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MSUM, Concordia College Report Upticks in Enrollment in Key Demographics

The two schools have more first-year students hailing from the fargo-Moorhead area

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Hundreds of students packed up carts and moved into the dorms at Minnesota State University Moorhead for the first time. The new Dragons share one common interest as they begin the new school year. “I came to MSUM because I was really excited about how it was a small campus but it had a lot of diversity and…

UND and Delta Partner Up to Develop the Next Generation of Pilots: One of 8 Universities

With students from every state in the nation and many countries around the world, the Delta Propel Program will be another reason for students to travel near and far for the aviation program

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It is the 50th anniversary of The University of North Dakota’s School of Aerospace Sciences and they are celebrating with a new partnership. KVRR’s Jessie Cohen tells us how the Delta Propel program will help develop the next generation of pilots. “Over the next decade, half of Delta’s current pilot workforce will reach mandatory retirement age…

Class of 2022 Wraps of Welcome Week with Some Bison Traditions to Kick off the School Year

The class lined up so their bodies formed the letters NDSU while a picture was taken from the top of a building

FARGO, N.D. — Welcome week celebrations are wrapping up at NDSU and the class of 2022 took their signature NDSU picture. The class lined up so their bodies formed the letters NDSU while a picture was taken from the top of a building. For the last time as a class, students heard from the student body president and vice president…

“The Bridges,” A New Housing Complex That Gives Students a Unique Experience, Opens Near NDSU

The building is marketed towards students looking for independent living

FARGO, N.D. — A new housing complex called The Bridges has opened its doors near the NDSU campus. “The second I saw it, I was like, ‘I got to be part of it.’ This is just amazing,” Raven Kitzan, who’s moving into the Bridges, said. “I chose it based on all the amenities… it just really fit my lifestyle.” The apartments…

Jeremiah Program Receives Grant from Microsoft TechSpark

The grant will give single mothers the resources they need to succeed in the classroom

FARGO, N.D. — The Jeremiah Program received a $10,000 check from Microsoft, which will help pay for resources mothers can use in the classroom. The Jeremiah Program helps lift single mothers out of poverty. “You pretty much can’t go to college successfully today without having a computer and access to software to support you in your classes, so they have provided…

Congratulations to all the F-M High School Grads!

Seniors across the metro said goodbye to senior year and are ready to take on their post-graduation plans

FARGO, N.D. — High school seniors across the metro closed one chapter of their lives and are ready to start writing the next. More than 400 students from Moorhead High School and more than 300 students from West Fargo High School walked across a graduation stage to receive their diplomas. Students say they were excited to share such a special moment…

Jeff Bretherton Resigns as Concordia Athletic Director

Bretherton was named the first full-time A.D. at Concordia in May of 2017

  MOORHEAD, Minn. — Concordia’s first full-time Athletic Director, Jeff Bretherton, is resigning, the school announced Thursday. The resignation is effective immediately. Deputy Athletic Director and Senior Women’s Administrator Rachel Bergeson will work as the interim Athletic Director. The college says they will begin looking for a new A.D. immediately. Categories: College, Top Sports Headlines Tags: AD, Athletic Director, Cobbers,…

Graduate Students Help Boost Spring Enrollment At MSUM

More Than 5,600 Students Enrolled

MOORHEAD, Minn. — An influx of graduate students has pushed MSUM’s spring enrollment higher. The 30-day Spring Semester enrollment figures show an overall increase of nearly 1 percent. The boost is driven by a 20 percent increase in graduate students. They account for 934 members of the spring class at MSUM. The spring semester headcount is at more than 5,600…

NDSU is Giving Students a Place to Call Home this Holiday Season

When you live thousands of miles away from your college campus, it's not always possible to get home for breaks

FARGO, ND — When you live thousands of miles away from your college campus, it’s not always possible to get home for breaks. NDSU is giving kids a place to call home this holiday season. On the outside, NDSU seems quiet, but on the inside, some students are staying on campus this winter break. “They can stay where they’ve become…

Local Students Celebrate College Graduation Day

this was the largest amount of students who that graduated from MSUM

REGIONAL — College students across the Red River Valley are trading in their textbooks for a cap, gown and degree as the winter graduation season begins. It’s one day to celebrate years of hard work. “It feels good. I’m ready to graduate and get out into the real world,” said MSUM senior Hunter Braten. But it’s also stripping away a title…