The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

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…

Gifts to this year’s academic scholarship drive will have three times the impact

As the holidays draw near, our hearts are filled with gratitude for the many gifts with which we have been blessed. One of those precious gifts for countless alumni and friends is…

Division of Science and Mathematics has exciting plans for November 9

The Mayville State Division of Science and Mathematics has planned a day filled with activity on Tuesday, Nov. 9. Mathematics faculty and their students will host a math meet for…

Actors and actresses return to the stage of the Old Main Theatre in November production

We look forward to the return of Mayville State actors and actresses to the stage of the Old Main Theatre this month when Mayville State University Theatre presents “Insane with…

Campus visits give a first-hand look at what it means to be part of the MSU family

We had the pleasure of welcoming many prospective students and their family members to campus during our Visit Days Thursday and Friday, Oct. 21 and 22. These days coincided with…

Faculty commitment to excellence is a huge benefit to students

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…

Scholarship support translates to a brighter future

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…

Employees are the heart and soul of Mayville State

On the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 28, we had the pleasure of doing something we’ve been waiting to do for a long time. We were able to recognize our outstanding Mayville State…

Take a bow, citizens of Mayville-Portland, Mayville State, and beyond!

Wow! I am pleased and grateful beyond words. The members of the Mayville State University campus community and our Mayville-Portland friends came together for an all-out effort to…