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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
NSU Student Center
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 musicians perform on saxophone and trumpet
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

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