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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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,

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