all levels.
Bauer, Cruse to hold senior recital on Oct. 23
Shelby Bauer, a music education major, is a mezzo soprano who also plays piano. Emily Cruse, a music education major focusing on voice, is a soprano.
Film submitted by NSU Confucius Institute shown at South Dakota Film Festival
The animated film—a story of a brave, tiny fly who loves dumplings—was shown at the Capitol Theatre on Sept. 25.
NSU Pack Gives Back is Saturday, Oct. 15
NSU students will give back to the Aberdeen community by volunteering at local organizations on Oct. 15.
NSU hosting group of university students and teachers from Mexico
Twenty-five participants in Mexico’s Proyecta 100,000 Program will visit Northern beginning Oct. 6 as part of the U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Innovation and Research.
NSU’s 23rd annual International Business Conference will take place in China
The conference will be held Nov. 2-3 in Jinan. Representing Northern at the event will be Dr. Willard Broucek, Dr. Allen Barclay, Dr. Juan Gonzalez, Dr. Keun Lee, Dr. Doug Ohmer, Dr. Thomas Orr, and Mr. Nathan Roberts.
Visit Day set for Oct. 14 at Northern State University
Potential students and their families are invited to campus beginning at 9:30 a.m. Activities begin in the Student Center and continue around campus.
Northern State University announces 2016 Gypsy Day Parade winners
This year’s parade theme was “Gypsies Look to the Future.” Participants created a futuristic scene of their choice.
NSU Marching Wolves to present indoor concert
The Marching Wolves will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 in the newly renovated Johnson Fine Arts Center main theater.
Opera making its debut in newly remodeled NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center
NSU will present “Gianni Schicchi” for an evening performance at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 and a matinee at 3 p.m. Nov. 20 in JFAC’s new black box theater.
NSU seeking comments from the public about the university
NSU seeks comments from the public in preparation for its periodic evaluation by the Higher Learning Commission, its regional accrediting agency. NSU has been accredited by HLC since 1918.
Northern State University alumni will be honored at Sept. 30 banquet
The banquet, part of Gypsy Days, will take place at 5 p.m. Sept. 30 at the Dakota Event Center.
Northern State University sees increase in headcount, retention rate
Northern’s fall 2016 headcount is 3,587, the university’s highest since 2012. NSU’s retention rate also jumped to its highest level in over 15 years.
Ribbon-cutting ceremony planned at NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center
The ceremony is open to the public and will take place at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 5 on the southeast corner of the facility.
Author to discuss biography of Reptile Gardens founder at NSU library event
Author Sam Hurst will discuss his book, “Rattlesnake Under His Hat,” at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 in the Beulah Williams Library Round Room.
Public invited to suggest name for new NSU residence hall
Suggestions for a name for NSU's new hall may be submitted through midnight Oct. 2.
Fogderud and guests to present ‘Music for Big Voices’ recital at NSU
NSU soprano Dr. Marla Fogderud and guest musicians will perform at 3 p.m. Sept. 25 in Krikac Auditorium.
South Dakota Supreme Court October Term of Court to be held at Northern State University
The court will hear oral arguments in three cases Oct. 3, 4 and 5 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center main theater.
NSU’s Millicent Atkins School of Education receives grant funding for 2016-17 school year
The NSU Millicent Atkins School of Education has received a $20,000 Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform (CEEDAR) grant for the 2016-17 school year.
Constitution Day celebration is Friday at Northern State University
Constitution Day is the federal observance of the signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. Several free, fun events are planned on campus.
NSU recital will showcase faculty, facility
The annual NSU Faculty Showcase Recital begins at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center main theater.
NSU awards fine arts scholarships for 2016-17
NSU has awarded fine arts scholarships to art, music and theater students from the region and around the world.
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