Weekly Newspaper Column

The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

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…

Farmers Bowl is nearly here!

Fall is here and that means it’s Farmers Bowl time! Farmers Bowl is an all-day celebration coordinated by the Mayville State University Foundation that honors our proud agricultura…

Looking to the next 125 years with optimism and excitement

As November 2, 2014, the 125th anniversary of the founding of Mayville Normal School, draws near, we take time to think about all that has happened over the past 125 years. We are …

125th Anniversary Homecoming festivities a great opportunity for community celebration

We’ve come a long way and have much to celebrate as we approach the 125th anniversary of the establishment of a normal school at Mayville, which officially took place on Nov. 2, 18…

Mayville State tradition of preparing quality teachers remains a priority

Mayville State was founded in 1889 as a normal school, or teacher preparation school, and that tradition of educating teachers remains a major focus for the University today. We ar…

Performing Arts Hall of Fame inductees will be honored during homecoming festivities

The Mayville State University Alumni Association Board and Mayville State administration approved the establishment of the Performing Arts Hall of Fame at Mayville State University…

Legislature provides excellent opportunity for Mayville State supporters

The 63rd North Dakota Legislative Assembly created an amazing new program to spur philanthropic giving to North Dakota State universities and enhance academic excellence. The new p…

Homecoming 2014 will include tradition and a focus on our 125th anniversary

Homecoming is a wonderful time because old friends are reacquainted as they reconnect with their alma mater. We look forward to renewing acquaintances and making new friends during…

Faculty and staff gear up for new academic year during pre-service workshops