The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

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…

There is much for which to be grateful at Mayville State

A Message from President Brian Van Horn: The holiday season is a time for reflection. It is a time when we should all pause and think about what is important in our lives. This has…

‘Tis the season of giving

During this season of giving, there are folks from our local area, the region, and across the country who give generously to help us fulfill our mission. I am inspired by our many…