Weekly Newspaper Column

The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

Community member input will be important to success of new strategic plan

A challenge for the coming year is the development of a new strategic plan. We are in the enviable position of having accomplished all, and even more, of the plans we laid down a n…

HPER facility expansion makes room for re-purposing and renovating of existing space

The current 17,000 sq. ft. Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER) facility expansion project, which is comprised of three building additions, will provide new classroom …

Cheer team is a great source of pride for Mayville State

In the fall of 2012, Mayville State began offering a new opportunity with which Mayville State University students could get involved – the Mayville State University cheer team. Th…

Raffle is instrumental in providing scholarship dollars for student athletes

An activity that is instrumental in providing scholarships for Mayville State’s student athletes is currently underway. The ninth annual Comet Athletic Club Sportsmen’s raffle even…

Return of student athletes marks the beginning of a new academic year

One of the first signs of the beginning of the fall semester is the return of athletes to campus. Returning football players reported on August 4, and the rest of the team will be …

Athletic Hall of Fame honors proud tradition in athletics

Mayville State University has a proud tradition in athletics. To honor and preserve the memory of those athletes, teams, coaches, and others who have contributed in a very outstand…

HPER facility replacement project taking shape

Did you know that more than 29,000 new bricks will be installed as part of the HPER facility replacement project?

Legislature provides excellent opportunity for Mayville State supporters

The 64th North Dakota Legislative Assembly has renewed an amazing program to spur philanthropic giving to North Dakota state universities and enhance academic excellence. The Match…

Mayville State STEM Education programs impact area teachers and students

There is growing concern across North Dakota and the nation about the low number of students, teachers, and professionals prepared in the areas of science, technology, engineering,…

Mayville State to host Shrine Bowl athletes and coaches

For the fourth year in a row, Mayville State University will host the North Dakota Shrine Bowl players and coaches during their week of training prior to this year’s 9-man and 11-m…