NDSCS

Mr. North Dakota Basketball Jesse White Commits to NDSCS

First top player in the state to commit to the school

WAHPETON, N.D. — Mr. North Dakota basketball Jesse White chooses the North Dakota State College of Science to play his college ball. White becomes the first top player in the state to commit to the Wildcats. The White Shield native averaged 28 points was a two-time scoring champion and won the Region 8 title this past season. White joins Sheyenne’s…

MCAC Cancels Fall Sports Season

Includes NDSCS and Minnesota State Technical College

WINONA, Minn. — The Minnesota College Athletic Conference¬†(MCAC) has canceled all junior college contact sports this fall. This applies to football, soccer, and volleyball games, practices, training, or conditioning. Non-contact sports such as clay shooting and golf will be allowed. The MCAC has 24 member schools including several from the Fargo-Moorhead area. They are NDSCS in Wahpeton and Minnesota State…

NDSCS Moves Spring Commencement To August

Commencement was originally scheduled to be held on May 15, but was postponed in response to COVID-19

WAHPETON, N.D. — North Dakota State College of Science reschedules its spring commencement ceremony to Friday, August 21. NDSCS will follow guidelines for resuming gatherings and public events as they plan for commencement and the start of fall classes on August 24. Commencement was originally scheduled to be held on May 15, but was postponed in response to COVID-19. NDSCS…

NDSCS Continuing Distance Learning Through Summer, Adding Hands-on Course in Fall

Summer classes take place from June 2 through July 24.

WAHPETON, N.D.–Distance and online learning will continue through the summer for students and faculty members at the North Dakota State College of Science. Summer classes take place from June 2 through July 24. School officials say there will be a limited number of face-to-face classes from June 29 through July 24, but the school has created what is is calling…

Body of Man Found In Vehicle At NDSCS Fargo Campus Identified

Police say no foul play is suspected in the death

FARGO, N.D. — Police in Fargo release the identity of a man found dead in a vehicle on the N-D-S-C-S Fargo campus. He is 84-year-old Wayne Blanchard. They say no foul play is suspected in Blanchard’s death. Police were called to the parking lot Tuesday morning and asked to check on an elderly man sitting in his vehicle. That is…

Man Found Dead in Parking Lot of NDSCS

Fargo Police are investigating the scene.

FARGO, N.D.–Foul play is not suspected in the death of a man found at NDSCS Tuesday morning. The Fargo Police Department was dispatched to the parking lot of NDSCS at 1305 19th Avenue North at approximately 7:20 a.m. for reports of an elderly man parked in his vehicle. When officers arrived, they found the man deceased. Fargo Police are investigating…

Diesel Technology Is Growing Segment Of Area School’s Career & Technical Center

The Center Has The Support Of More Than A Dozen Area Industry Leaders Including General Equipment & Butler

WEST FARGO, N.D. — High school students at a number of schools in Cass County are getting hands on experience in a number of potential future career fields. One of those fields is diesel technology. It is an industry with a continuing need for good workers. While career and technical education has been around for decades, Cass County Career and…

Charges Against College Officials Declined after Audit

Auditor Josh Gallion issued the audit earlier this year.

BISMARCK, N.D.–Prosecutors won’t pursue criminal charges against North Dakota State College of Science officials accused by the state auditor of withholding records from investigators. Cass County State’s Attorney Birch Burdick says in a letter that there was no proof college President John Richman or vice presidents Tony Gridberg and Dennis Gladen committed crimes of obstructing or misleading state auditors. Auditor…

NDSCS Eligible for $1 Million Aspen Prize

The finalist will be named in spring 2021.

FARGO, N.D.–North Dakota State College of Science has been selected as one of 150 community colleges eligible for the $1 million 2021 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. The Aspen Institute College Excellence Program narrowed the selection down from nearly 1,000 public two-year colleges nationwide. The selections are made based on improving student outcomes including learning and completion rates, employment…

Leaders in Higher Education Share Vision for Students

Colleges and universities discussed importance of building a strong workforce in our region

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Leaders in higher education come together to discuss the vision for their students with the Chamber’s Eggs and Issues event. Representatives from MSUM, M State, NDSU, Concordia College and NDSCS touched on building a strong workforce in our region. Topics centered on providing an easy way for students to transfer and making class times flexible, especially for…