The Comet Athletic Club will host a social at Sickies Garage, 121 Demers Ave., East Grand Forks, Minn., from 9 to 11 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. The social is being planned in conjunction with the Mayville State University men’s basketball exhibition game versus the University of North Dakota. Game time is 7 p.m. at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center (One Ralph Engelstad Drive, Grand Forks, N.D.) on Dec. 14.
Mayville State University students have the exciting opportunity to study at the American College of Norway (ACN), a small institution located south of the national capital, Oslo, in the town of Moss. Students from all over the world attend ACN, making it a perfect low-stress international experience. All courses are taught in English, primarily by American university professors and they fulfill Mayville State’s essential studies requirements.
It has been my distinct privilege to meet and get to know many outstanding Mayville State University students during my first several months on campus. These students come from places near and far and have much to contribute on campus, as well as in the community and beyond. One such student is Miranda Petersen, a senior from Mayville, N.D. Miranda is pursuing a major in elementary education and a minor in early childhood education.
Members of the Mayville State University football team took time from their studies to put up lights at the Military Honor Garden at Mayville State in preparation for the holidays. The men strung red, white, and blue lights on the three evergreen trees that grace the south edge of the garden. The trees will be lighted through the month of December, beginning on Friday evening, Dec. 7.
Mayville State University students enrolled in instructor Michelle Warren’s Seminar on Success (SOS) class volunteered their services for the Feed My Starving Children project Friday, Nov. 30 at the Mayville armory building. During the MobilePack event, the students joined members of the community in packing MannaPack™ meals for starving children around the world. The event was organized by churches of the community.
Lynnette Huot, Grand Forks, N.D., is the Director of Quality and Patient Safety at Altru Health System. In this role, she leads the quality and safety team in quality improvement, patient safety, infection control, research, peer review, and the institutional review board. Earning her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Mayville State in May of 2016 helped pave the way to advancement in the field of nursing and to secure this position. She had previously been manager of Clinic Operations at Altru.