Weekly Newspaper Column

The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

Summer swim program among opportunities for kids and adults at Mayville State

The activities of summer are well underway. A great number of students are enrolled in college courses, not only on campus, but also online. In addition, there are many opportuniti…

Come check out the Military Honor Garden during Alumni Day festivities!

There’s another flurry of activity on the south lawn at the Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership Center at Mayville State. The finishing touches are being completed at t…

Sprinkler system upgrades will enhance safety in Old Main

During a recent fire protection system inspection of Old Main, we learned that some upgrades and modifications are needed. The sprinkler system we have is obsolete and the manufact…

Mayville State will recognize distinguished alumni at June 24 dinner

We’re very excited about plans that are being made for Alumni Day, Friday, June 24. With all the good things happening at Mayville State, there is much to celebrate. We hope you’ll…

Envision 2030 brings together many perspectives for planning for the future of North Dakota

I had the pleasure of participating in the Envision 2030 at the state capitol in Bismarck on May 23. During the day-long summit, about 160 people who are passionate about education…

Mayville State night with the F-M RedHawks is June 29

We hope you’ll mark your calendar and plan to join your Mayville State friends at Newman Outdoor Field in Fargo Wednesday, June 29, Mayville State night with the Fargo-Moorhead Red…

Mayville State University Alumni Day planned in conjunction with Summerfest

Summer will be here soon! Hopefully this means that most people will have an opportunity to get out and enjoy some great weather and fun outdoor activities. Summer also is a time f…

Annual golf events provide social and fund-raising opportunities

The weekend of June 17-18 marks the 41st annual Mayville State University Golf Classic. Activities are planned at Forest Hills Golf and RV Resort in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The M…

Commencement festivities planned for May 14

The people of Mayville State are busy preparing for a big celebration that will be held on campus May 14. The graduates have worked hard to reach this milestone and look forward to…

‘I’m Thankful for Mayville State’ Day will provide critical annual fund support

Mark your calendar for Thursday, April 28, “I’m Thankful for Mayville State” Day, a 24-hour online give-a-thon that will benefit MSU students through the annual fund. We’ve designa…