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Holiday Extravaganza Poster
December 6, 2019
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. 10. The concert will take place at 7:30 P.M. in the JFAC Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater.
Laci Hettick
December 3, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – From October 6-9, Northern State University’s Laci Hettick joined upcoming leaders of state and regional educational opportunity chapters at Yale University in New Haven, CT, for the Council for Opportunity in Education’s(COE) third annual Executive Leadership Institute for College
NSU International students with host mom in her home
November 27, 2019
Aberdeen woman is host mom to NSU international students ABERDEEN, S.D. – Diana Osborne’s family is just like any other – except that her children happen to come from all over the world. Theirs is a “Friendship Family,” part of a program coordinated by the Northern State University Office of
Photo of female student in front of colorful wall art
November 26, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – “Visual Lit,” the senior art exhibition for Northern State University student Katie Olson, will be on display in Williams Library from Monday, Dec. 2-Saturday, Dec. 14. A reception will be held 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the library. While Olson’s artwork may appear to
Colorful collage artwork by NSU student
November 26, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – A reception for Northern State University student Daae An’s senior art exhibition will be held 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in the NSU Student Center. The exhibition, which will be on display Dec. 1-15, will include jewelry, textile design, motion graphic and graphic design. An is
Choir singers performing at a church
November 25, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University Choral Winter Program will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, at First Presbyterian Church, 318 S. Kline St. The concert will include performances by the Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Early Music Ensemble, conducted by Drs. Timothy Woods
A crowd of business students displays an international flag
November 21, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University international students have a $3.7 million economic impact on the region – the fourth highest among universities in South Dakota. That’s according to a report, “South Dakota Benefits from International Students,” released by NAFSA: Association of
Man speaking to crowd in SDSBVI gym
November 19, 2019
*/ Lessons learned at SDSBVI led alum to career in medical innovation                                                                                                                                   ABERDEEN, S.D. – Studying at the South Dakota School for the Blind and Visually Impaired taught Dr
Dacotah Bank Stadium_50 yard line
November 16, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – In two years, the Northern State University Educational Impact Campaign has raised more than $50 million—but that’s not the only fundraising success for the university and NSU Foundation. During that same timeframe, $5 million has also been raised for student scholarships,
November 15, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Students in a Northern State University public relations class are hosting an awareness event next week for Northern’s sociology program. “Gaming Through Life” will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the lobby of Great Plains East residence hall. Attendees can learn about
logo for Aberdeen Curling Club
November 13, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Students in a Northern State University public relations class are hosting an awareness event this week for the Aberdeen Curling Club. The event will take place at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in the lobby of new Jewett Regional Science Education Center. A video will be shown about
Wolf statue in front of Jewett Regional Science Education Center
November 8, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Students from a Northern State University public relations course will hold an awareness event Nov. 12 for the new Jewett Regional Science Education Center. The event, which begins at noon in the science center lobby, will be a Kahoot, or an interactive online quiz. There will be
Dr. Rolf Olson
November 8, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Sunday, Nov. 17, the Northern State University Symphonic and Concert bands will present the first in a series of concerts featuring music from around the world. The “Explorations” concert will begin at 3 p.m. in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center Jewett Theatre. The performance
Woman sitting behind desk at bank
November 7, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Banking and Financial Services master’s degree program is now offered completely online – making it even more convenient for professionals looking to advance their career. The program used to require a summer residency, but students would often have to
Alumnus speaking to room of students
November 6, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Business and the NSU Phi Beta Lambda/Business Club are sponsoring a series of seminars this fall on the Northern campus. Each session of “Investing in Yourself Student Seminars” takes place in the NSU Johnson Fine Arts Center Room 117. The
Happy Birthday AUCS! Poster
November 5, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – In November, the Aberdeen University Civic Symphony (AUCS) orchestra celebrates 100 years of music making in Aberdeen with its opening concert: “Happy Birthday, AUCS!” The concert will take place Nov. 9 at 7:30 P.M. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center. The public is invited for a free
Tonemah at NSU
November 1, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Acclaimed singer, songwriter, psychologist, author and actor Dr. Darryl Tonemah returns to Northern State University for a special performance at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15. Tonemah’s “Story and Song Concert,” sponsored by the NSU Native American Student Association, will commemorate
Female musician playing a horn
November 1, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – On Nov. 14, the Northern State University School of Fine Arts invites you to “Fall Into Jazz” at a concert on the NSU campus. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theatre. The event will feature performances by the 2 O’Clock Jazz
October 30, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University student Jennem Woolever will have her senior recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, in the Krikac Auditorium on campus. Woolever will perform “Stars and Stripes Forever” by John Phillip Sousa, “Syrinx” by Claude Debussy, “Cantabile et Presto” by George Enescu
Group photo of Office of International Programs staff
October 30, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Four out of the five awards given out at the recent NAFSA Region IV Conference went to the Northern State University Office of International Programs—more awards than any one institution has ever received in one year. NAFSA is a premiere organization committed to advancing
Dr. Erin Hogan Fouberg
October 29, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Erin Hogan Fouberg has been named the new Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Northern State University. Fouberg, professor of geography and director of the NSU Honors Program, joined Northern’s faculty in 2007 and was awarded NSU Outstanding Faculty Member in 2011
Group shot of attendees of 2019 International Business Conference
October 23, 2019
Pictured, front row: Amber Henderson (third from left); Hannah Walters (fifth from left); Dominika Blum (fourth from right); and Kalyan Chakraborty (second from right). ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University School of Business faculty members and staff from the NSU Office of International
Outdoor view of campus green
October 17, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – This month marked both Mental Health Awareness Week and National Disability Employment Awareness Month, but the Northern State University Counseling Center works for the benefit of students all year round. The NSU Counseling Center works in coordination with NSU Disability Services
Rendering of NSU Regional Sports Complex
October 16, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – As Northern State University prepares to kick off phase one of its Regional Sports Complex project, fundraising for the Educational Impact Campaign has moved beyond $50 million. NSU President Dr. Tim Downs said he’s thrilled that the campaign has reached this milestone. “I see this
NSU logo alongside headshot of visiting speaker
October 15, 2019
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University College of Arts and Sciences is bringing the first in a potential series of academic speakers to campus this month. Dr. Alexander C. Diener, an associate professor of geography at the University of Kansas, will give three presentations on Oct. 24 and

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