The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

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

It’s a great time to 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

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. Each day I read the newspaper and watch the news…

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…

EIC provides valuable resources for school children and teachers

Mayville State University is currently in the seventh year of its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) initiative, and has begun a new level of innovation in…

Let your Comet pride show on Giving Hearts Day, Thursday, February 8!

The Mayville State University Foundation will participate in Giving Hearts Day for the fifth time on Feb. 8, 2018. Giving Hearts Day is a 24-hour online give-a-thon for non-profit…

Grant funding provides Mayville State with exceptional opportunities

At first glance many see university funding from a lens of receiving state-appropriated funding. What most do not know is that many of Mayville State University’s activities are…

Tradition will usher in the holiday season

As the holiday season approaches, we think of traditions we have come to look forward to year after year. One of those traditions is the Mayville State University Madrigal Feast,…

Veterans Day is the perfect time to remember a loved one at the Military Honor Garden

Veterans Day was first commemorated on November 11, 1919, and was known as Armistice Day. Veterans Day continues to be observed on November 11 each year as a celebration to honor…

Dream Maker Campaign for academic scholarships underway

This year’s MSU Dream Maker Campaign is an opportunity for you to invest in the future of a Mayville State student who needs just a little financial help. More than 1,100 students…

‘Self and Society’ event will show connectedness among university students, despite distance

“Self and Society: The Cell Phone Images of Northern Vietnamese Students” is the title of an event planned for Thursday, Nov. 2. It will begin at 7 p.m. in the Mayville State…