The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

Dr. Brian Van Horn's column for local area newspapers.

Teamwork makes the dream work!

As we are very much focused on the exciting renovation and remodel projects currently underway on campus, it’s important to acknowledge another space on the Mayville State campus…

Days filled with activity mean that summer comes and goes very quickly

We’re passing through the days of summer full steam ahead. There’s definitely no shortage of activity across the board as we look forward to having a campus filled with students…

Service to others, a truly noble virtue

Each year on July 4, people across America celebrate Independence Day, the day that marks the decision of our forefathers to declare independence from Great Britain, thus paving…

Campus improvements will have a major impact

As we move forward with the Old Main renovation project, other areas of the campus will see increases in usage and traffic. Many of the offices providing services for students and…

Characteristics change, but Personal Service always brings generations together

For many reasons, we were excited about hosting the Shrine Bowl week of practice and games last week. Players and coaches checked in at Mayville State on Tuesday and had an…

Summer is a busy time at Mayville State

Things are hopping at Mayville State this summer! Many students and faculty are busy with online classes that are in session in May, June, and July, while staff members are keeping…

Honored to host the 50th anniversary Shrine Bowl games

After months of preparation and planning, Mayville State University is about to roll out the red carpet for the El Zagal and Kem Shriners and players, coaches, families, and fans…

Dedication of Mayville State supporters is exceptional

Mayville State University is special in so many ways, but the one that comes across loud and clear over and over again is the fact that alumni, friends, and employees are…

With gratitude for those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and all veterans

On Memorial Day, our nation pauses to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Always celebrated on the last Monday in May, the day of remembrance for…

Commencement festivities mark a significant milestone

May 11, 2024 will be remembered by many as a milestone, the day they walked across the stage at Mayville State’s Lewy Lee Fieldhouse to receive their college diplomas. In the…