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North Dakota FFA Awards $21,000 to Support Students Across State

Left to right: Mikayla Wolfe (Tioga), Anna Stoppleworth (Kindred), Ethan Schaffner (Napoleon), Trenton Erbele (Napoleon) and Ben Van Berkom (Des Lacs-Burlington).BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota FFA Foundation has awarded $21,000 to high school students across the state to aid in their agricultural business or projects. A total of 21 students received a $1,000 grant through the Bakk Farm Supervised Agricultural Experience…

Bank of North Dakota Offering Student Loan Relief Options

BISMARCK, N.D.–The Bank of North Dakota announced its student loan relief plans to assist students impacted by COVID-19 on Tuesday. Effective Immediately, borrowers may request to defer payments for six months. Additionally, interest rates for variable borrowers will decrease April 1 and Bank of North Dakota will reduce payments to reflect the new interest rate. Borrowers with fixed interest rates…

UND Hosting Live Forums to Address Student, Faculty and Staff Questions on Tuesday

The meetings will be recorded for anyone unable to attend.

GRAND FORKS, N.D.–University of North Dakota leaders are holding two live forums on Tuesday to address questions and concerns from students, faculty and staff. The faculty and staff forum is scheduled for 12 p.m. and the student forum for 4 p.m. Both forums will be held on Zoom. Students, faculty and staff can submit questions for UND leaders through Zoom’s…

Meal Services for Students in the Red River Valley

FARGO, N.D.–Fargo and West Fargo Public Schools will provide free meals for kids while schools are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The meals will be provided through a drive-through or walk-up process at certain school sites. Cold breakfast and lunch meals will be available  at five schools in Fargo, and nine in West Fargo until supplies last. Children up…

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…

NDSU Students Job Shadow Professionals To Get Ready For The Real World

About 10 employees from Gate City Bank participated in the event.

FARGO, N.D. – The company that Tyler Rieger, a Senior at NDSU, originally wanted to shadow cancelled on him, but he still wanted to have the experience. “I did learn quite a bit actually, coming into Gate City Bank. There were a lot of interesting aspects of this that I had no idea were part of the bank. Such as…

NDSU Study Abroad Programs in Italy & South Korea Cancelled Due To Coronavirus

The Study Abroad Program at NDSU is still monitoring all the countries where there are still students studying abroad.

FARGO, N.D.- The study abroad program at NDSU is taking precautions following the Coronavirus outbreak in several countries. “We do not have any programs in China currently, but we have ended programs in Italy and South Korea,” says Director at the International Student and Study Abroad Services Alicia Kauffman. The university has around 50 students studying abroad right now and…

NDSU Students Want To Raise Awareness About The 2020 Census

The organizers held an event where they handed out flyers and spoke to students who had any questions.

FARGO, N.D. – Counting Class Clay is an initiative started by five NDSU students to try and educate those in the community about why it’s so important to participate in the census. They say it’s important for students to know that they should be filling out the census where they live for the majority of the year. “Fargo, Cass County…

Students Attend MSUM Preview Day

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Potential MSUM students are given a taste of the college experience as part of the universities Preview Day. 60 students were taken on a tour of the campus and dorms. They had the opportunity to meet faculty and department directors to discuss what their future in the program would look like. They also learned about student service…

Sixth Graders Give Back Through Research Projects

Nearly 70 students work to raise awareness for a local nonprofit.

FARGO, N.D. — Sixth graders at Carl Ben Eielson Middle School are giving back to the community, one research project at a time. It’s the students’ second year participating in the Annual Project Based Learning event surrounding Giving Hearts Day. Nearly 70 students, split into 16 groups, work in teams to research and create a plan to raise awareness for…