Mayville State University is closed Tuesday, February 27 due to current and forecasted weather and road conditions. All classes are cancelled and offices are closed.
Members of Mayville State University’s Collegiate DECA excelled in competitions during the North Dakota Collegiate DECA Career Development Conference held in Fargo, N.D. on Feb. 21 and 22, 2024. The annual state conference provided an opportunity for the students to compete in business-related events against 147 of their peers representing nine other North Dakota colleges and universities.
Congratulations to Mayville State senior, Thyra Peterick (trombone), and freshman, Emalea Nelson (flute), who were selected to perform with the North Dakota Intercollegiate Concert Band, a band which consists of students from all the universities/colleges in North Dakota. The Band met Feb. 22 and 23 for rehearsals. The experience was capped off with a concert Saturday, February 24 at Minot State University.
Tim Salmon, a junior at Mayville State University and quarterback for the Comets football team, has been awarded the Jerome and Shirley Berg Scholarship for the 2023-24 academic year. The Jerome and Shirley Berg scholarship endowment was established in 1981 by Jerome (‘51) and Shirley Berg (’50), longtime supporters of Mayville State. Jerome, a four-sport athlete at Mayville, coached the Comet football team from 1955 to 1967, winning six conference championships.
Games at Viterbo University in LaCrosse, Wis., and Waldorf University in Forest City, Iowa, Feb. 16 and 17 wrapped the 2023-24 regular season for Mayville State women’s and men’s basketball. For the women, a great deal was riding on the outcome of these games and others across the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA), as these final games helped to determine how the conference tournament will play out. It had already been determined that the men would be the #2 seed in the conference.
Mayville State alumna Danielle (Garrett) Erickson is following the example set by her Mayville State professors as she follows in their footsteps as a college faculty member. She is an associate professor in the Allied Dental Education Department at North Dakota State College of Science. Danielle uses her Mayville State education and experiences to help her students further their education.