The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

The new academic year is off to a great start!

Every day is a great day to be a Comet, but that sentiment is especially emphasized at the kickoff of a new academic year when current students return and a brand-new class of…

Celebrating the great things already happening while pointing to objectives for continued success

We officially kicked off the 2022-23 academic year on Wednesday, Aug. 17 with the annual three days of pre-service activities for faculty and staff. The first order of business was…

The fall semester is upon us

We eagerly await the fall semester and the return of a campus filled with students, faculty, and staff. It will be wonderful to see those who have been away for the summer as well…

Athletic team camps, much-anticipated events highlight fall excitement

The fall semester and all the excitement that surrounds it is fast-approaching! Comet Football players and staff reported to campus for pre-season camp on Aug. 1. Comet Volleyball…

It’s not too late to enroll at Mayville State for the fall semester!

The summer days are passing quickly and we at Mayville State are busy preparing for an exciting fall semester. Mayville State offers valuable opportunities and options for…

Mayville State serves the state of North Dakota in important ways

The impact of Mayville State University on the state of North Dakota is impressive. Did you know that 65% of all students enrolled at Mayville State University during the Fall…

Join us in welcoming Dr. Brian Huschle to the Mayville State family!

We are very happy that Dr. Brian Huschle will be joining the Mayville State University family as the Vice President for Academic Affairs. He will begin his work at Mayville State…

In the home stretch of filling important leadership positions

I am delighted to announce that Amber Hill has joined the Mayville State University family as our next Vice President for Business Affairs. She will officially begin her duties at…

Teamwork makes the dream work!

The 2022 Shrine All-Star camp week and games are in the books! We were honored to host all the related activities at Mayville State University, and we are grateful to the…

An outstanding event to benefit a noble cause

We have had the absolute privilege of hosting the players and coaches associated with the 2022 North Dakota Shrine Bowl All-Star Games on the Mayville State University campus this…