Weekly Newspaper Column

The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

Mayville State to host area teachers for day of professional development

Mayville State University will have the privilege of hosting about 225 area elementary, junior high, and high school teachers, as well as Mayville State teacher candidates, for a p…

Traill County-Mayville State luncheon is February 11

The annual Traill County-Mayville State reunion luncheon will be held in Mesa, Ariz. on February 11, 2014. My wife Debbie and I will attend the luncheon once again this year, and s…

Wellness Center is fantastic community resource

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, better heart healt…

It has been a wonderful year for Mayville State

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

Million-dollar gift is changing 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 …

Let your Comet pride show on Giving Hearts Day!

The Mayville State University Foundation will participate in Giving Hearts Day for the first time on February 13, 2014. Giving Hearts Day is a 24-hour online give-a-thon for non-pr…

Amazing stewardship opportunities available for charitable donors

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 …

Cometeers bring personal service to life

There’s a new student group on campus that is bringing Mayville State’s tradition of personal service to life. The Cometeers aim to promote volunteer service of Mayville State Univ…

Mayville State hosts NDUS and NDSA representatives

This has been an especially busy week at Mayville State University. It was our honor and pleasure to host the November meeting of the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education (…

MSU Foundation Honor Society members make a big impact at Mayville State

In July of 2007, the MSU Foundation implemented some changes that have simplified the way the general public and Mayville State alumni and friends interpret their roles in supporti…