The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

We look forward to an exciting academic year

President Van Horn has just returned from San Diego where he attended the American Association of State Colleges and Universities New Presidents Academy. It was an invaluable…

Excitement surrounds the return of student athletes and all students as a new academic year begins

The summer has flown by! It’s hard to believe the student athletes have already begun to arrive on campus. The football team reported for pre-season camp on Aug. 3. The volleyball…

These are exciting times for athletics at Mayville State

We’re very excited about the major facilities update that’s underway on campus – the installation of artificial turf at Jerome Berg Field! The long-time dream is finally a reality.…

Campus and community partnerships are important

My first couple of weeks on the job as president of Mayville State University have been wonderful! I’ve had the opportunity to meet several campus and community folks. In addition,…

We are excited to be here!

As you may know, I was named president of Mayville State University on March 28, 2018. My first official day on the job was July 1. Misty and I are delighted to be in the…

Mayville State to host Shrine Bowl athletes and coaches in July

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

Annual golf tournament honors the memory of Mayville State icon Harvey McMullen

The annual Harvey McMullen Memorial Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday, July 13, 2018 at the Mayville Golf Course. The 4-person scramble is open to all men and women.…

Summer is a busy time at Mayville State

Many may think that after graduation festivities in the spring, things become very quiet at Mayville State. That is not true, however. We find summer to be a very busy time on…

MSU will recognize distinguished alumni and friends at June 22 dinner

We’re very excited about plans that are being made for Alumni Day, Friday, June 22. With all the good things happening at Mayville State, there is much to celebrate. We hope you’ll…

Durant’s Mayville State experiences gave her a firm foundation for the future

Mayville State has a history of providing a wonderful basis of pedagogy and experiences that set graduates of science programs on a path to success and fulfillment. Many further…