Weekly Newspaper Column

The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

Dr. Gary Hagen's column for the Traill County Tribune, Mayville’s local weekly newspaper.

2016 marks the tenth anniversary of the Sportsmen’s Raffle, an event instrumental in providing scholarship dollars for student athletes

An activity that is instrumental in providing scholarships for Mayville State’s student athletes is currently underway. The tenth annual Comet Athletic Club Sportsmen’s raffle even…

Five months remain in matching gift program

There are only five months remaining for the 64th North Dakota Legislative Assembly’s amazing matching gift program. The program to spur philanthropic giving to North Dakota state …

Business Office undergoes considerable change

The campus has seen lots of changes lately. One of the places where one can especially notice this is in the Business Office. There have been several personnel changes over the las…

RN-to-BSN nursing program is making an impact on shortage of nurses

Mayville State’s RN-to-BSN online nursing program continues to flourish! To date, 29 new students have been accepted for the fall semester. The program is designed to accept up to …

Mayville State to host Shrine Bowl athletes and coaches

For the fifth year in a row, Mayville State University will host the North Dakota Shrine Bowl players and coaches during their week of training prior to this year’s 9-man and 11-ma…

Summer swim program among opportunities for kids and adults at Mayville State

The activities of summer are well underway. A great number of students are enrolled in college courses, not only on campus, but also online. In addition, there are many opportuniti…

Come check out the Military Honor Garden during Alumni Day festivities!

There’s another flurry of activity on the south lawn at the Edson and Margaret Larson Alumni and Leadership Center at Mayville State. The finishing touches are being completed at t…

Sprinkler system upgrades will enhance safety in Old Main

During a recent fire protection system inspection of Old Main, we learned that some upgrades and modifications are needed. The sprinkler system we have is obsolete and the manufact…

Mayville State will recognize distinguished alumni at June 24 dinner

We’re very excited about plans that are being made for Alumni Day, Friday, June 24. With all the good things happening at Mayville State, there is much to celebrate. We hope you’ll…

Envision 2030 brings together many perspectives for planning for the future of North Dakota

I had the pleasure of participating in the Envision 2030 at the state capitol in Bismarck on May 23. During the day-long summit, about 160 people who are passionate about education…