The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

Dr. Brian Van Horn's column for the Traill County Tribune, Mayville’s local weekly newspaper.

President Van Horn: Join me in welcoming head football coach Jeff Larson and his family

We couldn’t be more excited about having Jeff Larson join us as our new football coach. We introduced Coach Larson at a large crowd of campus and community members at a news…

So many reasons to be Comet Proud!

I’ve just returned from the North Star Athletic Association (NSAA) conference men’s and women’s basketball Final Four tournament in Watertown, S.D. and couldn’t be more COMET…

Music is an important element in the life of the university and the community

Music participation is seen as an important component in Mayville State’s strategic enrollment management plans. Providing opportunities for involvement is not only an important…

Department of Education grant funding will have a significant impact at MSU

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…

Financial support is crucial to MSU’s mission of positively impacting the future

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…

Comets football program is a priority

Mayville State’s head football coach, Sean Thom, resigned from his position at the university this week. Coach Thom became our head football coach late in December of 2016. His…

Traill County-Mayville State alumni and friends luncheon is February 12

The annual Traill County-Mayville State reunion luncheon will be held in Mesa, Ariz. on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. I look forward to attending the luncheon for the first time and…

Points of pride show a bright future for Mayville State

On Wednesday, Jan. 16, I had the privilege of testifying before the 66th Legislative Assembly House Appropriations Committee in the Education and Environment Division hearing at…

Experience a night in New York at the Glitz & Glam Gala

The Glitz & Glam Gala is planned for Saturday, Feb. 2 at Mayville State University. We’re very excited about this new event that is being held to raise funds for Mayville State…

Check out the Wellness Center, a fantastic community resource

Research shows that adults who exercise five days a week for at least 30 minutes reap the benefits of better health. These benefits include lower blood pressure, better heart…