The science and math faculty at Mayville State University have established the Jeff Sieg Memorial Scholarship to honor and remember the impact Jeff Sieg, a long-time teacher of science at Mayville State University, had on his colleagues and students. The scholarship will be awarded to a Mayville State University student who is majoring in a science-related field.
We are delighted to welcome Aiko Hatano to our campus and community. Aiko is a volunteer Japanese Outreach Coordinator with JOI (Japan Outreach Initiative). We at Mayville State will serve as her host for the next two years. Funded by The Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP) and administered by the Laurasian Institution, JOI was created to build stronger links among people, communities, academic institutions, and organizations in the United States and Japan.
Mayville State alumni and friends and community members are invited to join in the fun of the Farmers Bowl silent auction. It will be held together with the Comet Athletic Club Sportsmen’s Raffle event which is scheduled to be held as part of the Farmers Bowl festivities Saturday, Sept. 18. The event will be held at Norsemen Hall, 1100 Parke Ave., Portland, N.D. Socializing and the silent auction begin at 5 p.m. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. The Sportsmen’s Raffle 50-gun giveaway drawing begins at 7 p.m.
Emergency crews from Traill and Steele counties will participate in a training exercise at Mayville State University Monday, Sept. 13 from 5 to 9 p.m. The exercise, which will simulate a full-scale emergency situation involving hazardous materials, will include first responders, emergency crews, and other stakeholders.
The calendar page has turned to September, and that means Farmers Bowl 2021 is not far away! The big day is set for Saturday, Sept. 18. This annual event is always much-anticipated by campus and community members, and this year’s Farmers Bowl will be extra-special. Rodney Miller and Jann Carl, hosts of Small Town Big Deal, a television show that airs nationwide and has more than a million viewers each week, will be joining in the fun. Their crew will be recording Farmers Bowl highlights for a future episode of the show.
An anonymous Mayville State University donor has come forward for a third time and is issuing a challenge to all Mayville State alumni and friends. The donor will match dollar-for-dollar all gifts made to Comet Football, up to a total of $20,000. Gifts must be received in the MSU Foundation by Nov. 13, 2021. All funds received will help the football staff as they work to recruit and retain quality student-athletes for the MSU Comets football team.