The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

Dr. Brian Van Horn's column for local area newspapers.

Giving Hearts Day gifts will assist nursing students

We are delighted to have been selected to participate in Giving Hearts Day 2022. Giving Hearts Day is a 24-hour online fundraiser for charities in northwestern Minnesota and North…

Traill County-Mayville State alumni and friends luncheon is February 8

The annual Traill County-Mayville State reunion luncheon will be held in Mesa, Ariz. on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. I look forward to attending the luncheon and renewing acquaintances…

Join in celebrating Mayville State’s female athletes

Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022 will be a big day at Mayville State. This is the date of the Celebration of Female Athletes event which is being planned by the Mayville State University…

Thankful for success in 2021, we turn the page to an exciting 2022

As 2021 comes to a close, we reflect with grateful hearts on all that has happened and turn the page to what we know will be an exciting 2022. We have been blessed with many…

It’s a wonderful life

The holiday season is a time for reflection. It is a time when we should all pause and think about what is important in our lives. At Mayville State there is so much for which we…

Committed to serving the needs of families and children

Mayville State University serves as a Head Start grantee. We are among 14 such grantees across the state of North Dakota and many others nationwide. Head Start promotes the school…

New M.Ed. degree accommodates need for teaching professionals with advanced education

In April of 2021, the North Dakota Education Standards and Practices Board gave approval for Mayville State University to offer the Master of Education (M.Ed.) program. Mayville…

Scholarship opportunities open doors

In November of 2011, Mayville State received a gift of $1,000,000 designated for the purpose of providing student scholarships. The donor of the gift has chosen to remain…

Rolling out the red carpet for Shrine Bowl 2022 players, coaches, and fans

Mayville State University will have the distinct honor of hosting the North Dakota Shrine Bowl on June 18, 2022. We have hosted the athletes and coaches during their camp the week…

Giving thanks

As we as Americans once again take time to pause and reflect on our many blessings this Thanksgiving, I can’t help but think about the many who will be considering the gift that…