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MSUM Cancels Graduation Ceremony, Students Petition Postponement

The Petition Has Over Nine Hundred Signatures And Contiunes To Grow

MOORHEAD, Minn. –After a meeting with all the university presidents and the chancellor of the Minnesota State College System, students got an email saying their spring graduation ceremony is canceled. The university says the decision was made in the best interest of the safety of both students and staff. “I think it’s important for students to know that we do…

MSUM Cancels Graduation Ceremony, Decision Pending from NDSU

MOORHEAD, MN — Minnesota State University -Moorhead informed students that the spring graduation ceremony has been cancelled. The decision affects all schools in the Minnesota State System. The statement from the University said in part: Yesterday, the Minnesota State Chancellor made the difficult decision to cancel spring commencement ceremonies across the system. We don’t take these decisions lightly. As the…

657 Bison end college careers at NDSU commencement

FARGO, N.D. – For many, the end of the year sparks new beginnings. This is especially true for the North Dakota State University students who will be leaving this decade as alumni. A commencement of 657, all crossing the graduation stage at different levels of their educational journey. Some see it as over the hill and into their futures while…

F-M Metro’s High School Seniors Ready to Take On New Challenge After Graduation

Fargo North, Fargo South, Davies, DGF, Moorhead, West Fargo and Sheyenne High Schools all graduated

  FARGO, N.D. — The nostalgia is beginning to set in. “It was kind of unreal. It hasn’t really hit me yet that we’re going to be moving out. It was weird, especially seeing the people technically for the last time,” said Emily Durow, who will study medical lab sciences at UND in the fall.  Plenty of high school’s ick factors…

850 Students Get Their Diplomas at MSUM Commencement

Many students say the connections they've made with other people will stick with them

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students across the country are taking the next step in their lives as they get their diplomas. MSUM has the core values of grit, humility, and heart, and for the 850 students walking across the stage, that’s what they’ll be carrying with them for the rest of their lives. For Christopher Cook, there’s been a lot of grit….

Josh Duhamel Receives Honorary Degree from UND

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It wasn’t just all the students receiving their degrees at universities. There was also an iconic North Dakotan who joined them at the Alerus Center. Actor Josh Duhamel received an honorary degree from UND. Even though most of his life is in Hollywood now, Duhamel is not afraid to show his North Dakota roots. He’s worn UND…

Third Largest Class of UND Graduates Receive Their Diplomas

Sec. of Air Force Heather Wilson gave the commencement speech

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — It’s that time of year again… students across the country are taking the next step in their lives, but not before getting their diplomas. 2,064 students were eligible for graduation at UND;  this year saw the third largest class of graduates in the school’s history. But taking this step has some graduates on edge. “It’s growing up….

New Bison Alumni: 730 Students Graduate from NDSU

There were 1,089 students eligible to graduate this semester

FARGO, N.D. — Right before rocking their green and gold, several NDSU students sported caps and gowns. 730 students walked across the stage to celebrate their graduation from NDSU. Of the newest members of the NDSU alumni community, seventeen are members of the Bison football team. As the students head towards their next chapter, NDSU’s president says they should cherish…

Fargo Fire Department Holds Graduation Ceremony for 497th Firefighter

Brent Bachmeier spent the last four years at the Cavalier Air Force station

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Fire Department welcomes Brent Bachmeier, its 497th firefighter, with a graduation ceremony. “I’m ecstatic, I’m incredibly happy that I finally made it. I wanted a job I could feel proud of, a job that I could help a lot of people. I grew up in Fargo, so I wanted to help the community I grew up…

Fargo Public Schools Enrollment Is Up Slightly Over 2017

The district welcomed 11,445 students for the first day of class

FARGO, N.D. — There are a few more students attending Fargo Public Schools this year, but just a few. The district welcomed 11,445 students for the first day of class. That is 5 more students than at the start of the school year in 2017. But the district did gain nearly 200 students between May graduation and the start of…