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Campus News

Stay up to date with the great things happening at Mayville State. The latest news items are listed below. 

Odden is president-elect for national early childhood teacher association

Mayville State University Professor of Education Dr. Kelli Odden has been selected for the position of president-elect of the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Education (NAECTE). During the two-year term, she will be mentored by Dr.…

Women’s basketball makes history, wins extra-special game

The Mayville State University Comets got the win when they traveled to the Betty Engelstad Arena for a contest with the University of North Dakota women’s basketball team Friday evening, Dec. 15. Final score in the game was 75-68. This was the 37th…

Dosmann awarded $2,500 Fiesta Bowl Wishes for Teachers grant to help his school

Alan Dosmann, a 1987 graduate of Mayville State University, was among 500 Arizona teachers who received a $2,500 grant through the Palo Verde Fiesta Bowl Charities Wishes for Teachers program. Awards were presented at the 2023 Draft Day festivities…

Anonymous donor family issues $20,000 Harvest Matching Challenge to support agribusiness program

A family with three generations of involvement at Mayville State and a farming heritage going back to at least the 1600s in Europe is issuing a $20,000 matching challenge to all Mayville State University alumni and friends, especially those who are a…

Mayville State experiences paved the way to a successful and rewarding career for Cheyenne Durant

Cheyenne Durant’s journey to a meaningful and rewarding career as a storytelling specialist for the Chickasaw Nation began at Mayville State University. Durant, whose hometown is Ada, Okla., earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Mayville State in…
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