Weekly Newspaper Column

The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

Visiting scholar will deliver valuable information to MSU faculty, future teachers, and area in-service teachers

Mayville State University was the recipient of a competitive grant from the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction in January. The Higher Education/Teacher Preparation Grant…

Mayville State and North Dakota University System have significant economic impact

As the legislative session is underway, people look to the various state entities to determine where they think tax dollars should be spent. The North Dakota University System (NDU…

Events provide opportunities for alumni and friends to connect

The Mayville State University Alumni Association is an organization sponsored by the Mayville State University Foundation for the purpose of addressing alumni concerns, organizing …

The good work continues at Mayville State

It was exciting to learn in December that the Administration for Children and Families in Washington, D.C. had selected the Mayville State Child Development Programs as a prelimina…

A Sparkling Affair promises to be a fun-filled event

“A Sparkling Affair,” an event that will include fabulous jewelry prizes, a silent auction, and exciting games of chance, will be held for the third year on Thursday evening, Febru…

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 …