MSU is in session on campus for Fall Semester of 2020. Non-essential employees are transitioning from remote to on campus work. View COVID Restart updates.
Tuesday, Sept. 22 was fall semester census day for North Dakota University System institutions. I’m pleased to say that while our headcount has dropped a bit (3.6%), our Full Time Equivalent (FTE) is up ever-so-slightly. I am Comet Proud of our faculty and staff who have worked extremely hard to impact enrollment this fall.
Out of an abundance of caution related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayville State University officials have decided to postpone the Saturday, Sept. 26 home football game versus Dakota State. The game will be played at Jerome Berg Field in Mayville on a November date to be determined.
Saturday, Sept. 12 was a great day at Mayville State University. It was the day of our much-anticipated first football game of the season. Anticipation was high for a number of reasons.
Mayville State University alumnus Dr. John Lyng will deliver the annual commencement address at Mayville State University Friday, Sept. 25. The commencement ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. at the Mayville State University Lewy Lee Fieldhouse. Mayville State University’s annual commencement exercises are normally held in the month of May, but the emerging coronavirus pandemic last spring prompted the decision to delay until September.
The long-awaited Farmers Bowl community celebration will be held Saturday, Sept. 26 in Mayville. The event which is hosted annually by the MSU Foundation and its partners celebrates the agricultural heritage of the Mayville-Portland and Traill County area. While the annual festivities will go on, there will be some changes related to the coronavirus pandemic. Keeping the members of the community safe is the top priority for organizers.
An anonymous Mayville State University donor has come forward for a second time and is issuing a challenge to all Mayville State alumni and friends. The donor will match dollar-for-dollar all gifts made to fall 2021 football scholarships, up to a total of $20,000. Gifts must be received in the MSU Foundation by Nov. 7, 2020. All funds received will help the football staff as they work to recruit and retain quality student-athletes for the MSU Comets football team. Funding will be used for scholarships awarded in the fall of 2021.