Wednesday, Oct. 6 was an important day at Mayville State University. Not only were we the host site for the Marketplace for Kids activities, which involved a large number of area elementary school students, their teachers, and chaperones, as well as entrepreneurs, business people, and others, it was Mayville State’s annual fall semester Quality Assurance and Institutional Improvement Day.
We at Mayville State University are sincerely grateful for the wonderful scholarship support that comes from numerous alumni and friends. This assistance is extremely important to students who are in pursuit of their educational goals and dreams. Often times, a scholarship makes the difference in whether a student can begin, and sometimes finish, the requirements of earning a college degree.
Mayville State University Comet Football invites all military veterans and those actively serving to take part in their Military Appreciation Day on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021. The Comets will host Presentation College in a home game that begins at 6 p.m. at Mayville State’s Jerome Berg Field. All veterans and current military personnel will be admitted to the game free of charge and will be recognized at half time.
Taylor Stegman, Drayton, N.D., and Thomas Gieske, Sartell, Minn., were crowned Mayville State University 2021 homecoming queen and king at the coronation festivities held Tuesday, Oct. 5. The coronation was immediately followed by Mayville State’s traditional Lip Sync Battle. The homecoming royalty reigned over the university’s homecoming festivities Oct. 5 through 10.
Bob Kozojed was named the recipient of the Mayville State University Orville Johnson Meritorious Service Award for 2021. Kozojed is Director of Facilities Services and Campus Security, as well as Campus Center custodian and chief emergency officer. The award was presented at Mayville State’s employee recognition dinner held on Tuesday evening, Sept. 28, 2021.
Lexi Carpenter, an Argusville, N.D. native and May 2021 Mayville State University graduate, is a first-year dental student at the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Carpenter earned a bachelor’s degree with a major in biology and minor in chemistry. Lexi loved science and when she enrolled at Mayville State, she was eager to pursue her long-time career goal of becoming a dentist. Pre-dental was among Mayville State’s many pre-professional programs.