The annual 7:00 Rock Show held Thursday evening, Oct. 4 was a preview of the upcoming men’s and women’s basketball seasons. The evening started out with free pizza and popcorn for all. At 7 p.m. the lights went out, the spotlights came on, and the music played. The evening included introductions of the 2018-19 teams, scrimmages by the women’s and men’s teams, a team three-point shooting contest, shooting games, celebrity guest participation and a dunk competition. It was a fun way to kick off what we anticipate will be an exciting season for our basketball teams.
Officials at Mayville State University have been notified that the U.S. Department of Education has awarded the university a $2,249,009 Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) grant. The grant will be distributed over five years and was available as of Oct. 1, 2018. The purpose of the SIP program is to help institutions of higher education to become self-sufficient and expand their capacity to serve students by providing funds to improve and strengthen the academic quality, institutional management, and fiscal stability of eligible institutions.
Mayville State University alumni and friends, as well as veterans and all U.S. military personnel, were honored during the MSU Alumni Association’s 2018 homecoming festivities held Sept. 28-30. The weekend was highlighted by good times and good friends, all with a common thread of Mayville State University, “the school of personal service.”
The Mayville State vs. Waldorf University football game will begin at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. The delay is due to a breakdown of the Waldorf bus.
We at Mayville State University will have the honor of hosting eight students from Skive College in Denmark during the month of October. During the “reverse study abroad” experience, the students and their faculty advisers will be staying at Mayville State’s Agassiz Hall. This will give them a wonderful opportunity to get to know Mayville State University and its students.
“Around the World” is the theme for a Mayville-Portland community potluck planned for Sunday, Oct. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the May-Port CG High School commons area. All are welcome to attend and bring their favorite dish. This will be an opportunity to gather with neighbors and to share delicious food, great conversation, and favorite travels.