Friday, Sept. 13, 2019 marked a new chapter in Mayville State’s history. It is the date that I was inaugurated as the 17th president of Mayville State University. It was a very special day for Mayville State University and for me personally. Many people worked very hard to ensure that the day would be extra-special, and for that I am grateful.
An After Hours social for women is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the home of Mindy O’Connor, 29 Westwood Drive, Mayville, N.D. The event will be hosted by Tressta Kunkel, Danielle Soholt, Cassie Braaten, JoAnna Strand, and Mindy O’Connor. This will be the kickoff of the 14th year for the After Hours socials. All women are invited to attend.
The 13th annual Mayville State University Comet Athletic Club Sportsmen’s Raffle event held Saturday evening, Sept. 14 at the Mayville Armory, generated lots of excitement and anticipation, with the ultimate goal of financial support for Comet Athletics. Proceeds will be used to support academic scholarships for Mayville State University student athletes. This support is key in attracting student athletes to play on Mayville State teams.
Enrollment on the first day of Fall Semester 2019 classes at Mayville State University was up slightly from the fall of 2018, with 1,182 students enrolled. This tops the headcount tallied on the first day of classes in 2018 by nearly one percent. Mayville State has seen consistent enrollment gains over the last several years.
Longtime Mayville State University employee Tom Moen will be honored with a retirement open house reception on Friday, Oct. 4. The celebration will be held in the Mayville State University Campus Center Foyer from 2 to 4 p.m. The public is cordially invited to stop by and wish Tom well in his retirement.
Mayville State University will host a college fair Thursday, Sept. 19. It will be held in the MSU Lewy Lee Fieldhouse from 1 to 2 p.m. The fair is being sponsored by the Dakota Association for College Admission Counseling (DACAC), and is one of several fairs that will be offered in in North Dakota cities during the month of September.