Weekly Newspaper Column

The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

Remembering Thor

We lost a special member of the Mayville State University family this week. Matthew Holland, 19, a Mayville State student and tight end on the MSU Comets football team, died Saturd…

Check out the library!

The frigid temperatures we’ve been experiencing around here lately are the perfect motivation to cozy up with a good book. We who live in this area are fortunate to have easy acces…

Traill County-Mayville State alumni and friends luncheon is February 10

The annual Traill County-Mayville State reunion luncheon will be held in Mesa, Ariz. on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. My wife Debbie and I will attend the luncheon once again this year, …

There is much for which to be grateful at Mayville State

The holiday season is a time for reflection. It is time when we should all pause and think about what is important in our lives. Each day I read the newspaper and watch the news on…

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…