Weekly Newspaper Column

The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

A Sparkling Affair will help to add sparkling touches at alumni center

Last October we announced the Edson and Margaret Larson Foundation gift of $340,000 to the MSU Foundation. The purpose of their contribution is to save Mayville State’s historic No…

Events provide opportunities for alumni and friends to connect

February 9, 2013. The Mayville State University Alumni Association is an organization sponsored by the Mayville State University Foundation for the purpose of addressing alumni co…

Business Activity Day, an important annual event at Mayville State University

February 2, 2013. The Mayville State University Division of Business and Computer Information Systems sponsored the annual MSU Business Activity Day on the campus of Mayville Stat…

Mayville State and North Dakota University System have significant economic impact

January 26, 2013. As the legislative session gets underway, people look to the various state entities to determine where they think tax dollars should be spent. The North Dakota U…

Time spent with legislators and others was productive and gratifying

January 19, 2013. This week has been one of great activity and excitement. The 63rd Legislative Assembly has convened, and higher education representatives presented plans and bud…

Traill County-Mayville State luncheon is February 12

January 12, 2013. The annual Traill County-Mayville State reunion luncheon will be held in Mesa, Ariz. on February 12, 2013. My wife Debbie and I will attend the luncheon once aga…

Wellness Center is fantastic community resource

January 5, 2013. Research shows that adults who exercise five days a week for at least 30 minutes reap the benefits of better health. These benefits include lower blood pressure, …

It has been a wonderful year for Mayville State

December 29, 2012 The fall semester at Mayville State University has quickly come to a close. Students have finished their final tests and returned to their homes to celebrate the…

Million-dollar gift is changing lives

December 22, 2012 In November of last year, Mayville State received a gift of $1,000,000. Designated for the purpose of providing student scholarships, the gift is the largest sin…

Support from alumni and friends makes a difference

December 15, 2012 During the holiday season, it is appropriate to reflect on the many blessings we enjoy at Mayville State. We have much for which to be thankful, including our ma…