Three candidates for the position of Mayville State University head football coach will visit the campus the week of Feb. 19. Jeff Larson will visit Mayville State Wednesday, Feb. 20. Nate Gill will be on campus Thursday, Feb. 21, and Bill Nickell will visit Friday, Feb. 22. The public is invited to attend their presentations which will begin at 1 p.m. each day in the MSU Campus Center Luckasen Room.
Mayville State University was fortunate to have received a U.S. Department of Education Title III Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) grant in the amount of $2,249,009. 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.
The first-ever Glitz & Glam Gala held Saturday evening, Feb. 2 was an overwhelming success! Again, I am Comet Proud! I continue to be amazed by the generosity and support that Mayville State receives from the Mayville-Portland and Traill County communities and beyond. Wow! Attendees for the evening in New York-themed event were from Mayville, Portland, Fargo, Crookston, Hatton, Cavalier, Grand Forks, and many more places.
Final official enrollment numbers for the Spring 2019 semester at Mayville State University show a more than six percent increase over the 2018 spring semester. Headcount enrollment for spring 2019 is at 1,121. Mayville State University has consistently set enrollment records in the fall and spring semesters over the last eight years.
Gifts made to the Mayville State University Foundation through the efforts of Giving Hearts Day on Thursday, Feb. 14 will support the RN-to-BSN program at Mayville State University. This is an opportunity for donors to help make a difference in the need for nursing professionals in the local area, as well as the state of North Dakota and beyond. Donations may be made online at www.impactgiveback.org. Search for Mayville State University Foundation. Gifts of $10 or more (up to a total of $4,000) will be matched by the Dakota Medical Foundation (DMF).
The Mayville State University Foundation’s first-ever Glitz & Glam Gala held Saturday evening, Feb. 2 took those who attended on an entertaining journey to New York, all for a good cause, to support Mayville State University and its students. With their generous financial gift, Gate City Bank became the signature sponsor of the event. About 180 Mayville State University alumni and friends attended.