The President's Weekly Newspaper Column

Dr. Gary Hagen's column for the Traill County Tribune, Mayville’s local weekly newspaper.

Traill County-Mayville State alumni and friends luncheon is February 14

The annual Traill County-Mayville State reunion luncheon will be held in Mesa, Ariz. on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. My wife, Debbie, and I will attend the luncheon once again this…

The Dueling Pianos Party is coming to town!

The MSU Foundation will be hosting an exciting event on Friday evening, Feb. 3. Just in time to help chase away the winter blues and cabin fever, the Midwest Dueling Pianos Party…

NAIA and Mayville State committed to advancing character-driven athletics

For more than a decade, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Champions of Character program has been making a difference in developing athletes, coaches,…

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…

Join us on a journey to magnificent Italy!

My wife, Debbie, and I are very excited to be tour hosts for the MSU Foundation and Alumni Association’s first-ever alumni and friends trip to Italy next fall. We’ll be departing…

'International Perspectives in Health' course includes two-week experience in Belize

Efforts are underway to recruit students to participate in Mayville State’s new “International Perspectives in Health” course. Offered for the first time beginning in January, this…

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…

Let your Comet pride show on Giving Hearts Day, Thursday, February 9!

The Mayville State University Foundation will participate in Giving Hearts Day for the fourth time on Feb. 9, 2017. Giving Hearts Day is a 24-hour online give-a-thon for non-profit…

Amazing year-end stewardship opportunities available for charitable donors

The holiday season is a time for giving, and a time for being thankful. At Mayville State, we are very fortunate to benefit from the generosity of so many alumni and friends. Many…

CORE Spring Break Trip to Winnipeg will provide invaluable experiences for MSU students

As university students across America set out to find adventure during spring break in March, Mayville State University students and faculty will be looking forward to adventure…