Weekly Newspaper Column

The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

Dr. Gary Hagen's column for the Traill County Tribune, Mayville’s local weekly newspaper.

Conference on Early British Literature will provide scholarly opportunities

We are excited to be hosting the 2015 Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature at Mayville State on April 10 and 11. Erin Lord Kunz, MSU assistant professor of Englis…

HPER Facility Replacement Project is moving forward

The 2013 Legislative Session appropriated $5.5 million dollars to Mayville State for replacement of the 1929 Old Gymnasium, and to expand classroom and lab/practice space for the s…

Cometeers bring personal service to life

A student group that was founded last year is bringing Mayville State’s tradition of personal service to life. The Cometeers aim to promote volunteer service of Mayville State Univ…

Celebrate the holidays in song at Mayville State University

It’s hard to believe that the holidays are right around the corner! Where does the time go? People start making holiday plans early, and I’m hoping you’ll add a couple of Mayville …

One million reasons to make an endowment gift to Mayville State University

On July 31, 2013, the North Dakota legislature did something quite amazing. They allocated oil revenue tax dollars to help improve higher education in North Dakota by creating a po…

Mayville State mission of providing educational opportunities continues

The pioneers who settled in Mayville held education in high esteem, and they worked hard to assure that education would be available to their children and those who would follow. T…

Farmers Bowl is nearly here!

Fall is here and that means it’s Farmers Bowl time! Farmers Bowl is an all-day celebration coordinated by the Mayville State University Foundation that honors our proud agricultura…

Looking to the next 125 years with optimism and excitement

As November 2, 2014, the 125th anniversary of the founding of Mayville Normal School, draws near, we take time to think about all that has happened over the past 125 years. We are …

125th Anniversary Homecoming festivities a great opportunity for community celebration

We’ve come a long way and have much to celebrate as we approach the 125th anniversary of the establishment of a normal school at Mayville, which officially took place on Nov. 2, 18…

Mayville State tradition of preparing quality teachers remains a priority

Mayville State was founded in 1889 as a normal school, or teacher preparation school, and that tradition of educating teachers remains a major focus for the University today. We ar…