Weekly Newspaper Column

The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

Gather with your Mayville State friends in warm, sunny places this winter

There will be several opportunities for Mayville State University alumni and friends to gather in warm, sunny places during the next several months. We know that the atmosphere at …

Let your Comet pride show on Giving Hearts Day!

The Mayville State University Foundation will participate in Giving Hearts Day for the second time on February 12, 2015. Giving Hearts Day is a 24-hour online give-a-thon for non-p…

Million-dollar gift continues to change lives

In November of 2011, Mayville State received a gift of $1,000,000. Designated for the purpose of providing student scholarships, the gift is the largest single monetary charitable …

Amazing stewardship opportunities available for charitable donors until December 31

The holiday season is a time for giving, and a time for being thankful. At Mayville State, we are very fortunate to benefit from the generosity of so many alumni and friends. Many …

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…