The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

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…

Dr. Kelli Odden personifies Mayville State's motto

Mayville State University is all about the people. I am honored to introduce you to one of those people, one of our many outstanding faculty members, Dr. Kelli Odden, Associate…

Miranda Petersen looks to make a positive difference as an elementary school teacher

It has been my distinct privilege to meet and get to know many outstanding Mayville State University students during my first several months on campus. These students come from…

Strong ‘town and gown’ relationships are good for all

When I interviewed for the position of Mayville State University president, and on several occasions since, I have expressed my firm belief in having strong “town and gown”…

Million-dollar gift continues to change lives

In November of 2011, Mayville State received a gift of $1,000,000. Designated for the purpose of providing student scholarships, the gift is the largest single monetary charitable…

Thankful for the opportunity to make lives better

Next week, families and friends will be gathering to celebrate Thanksgiving. There will be feasts of tasty food, family fun, football, and more. Thanksgiving is a public holiday…