The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

Accreditation activities ensure MSU’s commitment to optimal student educational experiences

Accreditation is a process of validation in which colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher learning are evaluated. The standards for accreditation are set by peer…

Mayville State to host Shrine Bowl athletes and coaches

For the eighth year in a row, Mayville State University will host the North Dakota Shrine Bowl players and coaches during their week of training prior to the 9-man and 11-man…

Grill & Chill Barbeque in the Ewen backyard is over-the-top

“Perfect” is the word that comes quickly to my mind as I reflect on the wonderful time had by all who attended the Grill & Chill Barbeque at the home of Jon and Betsy Ewen Sunday,…

The “Classic” weekend is fabulous in many ways!

It was my pleasure to take part in the annual Mayville State University Golf Classic events held at Forest Hills Golf and RV Resort in Detroit Lakes, Minn. last weekend. As is…

Distance/online programs make a positive impact for North Dakota citizens

Mayville State University’s online education programs have grown tremendously! We offer online and IVN (interactive video network) courses to dual credit students who are earning…

Summer means lots of activity at Mayville State University

Summer activities are in full swing at Mayville State University. Jamie Eriksson and her campus grounds summer crew are busy sprucing up and planting flowers around the campus.…

Newest members of the Mayville State family will be welcomed at Student Success Days

We’re super-excited about our Student Success Days summer registration sessions planned for this summer! On these days we’ll have an opportunity to better get to know our new…

Join us for golfing fun in support of Mayville State

We look forward to several opportunities to get together with Mayville State friends and enjoy some golf this summer. Four separate days of golfing are planned in Mayville and in…

Graduation is a time of celebration, reflection

Saturday, May 11, commencement day, was a great day to be a Comet! Well-wishes, tears of joy, smiles, laughter, memories, thoughts of the future, and reflections on time spent at…

Work of the legislature integral to Mayville State’s success

It’s been a great year at Mayville State University! We’ve enjoyed so many successes, including being awarded a $2.25 million Department of Education grant, which was the impetus…