News

November 27, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Starting in January, Northern State University will offer a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Art and Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital Media. The degrees were approved by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, making Northern one of only two universities in the state
November 26, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Grace Gasperich and Annie Woodmansey will hold a senior recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Northern State University Krikac Auditorium. Gasperich, the daughter of Matthew and Kristen Gasperich of Aberdeen, graduated from Central High School in 2015. Woodmansey, the
November 21, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University choirs will come together to celebrate the holiday season, offering their annual holiday choral concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29 at First Presbyterian Church in Aberdeen. The NSU Concert Choir, Chamber Singers and Early Musick Ensemble will
Santaland Diaries graphic
November 21, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University Theater’s upcoming production of "The Santaland Diaries" will be performed downtown at the One-Legged Pheasant Brewery. "The Santaland Diaries" by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello, is a one-man show following the adventures of an out-of-work writer
November 20, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Two Northern State University students placed at the recent National Collegiate Honors Conference.  Andrea Korvela, a Human Performance and Fitness major from Menahga, Minn., placed Second in the Health Sciences category for her poster "Effects of Beetroot Juice Supplementation on
Teresa Stallings web graphic
November 20, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Longtime Northern State University faculty member Dr. Teresa Stallings will speak at the NSU Noon Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 28, at Northern’s Williams Library. Stallings, who is retiring after this semester, will present “The Last Lecture I’ll Ever Give.” The event will begin at
Dacotah Bank Stadium_50 yard line
November 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Educational Impact Campaign has received so much support from around the region that it has nearly reached its original goal of $45 million. The campaign currently sits at $44 million, officials announced Saturday at Northern Night, the NSU Foundation’s annual fundraising gala
November 14, 2018
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. 4. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the JFAC Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater.
November 14, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University senior Breanna Marzahn will hold her senior art exhibition reception 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Nov. 20 in the President’s Gallery in Spafford Hall. Marzahn, daughter of Wade and Renee Marzahn, is an art education major originally from Groton, S.D., and graduated
NSU campus green
November 1, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D.–The NSU Foundation will be hosting an Alumni and Friends event in St. Joseph, Mo., on Saturday, Nov. 3.  This event will take place at 5:30 p.m. at the Ground Round Grill and Bar, located at 123 S. Sixth Street, St. Joseph, Mo. 64501.  The NSU men's basketball team will be playing
October 31, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Northern State University School of Fine Arts will present their fall Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 in the Johnson Fine Arts Center Harvey and Cynthia Jewett Theater. Ensembles performing on the concert include the 2 O’Clock Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Grant Manhart,
October 30, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University in Aberdeen, S.D., announces its WolfPACT Scholarship winners for 2018-19. 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
October 26, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University will celebrate cultures from around the nation and the world on Thursday, Nov. 1, at Culturefest. The event, which will be held 5:30-8 p.m., is free and open to the public. This year by popular demand, it returns to the NSU Barnett Center. "We received a
Mason Winship in NSU's game-cleaning room
October 24, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Mason Winship has always loved to hunt, and continuing that pastime as a college student has been made easier thanks to the brand new game-cleaning room at Northern State University. “It’s really nice to have that for students that are not from around here,” said Winship, a
Lauren Bittner web graphic
October 24, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Lauren Bittner has joined the Northern State University Foundation as marketing and development coordinator. Bittner will handle alumni relations, prospect research, special events and marketing for the Foundation. Bittner received a Bachelor of Science in marketing and management
October 22, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The “Northern Lights: Celebrating Grieg, Vinje and Krerulf” festival of Norwegian music and poetry will be held in the Northern State University Krikac Auditorium Nov. 8-9. Two concerts, a lecture and a brown paper bag discussion will be held throughout the two-day festival
October 19, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University is being recognized nationally for its online degrees – including a No. 2 ranking for affordability among schools offering online master's degrees in finance. The rankings by SR Education Group are compiled using factors such as annual tuition,
October 18, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. –Northern State University Galleries presents the newest art exhibition of NSU Professor of Art and Department Chair, Sara Christensen Blair. Christensen Blair’s new gallery “LEFTOVERS – PIECING IT TOGETHER” is a moniker and demonstration of the artist’s love of craft and craft
NSU turf field
October 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The public is invited to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Northern State University’s new Athletic and Recreation Fields. The ceremony will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the new fields, located east of the former Jerde Hall site. The Athletic and Recreation Fields is one of
October 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. –  Northern State University School of Business’ Dr. Kalyan Chakraborty was recently chosen as the recipient of the 2018 Atlantic Economic Journal’s (AEJ) Best Article Award for his article, titled “Measuring the Impact of Socio-Economic Factors on School Efficiency in Australia.”
Lori Bruns and Tom Orr
October 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Northern State University’s Dr. Tom Orr and Ms. Lori Bruns are receiving awards from the Society for Health and Physical Educators of South Dakota. Orr has been selected as the 2018 SHAPE SD College/University Teacher of the Year. He is being recognized for his professional
Steven Usitalo graphic
October 17, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Steven Usitalo will speak at Wednesday evening's opening of the Great Plains Sociological Association Annual Conference on the campus of Northern State University. Usitalo’s talk, "Roma and Racial Science (or the Fate of the Roma and Sinti Peoples during the Holocaust)," will
Sonja Bundy
October 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The Aberdeen University-Civic Symphony opens the 2018-19 season on Nov. 3 with a fun-filled program of familiar works by Shostakovich, Vivaldi and Howard Hanson, called “Festive Opening.” The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Johnson Fine Arts Center’s Jewett Theater on the campus
Pack Gives Back 2018
October 16, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – More than 50 Northern State University students and employees gave back to the Aberdeen community on Sunday, Oct. 14, in support of NSU’s fifth annual Pack Gives Back event. Following a speech from NSU President Dr. Tim Downs on the importance of community leadership and
October 11, 2018
ABERDEEN, S.D. – The NSU Faculty Senate and the Office of Instructional Services will be hosting three election-related forums this October. On Wednesday, Oct. 17, some of the Democratic candidates from Legislative Districts 1, 2, and 3 will be the featured speakers. Their topic will be The

Pages