The Mayville State women’s and men’s basketball teams will participate in a Suits & Sneakers Night on Saturday, Jan. 26. The Comets will play home games at the Lewy Lee Fieldhouse versus Presentation College that day. The women will play beginning at 3 p.m. The men’s game begins at 5 p.m. The Suits & Sneakers Night will feature the inaugural Coaches vs. Cancer games. Community members and fans are invited to make a donation to the American Cancer Society for every three-point shot made during the two games.
On Wednesday, Jan. 16, I had the privilege of testifying before the 66th Legislative Assembly House Appropriations Committee in the Education and Environment Division hearing at the state capitol in Bismarck. My presentation was among those of all the North Dakota University System institutions. We were given an opportunity to inform the legislators of our financial status and to present our request for 2019-21 appropriation funding. Jami Hovet, Mayville State’s Vice President for Business Affairs also made the trip to Bismarck and joined me for the hearing.
Cherokee Durant, Ada, Okla., was awarded a bachelor’s degree from Mayville State University in the spring of 2017. She earned majors in biology and general science. In addition to pursuing her curriculum at Mayville State, Cherokee was able to work as a researcher in the MSU science labs. She also studied abroad in Japan and later Belize, which opened a world of opportunity for her.
With their financial support, Gate City Bank has stepped up to become the signature sponsor of Mayville State University’s Glitz & Glam Gala. The Glitz & Glam Gala is designed to take guests on an entertaining journey for a good cause. This year’s theme is a night in New York. The event will take place on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 and will be held at the Mayville State Campus Center.
The Glitz & Glam Gala is planned for Saturday, Feb. 2 at Mayville State University. We’re very excited about this new event that is being held to raise funds for Mayville State University and its students! The plan is for the annual Glitz & Glam Gala to take those who attend on an entertaining journey for a good cause. This year’s stop is New York. We’re grateful to our overall event sponsor, Gate City Bank, for stepping up and helping to make it happen. A number of other sponsors are helping to underwrite costs as well and we sincerely appreciate this support.
The Comet Athletic Club will host a social at the VFW Club in downtown Mayville Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019 beginning at 7 p.m. It is being planned in conjunction with the Mayville State University men’s and women’s basketball games that afternoon, as well as MSU basketball alumni weekend. The Comets will host Dakota State at the Lewy Lee Fieldhouse on the campus of Mayville State on Jan. 12. The women’s game begins at 3 p.m., and the men’s game begins at 5 p.m. All are invited to attend the social. The social is being sponsored by Sanford.